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December 19, 2014, 11:43 am, 1392167

If you are at all like me, then you have not even started, let alone finished, your holiday shopping. Should there be a lawyer on your holiday list, I’m throwing you a lifeline with a round-up of blog posts and websites offering gift suggestions for lawyers. The essential list is ...


December 16, 2014, 9:43 am, 1389963

Since its launch earlier this year as a cloud-based billing and trust accounting platform, CosmoLex has steadily added new features and capabilities, gradually moving towards becoming a full-fledged law practice management platform. That progress continued today with the roll-out of three new features: document storage and management, pre-defined workflows and case ...


December 13, 2014, 3:43 pm, 1388693

Out this week is PDF Essentials for Lawyers, a new ebook by New Orleans attorney Ernie Svenson that is designed to serve as a simple guide to using PDF for lawyers and legal professionals. And if you are at all interested in this topic, now is the time to buy ...


December 10, 2014, 11:43 am, 1386732

On Tuesday, Dec. 16, I will be moderating a free webinar that will look at how “big data” analytics are being used to provide new windows into legal research. Specifically, we will look at Ravel Law and PacerPro, two tools that are providing new ways of looking at case law ...


December 8, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1385306

Jayne Navarre has an interesting post at her Virtual Marketing Officer blog in which she looks at how the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 list lines up with the top-ranked law blogs generally. Her post underscores the vagaries in “top” lists of any kind. But her primary premise seems to be ...


December 3, 2014, 3:43 pm, 1382733

Think “bankruptcy treatise” and the first name that comes to mind is probably either Collier on Bankruptcy from LexisNexis or Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice from Thomson Reuters. Now you can add to the list Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise, launched today by Bloomberg BNA as an online-only resource. Besides the ambitious ...


December 3, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1382638

Think “bankruptcy treatise” and the first name that comes to mind is probably either Collier on Bankruptcy from LexisNexis or Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice from Thomson Reuters. Now you can add to the list Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise, launched today by Bloomberg BNA as an online-only resource. Besides the ambitious ...


December 3, 2014, 9:43 am, 1382095

As if drafting a legal pleading or brief wasn’t work enough, then you have to format it. That means getting the caption just right, assembling the table of contents, building the table of authorities, making sure footnotes are in the right format, etc., etc. And how you do all these ...


December 3, 2014, 9:43 am, 1382093

Among many competing practice management systems, AbacusLaw is a stalwart, on the market for over three decades. And while the software has been updated and enhanced over the years, its user interface was dated. Now, AbacusLaw has undergone an overhaul. The new version released yesterday, dubbed AbacusLaw 2015, promises to ...


December 3, 2014, 9:43 am, 1382094

There is something very fitting in the fact that a site that started out deciphering rap lyrics is now turning its attention to making sense of the law. The site, Law Genius, is the newest member of the larger Genius network of crowdsourced community sites, all of which grew out ...