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Marketing By the Numbers, Part 2

June 27, 2017

Marketing by the Numbers, Part 2 About seven years ago, I created a 13-minute video entitled Marketing By the Numbers, where I showed, through the power of data, the rationale behind many recommended marketing practices. Although the stats that I used (particularly those regarding social media and mobile devices) may now be outdated, the marketing…

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…

Let MyShingle Salvage Your Summer With a FREE Chromebook Giveaway Sweepstakes!

May 22, 2017

In just five days, Memorial Day weekend will herald the official start of summer – though recent events may have already put a damper on your plans. For example, with a  ban on laptops in…

Six Ways To Enjoy Your Summer as A Solo

May 19, 2017

Solo and small firm lawyers are notorious for never taking vacations. Some can’t afford the cost, others believe that they can’t afford the time away from the office and some are, quite simply, workaholics.  That…

Part II: Casetext Is Three-Dimensional Research – Watch How A Real Lawyer Uses It

May 16, 2017

As I observed in PART I of this post, for decades, legal research — even with later innovations – has been flat and one-dimensional, mimicking the way that lawyers once hunted for cases in hard copy case…

Part I: A Brief History of Legal Research Tools, According to Someone Who Actually Uses Them.

May 16, 2017

In a recent tweet, Ed Walters, one of the founders of Fastcase remarked: To gain an understanding of how we got here, and why this time around, we’re finally seeing real innovation in legal research,…

What’s Next Solo? Lawyer to Legal Tech, Chad Burton, CuroLegal

May 2, 2017

The final lawyer-to-legal-tech entry in our What’s Next Solo? lineup is Chad Bruton, CEO of CuroLegal.  Although Chad had ten years of biglaw legal experience under his belt by the time he turned solo, as…