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Trending: ReInventing the Practice of Law

In this new monthly Friday Five feature, we'll be zeroing in on what's trending each month in the business of practicing of law. To kick things off, Kandy Hopkins distills the "word on the street" (okay, make that on the web) about the ...

Kandy Hopkins - February 28, 2014
Friday Five

Five Trends Shaping Law Firm Websites

Fortunately, the discussion of websites in the legal industry has mostly changed from, “Do you have a website for your firm?” to “Have you leveraged the latest technology and best practices to fully optimize your site?” Here are five trends ...

Sachin Bhatia - February 21, 2014
New Math New Money

Are You a “New Normal” Lawyer?

That change the legal profession has both ballyhooed and rebuffed for so long? It's here. Economic tides, big shifts in consumer demands, wide-scale technological evolutions and a host of related factors are causing broad changes in market ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - February 11, 2014

Legal Technology Education: Signs of Hope for Tomorrow’s Lawyers

You don’t need to be reminded what a tough market it has been these past few years. But while it’s been bad out in the trenches, imagine how discouraging it’s been for law students slogging their way through torts and contracts and civ pro ...

Doug Edmunds - December 13, 2013
Friday Five

What Does the Future Hold for Lawyers?

Some of the legal profession’s foremost thought leaders gathered last week at the College of Law Practice Management’s 2013 Futures Conference, October 4-5, in Chicago. This year, a new format combined brief TED-style talks with longer breakout ...

Steve Nelson - October 11, 2013

Burton Law: Virtual by Design

"Stephanie hated me at first. She thought I was really annoying." Chad Burton "I thought Chad was trying to pump me for free ...

Jared Correia - October 10, 2013

Practicing Law on Cloud Nine: ClioCon 2013

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 JD has reviewed ...

Joan Feldman - October 3, 2013
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Pack a Bag for the Future of Law

Here's the situation. You're stranded in a future legal market, vast and unfamiliar, and you need to launch a new legal career. Luckily, you get to start off with several skills and talents in place — but it's a limited quantity, and you'll need ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - August 16, 2013
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Lawyers: Know When You’re Winning

Some years back, I worked with the very smart managing partner of an AmLaw 200 law firm. He was an extraordinary lawyer and a strong, thoughtful leader. But he had this thing about making his firm bigger. More accurately, he wanted it to be the ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - July 25, 2013
Evolutionary Road

Speed Your Law Practice Down the Evolutionary Road

It feels good to put your law firm's business strategy into action, doesn't it? No more time spent dithering over whether to spend the odd $50 on a banquet ticket. No more games of "my prospect is more important than yours!" You say you don't ...

The Editors - June 27, 2013