A new service formally launches today that provides fixed-fee legal help to businesses for common matters such as business formations, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and trademark registrations. The service, Legal Hero, promises to provide businesses with clearly priced legal help from lawyers who have been carefully vetted for quality and experience. The service has been […]

The free legal research site CourtListener rolled out a notable enhancement this week, adding oral arguments from the Supreme Court and nine federal appellate courts to its collection of primary legal materials. Now, when you conduct a search on CourtListener, the search results page includes matching oral arguments. You can toggle the results page between […]

Just last week, I wrote about Avvo Advisor, the new service from Avvo that provides on-demand legal advice by phone for a fixed fee of $39 for 15 minutes. (See my posts here and here.) Turns out another company, Lawdingo, recently started a similar service, offering telephone consultations with a lawyer within minutes for a […]

We recently hit our ninth anniversary of producing our legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer, and we’re celebrating this week with a special edition of the show. Our guest this week was also our very first guest on our very first show. In August 2005, Mike Greco had just taken office as president of the American Bar Association. […]

In a post earlier this week, I wrote about the launch of Avvo Advisor, the new service from Avvo that provides on-demand legal advice by phone for a fixed fee of $39 for 15 minutes. Yesterday, I spoke with Avvo’s founder and CEO, Mark Britton, who provided additional details. Cost of Service One question I […]

The Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law has been available as an iOS and Android app for more than two years now, but the iOS version just came out in an upgrade that adds new functionality by taking advantage of the new extensions feature of iOS 8, which allows apps to talk to each other. I reviewed […]

(Last Friday, I spoke at the fall meeting of the Law Librarians of New England and the Association of Boston Law Librarians. I was part of a panel with Stephanie Godley Murphy, manager of research services at Ropes & Gray, on “Turning Challenges into Opportunities: New Directions for Legal Information Professionals.” The panel was moderated by Susan […]

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Carolyn Elefant, founder of MyShingle.com, discusses how solo lawyers can make their […]

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Clio c0-founder and CEO Jack Newton discusses his company, the conference, and […]

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Avvo founder Mark Britton discusses what lawyers need to know about customer […]