September 23, 2021
New firm, new blog. That’s the story for tax attorney Lou Vlahos who joined Rivkin Radler LLP earlier this year and has just launched his brand new blog—TaxSlaw—”where those hungry for tax knowledge come to chow down.”
While it’s a new blog for Vlahos, he is anything but a rookie legal blogger. A pillar of the legal blogging community since 2013, he joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to share his experiences and advice on everything from endnotes in blog posts to effectively infusing humor into your writing.
September 16, 2021
A decade ago, Jason Shinn was working at a firm, but already knew he wanted to start a blog. He advocated for the firm to start one, but was shut down and told it was not the best use of firm resources. This made him reevaluate his priorities and he decided to set out on his own and start his own practice. Present-day, he credits much of the success Shinn Legal now enjoys to his decision to launch his blog—the Michigan Employment Law Advisor—in the early days of his firm. He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss why he still blogs and give insights into his process.
August 26, 2021
Raymond Lahoud—author of Norris McLaughlin's Immigration Matters—focuses his practice on immigration law and deportation defense. He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss where his passion for the law and immigration comes from as well as offer advice for bloggers who deal with subject matter that can be politically divisive.
July 21, 2021
Will was one of the editors behind the initial launch of Bradley's first blog— Labor & Employment Insights—six years ago. Now, it's doing better than ever, a success he attributes to the publication's consistent posting schedule, informal yet informative manner and a number of other factors. He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to go over key lessons he's learned over the years in regards to blogging and explains what the demographic for the firm's publication looks like.
July 1, 2021
Almost a decade ago, Tracey Diamond began the employment law blog, Hiring to Firing with her firm. Today, she still serves as the editor for Troutman Pepper's blog—responsible for approving post ideas, looking over articles and ensuring the blog runs smoothly. She joins Colin O'Keefe on This Week in Legal Blogging to offer a look behind the curtains on how to run a successful legal blog.
June 24, 2021
We've got a different kind of perspective on legal blogging this week from Lee Peretz, the Director of Marketing & Business Development for Farrell Fritz. He explains the benefits the firm has reaped from the nine blogs, how the best blogging is all about listening and leaves us with some lessons he's learned.
June 10, 2021
Back in 1993 Bill Marler took a case that would kickstart his career and lead to him launching his own practice. Now, he has over 10 blogs attached to his name and is blogging around the clock. He explains how his passion for blogging has kept him going over the years—becoming as much of a staple in his life as taking a shower.
May 27, 2021
Law blogging would not be where it is today without David Lat. Now running Original Jurisdiction on Substack, Lat expounds on his experience with the new platform as well as the long arc of his blogging career—from Underneath Their Robes to Above The Law to his interesting setup now.
May 13, 2021
Bill Silverman, the leader of Proskauer's pro bono practice, put it simply: firms should treat their pro bono efforts the same way they do any other practice area—by trying to be the best. And that means having the thought leadership to match. He sits down with Bob Ambrogi to discuss his day-to-day leading a large firm's pro bono efforts, the role their Proskauer for Good blog plays in that and more.