Its author lays claims to being the first legal blog in Maine, and its name lays down a challenge to the clever catchiness previously staked out by Ernie the Attorney. What I’m talking about is Al Nye The Lawyer Guy, a new blog from Portland, Maine, lawyer Alan R. Nye. Those of us who sometimes read material other than blogs should find Nye particularly interesting, because he devotes many of his postings to book reviews, covering books of general interest as well as books for lawyers.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.