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Well first and foremost, my apologies for my absence. After sitting for the WV Bar and the the MPRE, there hasn’t been much “free” time. But today, I think I am finally caught up with a new outlook on blogging and getting our firm off the ground. More posts, less windedness. Anyway. It seems that […]

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As a transactional attorney by trade, I have my biases.  I like arbitration.  In a “free market” version of commerce, (one that we at least pretend we use), the concept of resolving disputes through channels more related to the actual the substance of a contract is simple more appealing than the prospect of having a […]

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So I have been out of town trying to spread my legal wings into different jurisdictions over the past week.  As I was catching up on the 300 + news stories in my Reader account, I came across this great piece from A VC breaking down the importance of incorporating yourself.  I plan on writing […]

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So let’s be honest here.  I am an internet veteran for sure and despite a small hiatus fairly tech savvy (I run Linux systems in my home because I like to tinker.) However, entering the world of online marketing is truly a new world to me.  I know the basic concepts of Search Engine Optimization […]

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Well, what a pleasant, (I think) surprise to open my Gmail this morning and find that Google has launched Buzz, the next step in Google’s web 3.0 concepts. Like so many things Google, it takes current SaaS and social media utilities and cuts down on the hodgepodge. This of course is assuming that you use […]

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So last week my Reader, was abuzz about the the horrid infidelity known as “Ghost Blogging”. Piles upon piles of concerns and outrage regarding the practice of ghost blogging on law blogs. I have to be honest, as I read through the spit and anger, I had do wonder “what is the big deal?” You […]

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 In these hard times, the young legal community is a buzz with the prospect and anxiety of figuring out the next step.  Blogs are filled with goal setting strategies, marketing concepts, and little hints at how to stay afloat.  As a young attorney slowly building a solo practice, I spend many late hours reading through […]

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I had intended to write this blog many moons ago, before I had even launched the blog. However, in that time I have found several blogs by fellow virtual law attorneys that address the issue rather succinctly (and bluntly).  And so I just wanted to highlight and remind.   In this ever expanding world of […]

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Starting a law office, whether brick and mortar or in the virtual space, there is one old technology that you just can’t let go of, the telephone. Sure with iPhones, Droids, Blackberries and the whole lot have transformed our concepts of telephone, but the core function of the voice phone call is still the life […]

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In the years following big press for the Terry Schiavo case, many have rushed to protect their families and themselves from controversial life or death situations. People have flocked to the Legal Zooms of the internet or contacted their attorney to have living wills filled out and drafted up. I, myself, have measured and balances […]

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