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Miscellaneous Resources

Professional Associations

Women Lawyers

Work-Life Resources



LM Research Online
Observations about research and competitive intelligence resources for business development and professional marketing in the legal field.

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices
Provides detailed analysis of various legal firms and strategies in a global market.

Blawg Review
Blawg Review is the blog carnival for everyone interested in law.

Bob Sutton Work Matters
Work matters.

Brains on Purpose
Neuroscience and conflict resolution.

Brazen Careerist
Advice at the intersection of work and life.

Counsel to Counsel
A forum for discussing legal career issues facing associates and partners.

Darling Hill
Where life and flexible lawyering meet.

David Maister
Professional Business - Professional Life.

JD Bliss
Balancing Life & Law.

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink.

Your practical guide to profit.

Larry Bodine's Legal Marketing Blog
Helping law firms get more clients and earn more revenue.

Alternating layers of thoughts, tips, tricks, and other ingredients to live and learn well in law and beyond.

Lawyers With a Life
It's a question of balance.

Leadership and Women Lawyers
The purpose of this blog is to provide resources to women and men who have an interest in developing and supporting women in leadership positions in law firms and law departments. The site includes links to reviewed sites, helpful resources and commentary.

Legal Business Development
Best practices.

Legal Sanity
Legal Sanity aims to counter the growing problem of lawyer discontent by providing practical information, ideas and advice on remaking the everyday practice of law to achieve optimal outcomes, professional and personal success and work-life balance.

Life at the Bar
It's about life and law...And living as a lawyer.

Malcolm Gladwell

Serving women in law school and the legal profession, Ms. JD is an online community that provides a forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

My Shingle
Inspiring solos, small law firms & aspiring solos since 2002.

Patrick J. Lamb
In search of perfect client service.

Seth Godin
Riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread.

Small Firm Life
For lawyers on topics related to practice in a solo or small firm.

Stephanie West Allen's Idealawg

The Glass Hammer
An online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business.

The Greatest American Lawyer
Changing the way law is practiced.

Tom Kane's Legal Marketing Blog
A blog dedicated to lawyer marketing in any size firm.

Trusted Advisor

Wall Street Journal Law Blog on law and business and the business of law.

What About Paris?
News and ideas on clients, customers, business and law around the globe.

Up to PAR
The Project for Attorney Retention (PAR) works to reduce attrition among lawyers -- beneficial for both legal employers and the lawyers themselves -- by promoting the use of reduced hours schedules and the advancement of women lawyers.

Zen Habits
Zen Habits covers: achieving goals, productivity, being organized, GTD, motivation, eliminating debt, saving, getting a flat stomach, eating healthy, simplifying, living frugal, parenting, happiness, and successfully implementing good habits.


ABA Career Counsel
The Career Relaunch Forum is a one-day conference designed to address the needs and issues of mid-career professionals on career break, looking for strategies and advice on resuming careers after time out of the workforce.

Law Crossing
Legal employment job board and career resource for lawyers, law students, paralegals, legal secretaries and other legal professionals.

Lawyers In Transition

Legal Career Network

Legal Job Listings

Legal Job Opportunities

Open Access Recruiting


Ida Abbott Consulting

Getting Things Done

Lawyers With A Life

Simon Tupman

Industry Resources

American Lawyer

FindLaw Legal Internet Guide

Hieros Gamos

Internet Legal Resource Guide

Law Guru

'Lectric Law Library

Legal Information Institute

Legal Research

Legal Topics


News and Information

The Forensic and General Psychology Assessment Center



The Clientfocus group help you sell more of your products and services.

Law Firm Internet Marketing

Law Marketing Web Portal

Schmidt Marketing

Women Rainmakers

Miscellaneous Resources

Ehline Law Firm PC
Law Offices of Michael P. Ehline. Attorney who learned to become a lawyer with no college or law school degree with motivation and hard work.
Law Directory, Legal, Notaries Resource and Information.

FindLaw Career Center

For Counsel
Products and gifts for lawyers.

Labor Law Poster Service for State, Federal & OSHA Compliance
State, Federal & OSHA Labor Law Compliance Poster Service, including minimum wage, EEOC, FMLA, USERRA, and other mandatory postings. All in one, updated, complete, and laminated.

Legal Andrew
Cool gifts for lawyers and professionals.

Legal Language Services
They provide translation, interpreting, transcription, international service of process, and litigation services to the legal professional, as well as the general public.

Minorities in Legal Education
List of articles and studies focused on diversity in the legal field, a list of organizations for minorities, as well as top pratices for those looking to improve the diversity within their organization.

One Stop State, Federal, and OSHA Posters
The employer's reliable resource for updated, mandatory labor law posters.

Online Registration, Association Management, Conference Venues
Meeting Expectations helps you find conference venues, good meeting place venues, and provides association management for your next meeting.

Products and gifts for lawyers

Social Security Disability Secrets
A former disability claims examiner for the Social Security Administration is providing informational help for individuals who are currently going through the disability claim process.

Sunny's Virtual Assistance
Lawyers Life Coach's Virtual Assistant, Sunny Bain, has made it possible for Ellen to expand their business and increase its profitability. Her expertise and creativity are invaluable. Sunny's combination of competence and warmth is rare - you would have difficulty finding more valuable or more caring assistance.

The Modern Firm
The Modern Firm is a website design and online service company that specializes in serving the needs of solo and small law firm lawyers.


Professional Associations

ABA Commission on Women in the Profession

American Bar Association

American Corporate Counsel Association

Best Colleges - Guide to an online criminal justice degree

Best Colleges - scholorships for criminal justice majors

International Association of Holistic Lawyers

Latina Lawyers Bar Association

Minority Corporate Counsel Association

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

National Association of Law Placement

National Association of Women Judges

National Association of Women Lawyers

National Bar Association

National Conference of Women's Bar Associations

National Lesbian and Gay Law Association

Uworld Legal - Information and tips that are helpful when taking the Bar Exam

Women Lawyers


NYS Bar Association Model Policies on Childbirth and Parenting Leave

Results of Lawyers, Work and Family: A Study of Alternative Schedule Programs at Law Firms in the District of Columbia

Women in the Legal Profession

Work-Life Resources

Alliance for Work Life Progress

Center for Work and Family

Center for Work Talent Innovation

Families and Work Institute

Flextime Lawyers

Florida State University College of Law

National Partnership for Women and Families

The "Almost" Serious Antidote to Workaholism.

The Complete Lawyer
Tools and insights from foremost professionals on the best practices in professional development, leadership and management that impact every lawyer's success and satisfaction.

ThirdPath Institute

UC Hastings Work Life Law (WLL)

Womans Work

Work and Family Connection

Work Life Balance
Our on-site and web-based training programs teach easy-to-use tools and skills that help individuals create a better work life balance.

Work to Live



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