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Feb. 6, 2015 (Mimesis Law) Scott Greenfield checks out the swag vendors gave out at this year's LegalTech New York. Who went cheap? Who had the best gear? There's only one way to find out...more
The ethos of legal practice—steeped in history, procedure and rules—is, in many respects, fundamentally at odds with the “act-now-ask-forgiveness-later” model of social media. But while it can be tempting to avoid potential...more
In oral argument, a litigator has very limited time—she needs to hit the
high points and move on. She must communicate enough information
to convince the judge or jury of her argument, yet must avoid getting
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Legal process outsourcers (LPOs) and other alternative legal service providers are beginning to take the bread-and-butter of large law firms -- handling whole mergers and acquisitions, not just the...more
Today, I gave a CLE presentation at the New York City Bar Association about the ethics of lawyers using social media. This is the PowerPoint presentation for the program. ...more
Social Media Policies: You're Probably Doing It Wrong. Test these 9 steps.
Special thanks to Palm Beach Bar Bulletin for publishing in their Feb 2013 issue....more
(SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2012) This week, I will highlight some of the upcoming industry events that will be taking place during “The Show.” In previous years that I attended LegalTech, I felt like a “fish out of water”...more
It is not uncommon for law firms being pressed by clients for more accurate budgeting and better budget management to raise the “unpredictability defense.”
Whether in litigation or transactional matters, the...more
Privacy is one of the public’s biggest concerns when discussing eDiscovery and its place within the realm of social media. For one thing, many people feel that it still exists…it does not. More and more courts are...more
Delivered on December 20, 2011, as the ethics portion of the Seattle, Washington, Continuing Legal Education seminar (CLE) "Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web." ...more
Written for the ethics portion of the Seattle Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar text "Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web.” Michael Kaiser presented the ethics portion of the...more
As Jeff Carr the voluble distinguished general counsel at FMC Technologies has long noted, legal services can be into four buckets: counseling, advocacy, process and content. See, for example,...more
The pendulum has shifted dramatically for how lawyers develop business, litigate cases, and obtain/demonstrate the necessary evidence to win their cases. When I started my legal career 13 years ago, I used “redwells”,...more
This August ILTA, in partnership with InsideLegal, administered the annual ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey. The annual survey includes many of the categories covered in past years, and has been enhanced to...more
From the May 2011 edition of the Palm Beach Bar Bulletin, here is the Lawyer's Guide to Sending Large PDF Documents by Email.
Send large PDF, JPEG and other files to clients without fear of hitting email file size limits. ...more
The New York Times recently reported that “Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software.” In fact, the computer software the Times reported about is not only dramatically cheaper -- the software is actually 5%...more
Here is the definitive list of items that will dominate the news for the legal profession for 2012.
I am quite sure that we have been fairly thorough and inclusive. If you think we left anything off the list, please let...more
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Lackey started with an overview...more
This document aims to provide whether use of social media during working hours could be productive or unproductive. It also states about the need of social media policy in the legal industry today....more
What do sites like Avvo say about your reputation as a lawyer? Are you prepared for the ABA rankings of law firms? This article discusses how clients -- or worse, simply anonymous posters -- may be commenting about...more
This is about an outsourcing industry and its developments today....more
A quick checklist...more
InsideLegal and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) recently released the findings of the 7th annual ILTA Member Technology Purchasing Survey (survey). The 2010 survey, which was administered by ILTA and...more
This manuscript was submitted as material for a Presidential CLE program at the 2010 ABA Annual Meeting. The panel discussion, hosted by the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, covered cloud computing and virtual law practice,...more
This article explores the ethical concerns created by the explosion of social networking as it relates to law firm marketing, confidentiality and privilege. ...more
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