Veteran legal tech journalist and staunch advocate for access to legal services, Bob Ambrogi wrote this morning:

“In the face of these regulatory reforms, the American Bar Association voted today at its annual meeting to send a decidedly mixed message, approving a resolution to double down on its prohibition of non-lawyer ownership, while also amending the resolution to add a

Facebook or LinkedIn?

Which is more valuable for networking and nurturing relationships as a lawyer?

This morning, I’m feeling strongly it’s Facebook.

I open Facebook and see people I want to see sharing items I enjoy seeing.

The people being customers, referral sources, past customers and leaders of corporations and organizations.

All people related to my business and my line

It’s been referred to as one of the top copyright cases to watch this year. This case, Alexis Hunley, et al v. Instagram, LLC, could mean the end to the server test, a once widely-followed copyright doctrine established by the 9th Circuit in Perfect 10, Inc. v. Inc., now rejected by a number of courts.

Many lawyers may be better suited at publishing a weblog than a blog.

Though the word “blog” is merely an abbreviation of the word “weblog,” bear with me as I explain me logic in thinking ”weblog” as a legal blogger.

From the Guardian, a 200 year old British daily newspaper:

“A weblog is, literally, a “log” of the web –

Can a publisher create a legal publication without writers and editors?

The answer is yes.

How so? Today’s creator economy.

The creator economy includes the class of businesses built by over millions of content creators, curators and community builders, including bloggers and social media influencers, plus the software tools enabling the production, aggregation, curation and distribution of such content.


Each legal blogger may need to receive an individual ID number for the tracking of their legal blogging.

ID numbers would be assigned to bloggers who are legal practitioners, legal academics, law librarians, law students, other legal professionals and those working in companies ancillary to legal services.

Why numbers? For the aggregation, archival and syndication of credible legal blog content.