To anyone on Twitter, raise your hand if you don’t pay attention to your number of followers. No matter how not vain you claim to be, your follower number is something that tugs oh-so-gently at your consciousness. To those using Twitter for a while, it becomes obvious that you can quickly increase your followers in one of two ways: 1) [...]
I’m encouraged that New York and North Carolina are developing rational, well-measured opinions on legal cloud computing that protect the interest of attorneys and establish a level of reliability for the vendors themselves. However, the ABA’s recent suggestions that cloud providers are essentially outsourced providers requiring oversight seems a little impractical to me. The point of cloud computing for lawyers is to make life easier and eliminate headaches.
Recently, controversial author and University of Michigan law school graduate Ann Coulter commented on her experience working as a lawyer early in her career. She worked at a major, highly-respected firm in New York and then a public-interest law firm. She hated both jobs, noting: “at a big law firm you are doing so much mindless work and so much [...]
A danger lurks, threatening us all. It’s known as the “butt call”, or a call accidentally triggered by someone sitting on their cell phone or otherwise activating the speed dial with one’s anatomy that is, shall we say, not one’s finger.
Hard to believe our we kicked off our webinar series over a year ago in April of 2009! In that time we’ve heard from incredible thought leaders on subjects ranging from law firm marketing to time management. Our first host was Grant Griffiths on April 23, 2009. In this recording from our initial webinar, we discuss how blogging can help [...]
Join us for “Using Macs in a Law Firm” at the New York City Soho Apple Store. Presented by Rocket Matter®. WHEN: October 27th, 6:30PM.
This week The New York Law Journal featured a great piece, “A Practical Approach to Legal Project Management”, making a compelling argument that LPM is more than a fad, it’s a trend. We completely agree with the authors that downward price pressures on legal services and alternative fees are driving the need for law firms to become more efficient.
Duct Tape. That’s what’s holding together law office technology at the typical small firm (metaphorically speaking, that is).