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March 2007

Quick Tech Tips for Solos

March 11, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

For those planning a technology “spring cleaning,” consult this article, Ten Must Have Web Sites for Solo Practitioners (, 3/12/07) by Rick Georges, of Future Lawyer and Solo Lawyer.  Georges identifies ten nifty applications, some of which like Zillow, Wikipedia, Google Maps and e-fax I’d consider myself a power user, while others like  I’m eager […]

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Second Life for Marketing

March 9, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

In this post at Legal Blogwatch, I highlighted this article, Fantasy Life, Real Law from the ABA Journal (March 2007) on how lawyers are using the virtual community Second Life.  While some lawyers have set up virtual offices on Second Life, others use the site to make connections with real world clients. As I wrote […]

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Don’t Forget to Self Google

March 9, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

Over here at my beat at Legal Blogwatch, I posted an article that shows the importance of regularly running Google searches on yourself, not for the sake of vanity, but necessity.  Through searches, you may find that you’re the subject of defamatory comments in various chat rooms.  Though there may not be much that you […]

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This One’s For All of You “Neglectful” Moms, Trying to Strike a Balance

March 2, 2007 by Carolyn Elefant

Just when I thought that I’d probably found the right formula to work-life balance, I discovered that I’m really nothing more than a neglectful mom.  I spent much of yesterday pushing to prepare a motion already a few days overdue to the client because of more pressing deadlines earlier in the week.  Since my daughters […]

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