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Making Sure Your Law Firm Goes Down in History

June 22, 2017

Some law firms make history, others write their own history.  At least, that’s what I gathered from this Humphrey Keenlyside’s article  in Bloomberg, discussing the apparent tradition of large law firms producing an auto-biography of a sort, tracing a firm’s history from its humble beginnings to its current powerhouse status. Kennlyside writes that law firm…

A How To Guide on Using the MyShingle Online Legal Job Board

June 19, 2017

Last week, MyShingle soft-launched our online Job Fair for Solo or Small Law Firms seeking to hire law students or new lawyers as interns, clerks or associates or for temporary or project-based work; Legal Tech…

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How Long Before Ravel’s Commitment to Free Law Unravels After the LEXIS Acquisition?

June 9, 2017

Remember Ravel  – that cool legal research system that was ever so generously scanning every book in the Harvard Law Library to make it all available online at no cost?  In yesterday’s big legal news,…

MyShingle Announces OnLine Legal Job Fair for Solos & Smalls and Legal Tech Companies

June 6, 2017

As part of MyShingle’s recent facelift (more on that in a subsequent post), today, we announce the launch of our online job fair. Because the entire law school recruiting process and job fairs revolve around…

Make Money Mondays: Seasonal Marketing – Summer Specials

June 5, 2017

I’ve written previously about the concept of seasonal marketing  for law firms – that is, offering limited-time services that have some connection with a holiday or season. So for example, around Memorial Day or Veteran’s…

An Update on Jenkins Law Library Resources: One of The Best Kept Legal Research Secrets

June 1, 2017

Although legal analytics are all the rage in legal research tools, for many solo and small firm practitioners, these new developments don’t  yet have much relevance. For starters, many of the analytics tools are priced…

Google’s FREE Primer App Puts Many Pricey Legal Marketers To Shame.

May 29, 2017

I’m not sure how I missed it, but at the end of 2015, Google formally launched Primer , a free, sleek app that delivers bite-sized marketing lessons to help companies of all sizes build their…

Why Lawyers Must Always Be Sure To Have Clean Briefs

May 25, 2017

Earlier this week, while I was running word searches though the legislative history of a statutory provision (using Hein Online, one of the many resources available through the amazing Jenkins Law Library ), I stumbled…