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  • Apr 9, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Reputation management and the birth of Gritty | ‘Spark of life’ evidence | Young Lawyer Rising

There’s really never any risk that a conversation with Jared Correia will be boring. That said, when I saw his latest podcast featured reputation management, I was expecting a fairly straightforward interview. I should have...

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  • Apr 2, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s picks: The Varsity Blues mastermind | Open carry bans | Right to counsel’s complex matrix

When you have a child, it’s only natural to want to assure they have all the advantages you can afford. When that child has all the benefits, why would the parents need to cheat to...

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  • Mar 26, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Legal Trends for Solos | BigLaw Bonuses | Lead Magnets | ‘Watergate Girl’ Dishes

Clio broke new ground five years ago by turning its internal data outward and sharing what it was learning about the legal profession. The Legal Trends Report quickly gained prominence in the industry data space...

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  • Mar 19, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Capitol Rioters & Merrick Garland | The Chicago 7 | Biden’s Cybersecurity Imperative

With the confirmation of Merrick Garland came a pledge to make prosecuting Capitol rioters a number one priority. The investigation faces numerous hurdles, including the sheer number of individuals charged. To date, some 300 people...

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  • Mar 16, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

#OTR Roundup of ‘Technically Together’ ABA Techshow

brought to you by the generous support of Nota… ABA Techshow was one of the last in-person legal conferences in 2020 and organizers knew that this year’s show would require a new approach. And given...

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  • Mar 5, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: ‘Cat Lawyer’ Debriefed | Tapping a Tech-Enabled ‘Second Brain’ | Unlocking Creativity

If there’s an instance made for puns (and memes), the Texas case with the now-viral and hilarious kitten filter mishap is one for the ages. State Bar of Texas Podcast host Rocky Dhir digs deep...

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  • Feb 25, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Prodigal Podcast Host Returns | Win Clients for Free | Banned from Parler

There are anniversary shows, and then there are grinding of gears, prodigal-son-returns-in-all-his-explicit-glory shows.  Like a blast from the past, former Above the Law editor Eli Mystal joins Thinking Like A Lawyer co-hosts Joe Patrice and...

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  • Feb 19, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Can Defamation Suits Save the Media? | SolarWinds Lessons for Lawyers | How Families are Erased

As a longtime journalist, defamation suits tend to make me cringe. Yet as I write this, I am struck by a recent interview of Erik Connolly and the $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News,...

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  • Feb 11, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Red Notices & INTERPOL | Virtual Onboarding | Spoiling ‘Reptile Theory’

Researching something completely different, I stumbled upon a blog and niche area of practice that sent me down a rabbit hole for more info. Michelle Estlund’s blog Red Notice Law Journal introduced me to a...

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  • Feb 5, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Executive Orders Reviewed | Fashion & the Law Explored | How Highlight Reels Can Energize & Humanize

Executive orders are flying out of the Oval Office faster than the news cycle. The orders cover a wide variety of issues: mask mandates, the Keystone XL pipeline, and travel bans. Are they all legal...

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  • Jan 21, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Make Common Sense Prevail | Redefine the Hub at Firms, Conferences

Thanks to Lawyerist Podcast host Stephanie Everett for tips on simples ways to start the day with a positive outlook. Everett tells co-host Laura Briggs how she thoughtfully picks three things she’s grateful for each...

Complicated Remote Control
  • Jan 14, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

History of Lynch Mobs | A Chaotic News Cycle Rundown | LIBOR Under the Radar | Best/Worst in Legal Marketing?

A breadth of topics captured my interests this week at Legal Talk Network. One more for my Goodreads wish list comes from The Modern Law Library. Host Lee Rawles speaks with historian Jane Dailey, the...

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  • Jan 7, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Creating a Will for Your Practice | SCOTUS Practice Amid Covid-19 | Back to Georgia

Events over the last year and past week have many thinking about the end of days. And during the pandemic, estate planning became an urgent matter for individuals and families. Just like their clients, lawyers...

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  • Dec 30, 2020
  • by Molly McDonough

Top Legal News | What’s Next for Firms? | Plus… Chucking it All to Follow a Dream

In a year that felt like a decade, some of the biggest legal news seems years away at this point. On Thinking Like a Lawyer, hosts Joe Patrice and Kathryn Rubino discuss top stories covered...

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