The Attorney’s Introduction to Clubhouse

2021-09-10T15:18:25-07:00November 9th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

In 2020, an invitation-only social media platform called Clubhouse became an instant sensation. With many people stuck at home due to the pandemic, the app’s voice-chat features were a welcome distraction. Clubhouse gives participants the opportunity to be spontaneous and social by dropping in on audio conversations that interest them. In this article, we’re [...]

Why You Should Improve the Agility of Your Legal Operations

2021-09-10T15:20:23-07:00October 16th, 2021|Business Development, Professional Development|

Throughout your professional life, you’ve probably noticed that some procedures work more efficiently than others. So, what exactly is responsible for those efficiencies? Simply put, agile operations emphasize collaboration and responsiveness to change - which ultimately leads to greater efficiency. In this article, we’re going to review and discuss some benefits you’ll discover when you [...]

Advice to Land Your First Law Firm Partnership

2021-09-10T15:19:25-07:00September 28th, 2021|Legal Industry, Personal Wellness, Professional Development|

How do you become a partner in a law firm? Conventional wisdom suggests that you might be offered a partnership as a result of hard work, demonstrated commitment to the firm, expertise in a certain practice area, and strong client relationships. While these factors certainly play a role, there are some unexpected things that [...]

Why COVID-19 Should Transform Your Legal Marketing

2021-09-10T15:20:07-07:00September 14th, 2021|Business Development, Covid, Legal Industry, Professional Development|

It’s difficult to overstate how profoundly COVID-19 has impacted the legal industry. While many would argue that the profession is long overdue for some disruption, others have struggled with the growing pains. Nevertheless, savvy attorneys may find that the pandemic has brought some much-needed clarity to their legal marketing efforts. In this article, we’re [...]

What to Do Before Your First Deposition

2021-09-02T05:29:35-07:00September 2nd, 2021|Depositions, Professional Development|

If you’re preparing for your first deposition, congratulations! You’ve taken another important first step in your legal career, and we’re here to support you on that journey. From applying to law school to passing the bar, you’ve already conquered a lot of ‘firsts’ in order to make it here. Searching for advice on taking your [...]

HOW THE IOT COULD CHANGE LITIGATION

2021-06-07T16:47:29-07:00August 5th, 2021|Digital, Discovery, Forensics, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

Imagine that you’ve just woken up in the morning. As you check your phone, the dimmable smart bulbs in your bedroom gradually increase in brightness. You ask your Echo Dot for the day’s weather and traffic information. Your commute looks unusually light today, so you get out of bed and grab your Fitbit for a [...]

Tips for Handling Uncooperative Opposing Counsel

2021-06-07T16:47:51-07:00July 29th, 2021|Business Development, Depositions, Professional Development|

Every year, the amount of cases that proceed to trial continues to decrease. This shift has placed enormous pressure on the discovery process, which creates an opportunity for obstruction. From bad faith objections to witness coaching, these tactics can delay proceedings and increase litigation costs for both parties.  In this article, we’re going to provide [...]

YOUR GUIDE TO LANDMARK LEGAL CASES FROM 2020

2021-06-09T15:56:03-07:00July 27th, 2021|Business Development, Court News, Legal Industry, News, Professional Development|

What do APIs and fair use have in common? As it turns out, each of them was at the center of a major case during 2020. In this article, we take an in-depth look at these landmark cases, and we’ll review the facts and findings of each one.  Let’s get started!   Exploring Fair Use of [...]

HOW TO WRITE A GREAT LEGAL RESUME

2021-06-09T15:47:08-07:00July 6th, 2021|Careers, Legal Industry, Professional Development|

You’ve obtained a bachelor’s degree, nailed the LSAT, and now you’re graduating from law school! While it may seem like your days of test-taking are behind you, you’re currently facing one of the biggest challenges of your career. Law firms are known for their competitive hiring practices, and it can be difficult to stand out [...]

THE BIGGEST EDISCOVERY CASES OF 2020

2021-06-09T15:17:39-07:00June 29th, 2021|Discovery, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Professional Development|

When is cost-shifting justified? What qualifies as appropriate evidence when defending a proportionality claim? In 2020, the legal community witnessed several noteworthy eDiscovery decisions, each seeking to answer complex questions like these. In this article, we’re going to review some of these biggest eDiscovery cases of the year. Let’s get started!  Lawson v. Spirit AeroSystems¹ [...]