Never use a long word where a short one will do. – George Orwell Legal professionals write to communicate, advocate, and negotiate. You would be hard-pressed to find another industry, except for publishing, that takes writing as seriously. Consider this: lawyers create and receive tens of thousands of e-mails, presentations, documents, briefs, appeals, and management memos. Readers interpret every word based on what they believe about the author. Each of us has a unique writing style, and signature phrases, and readers make assumptions about us based on these facets of writing. In the legal environment, the adage “it’s not...Read More
Author: Chelsey Lambert
In February of this year I was lucky enough to attend the Lawyerist’s TBD Law 2 Meeting at Filament in St. Louis. I didn’t know what to expect, and assumed that it would be most of the A-List Legal Thought Leaders sitting in a room pondering the future of the legal space. And ooooohhhh was I wrong! Everyone in the room was definitely an A-Lister but of a different kind. Real world practicing attorneys, who are doing super awesome things. When you talk to as many attorneys as I do, you hear the same stories and business plans repeatedly....Read More
The following groups offer similar services, but each with their own twist. I can share with you I have met and seen the work of each firm. Attesting to one thing, they are all HONEST. Unfortunately, this is a rare quality to find in digital marketers. They have exceptional amounts of integrity, coupled with an understanding of a legal consumer’s decision making process. From beginner to multi-million-dollar marketing budgets, you’ll find this group’s knowledge to be well worth your time and investment. I encourage you to check each out, and with any vendor selection attain quotes from two or...Read More
For lawyers who do IP, Patent and Trademark work for clients, there are often exciting new ideas that you become responsible for protecting. In some cases, multi-million or billion dollar products tied to IP Filings that are to this day, managed by what seem like glorified spreadsheets. The more clients the law firm takes on, them more complicated the tracking of renewals, objections, and updates can be. The fact being, that law firms who practice in this area of law will always have deadlines, and need a better way to manage them. Alt Legal is an IP Docketing platform...Read More
Lex Tech Review was founded to bridge the communication gap between vendors and law firms by translating each solution’s strength into real world terms. For me, this means writing so it explains the benefits of a particular technology and how it will eliminate a problem or increase revenue for a law firm. Speckled with humor, and practical examples. Not, your traditional apples to apples review. Both, the partnership with North State Consulting and my role as Chief Strategy Officer, Legal aid providers who sell to law firms. By providing direct feedback about their products from the law firms I...Read More
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