Leora Maccabee Itman

Leora Maccabee Itman

Leora Maccabee is a litigation associate at the Maslon law firm. An expert in the use of social media for legal professionals, you can also find Leora on Twitter and LinkedIn.

10 Legal Writing Tips From Bryan Garner

Some of the best legal writing tips from Bryan Garner's great book on Advanced Legal Writing and Editing.

Start a Law Firm: Tidbits from Twitter

Advice from leading lawyers on Twitter about how to start a law firm, with tips, tricks, and thoughts in 140 characters.

Online Budgeting for Young Lawyers

Whether you are working at a law firm, at the public defender's office, starting your own law practice, waiting tables while you look for legal employment, or in law school and planning ahead, Mint.com can become your new best friend.

Why Attorneys Need Local Legal Twitter Lists

You should be using Twitter lists to connect with your local colleagues--the same ones that you will run into at a regional conference, or a local CLE.

Why Lawyers Should Not “Quit” Facebook

Facebook is a microcosm of the real world. If you procrastinate at work by playing online solitaire or doodling on your notepads, you will waste time on Facebook.

Legal marketing ethics in a Web 2.0 world

As I signed off of the American Bar Association’s CLE webcast and phone conference yesterday, Ethical Implications of Marketing in a Web 2.0 World, I was left, not surprisingly, with more questions than answers.

The Legal Ethics of Lawyers Spying Through Facebook

Is it ethical for a lawyer to change Facebook settings in order to investigate or spy on opposing parties?

Why lawyers must join the Twitter news revolution

The Twitter news revolution promises immense opportunities for the legal profession. Lawyers have specialized knowledge and a unique understanding about issues that affect policy and the public.

Land your dream job on Twitter

Twitter can be a great tool for engaging potential employers to find your dream job using Twitter relationships.

Facebook 101: why lawyers should be on Facebook

Facebook 101 beginner's guide for professional social networking, business development, and relationship building.

How law students should use LinkedIn

There is no doubt about it – if you are a law student and do not have a vibrant, comprehensive, and frequently-updated profile on LinkedIn, you are missing an essential tool in your job hunting, professional networking, and personal branding tool box.