Legal Productivity Q&A Video Series

What Do Most People Get Wrong on Their Websites?

This is the latest edition in our quick-and-practical Q&A style videos. Questions come from social channels, keyword analysis, and readers of this blog. A transcript accompanies each video. What Do Most People Get Wrong on Their Websites? on Vimeo. So what do most people get wrong on their websites? People get a lot of things […]

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Working Remotely: Communication and Collaboration

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. When communication breaks down, relationships go south, projects languish, and productivity takes a vacation. This is amplified for remote workers. Establishing proper communication practices and using the right collaboration tools […]

Webinar: Marijuana Legalization – The Legal Ins and Outs for Cannabis Business Clients

This webinar will cover topics directly relevant to various states’ marijuana legalization process, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Speaker: Hilary Bricken, Canna Law Group Click here to register It will also provide the practical advice attorneys […]

Legal Productivity Q&A Video Series

Is Blogging Dead?

This is the latest edition in our quick-and-practical Q&A style videos. Questions come from social channels, keyword analysis, and readers of this blog. A transcript accompanies each video. Is Blogging Dead? on Vimeo. The question is: “Is blogging dead?”. The answer is “absolutely not.” Blogging is not what it was for people in 2006 and […]

Finding a Lawyer: Google Search vs. Social Media

This is the story of how one person used Google and social media to find a lawyer. A year after using Google to find a lawyer, a disenchanted friend asked if I could recommend another lawyer. She came to me because of my long history working in the legal profession. Naturally, I didn’t know anyone […]

Working Remotely: Managing Solitude

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. Working remotely has many benefits as we’ve discussed in this series. It can also be lonely. If you’re working from home, it’s you, the computer and the four walls. Contrast […]

App of the Week: Microsoft Office – Now Available for iPad

Being productive on the go just got a whole lot easier. Earlier this week, Microsoft released their Office suite of apps specifically for the iPad. Though the collection of apps normally come bundled together for the PC and iPhone, you’ll have to download and install Word, PowerPoint, and Excel separately onto your iPad. Each of […]

Thoughts on Judges, Lawyers, and Social Media During My Jury Service

Jury service rarely occurs at a convenient time, but after serving you experience a groundswell of civic pride and respect for the judicial process. That process includes instructions from the judge to not discuss or research the case or the participants – with friends, family…and on social media. No amount of learning and training prepares […]

9 Social Media Considerations for Lawyers

We get it. Social media is not something most lawyers think about every day. But social media can make or break almost any type of litigation or matter your clients may have. Family law, employment disputes, criminal matters, and a whole range of intellectual property and business disputes now turn on social media and website […]