Articles Tagged with bankruptcy

A recently released iPhone and iPad app designed for bankruptcy lawyers,¬†Bankruptcy II, describes itself as a “complete reference for the working bankruptcy attorney.” It is an overstatement to call it complete, because it does not have cases. Aside from that, however, it has pretty much everything else a bankruptcy lawyer could ask for — the […]

My musings and those of Venkat Balasubramani over whether to shut down our blogs and start afresh with new ones garnered some attention from other legal bloggers, among them Bruce Carton today at Legal Blog Watch, Colin Samuels at Infamy or Praise, Kevin O’Keefe at Real Lawyers Have Blogs, and Ron Coleman at Likelihood of […]

I picked up the Boston Globe this morning and found the obituary of Dan Sharp, a friend, a lawyer and a former colleague when he and I worked together at Lawyers Weekly in the early 1990s. Seeing that his funeral was this morning, I jumped in my car and went. Afterward, when I returned to […]

Lawyer and legal technologist Dennis Kennedy has published his annual law-related blogging awards, which he calls The Blawggies. I am happy to report that Lawyer2Lawyer, the podcast I cohost with J. Craig Williams, received the award for Best Legal Podcast — a notable achievement given that Dennis has his own outstanding podcast with Tom Mighell, […]

Sorry that I will not be able to attend, because the ABA Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference looks like it will be a great program. Check out the schedule and list of speakers. The conference is Nov. 12 and 13 in Philadelphia. Cost of the program ranges from $795 to $995 depending on your registration […]

Back when I was a young journalism student, I handed in a story that said someone had “passed away.” My journalism professor nearly … well … killed me. “Pass away,” he bellowed, “is a weak euphemism used by those who let their discomfort with death get in the way of their reporting on it.” “Not […]

Thanks to the blog Social Media Law Student for the heads-up about the announcement from the New Jersey judiciary that it is adopting an array of social-media tools to keep lawyers, litigants and the public better informed of court developments. The court system now has a Twitter feed and uses text messages to send out […]

I received an e-mail yesterday informing me of the launch of ExampleMotion, a Web site where lawyers can share — or even sell — pleadings, motions and other legal documents. Here is what the e-mail says: ExampleMotion.com enables attorneys to share their pleadings and motions with one another online. Attorneys can log onto the site […]

I am honored to be part of an upcoming conference, Social Media: Risks & Rewards, to be held Sept. 21 at the Harvard Club of New York City. Presented by Corporate Counsel magazine and Incisive Media, the day-long program is designed for corporate counsel and other lawyers with an interest in protecting a company’s business, […]