Call for Submissions: Lawyerist’s 4th Annual Short-Fiction Contest

Entries must be submitted no later than midnight on August 1st, 2017.

Innovative Lawyers: TBD Law Applications Are Open!

If you are serious about preparing your practice for the next ten years, you should apply for an invitation to TBD Law on August 27th!

The Best Law Firm Websites, 2017 Edition

For eight years, we have been finding the best examples of law firm website design from numerous nominations. Our selection criteria include best practices for website design, basic search engine optimization, and website security. See the best law firm websites!

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Four Big Firm Habits You Need to Break

Obscurity is not security, nor will it get you clients when you make the jump from a big firm to a small firm or solo practice.

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Podcast #125: Public Access to Law Under Threat, with Carl Malamud

In this podcast, we talk to Carl Malamud about public access to law and how it is threatened. We discuss how lawyers benefit from public access to law and how they can help increase it.

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How to Competently Reinvent Your Practice

If you are contemplating switching to a new practice area, here are some things you should keep in mind.

Social Media, Low Bono, and Summer Jams

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Best's Insurance Law Podcast, the Digital Edge, and Still Processing.

How to Succeed on the Bar Exam

5 Tips for Faster Bar Exam Essays

Learn to write swiftly and concisely and you will finish the bar exam essays in plenty of time.

How Lawyers Work: Tom Martin, Legal Chatbot Expert and T-Shirt Fanboy

In this week's edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Tom Martin, who created LawDroid, a chatbot that drafts and files California incorporations over Facebook Messenger.

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Attorney and Counselor at Law, and Ambiguity

Is "Attorney & Counselor at Law" a redundant job title? No. The roles are distinct and there is a time and place for each.