Top 2020 Legility Blog Posts



This year has been a strange one - with the coronavirus pandemic throwing every industry for a loop. Lawyers and the companies, firms, and government agencies they work for - along with the technologists and experts that work with them - have worked tirelessly to keep up with the changing workplace, regulatory environment, and so much more in these past twelve months.

And here at the Legility blog, we've been covering trends, delivering professional tips, diving deep on new technology, and keeping our readers informed through all the twists and turns this strange year has thrown our way.

While no one knows what 2021 has in store for us, we're looking forward to continuing to keep you informed on all things legal. But before 2020 is officially over, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the posts you read and shared the most this past year.

The top 2020 Legility blog posts 

As we raise a glass to put this past year behind us, we take a look back on the blog posts you clicked on, read, shared, and tweeted about the most in 2020:

How flexible legal talent can help law departments navigate coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an unprecedented level of uncertainty across the globe. With every industry disrupted, law is no exception — and general counsel are being forced to act quickly in uncharted waters. Flexible legal talent can help.

Emojis & eDiscovery: What lawyers need to know

Do you know your smiley-emoji from your sad-emoji? What does dancing-woman-emoji even mean?

As with any new form of communication, savvy legal teams must understand how to evaluate emojis for inclusion in discovery for litigation, regulatory requests, or internal investigations.

Agile for legal: Becoming a lean legal operations machine

We’ve all heard the phrase, “work smarter, not harder”. In theory, teams should always be looking for opportunities to streamline efficiencies and improve processes, but implementing those efforts is a task on its own. Over the last decade, agile methodologies have been making an impact on the way many corporations run their day-to-day operations, and now, the legal industry is taking notice and making changes to streamline legal operations.

Potential pitfalls of eDiscovery: If it's too good to be true, it just might be

Even in normal times, most organizations strive to operate as efficiently as possible – and that goes for the legal department as well, who are often under pressure to do more with less. And in 2020, while the entire world is feeling economic pressure, that counts for double (at least). Despite the commercial motivation, low-cost legal services that appear too good to be true are often worth a deeper examination – because sometimes, they may in fact be too good to be true. 

Personal branding tips for lawyers

Personal branding is a topic gaining traction in the legal world. But for those looking for a quick how-to, or perhaps a refresher, on personal branding, you’ve come to the right place. This article will give you a professional legal recruiter's - and former practicing attorney's - take on personal branding for lawyers.

What does 2021 have in store for the legal profession? 

Curious about where the legal market's going in 2021? Click here to read our predictions for next year.

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