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Unleashing IT to Disrupt, Define and Differentiate Future Strategies: ILTA day three keynote

Wednesday 20th Aug 2014

Wednesday 20th Aug 2014

No matter what size your firm is or its location, you must have a global mindset. Oh, and we will all be replaced by robots. Those were the key takeaways after the Wednesday morning keynote at ILTA 2014. Rohit Talwar, […]

Hackcess to Justice 2014 Hackathon

Saturday 9th Aug 2014

Saturday 9th Aug 2014

The ABA Journal hosted Hackcess to Justice in Boston, MA on Thursday and Friday, a hackathon to encourage the legal and tech communities to develop innovative tools to help break down barriers for low income individuals in need of access […]

Should firms be mining for gold in Big Data?

Thursday 7th Aug 2014

Thursday 7th Aug 2014

It’s all about the definition we give something. Take “Big Data,” for instance. This term has so many definitions that it is difficult to say whether law firms are even dealing with it. Catherine Monte, chief knowledge officer of Fox […]

Law firm demand up, but so is headcount

Tuesday 5th Aug 2014

Tuesday 5th Aug 2014

The market for law firm services hit a slight turbulent patch in the second quarter.  The Peer Monitor Economic Index (PMI) dipped one point to 55. While demand for legal services was up 0.4 percent compared with a year ago, productivity […]

Andrew Keen keynote at AALL annual conference

Monday 14th Jul 2014

Monday 14th Jul 2014

James Kinzer once wrote, “When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.” With that in mind, things got off to an ‘interesting’ start on Sunday morning at the American Association […]

June podcast: A courtroom brawl, Slenderman and technology trends

Tuesday 1st Jul 2014

Tuesday 1st Jul 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: -Legal news: A courtroom brawl in Brevard County, Florida -Legal trends & insights: Can Eric Knudsen, the creator of the fictional character Slenderman, be held civilly liable for the recent violence suffered […]

Service before self: Dan Clark closing keynote at Vantage Worldwide Conference

Monday 30th Jun 2014

Monday 30th Jun 2014

New York Times best-selling author Dan Clark spoke to attendees at the Vantage Worldwide Conference in New York City last week about the importance of service. Clark knows a thing or two about this subject area, having written over 20 books […]

Elite Vantage Worldwide Conference 2014: Opening keynote and executive session

Tuesday 24th Jun 2014

Tuesday 24th Jun 2014

Kicking things off on Tuesday morning were Bill Burch, Elisabet Hardy, and Eric Sugden, all executives with Thomson Reuters Elite, at the opening keynote. After welcoming guests, Burch turned things over to Hardy, who talked about the various Elite products […]

The importance of end-of-life directives

Thursday 19th Jun 2014

Thursday 19th Jun 2014

The world lost a gem this week with the passing of Casey Kasem, radio and TV icon and the voice of Norville “Shaggy” Rogers from Scooby Doo. His death also marked the end of a very public legal battle between […]

Survey says…Technology trends in 2014 and beyond

Friday 13th Jun 2014

Friday 13th Jun 2014

If the reports we’re reading are true, 2014 will be a year where we continue to march toward mobility and “smarter” smart devices, the cloud will be everywhere in our professional and personal lives, and the PC will truly become […]