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Trial lawyer turned legal tech entrepreneur, I am the founder and CEO of LexBlog, a legal blog community of over 30,00 blog publishers, worldwide. LexBlog’s professional turnkey blog solution, licensed on a subscription basis, is used by over 18,000 legal professionals.

I read, via a blog post from Rick Georges, that a Fastcase 7 update includes what Georges calls a “brief bank” for lawyers.

Got me thinking of a law blog bank.

As way of background, brief banks enable lawyers to get their hands on relevant briefs and memorandums that another lawyer has prepared and filed

I noticed today that veteran legal blogger, Bob Ambrogi added a resource section to his LawSites Blog.

Called,, this resource section is a frequently changing collection of white papers, e-books and other resources, all available at no cost.

The section currently lists twenty different resources, covering topics that range from CCPA compliance to

Thirty some years ago, as a practicing lawyer, I’d receive a carbon copy of a lawyer referral slip from the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Someone from the La Crosse area had contacted the State Bar, via a toll free number displayed in the yellow pages, asking for a referral to a local lawyer.

I was

There’s a lesson to be learned by lawyers from blogging’s beginnings. It’s in not over complicating things.

Blog is an abbreviation of the term, “weblog,” a website where people logged their browsing activity on the web. Almost in a diary like fashion.

Publishers of weblogs logged their activity. Where they want, the url, what they saw

Too many blogging lawyers report the law, rather than share an interpretation of the law. At the same time, it’s the interpretation of the law – what the law means to them – that blog readers are looking for.

When it comes down to it, any second year law student can report the law. They’ve