Don’t Measure the Easy in Internet Marketing, Measure What’s Important

All lawyers and law firms use the Internet for marketing and business development. Websites, SEO (search engine optimization), directories, ratings, content marketing, email newsletters and more. Lawyers spend a lot of money and, in most cases, a lot of time, here. But do lawyers know how these forms of Internet marketing work? Do they know if these forms of Internet marketing work at all for lawyers like them? Most lawyers marketing on the Internet focus on the easy to measure (tr...
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At the Red Eye Café...

... you can stay up all night.(And remember that you can use the Althouse Portal for your Amazon shopping.) [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse

Law hit go-ahead basket as Northwestern holds off Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Vic Law shook off a dismal shooting night to hit a go-ahead drive with 4:25 to play and Northwestern held off Rutgers 65-57 on Friday night after twice blowing 10-point seconds-half leads. Ryan Taylor scored 14 points and hit two crucial 3-pointers after Law’s basket and Dererk Pardon had 17 points […]
Tags: News, Law, Sports, Rutgers, PISCATAWAY, Ryan Taylor, Vic Law

"Mueller Statement Disputes Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie."

The NYT reports.The rare public statement by a spokesman for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, challenged the facts of an article published by BuzzFeed News on Thursday evening saying that Mr. Cohen had told prosecutors about being pressured by the president before his congressional testimony.BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the special counsel’s office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s congressional test...
Tags: Law, Congress, Trump, Carr, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Mueller, Peter Carr, Ann Althouse, Trump derangement syndrome, Robert S Mueller III

Expungement and Sealing: How Do I Obtain a Police Record

My question involves criminal records for the state of: South Carolina A few years ago I was arrested, but the warrant came from a different county (Charleston). I was arrested in a different county only to be extradited to the county where the warrant was. I was wondering do I call the police department in my home county or the police department in Charleston?
Tags: Law, South Carolina, Criminal Records, Charleston

Collection and Enforcement: Refund on Pera Account

My question involves a child custody case from the State of: California, just recently terminated from City after 3+ years. I elected to close my PARA and my refund will be around 8+ thousand, I owe around 9+ thousand in arrears, but I have not missed a payment since the finalizing of the divorce in June of 2003, daughter born April 2002, the 9k is when she elected to include arrears + interest on the balance. Will I be able to receive this refund without interruption?
Tags: Law, California, City, Child Custody, Support And Visitation

2019 Resolution: Convert More Leads into Appointments

In 2019, instead of making a resolution to lose that last 10 pounds that keeps hanging on (or coming back), why not resolve to do something different to fatten your wallet? Establishing the right system to follow up with inbound leads and automating as much of the process as possible will help you capitalize on the money you are investing in lead generation and turn those leads that are falling through the cracks into dollars that fall to your bottom line. Here are four steps you can take right ...
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It’s Moving Day — See Also

WELL, IT IS FOR SOME AT CAHILL: Stealth layoffs at Cahill. TRUMP SUBORNED PERJURY, PROBABLY: But we'll need Mitch McConnell's approval to move him out. DO YOU HAVE... THE SOCIAL SKILLS? In person, not just on Facebook. SERIOUSLY, THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO STILL DON'T HAVE THEIR GRADES? Come on, professors. Just have your cat grade them papers already. WHO BROKE THE LIBERTY BELL? Please be Gritty, please be Gritty. Elie Mystal is the Executive Editor of Above the Law and the Legal Editor fo...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Mitch McConnell, Cahill, Elie Mystal, See Also

When Presenting To A Finder Of Fact, Avoid The Scenic Route

It can be easy to confuse a juror when you go into extraneous detail.
Tags: Law, Advice, Trials, Small Law Firms, Trial Tactics, Balestriere Fariello, Brian Grossman

‘From the Inside Out’ With Lee Drucker Of Lake Whillans [Sponsored]

We discuss the basics of litigation finance and uncover insider insights for lawyers looking to engage more with the burgeoning field.
Tags: Podcast, Law, Biglaw, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Litigation Finance, Lake Whillans, Outside Counsel, Lee Drucker, From The Inside Out

Defense Department Warns About Climate Change Impacts to Armed Forces and Bases

Rising seas could inundate coastal bases and wildfires could threaten inland
Tags: News, Climate Change, Uncategorized, Military, Onetime

Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts

Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Thacker v. Tennessee Valley Authority Rimini Street Inc. v. Oracle USA Inc. Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. v. Jackson Azar v. Allina Health Services Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair   The post Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts appeared first on SC...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Blair, Thacker, Oyez, Merits Cases, Tennessee Valley Authority Rimini Street Inc, Oracle USA Inc Home Depot U S A Inc, Jackson Azar, Allina Health Services Knick

Donald Trump’s Presidency Is Legally Over, Pending Mitch McConnell’s Acknowledgement Of His Constitutional Duties

Trump now serves at the pleasure of McConnell and Senate Republicans, whether they know it or not.
Tags: Law, Government, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Cohen, McConnell, Russia Probe, Mueller Investigation

How Senior Partners Can Help Associates Market

It's never too early to start marketing yourself.
Tags: Law, Bruce Stachenfeld, Associate Advice, Lawyer Marketing, Power Niche Marketing

Understanding How Judges Write, Reason And Rule [Sponsored]

Legal Analytics Turns its Focus to the Language of Case Law.
Tags: Technology, Law, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Legal Technology, Sponsored Content, Lexis-Nexis, Legal Analytics, LexisNexis Custom

On The Road Again

The best interactions with employers often comes from face to face contact.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Career Services, Nicholas Alexiou

Speeding Tickets: Ticket for Short Burst of Speed to Pass Wall of Cars (Pacing)

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: Washington I was driving towards Seattle last November at around 65-70 mph, with the flow of traffic. At one point there was a wall of cars going exactly the speed limit that everybody was getting caught behind. Cars were squeezing through as spacing behind this wall would allow, and I did the same. I followed one car closely (admittedly a bit unsafely) and once there was enough space, squeezed though and accelerated to get clear of the w...
Tags: Law, Washington, Seattle, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets

From The Career Files: New Year’s Resolutions For Lawyers

If we were honest with ourselves, we would admit that New Year’s Resolutions are rarely successful
Tags: Law, Work-life balance, Lawyers, Career Goals, New Year's Resolutions, Career Center, Career Files, Associate Advice, ATL Career Center, Solo Practice, Big Law

Unsealed court documents reveal that Facebook knew kids were being tricked into spending thousands of dollars on their parents' credit cards

In 2012, Facebook settled a class-action suit with parents who claimed that their kids were being tricked into spending real money on game items, thinking they were spending virtual in-game currency; the parents said that Facebook had structured its system to allow kids to use their parents' credit cards without the parents' intervention, unlike competitors like Google and Apple, who required password re-entries when a card was re-charged for in-game purchases. When the case was settled, th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Post, Business, Games, News, Parenting, Law, Michael, Gillian, Casino Capitalism, DeleteFacebook, Baby Whales, Nathan Halverson, Dan Hon Image

My Client Resigned From the White House. It’s Time for Trump to Think About His Children and Do the Same

Impeachment should be far from the President's only concern
Tags: News, Law, White House, Uncategorized, Onetime, Time for Trump

Biglaw Firm Pushing Out Senior Associates

We're told the associates have six months to find new jobs.
Tags: Layoffs, Law, Biglaw, Cahill, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Stealth Layoffs

In-Laws Have Certificate of Family Membership

My question involves adoption law for the State of: Texas My in-laws showed me a certificate of family membership, signed by an attorney and a judge, that says my daughter is the child of my in-laws. I don't know how they got this. I have never been to court or received notice of any court hearings. Did I just lose my daughter?
Tags: Texas, Law, Adoption Law and Surrogacy

Some weary sighers and defeated shruggers are telling The Atlantic that only a shocking disaster can end the shutdown.

I'm reading "Waiting for a Shutdown to End in Disaster/Aides on Capitol Hill fear that a dramatic government failure may be the only thing to force President Trump and the Democrats back to the table", from McKay Coppins:The basic theory—explained to me between weary sighs and defeated shrugs—goes like this: Washington is at an impasse that looks increasingly unbreakable.... For a deal to shake loose in this environment, it may require a failure of government so dramatic, so shocking, as to galv...
Tags: Law, Washington, Atlantic, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Trump, McKay Coppins, Trump White House, Pessimism, Ann Althouse, Trump's new Congress, Trump's shutdown

"When Keizer and the nurse who was to assist him arrived, they found around 35 people gathered around the dying man’s bed."

"'They were drinking and guffawing and crying,' Keizer told me when I met him in Amsterdam recently. 'It was boisterous. And I thought: "How am I going to cleave the waters?" But the man knew exactly what to do. Suddenly he said, "OK, guys!" and everyone understood. Everyone fell silent. The very small children were taken out of the room and I gave him his injection. I could have kissed him, because I wouldn’t have known how to break up the party.' Keizer is one of around 60 physicians on the bo...
Tags: Law, Suicide, Relationships, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Euthanasia, Keizer, Festivities, Ann Althouse

If The First Semester Of Law School Punched You In The Mouth, Sip Some Wine And Rebound Like NBA Coach Gregg Popovich

More so than IQ or talent, grit is the quality that results in hard work and focus – not just for weeks or months, but for years.
Tags: Law, Advice, Nba, Law Schools, Gregg Popovich, Renwei Chung, Law Students

US Sentencing Commission releases two new documents on FIRST STEP Act

Via email, I was alerted by the US Sentencing Commission to its release of two notable new documents concerning the FIRST STEP Act.  Here is the notice I received and links: The FIRST STEP Act of 2018 was signed into law on Dec. 21, 2018.  Today the United States Sentencing Commission published two important documents describing the implementation and impact of the new law:·          Overview and answers to frequently asked questions (published Jan. 18, 2019).     Updated prison and sentencing...
Tags: Law, Congress, Commission, Douglas A Berman, United States Sentencing Commission, US Sentencing Commission

Man given hospital order for stabbing girlfriend 173 times

Jake Neate and his parents repeatedly raised alarm about his mental health before killingA man who stabbed his girlfriend 173 times has been given an indefinite hospital order, after serious concerns were raised over police and mental health services’ handling of his case.Jake Neate, 37, is detained in intensive care at Rampton hospital in Nottinghamshire, one of three high-security psychiatric hospitals in England and Wales. He is seriously ill and is subject to checks every 15 minutes. Continu...
Tags: England, Wales, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Nottinghamshire, Essex, Rampton, Jake Neate

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