Ever-evolving and constantly growing, electronic discovery presents a variety of challenges for litigators.
Brian D. Wassom has never done work on mergers and acquisitions.
But someone recently endorsed him for the skill on social networking site LinkedIn.
A slip-up like that is part of the reason marketing expert Allison C. Shields, president of New York-based Legal Ease Consulting a legal practice management and
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Florida lawyers may use cloud computing as long as they take “reasonable” precautions to ensure the confidentiality of client information, according to a proposed ethics opinion issued by a state bar committee.
Judges must follow the ethics rules governing social relationships and contacts when engaged in electronic social networking, an American Bar Association committee has made clear in a new ethics opinion.
With the release of a final set of proposed changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the American Bar Association’s 20/20 Commission completed its work last month.
The group addressed major issues facing lawyers, including the maintenance of client confidences in the age of social media, the ethical obligations of legal outsourcing and the need to stay up-to-date and informed on technology.
In the first case to approve the use of predictive coding over a party’s objection, a Virginia state court judge has signed off on the defense’s computer-assisted review results.
WASHINGTON – During arguments in a case demonstrating the ongoing tension between emerging technologies and centuries-old legal doctrines, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sought to define the limits on a farmer’s use of patented, self-replicating soybean seeds beyond a first harvest.
Published: February 19, 2013
Tags: CLE, computer-assisted review, e-discovery, electronic discovery, electronically stored information, ESI, Facebook, iPad, iPad apps, iPad mini, legal technology, LegalTech, practice management, predictive coding, settlements, social media, technology
Lawyers USA reports on items of interest to solos and small firm attorneys from the annual LegalTech conference, including software that can predict where a case will settle.
Many things are generational in our society, and such differences in the workforce must be given ample attention if we are going to remain leaders in business.
We can no longer ignore the breakdown of the traditional workplace and work style that includes the definition of yesterday’s 9 to 5 office schedule. The virtual office is no longer a trend; it’s an efficient and effective means of working.
Published: February 8, 2013
Tags: Adobe Acrobat, data security, Fujitsu, LastPass, legal writing, marketing, practice management, ScanSnap iX500, smartphone, technology, WordRake, Zazzle
Lawyers USA has rounded up the latest tips from lawyers on what technology tools they use to accomplish tasks more quickly and effectively.