Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. National Magazine Blog  2. Canadian Privacy Law Blog 3. Library Boy  4.  5. Thoughtful Legal Management

National Magazine Blog
Don’t stop believing

If someone told you that you could be unbelievably happy practising law, would you believe it? I’d understand if you said no: You’ve probably heard lots of talk about stressed-out lawyers, killer workloads and clients who demand 24/7 service. But I can tell you that it is possible to be a happy, healthy lawyer — and you’re already halfway there….

Canadian Privacy Law Blog
Privacy Commissioner of Canada releases results of second GPEN Privacy Sweep focused on mobile apps

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released the results of the second Global Privacy Sweep carried out by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN). This sweep focused on mobile apps and the OPC scrutinized 151 of the 1211 examined globally. The findings are summarized in a blog post, along with ten tips directed to assist developers in being more transparent about how apps collect, use and disclose personal information.

Library Boy
Canadian Association of Law Libraries Live Tweet Chat on the CBA Legal Futures Initiative

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a live “tweet chat” on Thursday, September 25 with Fred Headon, Past-President of the Canadian Bar Association and Chair of the CBA Legal Futures Initiative.The live chat on Twitter will take place from 12 to 1PM EST and the topic will be “Does the CBA Futures Report provide opportunities for law librarians?”…
Apple votre prochaine banque… Sommes-nous prêts?

Je n’annonce aucun scoop en mentionnant que le lancement du iPhone 6 introduit un nouveau système de paiement, nommé naturellement le Apple Pay! La belle pomme lucrative passera donc vers un système de jeton qui la distingue maintenant de ses rivales Google et Samsung, rendant Apple Pay plus sécuritaire que les systèmes à puce, selon Benoît Gagnon….

Thoughtful Legal Management
Lawyers and Pricing – Part 3

In the prior two posts on lawyers and pricing, we have been discussing the issue that price is but one part of the 7 components of the legal marketing mix. Part 2 discussed the product mix and how you can change your legal product mix to better meet the needs of your clients in a way that distinguishes your services from those of the competition. In this post we are exploring how important the people who deliver your legal services are and how this can be a distinct competitive advantage….


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