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How to Prevent the Biggest Problem in Ediscovery Plus Social Media Lessons for Litigators

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: According to ediscovery consultant Tom O'Connor, the biggest problem in ediscovery is agreeing with your adversary on the exchange of documents, especially the format and the timing. Disputes are rife. In this issue of LitigationWorld, Tom explains how to prevent disputes by creating your own document exchange protocols. You'll find several invaluable tips and links to model documents. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for the top nine social media lessons for litigators.

How to Receive LitigationWorld
All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Lessons From Kaye Scholer and Jenkens & Gilchrist Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc. about large law firms.

This week's inside baseball sections link to:

60 press releases about lateral hires, mergers, internal promotions, and all other significant business news.

56 press releases about notable law firm and practice group accolades.

99 press releases about notable individual lawyer accolades.

Congratulations to Andrew E. Jillson of Managing Law Firms in Transition on winning our BigLaw Pick of the Week award: Lessons From Kaye Scholer and Jenkens & Gilchrist. Here's a sampling of of some other industry analysis from this issue:

Latham's Robert Dell on Leadership Succession

Steptoe & Johnson's Privacy Lawyers (Video)

How to Receive BigLaw
BigLaw keeps you apprised of lateral hires, internal promotions, mergers, new offices, accolades, and other inside baseball at America's 300+ largest law firms by linking directly to their press releases. Thanks to a clever design, BigLaw takes just a few minutes to scan yet its comprehensiveness makes it the only source you need to stay on top of this self-reported news. Each issue of BigLaw also links to insightful articles, statistical reports, podcasts, and videos about large law firms published elsewhere as well as to our detailed product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. The BigLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: BigLaw | Coming Attractions | Law Office Management | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Retaining Clients When Lawyers Leave Plus 75 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 76 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Fire These Clients

My Lean and Successful Solo Practice

Eliminate Your Disfluencies When Speaking

Marketing to Small and Midsize Businesses

Congratulations to Margaret McCaffery of Slaw on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: The Key to Retaining Clients When Lawyers Leave Your Firm

How to Receive SmallLaw
Small law firm, big dreams. Written by successful small-firm founders, managing partners, administrators, and legal technology and practice management experts, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in solo practices and small law firms. Additionally, SmallLaw features comprehensive reviews of legal products with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles, podcasts, and videos about solo practices and small law firms. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | Presentations/Projectors | SmallLaw

Beyond Passwords Plus 81 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, April 21, 2014

Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 82 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week.

Review: Firm Central

Top 24 iPhone Tips Most People Don't Know

Innoveracy: Misunderstanding Innovation

An Unlikely App Store Success

Congratulations to Minda Zetlin of Inc.com on winning our BlawgWorld Pick of the Week award: Beyond Passwords: How to Protect Your Important Accounts

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Our newsletters provide the most comprehensive coverage of both legal technology and mainstream technology of interest to the legal profession (e.g., monitors, smartphones, scanners, the iPad, and more). But not the only coverage. BlawgWorld enables you to stay on top of all the noteworthy legal and mainstream technology articles (and podcasts and videos) published elsewhere without having to hire a research assistant. Even when you're busy, you won't want to miss each issue's Pick of the Week. Please subscribe now.

Topics: BlawgWorld Newsletter | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Law Office Management | Privacy/Security | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Review of WordPerfect X7 (iPad and Windows); Legal Services Demand and Supply; Multiple Monitors; Spaces After Periods

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, April 18, 2014

Today's issue of Fat Friday contains these articles:

Karl M. Rowe, Review: WordPerfect X7 (iPad and Windows); WordPerfect Workflows

Lee D. Cumbie, Legal Fees: Beware the Race to the Bottom

Bill McFarlane, Forget Lawyers: Here's Who Really Needs Multiple Monitors

Harold Burstyn, One or Two Spaces After Periods: A History Lesson

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

How to Receive Fat Friday
Our most serendipitous offering, Fat Friday consists of unsolicited contributions by TechnoLawyer members. You'll no doubt enjoy it because of its mix of interesting topics and genuinely useful knowledge, including brutally honest product reviews and informative how-tos. The Fat Friday newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Fat Friday | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Law Office Management | Monitors | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Reviews of Olympus Digital Recorders, Yola, RingCentral; Worldox Migration

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, April 18, 2014

Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles:

Gil Marquez, Review: Olympus DS-5000 and DS-7000

Michele Peters, Review: Yola (Law Firm Websites)

Philip Landsman, Review: RingCentral (Including Fax Lines)

Ron Fox, Dates in Document Names and Our Migration to Worldox

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

How to Receive TL Answers
Do you believe in the wisdom of crowds? In TL Answers, TechnoLawyer members answer legal technology and practice management questions submitted by their peers. This newsletter's popularity stems from the relevance of the questions and answers to virtually everyone in the legal profession. The TL Answers newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Desktop PCs/Servers | Document Management | Email/Messaging/Telephony | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | TL Answers

Why Your Law Firm Website Is Not Working Plus 80 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, April 17, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 81 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Do You Speak Over the Head of Your Clients?

Finding a Virtual Assistant Part 1

Eight Terms to Remove From Press Releases

The Best Provider for Your Email Newsletters

Congratulations to Lee Rosen of Divorce Discourse on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: Learn Why Your Law Firm Website Isn't Working in 10 Minutes

How to Receive SmallLaw
Small law firm, big dreams. Written by successful small-firm founders, managing partners, administrators, and legal technology and practice management experts, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in solo practices and small law firms. Additionally, SmallLaw features comprehensive reviews of legal products with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles, podcasts, and videos about solo practices and small law firms. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Email/Messaging/Telephony | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

Depositions v. Ediscovery Plus 90 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 91 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Counterpunch: Ten Ways to Fight Back on Cross

Add Punch to Your Briefs

Reevaluating Ediscovery Business Models

Court Disallows Admission of Screenshots

Congratulations to Ralph Losey of e-Discovery Team on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Depositions v. Ediscovery: What if You Had to Choose?

How to Receive LitigationWorld
All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Presentations/Projectors

Review of Freshbooks Plus Top Four Reasons Solos Shut Down Their Law Firms

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Alabama criminal and family lawyer Clark Stewart doesn't like financial software. So naturally we asked him to review cloud billing software powerhouse FreshBooks — with an open mind. Clark obliged, putting FreshBooks through its paces in his law practice over the course of several months. In this issue of SmallLaw, you'll learn how well FreshBooks handles time tracking, time entry, and invoicing. Clark also tested the FreshBooks smartphone app. He compares its feature set to that in the core website. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for the top four reasons solos shut down their law firms.

How to Receive SmallLaw
Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Accounting/Billing/Time Capture | Coming Attractions | Online/Cloud | SmallLaw

Why Law Firms Shun Merger Offers Plus All the Inside Baseball From the Past Week

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has assembled links to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc. about large law firms.

This week's inside baseball sections link to:

68 press releases about lateral hires, mergers, internal promotions, and all other significant business news.

59 press releases about notable law firm and practice group accolades.

68 press releases about notable individual lawyer accolades.

Congratulations to Joseph B. Altonji of LawVision Insights on winning our BigLaw Pick of the Week award: Top Three Reasons Law Firms Shun Merger Offers. Here's a sampling of of some other industry analysis from this issue:

Ceding the Stage: Lessons in Leadership

Every Jersey Tells a Story in This Office

How to Receive BigLaw
BigLaw keeps you apprised of lateral hires, internal promotions, mergers, new offices, accolades, and other inside baseball at America's 300+ largest law firms by linking directly to their press releases. Thanks to a clever design, BigLaw takes just a few minutes to scan yet its comprehensiveness makes it the only source you need to stay on top of this self-reported news. Each issue of BigLaw also links to insightful articles, statistical reports, podcasts, and videos about large law firms published elsewhere as well as to our detailed product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. The BigLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: BigLaw | Coming Attractions | Law Office Management | Technology Industry/Legal Profession
 
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