I wanted to begin this week’s column by sharing a poem I wrote, an open letter to future lawyers: I entered law school fearful and proud – yet knowing who I was But the metamorphosis rudely and abruptly began. As ...Read More »
Last week I attended the Canadian Bar Association’s “Law Firm Leadership Conference.” The conference’s theme was “Change Management,” and, accordingly, the focus was on ways in which law firms can innovate and thereby alter the course of the profession. One ...Read More »
Cloud computing, defined at Webopedia.com as the “sharing [of] computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications,” is a buzzword that has many lawyers up in arms. Examples of cloud computing used by many lawyers ...
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I predict that within about two to three years, lawyers in most jurisdictions will communicate and collaborate with clients using some type of an encrypted network. A number of states, including Massachusetts and Nevada, already have passed laws or regulations ...Read More »
You’ll have to forgive me for having online technologies, including social media, on my mind a lot lately. I’ve been speaking about social media for lawyers quite a bit in recent months and am now enmeshed in the process of ...Read More »
Online services for lawyers are becoming increasingly common and, for many lawyers, are an attractive alternative to the traditional law practice management software installed and maintained on a local server within a law office. Online services available to attorneys now ...Read More »