Country Lawyer Develops Business Based on His Reputation and the Reputation of PCLaw™ Billing and Accounting Software

The Davenport Firm is located in Alexandria, Louisiana, and is a solo shop with three full-time staff members. Its founder, Thomas (Tommy) D. Davenport, Jr., clerked for a federal judge in Baton Rouge directly after law school and then worked for a small law firm. On July 3, 2006, Tommy formed his own...

Fast-Growing Law Firm Gains 35 Percent More Billable Time By Using Time Matters® Software

When Richard "Bert" Diener decided to leave the law firm where he practiced and open his own firm, he knew it would be crucial to make effective use of leading-edge technologies in order to maximize his practice efficiency and minimize his staff overhead. He was especially focused on finding...

Nicholas Economidis of Beazley Group on Cyber Risk (Part 1)

Nicholas Economidis handles specialty lines for Beazley Group, which includes insurance for cyber and data-related losses. He came to the HB Litigation Conferences offices in Berwyn, Pa., to answer a series of questions relevant to any company that handles or houses data. How has the changing nature...

Nicholas Economidis of Beazley Group on Cyber Risk (Part 2)

Nicholas Economidis handles specialty lines for Beazley Group, which includes insurance for cyber and data-related losses. He came to the HB Litigation Conferences offices in Berwyn, Pa., to answer a series of questions relevant to any company that handles or houses data. How has the changing nature...

Nicholas Economidis of Beazley Group on Cyber Risk (Part 3)

Nicholas Economidis handles specialty lines for Beazley Group, which includes insurance for cyber and data-related losses. He came to the HB Litigation Conferences offices in Berwyn, Pa., to answer a series of questions relevant to any company that handles or houses data. How has the changing nature...

Mark Greisiger on Cyber Risks & Privacy Liability (Part 1)

As president of NetDiligence® ( www.netdiligence.com ), Mark Greisiger oversees the cyber risk assessments of more than 300 companies a year for insurance industry clients that provide coverage for computer network breaches and data losses. Greisiger says that about 90 percent of the companies...

Mark Greisiger on Cyber Risks & Privacy Liability (Part 2)

As president of NetDiligence® ( www.netdiligence.com ), Mark Greisiger oversees the cyber risk assessments of more than 300 companies a year for insurance industry clients that provide coverage for computer network breaches and data losses. Greisiger says that about 90 percent of the companies...

Mark Greisiger on Cyber Risks & Privacy Liability (Part 3)

As president of NetDiligence® ( www.netdiligence.com ), Mark Greisiger oversees the cyber risk assessments of more than 300 companies a year for insurance industry clients that provide coverage for computer network breaches and data losses. Greisiger says that about 90 percent of the companies...

Wroth on the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct

The "Ethics 2000" amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct are now in effect in Vermont. The Vermont Supreme Court has adopted a massive package of amendments to the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct, effective September 1, 2009, that incorporate most of the amended Model...

LexisNexis Announces Lexis for Microsoft Office

At LegalTech 2010, LexisNexis announced Lexis for Microsoft Office, a new set of research capabilities that will enable legal professionals to access content and services from LexisNexis and other sources while operating directly within Microsoft Office applications. Legal professionals can now find...

Business Intelligence: Deploy It, Use It

For the past several years, Business Intelligence (BI) has been listed among the most important initiatives in law firm technology and finance departments. There are a couple of good reasons for this. First, the volume of information requests by law firm clients has grown considerably, and the volume...

Attorney Philip Stern Discusses Legal Technology at LegalTech NY 2010

Attorney Philip Stern discusses legal technology with LexisNexis' Mike Mintz at LegalTech NY 2010. (Please visit the site to view this video)

The In-House Counsel as IT to Legalese to Business Translator - Document Management v. Records Management

This week, In the House is introducing a new feature, special guest bloggers. Going forward, Special Guest Bloggers will share their own insight into the practice of law in-house and, in particular, the impact of technology on Law Department Knowledge Management. Consistent with my underlying premise...

Cloud Computing: Still Foggy From a Legal Standpoint

I have written previously about the "cloudy" nature of cloud computing from a legal standpoint. Last week, I attended a seminar on cloud computing that was attended by about fifty lawyers and some "techies" interested in technology and cloud computing. The consensus resulting from...

The iPad and the Future of the Legal Profession. . . Or not.

I'd like to put something out there on the table. I'm a tech nerd and an Apple fan. I've been a fan of Apple computers since my dad bought an Apple ][+ when I was about 9 years old. Since then, I've owned many Macintosh computers and other Apple products, although I have occasionally...

Legal Consultant Helps Client Firms Recover

Whether he's representing plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case or trying to save a young man from a murder-one conviction, attorney Mike Rogers organizes and understands the facts of the case faster and more insightfully than he ever thought possible-and then presents his arguments just as persuasively...

Proskauer Rose goes Mac daddy? | Attorneys to be Outfitted with iPads

The AmLaw Daily reports that Proskauer Rose announced on Wednesday that the firm plans to supply the bulk of its 700-plus lawyers with iPad 2′s. I'm a straying out of my comfort zone in this post today-I am not a hardwired techie-but I am all for technologies that enrich our lives and...

The crowd in the cloud

These days, your knowledge is not enough to stand out from the crowd. But before I explain why that's the case, and what you can do about it, let me quickly explain how this post came to be... Charlotte, the senior partner in the Family law team spent hours gazing at the clouds trying...

Cloud Computing May Be Bad for Marketing

With cloud computing being all the rage, be very cautious about thinking that you can undertake your business development activities from behind your desk utilizing only your computer. It is true that the "clouds" may actually increase efficiency in handling and collaborating with your...

My Technology Wish List

By Scott Kadish Technology has revolutionized our practice. Faxes used to be the greatest thing ever, and we have moved way past faxes in the last 10 years. Technology will continue to evolve. My wish list: 1. Phones as we know them are eliminated . All phone calls will be video calls over...

Always Connected | A day in the digital life

WHAT'S IN YOUR DIGITAL LIFE? Me. Well, I recently moved and do not have an extra outlet at my bedside so I've been recharging my iPhone at night beside my desk-in another room. The difference is noticeable. Before I used to wake up in the middle of the night and look at the email. Then...

Hasta la vista baby – the termination of the legal profession

Later this week I'm running a session for a group of leading technology lawyers which will explore the future of the profession. Why I think this will be particularly interesting topic for this group is that I believe technology will be the single biggest driver of change for the legal sector...