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Discovery and Habit: Two Foundational Goals of Your Firm’s Content Strategy

 As you plan your law firm’s content strategy, I think it important to measure your efforts against two big-picture goals: Discovery and Habit. I use those words in particular because they clarify how you are seen in the minds (and actions) of the people you are trying to reach, your online audience of readers. Here’s… Read more »

Q: What Do You Call a Lawyer Not Practicing Law? [Video]

A: poet, master of wine, filmmaker, chief creative officer, baker, crossword puzzle editor … We’ve been enjoying Bloomberg Law’s Stealth Lawyer video series of interviews between Spencer Mazyck and lawyers who’ve transitioned to other endeavors beyond the practice of law. You  might know some of these folks, each with their own interesting story. Meet: –… Read more »

Contributor Spotlight: New on JD Supra…

We’re happy to welcome the following new contributors to the JD Supra network. Expect terrific commentary, news, and analysis on legal topics of the day from: – Perkins Coie “With more than 850 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie represents great companies across a wide range of industries and… Read more »

Most-Viewed on JD Supra: October 2012

[Video: #14 on this month’s list, a recent issue of Bloomberg Law’s Weekly Brief] Legal issues surrounding digital media figure large in this month’s list of most-viewed updates, blog posts, videos, and other content on JD Supra: social media protections (and the occasional lack thereof), real disputes in virtual worlds, the Google Books settlement, EU… Read more »

Henry James, Shareable Content, What Keeps Your Client Up at Night, and Your Law Firm’s Brand Visibility

Recently in San Francisco during the LMA Tech conference, LXBN’s Colin O’Keefe asked me a question about “shareable content” to which I gave a rather unsatisfying answer. You can watch the video above to see for yourself. This quick video Q&A came moments after a panel in which I (along with Stefanie Marrone of Mayer… Read more »

[Video] Why Do GCs Fire Law Firms?

That’s a million dollar question (often quite literally) and the folks at Bloomberg Law have a well-researched answer. Watch this interview between Lisa Hart Shepherd, CEO of legal market research firm Acritas, and Bloomberg’s Spencer Mazyck:   Acritas interviewed 2,500 counsel in 45 different countries (including GC in some of the largest firms in the… Read more »

Media Mentions: JD Supra Contributor Content in the News

Here’s a quick roundup of recent media/press pickup for law firm content published and distributed on JD Supra. A sample of noteworthy links, this roundup does not include the numerous daily references to legal writings on JD Supra within closed-network intranets, niche community forums, wikis, and mobile platforms, nor the likes, tweets, shares, and recommends… Read more »

[Video] Ballard Spahr LLP on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

We’re pleased to note that law firm Ballard Spahr is extending its ongoing and excellent coverage of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by posting attorney videos on JD Supra. For your reference: On CFPB Supervision: Alan Kaplinsky, head of Ballard Spahr’s nationally recognized Consumer Financial Services Group and a pioneer in pre-dispute arbitration: “In… Read more »