Search Terms in Federal Litigation

Discussion of Federal cases regarding key word searchers under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 34.

5 Helpful iPhone Apps for the Office – Business iPhone Apps – Entrepreneur.com

5 Helpful iPhone Apps for the Office – Business iPhone Apps – Entrepreneur.com.

How to Identify If You Are Tweeting With a Lawyer | Social Media Law Student

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1. “I need more than 140 characters.”

2. “Have you checked out my legal blog?”

3. #ilta09 #techshow #getalife #legalrebels #lma

4. “I’m a thought leader.”

5. “I was the first social media lawyer expert guru. Have you read my book?”

6. “I usually don’t follow the first night but for you I’ll make an exception to the rule.”

via How to Identify If You Are Tweeting With a Lawyer | Social Media Law Student.

Law Firm Salaries and Law Firm Growth and Legal Job Market

Marketing and Branding your Legal Practice Using Social Media

Marketing and Branding your Legal Practice Using Social Media

6 Lessons for Lawyers Looking to Leave BigLaw (#LawJobChat No. 1 – 6/24/10)The 6Ps of the BIG 3™

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Overworked, under-appreciated, and stressed out? Enter the world of Big Law.
If you’re thinking about abandoning ship, here’s 6 things to think about:
  1. Save. If you are practicing in BigLaw, start saving money now–even if you aren’t currently planning to leave.
  2. Wait. Do not leave BigLaw until you know where you want to go.� Don’t leave just for the sake of leaving.
  3. Plan. If you want to leave BigLaw, you need a plan.� Talk to people who are doing what you want to do.� Establish a time-line.
  4. Volunteer. If you want to leave the practice of law completely, you need some non-legal experience on your resume.�� Volunteer work is one of the best ways to get non-legal experience.� Serve on committees, plan events.
  5. Learn. Learn how to read a financial statement before you leave BigLaw.
  6. Understand. Life after BigLaw is not easier.� You will likely work harder and longer hours–the difference is that you are doing something you love and control.

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via The 6Ps of the BIG 3™.

Laid-Off Attorneys Go It Alone

How are laid off attorneys coping with the worst legal job market in recent history? Opening their own firms. Read about how Eleni Zarbalas Pantaridis dealt with having young children and being laid off here.