20 More Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Horrible via TIME
Posted on 05-27-2014 by Tracie Morris

Anticipate, arbitrate, literally and libel are just a few included in this list via Time . Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , grammar

Getting Back To Work After A Long Weekend Or Holiday
Posted on 05-27-2014 by Travis Burchart

Between sitting out in the sun and sleeping in past noon, long weekends and holidays don’t leave much time to think about the office. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. The first day back at work after a vacation can be tough... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , time management

Post-decision revisions of Supreme Court opinions Volokh Conspiracy New York Times
Posted on 05-25-2014 by Hans Thielman

This Volokh Conspiracy piece by Jonathan Adler about revisions to Supreme Court opinions links to a New York Times article by Adam Liptak, as well to as a draft Harvard Law Review article by Richard Lazarus. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Supreme Court

The future of patents, all eyes up on high Inside Counsel
Posted on 05-24-2014 by Hans Thielman

If you're interested in Supreme Court cases dealing with patent law, you might want to take a look at this blog. http://www.insidecounsel.com/2014/05/23/the-future-of-patents-all-eyes-up-on-high?ref=nav Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Supreme Court

Moving a research folder into another folder? - Seeking Answers
Posted on 05-23-2014 by eupelia

Could someone tell me how to move a research folder into another folder? I have a folder called a "RETIRED RESEARCH" folder, where I want to move all of my research folders that are older so that they don't clog up my list of folders and... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance folders , How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance , research

The 25 Greatest Legal TV Shows via ABA Journal
Posted on 05-23-2014 by Ted Zwayer

Included in this list are the 25 greatest legal TV shows as calculated by the ABA Journal . Surprisingly Matlock (#19) is ranked relatively low (in my opinion) on this list while I am not so sure the Law & Order series warrants so many nominations... Read More

Tags: entertainment , Trending News & Topics

The daily routines of famous entrepreneurs & tips for designing your own routine
Posted on 05-23-2014 by Tracie Morris

According to Jack Dorsey, CEO Square & Founder of Twitter, discipline and practice are needed to get everything done. His schedule: Monday: Management and running the company Tuesday: Product Wednesday: Marketing and communications, growth... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , time management , productivity

What does your coffee type reveal about your lawyer type?
Posted on 05-23-2014 by Mary Swank

Black coffee drinkers are old-school purists who are patient and efficient but can be a little quiet and moody, finds a survey. While latte drinkers were generous with their time but didn’t always take the best care of their health. This is according... Read More

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Protect The Elderly From Scams With A Prepaid Debit Card Forbes
Posted on 05-23-2014 by Hans Thielman

To guard against scams and spending mishaps, this Forbes article suggests getting prepaid debit cards for seniors. http://www.forbes.com/sites/moneybuilder/2014/05/22/protect-the-elderly-from-scams-with-a-prepaid-debit-card/ Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories

‘Brain surgeon’ lawyering in crises isn’t enough ABA Journal
Posted on 05-22-2014 by Hans Thielman

“Most clients would rather have a guardrail at the top of the hill rather than an ambulance at the bottom.” http://www.abajournal.com/legalrebels/article/brain_surgeon_lawyering_in_crises_isnt_enough/ Read More

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Work-life balance is stressing us out -- at home via Today
Posted on 05-22-2014 by Hans Thielman

Does this mean one should go to work to avoid stress at home? http://www.today.com/money/work-life-balance-stressing-us-out-home-2D79695848 Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , work-life balance

Wage-And-Hour Lawsuits are Skyrocketing: Find Out What Your Colleagues Are Saying About This Topic
Posted on 05-22-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Continue the Conversation With Your Colleagues About This Topic The number of workers taking their employers to court over unfair pay is skyrocketing. In 2013, wage & hour litigation continued its trend of outpacing all other types of workplace... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Wage & Hour , Employment Law

Can you take a REAL vacation? Is that even possible anymore?
Posted on 05-22-2014 by Christina Alge

Starting tomorrow, summer vacations will be in full swing (if they haven't already started). Every year, I take a summer vacation to a remote cabin taking advantage of the lack of internet signal and forcing my mind to shut down about my never-ending... Read More

Tags: health , burnout , Trending News & Topics , job satisfaction , work-life balance

New Enhancements! Lexis® for Microsoft Office®
Posted on 05-22-2014 by Stacy_Staarmann

Access industry-leading content from Lexis Advance, directly right within the Work documents or Outlook emails you’re working in with Lexis for Microsoft Office. Coming this summer, experience enhanced document tools with increase flexibility to... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance , literature , Lexis for Microsoft Office , product information , Support , Lexis Advance Enhancements

Spirit v. Led Zeppelin: Analysis Of The "Stairway To Heaven" Infringement Lawsuit via Forbes
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Hans Thielman

Not that I'm an expert on copyright, but I tend to agree with Oliver Herzfeld that the most likely outcome will be a settlement in which the late Randy California gets a writing credit. http://www.forbes.com/sites/oliverherzfeld/2014/05/21/spirit... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , intellectual property

How being less of a lawyer can boost your legal career
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Travis Burchart

To succeed in today’s rapidly changing legal landscape, attorneys need to decisively cast away the traditionally narrow focus on plain lawyering and immediately focus on and strategize around becoming a hybrid — a lawyer-***-business-person... Read More

Tags: career advancement , Upgrading Your Skills , career management , business development

Positive Job Outlook for Attorneys: Solar Industry Powers U.S. Job Market
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Tracie Morris

More than 22,000 jobs are expected to be created by solar employers during 2014, says The Solar Foundation as part of its latest national census on jobs in the industry. President Barack Obama has set a target of the US doubling its electricity generation... Read More

Tags: law firm trends , infographic , legal profession , Latest Headlines & Stories , Environment , Green Business , trending news

The Role of a Distracted-Driving Policy in a BYOD Workplace
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Doug Esten

"Risks and Rewards of a BYOD Workplace” was the subject of a series of presentations at the annual employment-law seminar last week. More and more employers are adopting BYOD policies with the state of Delaware as an early adopter in the BYOD... Read More

Tags: cell phone , BYOD , Bring Your Own Device , Latest Headlines & Stories , trending news

Lawyer 2B Podcast: Don't Rule Out an Alternative Career Path
Posted on 05-21-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

According to this podcast courtesy of Lawyer2B, suggest that the vast majority of law students who end up working in legal services will be working for some form of Alternative Business Structures (ABS); however, working for an ABS is facing some resistance... Read More

Tags: law firm trends , legal profession , Law school , law students , Latest Headlines & Stories , trending news

Advancements made in crime reconstruction Buffalo Law Journal
Posted on 05-21-2014 by Hans Thielman

This is an interesting article on crime scene reconstruction. As private investigator Dennis McLaughlin observes, a picture is worth a thousand words. http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/blog/buffalo-law-journal/2014/05/advancements-made-in-crime-reconstruction... Read More

Tags: litigation , Trending News & Topics