In preparation for publication of his book “The Top Fifteen Deadly Social Media Mistakes Lawyers Make,” a desperate journalist sat down for an interview with C. Hank Peters, Big Legal Brain’s iconic mayor and founder. We bring you the full interview here.
Archives for February 2011
Top Uses for the Office Chain Saw
More and more attorneys are turning to the office chain saw to make their practices more efficient, interactive, and engaging.
Stop Being a Monkey Tweet
Sure, alligators in Florida ate a few lawyers who were tweeting at the time, but that didn’t have anything to do with any “deadly mistakes” they made. Alligators eat people. Get over it.
Enhance Your Client File Destruction with Controlled Burns
You could spend a ton of your downtime handing your dog client documents to chew on as part of regular file destruction, or you could try something attorneys have not yet used more widely: controlled burns.
Giving Out Trophies to Clients
With the cost of plaques and trophies diminishing rapidly, it’s a great time to implement a trophy-based rewards program. But when should you give out trophies to clients? And for what? Here’s what our field research shows.
T. “Scotch” Reynolds: Third Amendment Lawyer
Renowned Third Amendment lawyer T. Scotch Reynolds talks about quartering soldiers and his life in the spotlight of Third Amendment jurisprudence.
Product Review: The Swingline 747 Business Stapler
The Swingline 747 Business Stapler has all the features you want, and then some.
Appraise Your Personal Brand Using a Slide Rule
What’s your personal brand worth on Craigslist or eBay? While many marketing experts recommend that you hire a professional brand appraiser to find out, you can actually get a reasonably accurate appraisal using a simple slide rule and some numbers.
Big Legal Brain’s Not-So-Sucky Valentine’s Day Contest
So, here’s the contest: find the best Valentine-themed reported court case out there. The best one. The prize? A twenty dollar Starbuck’s gift card, delivered electronically. Serious. You deliver, we deliver.
Practice Like a Pro from Your Mom’s Basement
If you find yourself sharing an office with kitty litter and a dehumidifier, here are a few tips to help get your practice off the ground, or at least above the ground.