- State Supreme Courts On Twitter.
- 10 Killer Networking Questions.
- Networking and Marketing for Wallflowers and Solos.
- 7 Tips for Getting Experience as a New or Retooling Lawyer.
- The Best Low-Cost Marketing Options For Lawyers.
- The Law Firm Of Home, Broadband, Google & Free.
Here are some of the best tech stories from around the web.
- Understanding Bounce Rates in Google Analytics
- iPad revisited: OK, NOW is it compelling?
- Floor Your Audience with Prezi for Presentations
- Best options for reading PDF files on an iPhone
- How Social is Your Storefront?
- Blogging Pitfalls: Why Blogging Can Be Bad for Your Health
- PDFpen 5 Review
- Footnotes, efficiency, and Adobe
- Living Self-Employed Online: The Manual They Forgot to Give You
- Twitter for Lawyers: Are You Even at the Party?
- Adobe announces Acrobat 10: quick review
Pictured (from left to right):
- Jim Moss – is a nationally known expert on Recreation Law including all types of outdoor sporting and recreational activities.
- Robin Hunt – blogs on bankruptcy issues at COBankruptcy.com
- Kevin O’Keefe – wants everyone attorney to know that Real Lawyers Have Blogs
- Mark Maraia – blogs on rainmaking at markmaraia.com
- Phil Morris brings Clear Creek, Eagle, Lake and Summit Counties together at Continental Divide Bar
It wasn’t such a boys club as the picture might suggest. There were a number of terrific women bloggers also in attendance. Here are just a couple I had a chance to meet with:
- Nicole Mundt – writes The RecoveringLawyer
- Amanda Gonzales – writes Reconstructing Law School
- Stephanie West Allen – writes Brains On Purpose
Also in attendance were:
- Jim Thomas – blogs at www.nofunnylawyers.com
- Matthew Porter – director of legal technology at Falcon Discovery
I am sorry that I did not have chance to speak to everyone. If you were at the meetup and I did not get a chance to mention you, please say hi in the comments and include a link to your site.
Thanks to Alli Gerkman, Online Content and Development for Continuing Legal Education in Colorado for the invite!
Turning to my home state of Colorado and giving credit to legal bloggers who created content this week!
- “Jumping Jelly Beans” and Surgeon’s “very bad day” lead to Summary Suspension and NPDB Report from Holland and Hart’s Healthcare Law Blog.
- Financial Crisis Slams Blacks in Denver by Denver’s Daniel Oh-Willeke on The Wash Park Prophet.
- U.S. Seeks Life Sentence for Times Square Bomber by Denver criminal defense attorney Jeralyn Merritt on TalkLeft.
- FDA Announces New Restrictions on Avandia Access By James Gilbert on Colorado Business Litigation Lawyer Blog.
- How Does a Colorado Temporary Protection Order Differ from a Restraining Order? from Colorado Springs’ (finally a Colorado Springs blogger!) Clawson & Clawson.
- Can an association demand proof that a dog is certified as a service dog? by Melisa Garcia (at HindmanSanchez’s Ft. Collins office) on HOA Legi-Slate.
- What To Do If You Encounter a Mountain Lion on Bachus & Shanker’s Legal Blog.
Despite (or because of) it being a legal non sequitor, I especially enjoyed finding out what to do with a mountain lion. Great job!
I recently put out the call for contract attorneys to share their experience. I want to bring you the best practices to make a working with a contract attorney a success. This also gave me the chance to connect with a number of amazing freelance lawyers who are makers in their own right. Here are some of the best!
- What would a librarian do: Keys to cost-effective legal research – by Rebecca Phalen, a Georgia civil litigation attorney providing research, writing, litigation support, editing, short or long term project support.
- How To Answer (Respond) To a Small Claims Case by California small claims appeals attorney Adam Jay Jaffe.
- Audio interviews with Lisa Solomon on outsourcing legal research and writing – Lisa Solomon is on the web’s most well known freelance lawyers. Listen to her interviews covering the benefits of outsourcing legal research and writing and her freelance practice.
- Sexting now actionable in Juvenile Court in Illinois – by Karen Lynn O’Brien
- You Don’t Need A Lawyer! by Corinne A Tampas of What’s Your Authority.
Lawyers who take time to create great content, explain the law and keep it entertaining, deserve credit.
Here are 10 lawyers and legal professions who created amazing content this week!
- Lawyers Who Text in Court, LL Cool J and Other Scholarly Musings
- The Emergency Doctrine
- Top 10 Bankruptcy Myths [post removed from source site]
- Ready, Fire, Aim: How Not To Threaten Sanctions Against Opposing Counsel
- Yes, It’s Really Hard
- Watch Your Mouth
- Lawyer Sued After Delivering Belly Bump, Sucker Punch
- Podcast 67: Do You Really Want to Hurd Me
- Untangling CLE Reciprocity
- Estate Tax Uncertainty Has No End In Sight
Here’s to the makers!