Blogging Makes You a Better Lawyer

LexBlog’s associate editor, Melissa Lin, shared on Twitter this week a blog post of mine on some of the reasons that lawyers blog – to learn, to join a conversation and to build a community. To which Josh King, the former general counsel of Avvo and the current general counsel of realself added, “Also makes you a better lawyer. Also makes you a better lawyer. — Josh King (@joshuamking) September 27, 2019 I have been following King’s blog for years. He has a keen interest in the professional...
Tags: Texas, Law, China, Blogging, King, Avvo, Josh King, Melissa Lin

The Culturally Disruptive Possibility of CI

The past week I had the pleasure of presenting at the 13th Annual Ark Conference Competitive Intelligence in the Modern Law Firm.  I am totally blown away that this one day conference is in its 13th year and still going strong. The quality of the presentations was outstanding. There were new and different speakers and sponsors (thanks to Legal Monitor and LAC Group) and all around it was a fantastic day.  I am buoyed by the energy in the room, the passion for the profession and the commitment to...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Data, Intel, Competitive Intelligence, Inter, LAC Group

Friday Jobs Roundup

Each Friday, we share the latest job listings from Slaw Jobs, which features employment opportunities from across the country. Find out more about these positions by following the links below, or learn how you can use Slaw Jobs to gain valuable exposure for your job ads, while supporting the great Canadian legal commentary at Current postings on Slaw Jobs (newest first): Family Law Lawyer (Full-time) | Sherwood Park, AB (Ahlstrom Wright) Family Lawyer (4-6 years) (Full-time) | Chilliwa...
Tags: Law, Toronto, Slaw, Friday Jobs Roundup, Sherwood Park AB Ahlstrom Wright Family, Waterstone Law Group Civil Litigation Associate, Langley BC Waterstone Law Group Wills, Waterstone Law Group, Heller Group Corporate Private M A Lawyer Full, Heller Group Litigation Lawyer Full, Heller Group Volunteer, Heller Group Securities Lawyer Full, Heller Group Advocacy Lawyer Full, Toronto ON The Heller Group Municipal Lawyer Full, Heller Group Employment Lawyer Full

Using Multi-Factor Authentication Blocks 99.9% of Account Takeover Attacks

It was big news in late August when Microsoft said that users who enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for their accounts will end up blocking 99.9% of automated attacks. This doesn’t apply just to Microsoft accounts. It applies to any other account on any website or online service. Today, virtually all service providers support multi-factor authentication, and in most cases, there is no charge. It can be something as simple as SMS-based one-time passwords or advanced biometrics solutions. “...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Law, Legal Technology, MFA, ATO, Weinert, Microsoft Weinert

Age This Buck

Our September edition of Age This Buck is now live! Take your best guess on the age of this buck for a chance to win some great gear.... Read more... The post Age This Buck appeared first on
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Lateral hires with tenure or on tenure-track, 2019-20

These are non-clinical appointments that will take effect in 2020 (except where noted); I will move the list to the front at various intervals as... [Author: Brian Leiter]
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