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Survey Finds That 28 State Bar Association Websites Fall Short On Security Settings

March 22, 2018

According to Bob Ambrogi, 31 states  have now adopted the ethical duty of technology competence. Yet ironically, many of the same states that have adopted the duty of technology competence are home to bar associations that aren’t setting a very good example for members.  Here’s what I mean. Last month, the Federal Trade Commission released…

Westlaw is Free in Some Places – But Why Not Everywhere?

January 19, 2005

AJ Levy of lists a bunch of libraries in several states (AK, MN, NV, NJ, NY, OH, TX and WA) where you can access Westlaw for free.  I was happy to learn about this…

Ever Have A Case That Wouldn’t End? It’s Not Your Fault…

January 18, 2005

Imagine the joy of Maureen Graves, an Orange County attorney who works alone out of her garage when she learned this news. (Fresno Bee, 1/17/05).  Seven years ago, Graves took a case on behalf of…

The Solo Blog That Never Was

January 18, 2005

Evan Schaeffer of Legal Underground has this entertaining post on Anonymous Solo, the weblog on the day-to-day life of a solo that never quite got off the ground.

From Regulatory Biglaw Attorney to Cutting Edge Reproduction Specialist

January 18, 2005

What you may want to know upfront is that this article, Fatherhood by a New Formula, Sandra Boodman, Washington Post (1/18/05) isn’t really about small firm attorneys.  Rather, it’s more about a growing trend of…

A2J Project

January 18, 2005

This article, Internet Attorney:  More Than Pro Se, New Factor Network (1/17/05) reports on the Chicago-Ken College of Law’s Access to Justice (A2J) program that includes a sophisticated computer system for pro se litigants to…

Big Firm Partners: Not Much More Than Small Time Employees

January 14, 2005

Big firm partnership.  In many legal circles, big firm partnerships are regarded as the brass ring, the peak of the legal mountain.  Law students dream of them, young associates sacrifice their personal lives to 80…

How A Little Lawsuit Now Threatens A Lawyer’s Career – and How to Avoid this Mess

January 13, 2005

This article, He’s Sure He’s Right But He’s All Alone (1/9/05) describes the epic of Mark Adams, who finds himself on the brink of losing his law license all because of a case that he…

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