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Sui Generis, which was one of the “Top 10 Law Blogs” in the 2007 Weblog Awards contest, is a law blog for New York attorneys. Decisions from all Appellate Divisions and the New York Court of Appeals are summarized with a focus on cases of interest to civil litigators and criminal practitioners. Important updates regarding the rules and procedures for the federal and New York appellate courts are also provided on a regular basis.http://www.nylawblog.typepad.com/suigenerisshapeimage_3_link_0
Nicole is an avid blogger.  She began blogging in November of 2005 and sees no end in sight. She currently publishes two legal blogs:  Sui Generis, a New York Law Blog and Legal Antics.
 
 
 
 
Legal Antics, which was nominated as one of the “Top 100 Blawgs” by the American Bar Association Journal in 2007, is a blog focused on all that is funny in the world of the law. It features humorous courtroom out-takes, comical lawyers, lawyers in comics, law-related jokes, and more.  http://nylawblog.typepad.com/legalanticsshapeimage_6_link_0
 
 
Since becoming a blogger, Nicole has written a number of articles regarding blogging, including one for The Daily Record in 2006:  “Use of Legal Blogs is on the Rise” , and in May of 2006 she wrote an article for the Monroe County Bar Association's quarterly newsletter, Views, entitled “Blawg, Blawg, Blawg--What’s All the Chatter About?”
She has been asked to speak at a number of legal seminars regarding lawyers and computer accessed communications, including: 1) in April 2007, the ABA's Labor & Employment Law section's Technology in the Practice & Workplace Committee's midwinter meeting in New York City; 2) in May 2007, a Monroe County Bar Association seminar entitled Law Blogs--Wave of the Future; and 3) in May 2007, at the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York's Spring Institute at a seminar which focused on social networking technologies for law librarians and lawyers.
As a result of her blogging efforts, in August of 2006, she was quoted in a Lawyer’s Weekly USA article regarding the proposed changes to advertising rules for  New York lawyers entitled: “New York Weighs Tough New Advertising Rules”.    In October of 2006, she was quoted in a Buffalo Law Journal article entitled:  “Blawgs GIve Lawyers Space to Vent, Network, Share Tips”.   And, in January of 2007 she was quoted in an article from Lawyers Weekly USA entitled:  “Changes to Lawyer Ads Go Into Effect in N.Y.”
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