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Kevin O'Keefe

Kevin O'Keefe

Seattle, WA, United States

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  • LexBlog
  • Above the Law
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Recent articles by Kevin:

Intimidated in Your Law Blogging? Get Vulnerable

I was exchanging notes with a professional in the marketing, communications and publishing field who’s carved out a national reputation for her work. → Read More

No Paper, Digital Only, May Be One Way To Save Newspapers

As painful as it may be, and with the move comes declining ad revenue, eliminating a print edition may be the long term answer for most newspapers. → Read More

Lawyers Need To Be Using Twitter For When They Are Recognized

Reading a post from Ms. JD’s Sonya Rahders announcing the winners of the 2019 Public Interest Scholarship Competition, I wanted to give a shout out to the → Read More

Lawyers Need To Be Using Twitter For When They Are Recognized

Reading a post from Ms. JD’s Sonya Rahders announcing the winners of the 2019 Public Interest Scholarship Competition, I wanted to give a shout out to the law student winners and Ms JD for recognizing women in this regard. After all, the passion and commitment to public interest careers of these four scholarship recipients topped a large pool of … → Read More

Blogging Lawyers Can Learn From 97-Year Old Seattle Blogger

What can legal bloggers and other professionals learn from a 97-year old retired nurse who recently took up blogging? Plenty. After leaving the UW School → Read More

Medium's Paywall Ends Distribution of Content For Legal Professionals

A number of legal professionals use the on-line publishing platform, Medium, for the publishing of their articles. Many are attracted by the distrubution → Read More

Blog For You

Jeffery Zeldman, one one of the country's leading web designers, wrote this morning about continuing to learn, and in the process nailed what I see → Read More

Think How Big the Legal Market Could Be if Lawyers Connected With People

My friend and CEO of Clio, Jack Newton put up the above slide in a presentation at the DC Bar’s Practice 360 conference on Friday. The Bar thought it → Read More

Legal Tech Needs Open Online Community With Company Leaders’ Participation

Northwestern Law Professor and widely respected author and speaker on legal tech and innovation, Dan Linna, told the UK’s Law Gazette that the lack of → Read More

Lawyers and Twitter: Six Ways To Make People Like You

I use Twitter more to give shout outs to the good stuff being done by others than to broadcast about LexBlog and our doings. I've always had a hard time → Read More

Lawyers and Twitter: Six Ways To Make People Like You

I use Twitter more to give shout outs to the good stuff being done by others than to broadcast about LexBlog and our doings. I’ve always had a hard time believing I did something that qualified for bragging. Maybe that’s my Irish Catholic roots and my being an entrepreneur my whole life — nothing’s ever … → Read More

Syndication of Legal News

What if there was legal news service, ala UPI, that syndicated legal news, information and commentary so that such news and commentary could be published → Read More

Legal Journalism Takes All Forms

I’ve been wondering of late how many lawyers have hands on, blue collar work experience. Jobs that shape character for life, as my colleague, Bob Ambrogi, put it to me this afternoon. I was concerned that if lawyers lacked such experience they wouldnt be as good a lawyer. So walking off the ferry yesterday morning … → Read More

You Should Consider Where You Store Your Content

My COO, Garry Vander Voort’s post yesterday about MySpace’s deleting their user’s archived content should serve as a wake up a call to legal professionals → Read More

WordPress Now Powers Over One-Third of the Web

As reported yesterday, WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs. Their market share has grown → Read More

Word From the Shop, an Upgrade to PHP 7.2 on the LexBlog Platform

I don’t get word out from the factory floor often enough. I’ll try to do better. Our tech and development team worked weekends in February to upgrade → Read More

Why Wouldn’t State Bar Association Sites Include Member Attorney Blogs?

Reviewing state bar association websites and their online publications, we’re finding that the vast majority do not include a listing of their member → Read More

WWW at 30 : Democratization of Legal Publishing Made Possible

The World Wide Web is thirty years old today. The Internet may have existed for twenty years before the WWW, but it was not until English scientist Tim → Read More

Legal Tech Companies Largely Absent in Today’s Legal Journalism

Bob Ambrogi made clear in his talk last week that the future of legal journalism is founded on law blogs. Law blogs, rather than treaditional legal → Read More

Entrepreneurial Fire Burns at ABA TechShow, See You There

If the cold of New York City weren’t enough, I am headed for another round in Chicago for the rest of the week. ABA TechShow is what’s in store. → Read More