Archive for September 2010

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Now’s the Time for Solos to Reach for the Cloud

The ABA’s Legal Rebels recently held an essay contest for the best answer to the question, “What innovation will be most valuable to you in your future practice as a solo practitioner?” The winner will be announced tomorrow (Friday,) but we at The Sociable Lawyer think Kenneth Gray nailed it.

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Job Bias Claims on the Rise: Legal Termination Info for Employees and Employers

The job outlook has been tough lately. The economy lost 8.2 million jobs in the recession, and employers still remain hesitant to hire. In early September, 9.6 percent of the […]

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week. We’re always looking for new posts, so if you know any great lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!

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Where to Start a Business – Location Location Location!

When you first decide to start a business, chances are location scouting is not the first thing on your mind, or even on your to-do list. After all, you’re in […]

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Lawyer By Day, Blogger By Night—Fans or Future Clients?

Lawyers are heroes in their own right, fending off threats to their clients while managing practices and raising families all at the same time. But like so many other superheroes — Spiderman, Batman, and the X-Men mutants to name a few — lawyers often neglect their own best interests by neglecting to manage their online personas. Blogging is a great way for a lawyer to get his or her name out there, show off expertise and instill confidence in existing and potential clients, with the added benefit of making connections with other lawyer-bloggers who could potentially send great client leads.

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

This week, The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog posts on Google Instant and how it will affect law firm research and marketing.

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Going Freelance? A Little Legal Know-How Is the First Step

With the economy on the mend but the labor market still hurting, many workers are shunning the corporate nine-to-five and turning to freelance work. These new freelancers must learn to […]

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week. We’re always looking for new posts, so if you know any great lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!

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Why Lawyers Should Consider ‘Do It With Me’ Legal Services

Many “do it yourself” web sites often suggest that lawyers are no longer necessary. That couldn’t be more wrong or dangerous. A pure “do it yourself” service is a good way to create a document, but more often than not clients are in need of ongoing counseling. Lawyers aren’t valued for simply putting together a legal form. They are there to guide their clients through difficult times. Sometimes that means being a document preparer, and sometimes that means being a trusted confidant. Either way, the lawyers must get more involved online.

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week. We’re always looking for new posts, so if you know any great lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!