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The In-House Counsel as IT to Legalese to Business Translator - Document Management v. Records Management
Posted on 2 Mar 2010 by Eugene Weitz

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... Read More

Cloud Computing: Still Foggy From a Legal Standpoint
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by johnlwatkins

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... Read More

Proskauer Rose goes Mac daddy? | Attorneys to be Outfitted with iPads
Posted on 4 May 2011 by Jayne Navarre

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... Read More

The iPad and the Future of the Legal Profession. . . Or not.
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by David A. Shulman

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... Read More

Always Connected | A day in the digital life
Posted on 31 Aug 2011 by Jayne Navarre

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... Read More

Cloud Computing May Be Bad for Marketing
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by Tom Kane

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... Read More

The crowd in the cloud
Posted on 1 Jun 2011 by Mark Smith

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... Read More

Hasta la vista baby – the termination of the legal profession
Posted on 13 Oct 2011 by Mark Smith

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... Read More

Business Intelligence: Deploy It, Use It
Posted on 10 Feb 2010 by Bo Yancey

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... Read More

My Technology Wish List
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by Scott P. Kadish

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... Read More

LexisNexis Announces Lexis for Microsoft Office
Posted on 4 Feb 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

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... Read More

Wroth on the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct
Posted on 29 Jan 2010 by Kinvin Wroth

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... Read More

Mark Greisiger on Cyber Risks & Privacy Liability (Part 3)
Posted on 27 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

As president of NetDiligence® ( ), 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... Read More

Nicholas Economidis of Beazley Group on Cyber Risk (Part 1)
Posted on 27 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

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... Read More

Attorney Philip Stern Discusses Legal Technology at LegalTech NY 2010
Posted on 12 Feb 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

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