Caroline Hess

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Caroline is a born and raised Seattlite, as well as a marketer, journalist, and creative who is passionate about acting on the phrases "communication is key" and "hard work pays off."

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Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin Legal blogging is a worldwide community spanning states, time zones, countries, and continents. Need proof? Look no further than today’s post. LexBlog had the pleasure of launching yet another blog from the Legal Hackers Community, this time for its Seoul-based chapter. Do not miss the opportunity to read this growing community’s insights on law and technology–they show no signs of slowing down. Newest members to our network include…
Note from the Editor, Melissa Lin Innovation in law is all “the rage,” as CEO of Legal Mosaic, Mark A. Cohen once said in an article that critiqued both the overuse of the term and the outdated culture preventing genuine innovation to happen. There’s no real consensus on the definition of legal innovation; too many people align the idea of innovation with any fancy new tech or software, others see it as any major…
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin I often speculate how writers, with their innumerable personal and professional experiences, have developed such deep and genuine interest in their subject matters. Sometimes venturing to an “About” page solves that problem, and other times reading an author’s biography leaves me even more intrigued–or confused.  Our first blog is authored by Mike Willee whose interesting life path has ushered him through the Navy, golf course maintenance, sales experience,…
What do you think of when you think of “mindfulness“? It’s kind of a millennial buzzword nowadays. I’m guessing you’re picturing something along the lines of relaxing by the pool, sipping a glass of wine after a long work day, or doing yoga while watching the sun rise. But what about mindfulness at work? You might be thinking what I thought when I first heard this phrase: “I’m pretty sure work, by definition, is not…
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin We are proud to welcome a medley of firms, bloggers and blogs to LexBlog this week; from firms that have centuries of shared experience under their attorneys’ belts to those that were only established in the early 2000s, from bloggers who write on issues relevant to multiple practice areas and all types of disputes to those who have a distinct focus on issues such as website accessibility, 
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin Last week was a banner week for LexBlog; over 20 free member blogs joined our network and three new customer blogs launched on the LexBlog platform. This week’s update epitomizes “quality over quantity;” though we only have one new member joining us and and one existing blog redesign, we are proud to highlight them both. Our new member is a recognized expert on the delivery of legal services…
This week, LexBlog is happy to announce a variety of new blogs on our network, including a new business law blog from Fox Rothschild and 15+ new Dickinson Law blogs syndicated on LexBlog.com. Join us in welcoming them! Newest Sites and Blogs Launched ERISA Litigation by Thompson Hine LLP provides fiduciaries the finest practices to go about dealing with ERISA (The Employee Retirement Income Security Act) litigation matters, and speaks on how to avert litigation…
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin The common thread connecting this week’s batch of new blogs appears to be a shared drive to make positive change in the legal community. This week’s blogs include the São Paulo Legal Hackers, which is part of an innovative worldwide community aiming to tackle issues and change outdated practices in law, the Ethical Esquire which helps lawyers navigate ethical issues in their practice, the Chicago Bar Association’s @theBar…
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin Each week, LexBlog has the privilege of launching and syndicating new blogs to our growing community of legal publishers. The first comes from the Legal Hackers community, which was born in 2012 out of a nagging question: “how can lawyers leverage the tools and collaborative, open ethos of the technology community to anticipate and solve law and policy problems?” The Legal Hackers responded with a grassroots movement that…
Note from the Associate Editor, Melissa Lin Each week, LexBlog has the privilege of launching and syndicating new blogs to our growing community of legal publishers. The first, Antitrust and Competition Report, has hit the ground running since its launch, reporting on timely issues such as the initiative in California for state agencies to negotiate the purchase of prescription drugs, tightening foreign investment regulations in Germany, and a discussion of four first of their