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Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distractions

Prepare for your doomed summer with this list of distractions that will (hopefully) help you maintain your sanity.

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5 Alternatives To Dropbox

No matter what your reason, you can now jump ship and take your data with you. No way we’re looking at the 25+ services listed on Wikipedia, but here are five that you might consider.

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Yes, You Can Touch Type on a Tablet!

Typing fast is a critical skill for lawyers, and there is no reason to let an iPad’s touchscreen keyboard slow you down (much).

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How to Keep Track of Your Time

There are plenty of ways to track your time, but there is only one important criteria for picking a tool: pick the one you actually use. Here are the options.

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QnA is a Free Tool for Adding Questions and Answers to Your Website

David Colarusso’s QnA is a really simple, easy-to-use question-and-answer tool for lawyers. You can even use it as a basic document assembly tool. It’s free, and you can see it in action on the Massachusetts public defender’s website. Get the code on GitHub. It looks like a pretty great tool for helping people find information […]

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These Lawyers’ Bio Photos Make You Look Like You’re Standing Still

The lawyers at Levitt & Grosman sure are animated. Literally. (h/t Sam Harden)

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Lawyers’ Hobbies on Hsu Untied

I just learned of Richard Hsu’s podcast, Hsu Untied from 3 Geeks and a Law Blog. Hsu Untied is a collection of short podcasts with lawyers, about their side hobbies. The guests’ hobbies so far include skydiving, mountain climbing, oil painting, magic, astronomy, opera singing, winemaking, boxing, chess, ballet, and more. (No winter campers, yet.) […]

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Do NOT Let Your Client Write Your Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

"Shipley basically let his client write his brief, and the thing turned into an utter shitshow. Witness the nightmare hellscape that is the question presented in this case …"

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Podcast: the Ethical Misadventures of Luddite Lawyers

I recently sat down for an interview with Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway for The Digital Edge podcast. Here’s the blurb from Legal Talk Network: In this episode of The Digital Edge, Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway interview lawyer and legal technology blogger Sam Glover about when technology became an issue for attorneys, how they […]

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Has the NSA Hacked Your Hard Drive? (Probably)

"[T]he program would give the NSA unprecedented access to the world's computers, even when disconnected from the larger web."

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5 Google Searches That Reveal The Sad Truth About Lawyers

Apparently lawyers are mean, arrogant, miserable, and costly jerks. But hey! At least Google tells use we're important mean, arrogant, miserable, and costly jerks.

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Podcast #6: Alison Monahan on Law School and Lawyering Success

This week Sam and Aaron discuss the effectiveness of meditation as a way for lawyers to relieve stress, shake our heads at the technological incompetence of LegalTech attendees, and Sam interviews Alison Monahan of the Girls Guide to Law School.

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Have Some Legal Aromatherapy

Some probably-not-a-good-idea scents for your law office.

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“30 Apps in 30 Minutes” Presentation Materials

For the convenience of those in attendance, here are my slides and the list of apps from today's "30 Apps in 30 Minutes" presentation at Minnesota CLE.

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6 Terrible Lawyer Tattoos

You may think getting a lawyer tattoo is a good. Think again, unless you would like to contribute to this fantastic list.