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RLHB Road Trip to Chicago and New York City

I’ll be on the road the next two weeks. First to Chicago, next Wednesday through Friday. Then in New York City the following Tuesday through Saturday. If you’d like to get together to discuss business or socially, I’d welcome getting together. Next Thursday afternoon, June 5, I will be keynoting the ASPPA (American Society of… Continue Reading

Though privacy may be dying the benefits outweigh the risks

This from tech evangelist and author, Robert Scoble (@scobleizer), speaking to a group in Jerusalem last week. As reported by David Shamah (@newzgeek) for the Times of Israel, “Privacy may be dead, killed by the modern age of computing, per Scoble, but there is no reason to fear the companies gathering information on us.” We’ve… Continue Reading

Your guest teacher this morning students… Jeff Bezos

Growing up fifty years ago we had doctors, lawyers, and shop owners visit grade school for inspiration. One lucky group of Seattle kids got Jeff Bezos last week. Courtesy of Zillow CEO, Spencer Rascoff (@spencerrascoff) one of the parents, we’re blessed to get Bezos’ comments. His message seems to apply equally to lawyers, law students,… Continue Reading

See some of you in St Louis this week?

I’ll be in St. Louis this Thursday and Friday for the ABA’s Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference 2014. Billed as “Gateway to the Future: Marketing and Business Development Strategies for the New Legal World,” sessions with over 25 presenters will cover: Effective marketing plans Ethics of engaging online How can social media really work Fundamentals… Continue Reading

See you at LMA Annual Conference in Orlando?

LexBlog will be attending the Legal Marketing Association’s Annual Conference this week – in force. We hope to see some of you there. LexBlog’s LXBN TV has the honor of covering the conference. Colin O’Keefe (@colinokeefe), our Editorial Manager, and his video crew will be interviewing attendees, speakers, and exhibitors from Wednesday through Friday. Look… Continue Reading

Above the Law Attorney@Blog conference : Join me in NYC

Above the Law, one of the leading law blogs in the country is hosting a one day ”Convocation of leading legal bloggers” next Friday March 14th at The Yale Club in New York City. Entitled “Attorney@Blog,” the conference will feature a series of panel discussions covering an array of issues facing the legal blogging community, including… Continue Reading

Hope : ReInvent Law New York City

I had heard of ReInvent Law Conferences before and had dinner with ReInvent Law co-founder, Michigan State Law Professor Daniel Martin Katz, but had never been to one of their conferences until today. Big Mistake. ReInvent Law New York City, with what had to have been 300 in attendance, was a wonderful event. I really… Continue Reading

I am headed to LegalTech in New York City. Are you?

I am headed to LegalTech in New York City for the week. I’ll be at LegalTech at the Hilton tomorrow (Tuesday) through Thursday and at ReInvent Law on Friday. I will be meeting a number of people attending the show as well as number of folks whose offices are in New York City. I’ll also… Continue Reading

Find the humility to walk away from those who don’t get it

Author, entrepreneur, and marketer, Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog), writes this morning that “finding the humility to happily walk away from those that don’t get it unlocks our ability to do great work.” Having practiced as a trial lawyer for almost 20 years, I’m not wired to accept “No, I don’t get it.” The judge or jury… Continue Reading

Could now be a good time to go to law school?

Imagine a law school applicant getting accepted to law school and making a counter-offer to the school’s standard tuition. A counter-offer that’s maybe half the rack rate, a counter-offer to pay tuition over the next 10 years interest free, or a counter-offer to pay for two years and get the third for free. It’s not… Continue Reading