No. 1,314 I knew it couldn’t last. Judge Richard Kopf, a Senior United States District Judge in Nebraska, is blogging again. He shut down his long-time site,Hercules and the Umpire, a couple of years ago because court employees stated in a poll that they thought that the blog reflected poorly on the reputation of the […]
Lawyers are often advised by marketing professionals to blog because it is good marketing. The AVVO blog recently announced an inexpensive and easy to use blogging vehicle for lawyers. If you have a modest marketing budget, investing in a blog will buy you more effective advertising than any other vehicle, including Google pay per click ads.
Judge Kopf Discontinues his Blog “Hercules and the Umpire” but States that the Cruz Statement was not Involved in the Decision.
U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf has discontinued blogging because employees of his District of Nebraska think that “Hercules and the Umpire” is an embarrassment to the court, according to the ABA Journal. He said that the welfare of District of Nebraska is his primary concern and that if its employees think the blog embarrasses the District, it is not in its best interest. Kopf says that there are no disciplinary complaints or medical/mental health reasons involved.
No. 1,180 Another member of the Bench who is savvy about social media is Texas Justice Don Willett, who was recently name Tweeter Laureate by the Texas Legislature. So what does a State Supreme Court Justice tweet about? See for yourself.
No. 1,179 Federal Judge Richard G. Kopf is a fearless blogger, as this partial reprint will attest. Does he mean all the stuff he says below? I don’t know. Some of it, I guess. But judges are pretty fearsome, even if they don’t offer to shoot you if you plan an unscheduled home visit. By […]
I haven’t read the AVVO law blog rankings for a while, so it was a pleasant surpass to see that PLBT had risen to number 152 among law blogs in number of visits.
Very few blogs are alive and well after six years. Several lawyers I know ran out of ideas after about 6 posts. Blogging is all about fresh thoughts. Where do they come from? Everywhere and nowhere. They come suddenly when you are not thinking about your next post.
How Appealing is the word on appellate court decisions. For over ten years this blawg has been reporting about appellate cases. It is so well-known and so popular that you might make the same mistake Carol Elefant did in a recent post in My Shingle and go to the link “howappealing.com”. Whereupon, you will be offered a page full of links to things to buy.
Kevin writes books, too, such as “The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance”. He assures us that this is a work of non-fiction and that all of the laws, ordinances, etc. in this book a real — or at least were before they were laughed out of existence.
AVVO, the organization that inter alia, provides the public with ratings for lawyers, has increased my rating to 10.0. That’s the ceiling for AVVO ratings. Thank you, AVVO.keep looking »