The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Work From Home Edition, by Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell is one of the most important legal technology books published at least since 2018, the date of the previous book in
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ABA Techshow: Still #1
Many reasons this is by far the best legal technology conference. Their prohibition of selling from the podium is one of the best.
So glad to see them returning to in-person programming this year.
Working from Home & Career Development
Maryann Zaki is bitter–and it sounds like with good reason.
One of her many justified complaints after being pushed out of Biglaw is:
“I was told that I couldn’t “expect to have 3 kids and go on 3 maternity…
Growing: Keep Learning Forever
“He that’s not busy being born is busy dying.”
Bob Dylan had it right in his song It’s Alright Ma, I’m Only Bleeding. This is why I try to keep learning and growing. Jeff Rovner‘s Concept Companion is…
The Crypto Meltdown
As many technically savvy experts predicted, the crypto house of cards is collapsing.
There are technical reasons why the crypto bubble is bursting, including the fact that theoretically unbreakable encryption schemes like those underpinning blockchain have proven to be…
Blogging Isn’t Magic–But It Works
I loved the recent LinkedIn shout-out from Carolyn Elefant, which also made some important substantive points about blogging and lawyer use of newer social media.
As best I remember, it was actually a presentation for Maryland CLE when Carolyn…
Marketing: Put the Ball In Play
There is a baseball saying: “Put the ball in play and good things will happen.” You might hit the ball hard enough to earn a hit. The left fielder might lose the ball in the sun. You might not hit…
An (Old) New Idea: Blogs as a Disruptive Technology
I’m written many articles over the years, but my 2004 Law Practice Magazine article Blogs as a Disruptive Technology is my favorite of the 100 or so articles on legal technology. I like to think that it helped lawyers understand the coming…
Password Managers: Why And How
Password management programs do not merely make users safer. They make you more productive by reducing frustration and time lost through ad hoc password storage and organization techniques. Pretty nice parley, right? It’s sad that only 20% of people…
The Batch Approach to Blog Writing
I’m not sure I’d ever call myself a Thought Leader, but I guess Jay Harrington has done about as much as any legal consultant for lawyers to earn that title. He has some good ideas on how to write short…