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From the Interwebs: Axiom, Developing the Talent, and Being True to You

Is Axiom a game-changer? I thoroughly enjoyed reading the recent piece on Adam Smith, Esq. about an interview with Mark Harris, Axiom’s CEO and founder. The law firm places its lawyers on temporary assignment inside corporate law offices. With a focus on working better and smarter, it’s grown rapidly in recent years. Here’s an excerpt […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Money Talk, Law Business, and DIY Lawyering

Here are some pieces from around the web that I’ve enjoyed reading recently. Let’s talk about the green stuff. A lot of lawyers go into law to avoid sales. Others are in it to avoid business. Unfortunately for them, the good old days are gone, law firms are now businesses, and most lawyers need to […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Privacy, Law Firm Woes, Veil Piercing

Here are some recent pieces from the web that I found interesting. Perhaps you will too. How to read an online privacy policy. Does anyone really read privacy policies or website terms? Of course not. Who has the time? Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement, but as I noted in The E-Contracting Paradox: No […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Arbitration, Checklists, Easy Reading

If you are still applying to law school, you might be an idiot. The title of this Above the Law article made me laugh out loud. Law schools have been taking a beating in the press lately as people are questioning the value of a law degree in today’s business world. The Above the Law […] Read More

From the Interwebs: sleep, NASCAR tweeter, lawyers in school

Here are some recent tidbits from the web. Lawyers need more sleep. The ABA Journal reported on a study sponsored by the Sleep’s mattress chain that found that lawyers are the second most sleep-deprived workers. We average seven hours of sleep a night. Loggers are the most sleep deprived and they get seven hours and […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Throttling, Sleep, Love Isn’t Enough

Here are a few things I’ve read lately. Maybe you’ll find them interesting too. AT&T Throttling. AT&T has been throttling its heaviest users whose iPhone accounts were grandfathered under unlimited data plans when AT&T introduced tiered plans. The throttling affects its heaviest users and apparently slows data speeds to a crawl. An affected subscriber recently […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Dine & Dash, Grammar, and Privacy

Here are a few pieces from the Interwebs I found interesting. Maybe you will also…. Dine and Dash 101. There are two kinds of truffles. My favorite is made of chocolate and is a reasonably priced treat. The other is for those with a more talented palate and deeper pockets that I have. Truffle hunting […] Read More

From the Interwebs: ALL CAPS, Law Firm Names, and Big Bang Ambiguity

Here are a few pieces from the Internet I’ve enjoyed recently. You might want to take a peek. What’s in a Name? A lot of people were surprised to learn from a Reuters story this week that there’s neither King nor Wood at the Chinese mega-firm King & Wood &mdash nor has there ever been. […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Fugitive Contracts, Trademarks, St. Louis Lingo

Here are a few recent pieces from the Interwebs I found interesting. You might want to take a peek, also. Contracting on the Run. The ContractsProf Blog posted a short piece about a man who offered a couple some money to let him hide in their house while he was running from the police. They […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Thomas Crapper, Trademarks, and Contract Typos

Here’s some interesting content from around the web…. Another Contract Typo. A couple of weeks ago I linked to a story about an apparent mistake in the contracts of several assistant NFL coaches that had the parties arguing over about $3 million. This week the ContractsProf Blog reports about an apparent typo in a condo’s […] Read More

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