We all know about the power of the written word – after all, “the pen is mightier than the sword.” But the words we write don’t do much good if people don’t take the time to read them.
Stephen Melanson is today’s guest blogger, writing about “branding” as it applies to legal practices.
Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Dan Tremblay, who talks about “Collaborative Practice” – an alternative dispute resolution method originally developed for resolving Family Law disputes, particularly Divorce, but which could be applied to most civil areas of law.
Ernie The Attorney has a very interesting and informative write-up on what all the hubbub is regarding e-discovery. If you’re not sure what e-discovery really is, and why it might be a “hot topic” these days, you should definitely read this article
Ernie The Attorney reports on his experiences at the LegalTech conference in Los Angeles. He has some interesting observations:
It’s too bad that more lawyers don’t attend conferences like this one: there were several great programs that required no special tech-awareness. In fact, the session about ‘Coping with E-Mail Overload’ was one of the most useful programs I’ve seen recently.
An interesting question: What exactly is “unauthorized” access, as far as computers are concerned? If the answer seems clear-cut to you, you may want to read this article to see how the issue quickly becomes murky. As is often the case, old legal precedents don’t quite work when applied to new technology.