Archive for July 2012

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What the Netflix Lawsuit is All About

If you’re like me, you woke up this morning to an email entitled “Video Privacy Lawsuit — Current and Former Netflix Subscribers” and wondered what was going on. Most of […]

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The Newly Independent Solo: Covering Your Hide By Keeping Things In Writing

One thing they don’t teach you in law school, but that I discovered very early on in my practice is the value of protecting your hide, and the best way […]

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Ask a Lawyer: Getting a Copyright for a Self Published Book

Every week, our guest attorneys answer your questions on the Rocket Lawyer Facebook page. On July 25, the questions covered copyrighting a self published book, what to look for in […]

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5 Bizarre Rules for the London Olympics

Tonight, the world’s attention with be focused on London, host of the 30th Olympiad. Though women’s soccer and a few other sports have already begun, Friday night’s opening ceremonies are […]

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Don’t Let a Collection Scam Put Your Solo or Small Firm Out of Business

Guest contributor Christopher C. Carr , Esq., MBA describes a debt collection scheme that nearly took him in and what attorneys can learn from his experience. A single fraudulent transaction […]

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Good Luck To Those Taking The Bar Exam!

Today marks the second day of the California Bar Exam which takes place this year between July 24-26. If you’ve taken it or any other state bar exam recently, then […]

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How to keep a bridezilla in check: Legal tips for wedding vendors

Whether you’re a DJ, caterer, florist or cake-baker, if you work weddings you’ll come up against a difficult bride or groom at some point. A little stress is understandable: most […]

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The Newly Independent Attorney: Tips For Working With Your Support Staff

When I first started practicing law, I had only limited experience as a manager. Not only that, like most new attorneys, when I first passed the bar I had only […]

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What it’s Like Working for Batman. Legally, That Is

Like so many Americans with a background in the nerdier arts, I’ve already bought my tickets for The Dark Knight Rises. Yes, I’ll be cramming myself in with a few […]

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Come Join Us For Cocktails and Comedy in Chicago During the ABA Annual Meeting

As you may already know, the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting this year is scheduled for August 2nd through August 7th in the great city of Chicago. And here at […]

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Fastcase Announces Free Advances Sheets

It was only a few weeks ago when Fastcase announced that they’d finally brought their free legal research app to Android. The app, which had been previously only available on […]

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MyCase: Battle of the cloud-based practice management software (Part 4)

Welcome to round three of our Battle Of The Cloud-Based Practice Management Software series. Today I’m reporting my experiences using MyCase. As I had done before with Clio and Rocket […]

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Lawline Offers Free Access To Their CLE Database

For many attorneys, the deadline for CLE compliance feels a bit like a late night cram session. For example, before my last deadline I found myself spending several evenings and […]

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How to Use Social Media to Find More Clients for Your Law Practice

Social media sites are greatly underused by lawyers and attorneys, yet they represent tremendous potential to grow your practice. Social media websites can work wonders for your law firm as […]

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Happy 4th of July! Where you can (and can’t) use fireworks on Independence Day

Looking for the best place to buy and use your fireworks for the 4th of July? Then you’d better check your state laws. Because, depending on where you live, you […]

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Battle of the Cloud-Based Practice Management Software (Part 3): Rocket Matter

For round two of our Battle Of The Cloud-Based Practice Management Software series, we’re digging into the functionality of Rocket Matter. As I had done with Clio, I created a […]