Cloud Computing


On Balance

Cloud Computing and the NSA: The U.K. Weighs In

By | Jan.08.14 | 2 Comments

Cloud computing in the practice of law has been a hot topic recently. Regulators in the United Kingdom have issued guidance to solicitors commenting on the practice as it stands in the United States and …Continue reading »


Legal Technology Trends

Year in Review: Legal Cloud Computing in 2013

By | Dec.19.13 | 7 Comments

Legal cloud computing software is no longer new. What I would define as the “modern era” of Internet-based legal systems — heralded by the launch of Rocket Matter (full disclosure, that is my company) and Clio in 2008 — is …Continue reading »


CLOUD COMPUTING

Ways Your Firm Can Create Motions More Efficiently

By | Oct.21.13 | No Comments

Meeting tight deadlines for filing motions is stressful by itself. But it’s even more nerve-rattling when legal research, drafts and comments are scattered all over the place and not accessible when needed. In a typical law …Continue reading »


Workstyles

What Do You Mean by “Virtual Law Firm”?

By | Oct.10.13 | 6 Comments

Virtual Law Practice. The legal industry has not experienced such a trendy concept since “per stirpes” hit the scene back in the day. The virtual concept must be doing something right, though, because it is …Continue reading »


The Future of Law

Practicing Law on Cloud Nine: ClioCon 2013

By | Oct.03.13 | No Comments

Last week at the Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago, the law practice management software company gathered 200-plus faithful users for two days of programming, capped by an exuberant launch of Clio’s first-ever iPhone app. (iPhone …Continue reading »


Law Office Technology

Free Your Law Practice’s Computing Budget

By | Sep.09.13 | 7 Comments

Don’t let your software party like it’s 1999. From 1997 to 2001, I worked for Verio, marketing and selling Internet access and web hosting to businesses. Early on, we had a small marketing budget and relied …Continue reading »


Practice Tools

What Entrepreneurs Expect from Their Lawyers

By | Aug.14.13 | No Comments

As the world moves faster (and it does, doesn’t it?), you have to move faster, too, not only to keep up, but to amaze and astound your clients in a highly competitive field. While it …Continue reading »


Cloud Computing Series

What’s New in the Law Cloud?

By | Jul.15.13 | 4 Comments

What’s new in the law cloud is nothing. At least from a technical perspective. “We’ve fallen into a groove much like back when we had servers,” says Lee Rosen, a divorce lawyer and self-described aspiring digital nomad. …Continue reading »


AVOIDING RISK

Electronic Discovery in the Cloud: Seven Questions

By | Jul.10.13 | 1 Comment

Cloud-based services can be an efficient and cost-effective way to address a law firm’s data management needs. While contracts for cloud services typically address data security and service reliability, sometimes practical considerations surrounding the need …Continue reading »


Cloud Storage

Dropbox 102: Security Steps

By | Mar.18.13 | 4 Comments

A long time ago, in a life far away—November 2012—I wrote a Dropbox 101 post for Attorney at Work. Commenter Jeffrey Brandt suggested a “Dropbox 102″ version to address security issues when sharing data in the …Continue reading »