29December, 2011

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot, Season 2: The Best of the Guests (2011)

Before Christmas, I took what I thought was the easy way out of 2011, by offering a month-by-month recap of some of the LOMAP Blog’s best posts of this year. This allowed me to complete my Christmas shopping, just under the wire. And, while there is no New Year’s shopping requirement ( […]

28December, 2011

When Is Too Much Information Really TMI?

Even though it’s not January or February or 2012, I have somehow ended up in a future tense edition of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice magazine. (Don’t worry, this will all make sense in a few days.)For the January/February 2012 issue of Law Practice, I was asked to, and did, tackle some issues […]

23December, 2011

The (Third Annual) Posts of Christmas Past: The LOMAP Blog’s Calendar Year in Review (for 2011)

Yes, it’s Christmas all over again; and, you know what that means: It’s time for me to mail in a couple of blog posts at the end of the year here, so that I can actually get some Christmas shopping done instead. If it’s any consolation, and to, perhaps, dissuade you from dropping some […]

20December, 2011

Well-Seasoned: In December, Holiday Gift Guides for Lawyers Abound

The holiday season means, if nothing else, rampant gift giving.And, which of your colleagues would not wish for this, um, unique wine caddy, to show up under her tree? Could your paralegal turn down this swank t-shirt, if he found it in his stocking? Or, perhaps you subscribe to the Homer Simpson present-buying […]

16December, 2011

Passive Aggressive: Background Timekeeping Tools

I’ve chosen to broadcast my one really good idea for the month of December through Attorney at Work. Yup, there’s only one . . . and they have it.This month, I tackle the attorney’s traditional nemesis: timekeeping. Before you start to cringe, realize that there are some new-fangled products out there, that track time […]

14December, 2011

On the Lower Frequencies: Working Off the Go

My monthly contribution to Clio’s Small Firm Innovation group blog (on the November theme of ‘working on the go’) sees me suggesting unplugging when you’re working away from the office, as a method for finding your long-lost concentration. . . . Yeah, as you might have guessed, I‘ve been ruminating on some Ralph Ellison […]

9December, 2011

Musings on Using Adobe Muse for Website Creation

I’ve written about creating a website using WordPress(.org), not once, but twice, because it is awesome. It is free, and about as easy to use as it gets. WordPress truly facilitates an easily-found, dynamic website, with its SEO-friendly CMS and many plug-ins. Then, there are a lot of fairly customizable themes, many […]

2December, 2011

Chatter Box: Moderating Conversations in Twitter

This week’s Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers E-Journal Law Practice Management Section Featured Practice Tip comes from LOMAP. This week’s Tip offers a means for finding meaningful conversation on Twitter.Read the Tip here.

23November, 2011

Two Tiers in a Bucket: Time Management on Lock Down

My monthly contribution to Clio’s Small Firm Innovation group blog (on the October theme of ‘time management’) finds me offering a novel analogy for an ancient (and still effective) method of organizing tasks. I think I had the Panama Canal on the brain; I’ve been reading Edmund Morris’ “Colonel Roosevelt”.You can read more, here.

21November, 2011

Law Practice Management Software: A Holistic Remedy

I’ve chosen to broadcast my one really good idea for the month of November through Attorney at Work. Yup, there’s only one . . . and they have it.This month, I write about the myriad options that attorneys have in law practice management software, broken down across categories of my own devising.Read more here.