Melissa Lin

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As LexBlog's Associate Editor, Melissa curates LexBlog's front page news, manages LexBlog's social media accounts, and reports on new members. She utilizes her background in journalism and interest in law to highlight underrepresented communities and stories.

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The seventh-annual #ClioCloud9 conference, presented by the cloud practice management company Clio, takes place Oct. 21-22 in San Diego, and Real Lawyers and LawSites will be there in full force to conduct live updates and interviews.  Now in its 15th year, Real Lawyers, run by LexBlog CEO Kevin O’Keefe, has staged shows in cities across the US, Canada, and Europe highlighting entrepreneurs, Legal Tech founders, and other legal role models. Interviews, conducted…
What does blogging mean to you? Is it a way to document your hobbies and interests? Is it an extension of your learning? Is it how you strengthen a community and share your insights? For me, blogging–and writing in general–is all of the above. I also see it as a means of self-invention.…
Authoring some of the most widely read content on LexBlog is no small feat; our network of 23,000 legal bloggers and growing brings in more than 200 blog posts daily, adding up to about 6000 new posts every month. In an effort to recognize the incredible work of those contributing to the legal blogging community, LexBlog issues monthly Reader’s Choice Awards to those who authored the three most trafficked blog posts on LexBlog during the…
People can learn a lot about how to live from bees, both for themselves and for their “hives.” The individual contribution of a single bee is minuscule; an average honeybee makes only 1/12 teaspoons of honey in its entire life. But a hive can collectively produce 60 to 100 pounds of honey a year. To make even one pound of honey requires an immense effort; an entire hive must fly approximately 55,000 miles to visit…
Last month, in an effort to recognize the incredible work of those contributing to the legal blogging community, LexBlog began issuing monthly Reader’s Choice Awards. The criteria is simple; the bloggers in our network who authored the three most trafficked blog posts during the previous month receive the award. Their blog page on LexBlog also receives an official emblem that links to the winning post. Authoring some of the most widely read content on…
So, how exactly does LexBlog work? How do we sort through 200 posts aggregated from 23,000 bloggers through our platform each day? On June 26th, Associate Editor, Melissa Lin answered these questions and more for curious viewers. We want to make sure everyone has a chance to learn more about how LexBlog makes editorial decisions, so we created a recorded video and transcription of Melissa’s presentation. The QA portion is also transcribed below. We hope…
Last week, I hosted a live webinar giving those interested a look into how the publishing team makes editorial decisions for our network of 22,000 bloggers (now 23,000). It was a joy to engage with bloggers who hoped to make their blogging more impactful, wanted to get more out of their relationship with LexBlog, or were simply interested in learning more about our legal publishing company. That webinar has led to many follow-up conversations with…
How does LexBlog’s publishing team make editorial decisions for a network of over 22,000 legal bloggers–and growing? On June 3, 2019, we hosted a webinar titled, “How LexBlog Makes Editorial Decisions” to give participants a peek under the hood. You can watch a recording of the webinar above and read the full transcript and edited Q&A portion below. If you have any questions about topics discussed, please e-mail melissa@lexblog.com at any time.   The transcript below…
Authoring some of the most widely read content on LexBlog is no small feat; our network of 22,000 legal bloggers (and growing) brings in about 200 blog posts daily, adding up to almost 6000 new posts every month. That is why starting today, in an effort to recognize the incredible work of those contributing to our network, LexBlog is issuing monthly “Reader’s Choice Awards” to three LexBloggers. The criteria is simple; the bloggers who authored…