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For 2023, which tech tools might help your firm flourish?

Via LLRX – For 2023, which tech tools might help your firm flourish? – Nicole L. Black’s actionable checklist begins with an end of year review of your law firm’s achievements and challenges to determine issues and new requirements moving forward. The review will include conducting an audit of your workflow and technology to identify… Continue Reading

Which Technology Is the Best Fit for Your Law Firm?

Law Technology Today: “In this article, we’ll explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected law firm technology decisions, share essential steps to take and questions to ask when evaluating technology for attorneys, and discuss what all the best legal tech solutions have in common. Technology is an integral part of every attorney’s day-to-day—from trial lawyers… Continue Reading

Law Firms Prepare for Slowdown After Record Demand Industry

WSJ – $: “Industry has seen lower revenue growth this year, but firm leaders say they will be buoyed by litigation and bankruptcies Brad Karp, chairman of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, said firms are willing to pay top-dollar for high-performing partners in strategically important practice areas. Law firms are bracing for economic uncertainty… Continue Reading

Why Six Top-Ranked Law Schools Left U.S. News in the Dust This Week

Slate: “This essay was adapted from David Lat’s Substack, Original Jurisdiction. Subscribe here. “Wednesday brought huge news to the world of legal education: Yale Law School withdrew from the highly influential U.S. News & World Report law school rankings, and Harvard Law School followed shortly thereafter. The schools announced the decisions on their websites, posting statements from YLS… Continue Reading

How Oil & Gas Funding Distorts Energy Research

Gizmodo: “Prominent energy centers at MIT, Stanford, and Columbia may be biased toward natural gas because of funding, a new study says Journalists like me often seek out academics for comment and insight on stories related to the energy transition, since these professors have often done in-depth research into various fuel sources and their impacts.… Continue Reading

The Myth of Online Privacy: Risks, Dangers, and Solutions

MakeUseOf: “Privacy these days means something completely different than it did even a decade ago. And the only things we have to blame for this are the internet and ourselves. In the age of the internet, we’re only as “private” as the tools we use allow us to be, which isn’t much. While you rejoice… Continue Reading

Apple Is Tracking You Even When Its Own Privacy Settings Say It’s Not, New Research Says

Gizmodo: “An independent test suggests Apple collects data about you and your phone when its own settings promise to “disable the sharing of Device Analytics altogether. For all of Apple’s talk about how private your iPhone is, the company vacuums up a lot of data about you. iPhones do have a privacy setting that is… Continue Reading

Environmental Social Governance, Social Enterprise, and Your Practice

ABA: “Over the last few decades, environmental social governance (ESG) and social enterprise have permeated the mainstream economy. Lawyers who increase their understanding of these concepts and even incorporate them into their own law practice are more likely to maintain relevance and appeal with clients and employees. This article takes a topline look at social… Continue Reading

New Zoom Mail and Calendar Give Workers a ‘Toggle Tax’ Break

Zoom Blog: “Today at Zoomtopia, we announced the next step in our platform evolution, the beta of new productivity tools: Zoom Mail and Calendar Clients and Zoom Mail and Calendar Services.  These new products work together with the communication and collaboration offerings already available within Zoom Meetings, Phone, Whiteboard, and Team Chat. Now, teams can… Continue Reading

Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks

MIT Technology Review: “…A massive tech platform like Twitter is built upon very many interdependent parts. “The larger catastrophic failures are a little more titillating, but the biggest risk is the smaller things starting to degrade,” says Ben Krueger,  a site reliability engineer who has more than two decades of experience in the tech industry.… Continue Reading

Presenter’s Guide Series Part III:  The Many Benefits of Question Forms

Via LLRX – Presenter’s Guide Series Part III:  The Many Benefits of Question Forms – In the third in his series on presentations, Jerry Lawson, recommends a simple yet powerful tool that presenters can use to improve presentation quality, especially in some special situations: Requiring audience members to submit all questions in writing. Continue Reading