Category Archives: Resources

Legal Writing Tip: Insight from the Pros

By Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor This month we highlight tips from Dennis Hanshew, a paralegal with Blacker, Sammis & Blacker; Commissioner Marjorie Slabach, a private judge and retired commissioner…

Career Management: Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of opening a practice—hanging your shingle, billing, marketing, finances, risk…

Law Firm Technology: Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of opening a practice—hanging your shingle, billing, marketing, finances, risk…

Legal Marketing Corner: Recalibrating Talent

Clayton Dodd, Law Offices of Peter N. Brewer …. On August 11, members of the Legal Marketing Association attended a panel discussion about recalibrating legal talent in the changing marketplace….

“Your Legal Rights” Podcast Features Two LRIS Panel Attorneys, Discusses On-Demand and Gig Economy

On August 17, San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) Panel attorneys Tad Devlin, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck and Aaron Minnis, Minnis & Smallets, were the featured guests on…

LinkedIn Endorsements: Potential Legal Ethics Problem?

By Michael Starkey, French Lyon Tang   If you are an active LinkedIn user, there’s a good chance that you have received an endorsement by someone without personal knowledge of…

Legal Writing Tip: Create a Nonlinear Outline

Savannah Blackwell, BASF Bulletin Contributor   Last month, we discussed the first stage of preparing a legal brief, that is, the period of research and note-taking, of jotting down ideas…

Client Billing: Must-Read Resources at the San Francisco Law Library

Andrea Woods The San Francisco Law Library maintains a comprehensive Law Practice Management Collection, with publications that detail all aspects of opening a practice—hanging your shingle, billing, marketing, finances, risk…

What Your Company Should Know About Social Media Endorsement Advertising

Anisha Mangalick   As advertising on social media platforms proliferates, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (https://www.ftc.gov/) and advocacy groups continue to crack down on celebrity and influencer endorsements on the…

Lawyer Referral: When One Door Closes

In July 2014 the Marin County Bar Association (MCBA) made the difficult decision to close its Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). Closing the Marin LRS would leave a vacuum of affordable,…