Just in time for the kickoff of holiday shopping season is Reid Trautz’s 2007 Holiday Gift Guide for Lawyers. It includes lots of interesting ideas for presents for lawyers and laypeople alike, delivered with Reid’s typical understated humorous style. "OK, I want that and that and …."

Courtney Kennaday, Practice Management Advisor for the South Carolina Bar sent me an e-mail today noting another nifty gadget, the Drive eRazer, a bit of hardware that permanently erases data from a hard drive, allowing the hard drive to be safely re-used or donated to a charity. Now if you think that might make a great holiday gift for a lawyer or law firm administrator, well, you really need a serious attitude adjustment.