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Legal Services Innovation Index

“This study is part of a pilot project to create an index of legal-service delivery innovation. Phase 1, version 1.0 consists of a Catalog of Law Firm Innovations and a Law Firm Innovation Index, which is based on searches of law firm websites for indicia of innovation. This index is not intended to be a… Continue Reading

ABA commission to develop roadmap to rethink legal education

News release: “New American Bar President Hilarie Bass will focus on redesigning legal education as one of her key priorities, and has created a commission of top legal educators and innovators to provide forward-thinking recommendations. The 10-member Commission on the Future of Legal Education will explore several of the most critical issues in legal education,… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – You Don’t Need AI Or Robot Lawyers To Automate Your Law Firm

Via LLRX – You Don’t Need AI Or Robot Lawyers To Automate Your Law Firm – Nicole Black’s article addresses how solo and small law firms can effectively implement business process improvements using applications for critical tasks including time-tracking, billing, and invoicing. Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Why Knowledge Management Is A Misnomer

Via LLRX.com – Why Knowledge Management Is A Misnomer: Knowledge Management has many facets, applications and roles within organizations, large, small and solo. Ken Grady‘s interpretation of KM in this article represents the role of the “puzzle master,” one with which librarians, research analysts and infopros have demonstrated mastery. Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night

Via LLRX.com – Even When Big Data Favors Your Clients, Doesn’t Mean You’ll Sleep at Night: Attorney Carolyn Elefant discusses what she has learned from her recent experience with data-driven decision making – specifically, although data improves the accuracy of predictions, it doesn’t remove all risk. Continue Reading

LawSites – The 10 Technologies That Most Drive Law Firm Effectiveness

Robert Ambrogi: “A survey released yesterday on the business of law and legal technology finds that competition for legal services remains high, demand remains relatively flat, and law firms are feeling pressure to lower prices and enhance operational efficiency. But what caught my eye in the survey was the question, “Which technologies provide law firms… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – The Confusion Of Legal Education

Via LLRX – The Confusion Of Legal Education – If we are behind today, where will students be three years from now – Ken Grady identifies significant disruptive reasons why undergraduate students are veering away from choosing law school for other graduate education, and offers effective, innovative responses which should be put into action with alacrity. Continue Reading

ALA – Library Worklife Newsletter July 2017

“The July 2017 Library Worklife (LW) newsletter offers useful, easy-to-read articles for busy professionals about how to navigate the changing landscape of the work environment. Highlights include the following items: NEWS – New Career Development Resource Guide Just Published CAREER ADVANCEMENT – 3 eCourses to Improve Your Skills Starts Soon – 4 Reasons Recruiters Throw… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – The Last Mile of Contracts: Why Human Teams Are Still Essential

Via LLRX– The Last Mile of Contracts: Why Human Teams Are Still Essential – Ron Friedmann gives us a rundown on technology for contracts along with the sound reasons why we still need humans to help create, analyze, and manage contracts. Continue Reading

ABA – Cloud Ethics Opinions Around the U.S.

ABA Law Practice Division – “Cloud Ethics Opinions – There’s a compelling business case for cloud computing, but can lawyers use it ethically? We’ve compiled these comparison charts to help you make the right decision for your practice. What is Cloud Computing? About This Map Broadly defined, cloud computing (or “Software as a Service”) refers to… Continue Reading