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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, […]

Podcast: Big Data in law firms – opportunities and risks

Tuesday 19th Aug 2014

Tuesday 19th Aug 2014

Harnessing Big Data could be a key for firms seeking to gain competitive advantages and boost their business development efforts. In the podcast below, Catherine Monte, chief knowledge officer of Fox Rothschild, and Kimberly Stein, national manager for Enterprise Content […]

ILTA 2014 opening keynote by Peter Diamandis: Our world of abundance

Monday 18th Aug 2014

Monday 18th Aug 2014

ILTA 2014 kicked off with a bang on Monday morning in Nashville, TN, with a keynote by Peter Diamandis, author, innovator and co-founder/executive chairman of Singularity University, the leading institution for the study of exponentially growing technologies. The theme at […]

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 […]

Alison Frankel interviews Bryan Garner on Black’s Law Dictionary, 10th edition

Wednesday 30th Jul 2014

Wednesday 30th Jul 2014

Reuters News Editor Alison Frankel recently sat down with Bryan Garner, editor of Black’s Law Dictionary, 10th Edition. In this 30 minute interview, they discuss Garner’s process when it comes to editing the Dictionary, his love of words, and much more. Frankel […]

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 […]