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Monthly #BusinessofLaw Roundup for October 2014

Top BusinessofLaw Posts You Might have Missed in October

In our roundup post last month, we added a section that included links to content that drew the greatest volume of engagement.  This month we’re going to build on that concept by modifying the format of these posts a little further in order to weave in content from additional sources.

Top 5 Business of Law Blog Posts

The topic of law firm billing continued to earn reader attention in October and a piece we curated with tips for law firms on improving the process was well received.  The top five posts included:

  1. 5 Solid Tips on Law Firm Billing and Invoicing
  2. SlideShare Friday: 5 Key Trends in Legal Software
  3. Trending Legal Spending:  Examining the HBR Consulting Study
  4. Scribd Friday:  Do Law Firms Sell Legal Processing?
  5. An Accountant that uses Law Firm Management Software

What’s New in Business of Law and Litigation?

Public announcements for October spanned from product announcements to awards – including being named to the NC Tech Association’s annual “Best Place to Work” award program.  The latter made, as you might imagine, quite an impact internally.

We are of course very proud – and we’re hiring.  Our HR team has a brand new website it’s in the process of rolling out for anyone interested in joining the software team in Raleigh.

Contributed Articles and Honorable Mentions

Our own Ed Chang and Kris Satkunas both made contributions to industry trade publications that focus on corporate counsel:

Some honorable mentions included:

The Hottest Legal Links for Lawyers from October 

Using the web analytic tool Bitly, we combed through all of the links we shared on social media in October to determine a handful of links that earned the most engagement.

  1. The American Lawyer: The Global Legal Market: By the Numbers
  2. 3 Geeks and a Law Blog: The Next Target
  3. The Global Legal Post: Legal downturn hits New York office space market
  4. LawMarketing.com: 7 Reasons Why Your Law Firm Needs a Newsletter
  5. Attorney at Work: True Cost of an Employee
  6. Law and More: Legal Sector Billing: Clients – 1, Law Firms – 0
  7. Law Technology Today: How to Predict and Set Fees

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That’s a wrap for October – is there a hot news story or link you’d add?  Please share it in the comments.

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About Frank Strong

Frank Strong
Frank Strong is the communications director for the LexisNexis software division located on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh. In this capacity, he leads communications efforts in support of software products for law practice and law department management and also litigation tools – across large law, small law and corporate counsel segments. With more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech sector, Strong previously served as director of public relations for Vocus, which developed marketing, PR and media monitoring software. He has held multiple roles both in-house with corporations, ranging from startups to global organizations, and has also endured the rigors of billable hours, having completed gigs at PR firms including the top 10 global firm Hill & Knowlton. A veteran of two year-long deployments, Strong has concurrently served in uniform in reserve components of the military for more than 20 years, initially as an enlisted Marine and later as an infantry officer in the Army National Guard. Strong holds a BA in Film and TV production from Worcester State University, an M.A. in Public Communication from American University, and an M.B.A. from Marymount University. He is a PADI-certified Master Scuba Diver and holds a USPA "B" skydiving license.