Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from forty-one recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.
Doorey’s Law of Work Blog
‘Insubordinate’ Articling Student Dismissed For Cause
A lawyer in British Columbia has lost his wrongful dismissal case against a law firm that fired him for insubordination. The employee had articled for less than 3 months when he was dismissed for cause (although the employer gave the employee 2 week’s pay in lieu of notice)…
Thoughtful Legal Management
Searching for a Search Engine
It is hard to imagine but no search engine existed for the web until 1993. Of course, when it comes to doing research on the web, the one search site that everyone knows today is Google. But Google itself didn’t become prominent until 2000. Furthermore…
Social Media for Law Firms
2013 Social Media Industry Report
The folks at Social Media Examiner just released their annual Social Media Report for 2013. As expected, the numbers are in favor of social media in must aspects except for daily deal sites such as Groupon and Living Social.
First Reference Talks
Is there any value in a Master of Business Administration degree?
There has been some discussion around the web lately as to what the real value of a Master of Business Administration is: one Wall Street Journal author told the story of a 36-year-old University of Louisville MBA grad Steve Vonderweidt who is still working as an administrator at a social services agency, almost a year after graduating. With over $75,000 in student-loan debt…
Entertainment & Media Law Signal Blog Has a New Look