How Lawyers Can Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Top Ways Lawyers Can Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today we celebrate and honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. His birthday was January 15th, and as you probably know we celebrate it the third Monday of January. We’re hoping you are not at work, but we know that many of you are. In fact, while government employees have […]

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How Much Should Lawyers Worry About Automation?

Maybe it’s because I work in the software business. Maybe it’s because one of the subjects that fascinates me most is the role technology plays in society. Or, then again, it could be that it’s because I’m a huge fan of Westworld. Whatever the reason, I’m a little obsessed with the fact that we are in the […]

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Dignity in Court

“Sometimes I wonder if I’m making a difference, regardless of the work I do and the passion and caring I put into it, but regardless of the outcome, when I stand next to that child in court, I remember I’m helping him or her maintain their dignity. Just by standing with them.” I’m paraphrasing the […]

20 Gifts Under $20 For Legal Productivity Geeks (2013)

It’s that time of year again, and we have a bunch of awesome, affordable gift ideas for fun-loving, productivity geeks. We’ve spent a lot of time (and fun) curating this list. Remember: taking time out to play and have fun boosts focus, creativity, and productivity. Hope you find something useful and fun for you and […]

Poll: Which To-Do List App Do You Use? (Updated With Results)

There is no shortage of to-do list apps for our mobile devices and desktop computers. Even Evernote got in on the act with much anticipated Reminders For To-Do Lists And Tasks. And, of course, there’s the old pen and paper staple. But, to-do list apps are only useful if we use them every day. We’ve […]

Aggressive Cross-Examination in the Jodi Arias Trial: Effective?

For the last several weeks, my evenings have been largely occupied with watching the Jodi Arias murder trial. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the case, the Arizona trial involves the brutal killing of a young man, Travis Alexander, in 2008. His former girlfriend, Jodi Arias, is charged with first degree murder and […]

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Top 10 Legal TED Talks

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading and provides a clearinghouse of videos that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers. Although it started out as a conference that brought together technology, entertainment, and design, a few thoughtful law-related presentations made their way into the world-class library of what […]

Windows 8 For Lawyers : 5 Initial Thoughts

As a dutiful software geek, on Friday I couldn’t resist checking out Windows 8 on a touchscreen.   And as a Monty Python fanboy, I’m a big fan of the expression, “And now for something completely different.” That stodgy old software company in Redmond?  Well, who woulda thunk, but they served up exactly that with […]