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Searching Social Media

By | Aug.06.13 | No Comments

Social media. A familiar topic for me, and a staple now at ABA TECHSHOW. I'd be remiss, though, if I didn't say I walked into the 2013 session "Social Media as Information Gatherin[...]

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Social Media

Searching Social Media

By | Apr.15.13 | 2 Comments

Social media. A familiar topic for me, and a staple now at ABA TECHSHOW. I'd be remiss if I didn't say I walked into the session, "Social Media as Information Gathering Tool," a sk[...]

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Product Review

WordRake: Clearing the Clutter from Legal Writing

By | Jan.09.13 | 1 Comment

Have you ever heard the term “legalese” used to compliment a lawyer’s writing? I haven’t. It seems excellent lawyers do not always produce excellent legal writing. Whether[...]

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Finding Experts and Verifying Their Credentials on the Web

By | Dec.20.12 | 4 Comments

When you’re in need of an expert to serve as a witness in your case, to consult on a special matter, or perhaps even to serve as a speaker at your bar seminar, where do you look?[...]

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Tighten Your Writing: Heed the Six Signs

By | Dec.12.12 | 3 Comments

"Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary li[...]

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Cliches Don’t Cut the Mustard

By | Nov.06.12 | 4 Comments

Lawyers, it turns out, are not so special. They have just as much difficulty writing and speaking well in their native tongue as the next person. Poor grammar. Jargon. Weird synta[...]

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