As we labor in the vineyards of legal social media — tweeting into the void, pouring our best thinking into a perfectly turned blog post that gets no comments — it can be easy to start wondering whether it’s all worth it.
But then there are events like last night’s Austin legal tweetup that reinvigorate your faith and energy. Real people having real conversations over real beers literally animates social media. So my posts of the week are by two people I knew but just met — and now know, like and trust on a different level.
While I had followed Haley Odom of Haley Lobs Law Bomb blog fame on Twitter, I’d not had the pleasure of meeting and visiting with her in person until last night. So when I saw her most recent legal tweetup invitation, I was glad to avail myself of the opportunity. Check out her “What Paralegals (and Attorneys) Wish Attorneys Knew” post. It’s making the rounds in print, too.
Don Cruse helps Texas appellate counsel and trial lawyers stay on top of their game through the Supreme Court of Texas Blog, which this week features posts on the Texas homestead exemption and how SCOTX is inching toward e-filing in Texas appellate courts.
To summarize, here’s a musical message from Mr. James Taylor…