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Bob Denney’s What’s Hot and What’s Not: Midyear 2016

By | Jun.13.16 | No Comments

Each year, Bob Denney’s big fourth quarter report on What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession keeps us on top of the most important business trends. But there’s no need to wait for year’s end to feel …Continue reading »


Shape the Law Unconference

Women Lawyers Create Their Own Agenda

By | May.04.16 | No Comments

Last Friday, dozens of women gathered at the San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw for the first Shape the Law unconference. No, no. You didn’t misread, and that isn’t a typo. Popular in the technology world, an …Continue reading »


Book Review

‘The Future of the Professions’: A Complex Crystal Ball

By | Feb.17.16 | 7 Comments

No one would describe “The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts” as a light and frothy read. We are huge fans of Richard Susskind’s previous books and his …Continue reading »


BOB DENNEY'S 27th ANNUAL TRENDS REPORT

2015 What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession

By | Nov.30.15 | No Comments

To read the most recent “What’s Hot and What’s Not” report on trends affecting the legal profession, click here. This, our 27th annual report, has been the most difficult of all to write because of …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Sneak Preview: Denney’s What’s Hot and What’s Not

By | Jun.05.15 | No Comments

To read the most recent “What’s Hot and What’s Not” report on trends affecting the legal profession, click here. Bob Denney’s big fourth-quarter report on What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession always keeps us on …Continue reading »


Friday Five

Five Thoughts on the Future for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

By | Jan.30.15 | 6 Comments

In 2014, I spent a lot of time focused on the future of lawyers. One highlight of that was spending time with legal futurist Richard Susskind, who was our guest at the Oklahoma Bar Association’s …Continue reading »


Bob Denney's 26th Annual Trends Report

2014 What’s Hot and Not in the Legal Profession

By | Dec.01.14 | 5 Comments

To read the most recent “What’s Hot and What’s Not” report on trends affecting the legal profession, click here. This is our 26th annual report on what’s going on in the legal profession, not only …Continue reading »


The Frightening Five

Friday Five Trending: Terrifying Law Practice Trends

By | Oct.31.14 | No Comments

This is the time of year when the things that go bump in the night come out to play. In honor of all that’s spooky, here are some of the most terrifying issues that the …Continue reading »


Friday Five Trending

Trending: Old Dogs, New Tricks

By | Aug.22.14 | No Comments

As the dog days of summer linger, why not learn a new skill from the helpful how-tos available online while you’re cooling down in the A.C.? From blogging to streamlining your practice, and pricing to online …Continue reading »


Friday Five Trending

Trending: Client Service

By | Jul.25.14 | 1 Comment

What’s the biggest predictor of a law firm’s success? Hint: It’s not the firm’s bottom line. The No. 1 thing impacting a firm’s long-term viability is client satisfaction. Several articles over the past month highlighted …Continue reading »