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The Anti-Blawgs: Not enough law-related content for the ABA

Sara Lingafelter
Sara Lingafelter
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I’m a lawyer, and a blogger. So, having seen a blurb somewhere about the ABA Journal Blawg Directory, I thought I’d see if there was a category into which may fit.

Work/life balance… maybe. My efforts to balance work and life are a recurring theme around here. But, perhaps there’s a better fit. Women in the law… not quite. And then, bingo!

Personal Lives.

I dutifully filled out the form to submit my blog to the list. Imagine my surprise when, just a few hours later, I received a very polite email from the Web Producer for the ABA Journal, thanking me for submitting my blog but rejecting my submission… because:

“it does not have enough law-related content to fit into our directory.”

Interesting, and perhaps a sad commentary on life as a lawyer, that a category devoted to personal lives requires law-related content in order to “fit” into ABA Journal’s directory.

Never fear, those of you who cringe at the thought of law-related content… this blog will stay as it is, devoid of all but the most rare mention of my lawyerdom. I just know — among my readers are more than a few rock climbing lawyers. I thought y’all would get a kick out of the ABA Journal’s response to

Also, if you happen along this post because you’ve been rejected by the ABA Journal on the basis that your blawg doesn’t have enough law-related content, drop me an email and I’ll add you to a blogroll on this site. Cheers to the anti-blawgs!

Not Climbing

Sara Lingafelter

Sara (Grace) Lingafelter takes steps forward and backward toward a right-sized life on a daily basis.