For the second day in a row, we have insight on legal fall out from a tweet; this time it’s Gilbert Gottfried getting canned as the voice of the Aflac duck. Heaven forbid, right? Also, Diane Pfadenhauer has an HR lawyer’s perspective on why we might still be feeling a bit funky from the time change. Total posts on The LexBlog Network today: 138.
These Twitter/social media lawsuits keep getting more and more interesting. News comes today from DuetsBlog that the AP and one of its reporters is being sued because he tweeted saying that an NBA referee promised and then delivered a make-up call for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Interesting stuff. Total posts on The LexBlog Network today: an even 130.
Today’s batch of posts on The LexBlog Network comes to a strong total of 152. With spring rolling in and many students looking for jobs, it’s just about the time of year companies start hiring interns. The blogging lawyers on Sheppard Mullin’s Art Law Gallery have an excellent in-depth post on the ins and outs of unpaid internships.
Out of today’s 148 posts on The LexBlog Network, Robin Shea’s piece on nine mistakes employers make when dealing with the EEOC stands out as strong example of offering real, specific and actionable guidance. While it is a longer post, it serves as a good model in this area.
Without any real prominent themes to today’s roundup, we have a smattering of everything from the 134 posts on The LexBlog Network today. As a highlight, Dale Tice has an interesting post on the rise in discussion of Utica Shale as an opportunity for gas energy.
Do you live in California? Would you like a will done for you at absolutely no cost? Well, the LexBlog Network authors at Albertson & Davidson are willing to do just that for the first few people who contact them; not a bad idea. Other highlights today include a great roundup of global green building codes and examining the idea of friending judges on Facebook. Total posts on The LexBlog Network today: 152.
The idea that computers are replacing humans has been a common theme throughout discussion on a job market that’s declined harshly over the past few years. There are some jobs, though, where it seems as though a computer taking the role of a person would be impossible. A lawyer is not one of those occupations, Patrick Lamb notes. Total posts on The LexBlog Network today: 148.
Back from what was truly an excellent weekend, we had 143 posts on The LexBlog Network today. From that group, we have quite the breadth of coverage as topics discussed include the trademark behind “March Madness”, a combined business and matrimonial divorce, an HOA fraud scheme and a good rundown of 10 crucial things employers and employees should know about social media. Great stuff.
On a dark and damp evening in Seattle, we have six new publications joining The LexBlog Network. While some familiar parties launch new publications—Foster Pepper, K&L Gates, Latham & Watkins, Kelley Drye—we also have some great new perspectives from Boston lawyer John Lacey and rainmaking expert Mark Maraia. Oh, and there’s a redesign and website launch for one of The LexBlog Network’s most senior authors as well.
Despite things being just a little bit quieter than normal—118 posts total—we still had some great chatter today on The LexBlog Network. The day’s highlights include two strong posts on legal marketing as Laura Gutierrez writes on personal branding while Lindsay Griffiths discusses some highlights from ILN’s Social Media Member Survey.