Recently I announced that I would be joining LexBlog as publisher and editor-in-chief. I started Jan. 1 and I am proud to unveil our first publication — Legalweek Monitor, a first-of-its-kind publication devoted to publishing gavel-to-gavel coverage of ALM’s Legalweek conference, which begins Jan. 29 in New York City. Legalweek is actually multiple conferences, including the well-known tech […]
I’m in Seattle this week, meeting with the team at LexBlog. As I recently announced, I’m joining with CEO Kevin O’Keefe and his company to help launch a legal news and media arm. This afternoon, Kevin and I recorded this Facebook Live conversation in which we talk about what we’re up to.
Most of my legal career has been spent with at least one foot in legal publishing, media and journalism. I have been an editor, publisher, editorial director, magazine writer, blogger and podcaster. I’ve worked for ALM, Lawyers Weekly and Dolan Media, and contributed to Above the Law, the ABA Journal, Law Practice magazine and dozens […]
In a post here last January, How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year, I described how the 14-year-old LexBlog had gone through a fundamental reinvention of both its business model and its blogging platform over the past year. Now, it is taking a further step in that new direction by offering to license that platform […]
Needless to say, the legal research market has long been dominated by Westlaw and LexisNexis. Even as any number of other legal research platforms have come along, what has continued to distinguish the big two are their libraries of secondary legal materials. While it is relatively easy for a smaller legal research company to provide […]
The dashboard of a demo site in LexBlog’s new blogging platform. When lawyer Kevin O’Keefe started LexBlog in 2003, many in the legal industry thought the idea of a company devoted to nothing but lawyer blogs was crazy. After all, blogs were still a nascent technology then and relatively few lawyers even had blogs. Thirteen […]