An infected Microsoft Word document arrived in my inbox the other day. It was a reminder that, while technology is an enabler, lawyers need to have a mindset that understands technology’s limitations.
The Word document was attached to an e-mail.… Read more
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. Lawyers are neck deep in information and technology, maybe deeper. Nearly all lawyers would appear to be using a computer in practice and yet their understanding … Read more
I mentioned ransomware to a law school class the other day and got some raised eyebrows. Despite the devastating impact this malware is having on law practices, news of it hadn’t reached this far. It’s not the first time I’ve… Read more
I have been toying with this project for some time. For the past 8 years, I have contributed to the opening seminar at Duke University’s law school legal technology course. Recently, I have felt that it would be good to … Read more
Corporate counsel and in-house lawyers can work anywhere: in the office, on the road, at home. Unfortunately, mobile lawyering for corporations is as anemic a productivity tool as it is for lawyers everywhere. Legal professionals who generate new work product … Read more
If you’re getting started in law practice as a solo or small law firm – or, to be honest, if you’re in a larger organization but are the in-house counsel and essentially operate a small law firm – you may … Read more
This paper was created to support a seminar I participated in last week on what might be involved in becoming a virtual lawyer. Linda Long and I traded off, with her describing her path to becoming virtual and me talking … Read more