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Tech training helps lawyers meet client expectations
Tech training helps lawyers get up to speed to meet client expectations.
Mentoring in the legal profession has had to adapt to a changing world
Ari Kaplan speaks with Ida Abbott, the president of Ida Abbott Consulting, which promotes and supports career development and advancement from the beginning of a lawyer's career through retirement.
Some corporate clients are making ‘unpalatable’ demands in outside counsel guidelines, partner says
Corporate clients are increasingly making broad demands in outside counsel guidelines that restrict the type of work law firms can do for other clients, observers say.
More than 25 new legal tech AI players have emerged in past year, report says
Artificial intelligence offerings in the legal tech field have increased by nearly two-thirds over the last year.
Improving access to justice via technology
“Access to justice” is an interesting phrase. It suggests a right to justice, one that is generally accepted as a fundamental part of American culture and which is recognized in our Constitution’s Bill of Rights. But, in today’s world, access to justice is too often only theoretical.
From paper to digital documents, Judge Andrew Peck traveled (and set) the discovery trail (podcast)
For litigators accustomed to conducting discovery inside large warehouses surrounded by hundreds, if not thousands, of cardboard file boxes, combing through several forests' worth of paper to find the few relevant documents was like trying to find the needle in the haystack.
New firm looks to embrace blockchain technology ethos
Blockchain technology had captured the imaginations of startups, financial institutions and government agencies. Angela Angelovska-Wilson and Lewis Cohen are taking a gamble that the law is next.
Self-proclaimed workaholic billed 3,600 hours last year
Lawyer Daniel Bliss has an explanation for the 3,600 hours he billed last year.
Yes, there’s an email encryption vulnerability; no, you (likely) don’t need to freak out
European security researchers have released a warning regarding a vulnerability in PGP and S/MIME, a form of encryption used in email. While the researchers and the Electronic Frontier Foundation recommend that users of the technology disable it, this likely affects few law firms.
Morgan & Morgan apparently settles suit alleging its ads are misleading

A lawsuit alleging Morgan & Morgan was running misleading ads has apparently settled.

U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney of Philadelphia issued an order last Friday that dismissed the case based…

How can we fight to reduce bias? 6th Circuit judge shares her thoughts (podcast)
Studies have shown that implicit bias is something that affects everyone to some degree. So what steps can legal professionals at all ranks take to make the justice system fairer and more equitable?

In this episode of the Modern Law Library, the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles speaks with Judge Bernice Donald of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and professor Sarah E. Redfield of the University of New Hampshire School of Law about Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias, a book published by the ABA.
Legal tech has a diversity problem, new report says
New research confirms what many had suspected: women and minority founders are underrepresented in legal technology.
Kentucky Derby is a win for Frost Brown Todd and its chairman emeritus

Frost Brown Todd—the largest law firm in Louisville, Kentucky—entertained clients during a week of Kentucky Derby events, while its chairman emeritus had an even bigger stake in the Run for…

SoLI summit emphasizes breaking down silos, rethinking legal education
Updated: Law schools and lawyers must change the way they operate in a brave new world driven by data, technological change, and process management.
Mass shooting survivors allege law firm manager wanted their help to recruit others
Survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting who hired a Philadelphia-based law firm to represent them are criticizing recruiting tactics by the firm and its office manager.

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