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Top 10 in Law Blogs: Super Bowl Trademarks, Transgender Rights, and News Gathering Drones

The news continues to roll out about President Obama’s goals to tackle cyber-security and privacy, with eyes now looking towards the State of the Union address. Zosha also had a post up on why Perkins Coie is stepping in to defend women’s rights against Wisconsin’s so called “cocaine mom law.” Beware of the Trademark and Copyright Issues in … Continue Reading

Community versus content

legal community versus contentWhen I think of community, I think of people. When I think of content I think of stuff. The Internet, to me, is all about community. The Internet is not about content marketing. AOL, America’s first entry onto the net, was all community. One community after another formed around message boards on thousands of different … Continue Reading

Facebook to court law blog networks?

Facebook blog publishersFor many publishers Facebook and other social media have become a more important driver of traffic than Google. In the case of Facebook, as reported by Digiday’s John McDermott (@mcdermott), it’s not soley because of changes to Facebook’s Newsfeed more prominently featuring publishers’ stories. …[T]here’s a human component to Facebook’s recent embrace of the publishing … Continue Reading

LXBN TV at LMA Annual 2014 : Fifty interviews strong

LXBN TV STARThanks to everyone in the Legal Marketing Association , especially the LMA Conference Advisory Committee, for enabling LexBlog’s LXBN TV to cover last week’s annual conference in Orlando. Fifty interviews were captured over three days. You can view them on the LMA Conference Section on LXBN, LXBN’s YouTube Channel, and LXBN’s Flipboard Magazine on LMA … Continue Reading

See you at LMA Annual Conference in Orlando?

Orlanda Annual LMALexBlog 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

LMA Technology Conference : See you in San Francisco

The 2013 Legal Marketing Association Technology Conference is being held in San Francisco is next week. From Adam Stock (@adamlstock), a real driver of the conference and presenter, We’re excited this year to expand the Legal Marketing Technology Conference with a pre-conference. The pre-conference includes 2-hour sessions where we go in-depth into technical issues that … Continue Reading

Shining a light on the best and their ideas

“More people would be in a better place if more people shared their ideas.” This from Ev Williams (@Ev) discussing the future of his publishing platform, Medium, with Gregory Ferenstein ( @ferenstein) of Techcrunch. Medium, self described as a better place to read and write things that matter, was founded by Williams and Biz Stone, … Continue Reading

Off to Avvo’s Lawyernomics conference in Las Vegas

I’m headed to Avvo’s Lawyernomics 2013 in Las Vegas this afternoon. The two-day conference, which has seen a re-branding from previous iterations as Avvocating, will focus on “the business of law.” Take a look at the speakers. Kudos to Avvo’s team for pulling together thought-leaders inside and outside the law to lead the discussion on … Continue Reading

Seyfarth to liveblog Senate HELP Committee Hearing on minimum wage

Next Wednesday Attorney Alexander Passantino (@AlexPassantino) of Seyfarth Shaw will be liveblogging the Senate HELP Committee’s hearing on “Keeping up with a Changing Economy: Indexing the Minimum Wage.” Passantino, a former Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, will give real-time analysis of the hearing and take questions from … Continue Reading

LexBlog's LXBN brings social media coverage to LegalTech this week

LexBlog’s LXBN has partnered with ALM to provide social media coverage of LegalTech New York this week. LegalTech, the nation’s leading technology conference, brings some tremendous talent to New York. Whether they be speakers, sponsors, bloggers, exhibitors, or attendees, I’ve always found there to be a wonderful exchange of ideas surrounding innovation in the law. … Continue Reading

Trending on LXBN: CAFA in the Supreme Court, HHS Data Breach Settlement, Judicial Vacancies, LargeLaw Partner Layoffs

As we look once again at the topics that have seen an uptick in discussion on the LexBlog Network, this week brings a good mix. With the first two topics, we see a great deal of discussion and meticulous analysis while with the latter two topics don’t see quite the same depth of conversation, but … Continue Reading

Trending on LXBN: Obama's Second Term & the Law, Hurricane Sandy Recovery, NLRB on At-Will Employment, California Cap and Trade

Though we missed this post last week, we return once again to examine the most-discussed topics on LXBN this week. The first two subjects here have been grounds for discussion going on close to a month now but the commentary remains strong. With the latter two, the NLRB on At-Will Employment and California’ Cap and … Continue Reading

Looking Back at LMA Tech: Unique Knowledge Straight from In-House Counsel

Last month’s Legal Marketing Technology Conference West provided lawyers and legal marketing professionals an opportunity to share insight and ideas on how technology could be best leveraged in legal marketing and business development. Over 40 presenters from around the country spoke to mostly standing room only audiences. LexBlog’s LXBN had the honor of serving as the conference’s … Continue Reading

Trending on LXBN this Week: Election 2012, Eagle v. Edcomm, Google, Robocalling and "Blue Ivy"

This week’s trending topics on LXBN draw insight from some of the LexBlog Network’s strongest areas. It’s no surprise that the election has garnered the level of conversation it has with the important date drawing ever closer. Meanwhile, we see another huge case at the intersection of social media and employment law, Google is once … Continue Reading

Graham & Dunn hosts energy guru : LXBN coverage

I had the honor of attending a private reception for Amory Lovins (@AmoryLovins), Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute (@RockyMtnInst), yesterday afternoon at Seattle’s Graham & Dunn, a member of the LXBN Network. Local and state government officials, consultants, engineers, and developers listened to and engaged with Lovins, who’s been described by … Continue Reading

LXBN’s coverage of the Legal Marketing Technology Conference/West is underway

Though the conference is more than a month away—on October 11th in San Francisco—LXBN’s coverage of the Legal Marketing Technology Conference/West is off and running. The LMA Technology Conference/West sets out to be  the largest legal technology, educational and networking event of 2012. Drawing on a wealth of speakers at the forefront of the legal … Continue Reading