Patrick Lamb | Monday June 23, 2014
I ran across an interesting article in Attorney at Work, Trends in Legal Pricing and Project Management. The article reported on the recent P3 Conference offered by the Legal Marketing Association. The three P’s are pricing, project Management and process improvement. Having just written a book that covers these...
Jordan Furlong | Thursday May 29, 2014
Okay, I admit: that was a pure linkbait headline. Not quite as bad as 17 Heartwarming Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity, but still, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to draw in people who might be thinking (hoping?) that I’d given up on innovation in the...
Bruce MacEwen | Sunday April 27, 2014
I recently wrote about the depressing prospects for graduates of all but the top ten or twenty law schools (Two Law Grad Markets). And yes, these were statistical generalizations, and the experience of specific individuals with particular skills and backgrounds will always be different, pro and con. But...
- Wevorce CEO Michelle Crosby is shaking up the adversarial divorce process
The most traumatic moment of Michelle Crosby’s life has also been her most transformative.
“My parents had one of those War of the Roses-type divorces,”…
- Attorneys who can address clients’ operational problems as well as their legal ones have an...
Over the past two decades or so, general counsel have become increasingly accountable for effective management of their legal departments. Legal teams are expected to…
- Seeing the possibilities of automation, Tim Hwang is working toward the death of practice-as-usual
Tim Hwang went to law school and became a lawyer for one reason: To kill the legal profession as we know it.
Fascinated by the…
- How Patrice Perkins creatively serves her creative clients
Photo of Patrice Perkins by Wayne Slezak.
Some lawyers might shy away…
- Apple, HP Snag Attorney Fees From Repeat Patent PlaintiffU.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken said Linex Technologies shopped the same "groundless claims" to different venues.
- Lawyers Fear Ray Rice Case Could Stymie Prosecutorial DiscretionDespite widespread criticism of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's admission to a pretrial intervention program for attacking his fiancée in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator, lawyers said the decision appears to have been legally sound and expressed concern about any moves to take away the prosecutorial discretion built into the PTI law.
- Brady Center Sues Online Ammo Retailers Tied to Theater ShootingThe Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has sued several online businesses for selling ammunition and other equipment to James Holmes, charged with fatally shooting 12 people and injuring dozens more at a Colorado movie theater.
- Ninth Circuit Rules Rape Victim Can Sue Modeling WebsiteReversing the lower court, the panel rejected a defense under the Communications Decency Act.
- Counselors as counselors, Part 2When men and women enter the legal profession, many of them have expectations of a comfortable, if not lavish lifestyle, with financial rewards, job satisfaction and gratitude from clients. Reality, however, does not always measure up to this assumption.
- A DHS audit in a nutshellThe humor here is a loss, but the following cryptic overview of such a DHS audit might improve some employer responses. This article provides an overview of the DHS Form I-9 audit process and tips for employers to follow in order to best prepare for such an audit.
- As healthcare data proliferates, threats to security grow (Part 2)Susan McAndrew, OCR Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy said in January 2014 that “compliance and enforcement is really where the action is going to be” this year.
- The top 4 advantages of trade secret protectionTrade secret protection allows the owners of these well-known products to not only preserve their IP rights, but also to enjoy certain advantages that a patent may not provide.