Archive for April, 2011

The Action Hots Up–Irwin Mitchell Declares ABS

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 10:50

(thanks to Paul Mannix) Now the Alternative Business Structure action is hotting up thanks to Irwin Mitchell’s declaration that it will incorporate and use its investment to take on the many mid-tier law firms wondering what to do come October 2011. If anyone is in the dark, this year the first ABS come into existence […]






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A Day in the Life of an Associate or Is This the Life You Want?

Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 12:45

With thanks to Peter D. Lederer via The Careerist with H/T to Solicitr. Three associates from a 200-lawyer firm in Tennessee talk about their average day. As they say…. Josh: “There’s a lot of document touching.” James: “A lot of my job is information management/document management.” Dan: “You’re never in control when you leave [the […]






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Spiral–Can Life Be More Hollow?

Sunday, April 17th, 2011 at 11:54

  The picture above–taken from the Canal+ website–shows the despair and hopelessness in the faces that infects this series of Spiral 3: The Butcher of La Villette. This weekend I’ve been catching up on missed episodes (3 and 4) and watching 5 and 6. As subfusc and drear as the setting is, I find myself […]






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There Will Always Be an England….!

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 09:23

(thanks to Peter)






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Looking Back on LWOW

Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 17:10

(mobileindustryreview.com)   The last two weeks have been hectic. My first week at the Law Without Walls ConPosium in Miami and then back to Brighton for the annual meeting of the Socio-Legal Studies Association meeting where I had organized the legal profession stream of papers. The difference between the two couldn’t have been more startling. […]






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