The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Best Legal Blog Contest Is Underway!

Victoria Negron

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— Updated on December 8, 2021

The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Best Legal Blog Contest Is Underway!

The Expert Institute is excited to announce the return of our annual Best Legal Blog Contest. For 4 years, we have coordinated the internet’s largest and most open competition for legal blogs on every topic.

Here’s a quick rundown of the rules:

  1. The nomination period will close on Friday, October 26th at 9:00pm ET, after which the nominations will be tallied and the contestants announced.
  2. Blogs that receive the most nominations will move forward to the voting stage of the contest, where they will go head-to-head with other contestants to claim the top spot in its category.
  3. The three blogs that receive the most votes overall, regardless of the category, will win one of our three cash prizes.

Over the years, the Best Legal Blog Contest has featured winners who write on subjects ranging from legal technology to current litigation. As we commence voting for our 2018 Best Legal Blog Contest, set to be the largest competition we’ve had so far, we wanted to highlight some previous winners of the legal blog contest. Check out all our past winner in the Best Legal Blogs Hall of Fame.

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

The goal of the Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report is to keep readers up to date on key legal developments in privacy and data security so they can better assess business risks and opportunities in the digital age. The Report covers federal, state, local, and international data privacy, security, and social media laws. Some of their hot button topics include data breach incidents, location monitoring through GPS and other technologies, agency audits and investigations, and interactions on social media. The Report is made available and operated by principals at Jackson Lewis P.C., a firm that represents management in workplace law, compliance issues, and related litigation.


Goldberg Segalla’s Asbestos Case Tracker

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

Run by Goldberg Segalla’s asbestos team, Goldberg Segalla’s Asbestos Case Tracker provides updates on asbestos litigation with summaries of the latest court decisions, legislative updates, and other national developments. Goldberg Segalla is an AmLaw200 firm that serves as counsel for clients that have been joined in asbestos litigation, including retailers, rail operators, utility providers, contractors, commercial roofers, as well as product distributors and manufacturers. The blog is edited by Joseph Welter, J.D., the chair of the firm’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Practice Group, and Jason Botticelli, J.D.,  an experienced product liability and toxic tort litigator.


iPhone J.D.

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

Started in November 2008, iPhone J.D. is the oldest and largest website for lawyers using Apple’s mobile and iOS devices. The blog focuses on how attorneys can use productivity features on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in legal capacities. iPhone J.D. is published by Jeff Richardson, J.D., an appellate litigation attorney with almost 25 years of experience representing defendants in class actions and complex litigation. Jeff is the chair of the technology committee at his firm Adams and Reese LLP in New Orleans, Louisiana. iPhone J.D. is not associated with Adams and Reese LLP or Apple, Inc.


The Biederman Blog

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

The Biederman Blog is a prestigious academic blog focused on developments in copyright law, entertainment law, and media law practices. The blog features posts from more than three dozen rising juris doctor candidates at the Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute at Southwestern Law School. Since its launch, the blog has garnered acclaim from the American Bar Association as one of the top 100 legal blog sites and from Feedspot as a top copyright law blog. The blog is sponsored by Southwestern Law School, which has the largest contingent of full-time entertainment and media law faculty and established the first LL.M. program in Entertainment and Media Law in the country.


Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

The Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog covers national news and current events concerning malpractice suits, tort reform, hot button issues, verdicts and settlements, pharmaceuticals, and surgical error, among others. The blog is run by Levin & Perconti, a renowned law firm concentrating in all types of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death litigation.


Engineering Expert Witness Blog

The Expert Institute Best Legal Blog Contest 2018

As one of the longest-running engineering blogs, the Engineering Expert Witness Blog focuses on technical topics. Engineering Expert Witness Blog is routinely used by industry professionals and STEM program professors, including those at Penn State University, the Electrical Engineering Schools website, and The 101 Best Resources for Electrical Engineers. The blog is authored and run by Philip J. O’Keefe, a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Model Law Engineer (MLE), forensic engineering consultant, and certified training instructor. Philip has more than 25 years of experience in the electric utility industry and holds a medical device patent.  He currently serves as President of North Star Ideations, LLC which designs and develops electronic devices for the medical and sports industries.


Nominate A Blog!

Do you write a legal blog that you think deserves some recognition? Or are you a fan of a legal blogger who you would like to see nominated for inclusion in the contest’s voting stage? Nominate a blog by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

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