“I Have a Dream”

Why courts are closed today.

Freshening Up for 2017

Welcome to the new! I've spent quite a lot of time over the last three months under the hood of the site, and I’m excited to finally hand it over to you.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Lab Discussions of 2016

In the Lawyerist Lab discussion forum, lawyers trade tips and discuss technology, marketing, practice management, starting a law firm, the future of small-firm practice, and much more. Here are the discussions that were most popular in 2016.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Podcasts of 2016

Fire up your favorite podcast app! These are the 10 most downloaded 2016 episodes of The Lawyerist Podcast, our weekly show about lawyering and law practice.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Posts of 2016

Dig out your favorite reading app and save these Lawyerist posts for reading over what's left of the winter holidays!

Lawyers, Ignore The Power of Visuals at Your Own Peril

Sometimes, visuals are the key to understanding—or even winning—a case, but lawyers routinely fail to use them.


Save the Date: TBD Law Returns February 26–28 at Filament in St. Louis

"These were the two most valuable days of my professional life as a solo …" —Megan Zavieh

The Forgettable Man (2016 Short Fiction Contest Runner-Up)

"The Forgettable Man," by Albert Tucher, is the runner-up in Lawyerist's 2016 Short Fiction Contest.

Life (2016 Short Fiction Contest Winner)

"Life," by David Colarusso, is the winner of our 2016 Short Fiction Contest.