Lexis Advance® - Latest Enhancements
Posted on 03-20-2014 by Stacy_Staarmann

Step-by-step instructions to help you navigate the new Lexis Advance® content enhancements like choosing and combining sources from the red search box.You’ve told us about the content, coverage, tools and features you need to help you get to... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance , legal research , Lexis Advance , Lexis Advance® , Lexis Advance search , Lexis Advance Browse Sources

This is Real Law: “Preparing for the Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure”
Posted on 03-20-2014 by Leah Moon

In Case You Missed It: Preparing for Proposed Amendments to the FRCP #thisisreallaw Jonathan Sablone and Robin Stewart were invited to share their expert views regarding several key aspects of the proposed changes. Watch the replay , or read the... Read More

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Millennials In The Workplace
Posted on 03-20-2014 by Tracie Morris

How Companies Can Attract the Best College Talent - The attributes millennials look for in their (potential) employers may surprise you. Article available via Harvard Business Review Read More

Tags: new lawyers , Latest Headlines & Stories

The Passionate You - Scheduling Your Priorities
Posted on 03-20-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Passionate - The one word I thought I could use to best describe myself both personally and professionally, but now, I am not so sure. More times than I would like to admit, I have fallen victim to the trap, "There just aren't enough hours in... Read More

Tags: career balance , Trending News & Topics , work-life balance

Televising Supreme Court Proceedings
Posted on 03-20-2014 by Hans Thielman

I wouldn't hold my breath that SCOTUS will allow the televising of its proceedings anytime soon. http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2014/03/constitution-check-does-the-first-amendment-require-live-broadcasts-of-the-supreme-court/ Read More

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How To: Common Tasks on Lexis Advance
Posted on 03-19-2014 by Stacy_Staarmann

An informative 'how-to' cheat sheet to help you navigate through research tasks using Lexis Advance®. Download the pdf file or visit the Support site for additional guidance. View tips on how using Lexis Advance tools makes online legal... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance , legal research , Lexis Advance® , Lexis Advance search

Considering a Virtual Law Firm?
Posted on 03-19-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

If you have ever considered 'making the leap' and going virtual, Stacey Romberg shares a little more about her experiences, observations and suggestions for other attorneys considering a virtual law firm. A recent post on the LexisNexis’... Read More

Tags: new rules , social business , law firm trends , mobile , Latest Headlines & Stories , Green Business

The 'New Normal' - How attorneys seem to be embracing change via ABA Journal
Posted on 03-19-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

As posted on the ABA Journal , a "New Normal" is emerging in the law field with attorneys shifting from "lawyer-centered law” to “information-centric” law. And, while more lawyers are embracing this change, the 'old... Read More

Tags: new rules , new lawyers , Latest Headlines & Stories

Event Highlights Big Government's Big Data Woes | Law Technology News
Posted on 03-19-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Event Highlights Big Government's Big Data Woes | Law Technology News Guidance Software's Federal Summit event highlighted challenges in the public and private sectors in an era of Big Data. Read More

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If an algorithm generated this post, is it First Amendment speech?
Posted on 03-18-2014 by Hans Thielman

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/03/18/if-an-algorithm-generated-this-post-is-it-first-amendment-speech/ Read More

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MBA After Law School?
Posted on 03-18-2014 by Hans Thielman

LexisNexis has posted this article via LinkedIn - " Is It A Good Idea To Pursue An MBA After Law School? " According to the article, an MBA after law school is not uncommon, but you must be clear about why you want to go to business school.... Read More

Tags: graduate , Trending News & Topics , law students , trending news

Lawyer Satisfaction
Posted on 03-17-2014 by Hans Thielman

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/lawyers_in_prestige_positions_arent_as_happy_as_those_in_public_service-job Read More

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Starting your own law firm: A checklist of what you'll need
Posted on 03-17-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

What You Need To Start Your Own Law Firm via Norms Conference We live in a world growing full of limitless opportunities to start your own service or business. If you are looking to start your own law firm in the next few Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , business development

Lexis Advance - Formulating Searches
Posted on 03-17-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Are you struggling with constructing searches on Lexis Advance? This quick reference guide shows you where to find—and how to use—Lexis Advance features common to your research sessions. Download the Lexis Advance Quick Reference Guide Read More

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Sleep Pods
Posted on 03-15-2014 by Hans Thielman

Apparently, the second most sleep deprived occupation is lawyer. http://www.strasburger.com/blogs/898/sleeping-on-the-job-the-legal-dangers-of-sleep-pods Read More

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MA Flight 370
Posted on 03-15-2014 by Hans Thielman

IMO, what happened to MA Flight 370 was a criminal act. http://www.wired.com/autopia/2014/03/malaysian-airlines-flight-370-possibly-hijacked/ Read More

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The Long-Run Benefits of Treadmill Desks
Posted on 03-14-2014 by Tracie Morris

The Long-Run Benefits of Treadmill Desks Trendy treadmill desks might help improve job performance – after employees spend a few months getting used to them. Read More

Tags: health , Trending News & Topics , job satisfaction

Fair Use/Transformative
Posted on 03-12-2014 by Hans Thielman

http://gigaom.com/2014/03/12/transformative-or-just-taking-lawyers-struggle-to-define-fair-use-in-wake-of-google-books-case/ Read More

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Fourth Amendment Law at a Crossroads
Posted on 03-12-2014 by Hans Thielman

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2014/03/fourth-amendmen-law-is-at-a-crossroads/ Read More

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