has my Law Technology News column for this month, Social Networking May Pay Off in the End. This is the first of two parts looking at social networking sites of interest to legal professionals. This month’s focuses on sites open to a range of members. Next month’s will zero in on sites that focus on legal professionals.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.