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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

New on LLRX – Automatic Justice: Shaping the Legal Mind of Tomorrow

Via LLRX – Automatic Justice: Shaping the Legal Mind of Tomorrow – Smart computing is changing the nature of legal work even as the profession struggles to understand its scope. Machines sophisticated enough to communicate intelligibly and naturally with human hosts, technology with the processing power to wrangle big data are enhancing the way attorneys… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – The Disconnect Between Knowledge Management and Counsel

Via LLRX – The Disconnect Between Knowledge Management and Counsel – Stacy Nykorchuk‘s article documents significant facets of determining organizational knowledge strategies, creating the appropriate architecture for the content, managing content creation by subject matter experts, aligning systems with objectives, understanding user, stakeholder and client feedback, and acknowledging associated risk based on work product. Continue Reading

Facebook Pushes Outside Law Firms to Become More Diverse

The New York Times – “The social media giant, like other corporations, is pressing its outside law firms to have more minorities and women working on its legal matters….Facebook is requiring that women and ethnic minorities account for at least 33 percent of law firm teams working on its matters. Numbers alone, however, are not enough,… Continue Reading

WMATA: FUND IT, FIX IT, MAKE IT FAIR

Amalgamated Transit Union 689 – report – March 2017 “…While we never should have reached this embarrassing and dangerous situation, here we are. Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689, representing more than 10,000 WMATA employees, is pleased to present this proposal to immediately save, stabilize, and ultimately improve WMATA. Our plan contains specific ideas —… Continue Reading

SCOTUS hears arguments on patent rights and refilling printer cartridges

Gizmodo – Supreme Court Printer Cartridge Case Could Be the Citizens United of Products “It’s an obscure case that hasn’t received a ton of attention as it has made its way to the Supreme Court but the final verdict could set off a cascade of consequences in the world of consumer products. This week, oral… Continue Reading

Guide to ILTA’s Artificial Intelligence Content

Joe Davis, Project Consultant, Prudential Financial, Inc. –  “OK, so Watson won “Jeopardy!” back in 2011. That’s ancient history in technology years.  ILTA provides a wealth of programming about the current state of affairs in Artificial Intelligence that will benefit law firms and corporate legal departments.  In the future, I’m sure we’ll have a bot… Continue Reading