TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR BETTER LEGAL WRITING

2020-01-06T11:00:25-08:00January 6th, 2020|Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As a legal professional, you know that legal writing can be time-consuming, dense, and just plain boring at times! Of course, it’s also an unavoidable part of litigation. Whether you’re naturally verbose or fond of short, concise sentences - there are tools that you can use to help you improve your writing and increase productivity. [...]

3 WAYS TO PROMOTE TOTAL WELLNESS AT YOUR LAW FIRM

2020-01-01T12:19:50-08:00December 30th, 2019|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Does your law firm currently have a wellness program? How about health initiatives? Whether you’re thinking of implementing a brand new program or improving an existing one, there are steps that you can take to make sure the rollout is successful. In this article, we’ll show you how you can promote total wellness in your [...]

BALANCING SECURITY & LAW FIRM ORGANIZATION

2020-01-01T12:23:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Confidential information is everywhere during the litigation process. Attorney-client privilege requires firms and solo practitioners to take reasonable steps to safeguard that information. But how can you ensure security when most of this information is stored on computers or in the cloud? One solution could be password management tools! What is a password manager? Did [...]

WHY YOU SHOULD UTILIZE THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

2020-01-01T12:22:20-08:00December 2nd, 2019|Legal Industry|

If you’re like most legal professionals, you’ve probably encountered quite a few litigation-themed ‘think pieces’ in published journals or online. These articles are written by thought leaders. While there isn’t a single, strictly accepted definition of a thought-leader, the general criteria is that you’re an expert in a subject or field, and you’re bringing new [...]

CROSS EXAMINATION APPROACH: WHY IT MATTERS

2019-09-11T12:00:42-07:00September 11th, 2019|Court & Process, Legal Industry, News, Trial Presentation|

Trial lawyers have strategies they employ when presenting a case in court. Securing a favorable outcome for a client requires extensive, calculated trial preparations; a challenge that litigators know all too well. Despite the long days, months, or even years, spent on a case before it goes to trial, once inside a courtroom, those relentless [...]

REALISTIC TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR SMALL LAW FIRMS

2019-08-23T09:00:33-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Digital, eFiling, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News, Trial Presentation|

Advances in technology have surpassed pretty much everyone’s expectations in recent years. Devices that respond to our touch, or reply to our inquiries with soothing, maternal tones have jumped off the sci-fi cartoon pages and into our standard expectation of convenience. Technology hasn’t just changed how we map our traffic routes and order take-out; it [...]

BIKINIS OR BLAZERS? ASSESS YOUR CAREER GOALS THIS SUMMER

2019-08-16T09:00:39-07:00August 16th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Summer weather is here, bringing with it the temptation to shirk the stuffy office wear and don cool summer sandals and bikinis. A new season full of fresh strawberries and possibilities! Moreover, the longer days of summer are energizing, making the warm weather season a perfect time for legal professionals to evaluate and consider career [...]

PREPARING FOR BLOCKCHAIN LITIGATION AS A LEGAL PROFESSIONAL

2019-08-09T09:00:15-07:00August 9th, 2019|Court & Process, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, News|

Blockchain technology, the technology used by cryptocurrencies as ledger keepers, is gaining favor in the public eye. Inevitably, this means litigation involving blockchains will enter courtrooms with increasing frequency. The nature of blockchain technology will be a tough area for courts to navigate, especially when reviewing blockchain data for discovery purposes. Technology is revolutionizing human [...]

ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE: ARE PARALEGALS INVOLVED?

2019-07-25T10:00:34-07:00July 25th, 2019|Employee Enrichment, Legal Industry, News|

Relationships between lawyers and their clients are unique. In fact, they’re wholly unlike any other professional relationship, both in scope and in their defined rules of engagement. Moreover, the relationship is extremely unbalanced, and only the needs of the client merit consideration. That lack of balance is intentional. It serves to keep society’s scales of [...]

FINDING WORK-LIFE BALANCE AMONG URGENT REQUESTS

2019-07-18T10:08:10-07:00July 18th, 2019|Legal Industry, News, Personal Wellness, Self-Care|

Before mobile devices became a part of our daily lives, work-life balance was a struggle for many in the legal industry. Now, with technology keeping us plugged in at all hours and all locations, that balance is even harder to maintain. Throw in urgent-sounding messages from clients, co-workers, and prospective clients, and it's easy to [...]