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What Do Your Twitter Stats Really Mean?

To anyone on Twitter, raise your hand if you don’t pay attention to your number of followers. No matter how not vain you claim to be, your follower number is something that tugs oh-so-gently at your consciousness. To those…more

| Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Consumer Protection, Family...

Did “Mindless Work” Help Foreshadow our 3L’s Woe?

Recently, controversial author and University of Michigan law school graduate Ann Coulter commented on her experience working as a lawyer early in her career. She worked at a major, highly-respected firm in New York and then a…more

| Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

Legal Project Management: Fad or Trend?

This week The New York Law Journal featured a great piece, “A Practical Approach to Legal Project Management“, making a compelling argument that LPM is more than a fad, it’s a trend. “Trends matter,” the authors write. We…more

| Business Organizations, Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products &...

Using Macs in a Law Firm. Learn How at Two Live Events!

I gotta admit. Apple’s new Macbook Airs have me drooling. I’m a big believer in running businesses with Macs, and put my money where my mouth is: Rocket Matter, the legal practice management software company I founded with…more

| Law Firm Marketing, Science, Computers, & Technology

Top 3 Ways Legal Practice Management Software Helps Law Firms

Duct Tape. That’s what’s holding together law office technology at the typical small firm (metaphorically speaking, that is). Typically the duct tape holds together Outlook for contacts, calendar, and email, Quickbooks for…more

| Law Firm Marketing, Science, Computers, & Technology

Online Privacy Considerations (And Outrages) for Lawyers to Ponder

When I discuss my privacy concerns with people, frequently the response I get is "If you're not doing anything wrong, why do you care?" I'll tell ya why I care. Just because something's private doesn't mean it's bad or…more

| Civil Rights, Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services,...

5 Amazing Sales and Business Books for Attorneys

On Friday I had the honor of speaking on "Online Legal Practice Management in the 21st Century" at an event called "The Practice", a daylong nuts and bolts seminar pulled off to perfection by Brian Tannebaum and the folks at the…more

| Business Organizations, Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products &...

Law 2.0: Running a Law Firm Like a Software Business

Originally published in the July/August issue of Legal Management, a publication of the ALA. It is commonly said that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Unless, however, what almost kills you also happens to transform…more

| Business Organizations, Education, Law Practice Products & Services,...

Macho and Mulch: How I Bought My Prius: Law Technology News

Reprinted with permission from the February 1 issue of Law Technology News. (c) 2010 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Let's get one thing straight. I'm not…more

| Environmental Law, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers,...

The Paralegal's Guide to Twitter

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard of Twitter, and you may have even toyed around with it a little. But even for social media fans, Twitter can be a puzzle. It’s not like Facebook, where you can view a person’s detailed profile,…more

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