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Archive for April 2012

Non-Lawyer Funding and Ownership…What Say You Solos?

Ever since Australia, and now the UK have opened the gates to non-lawyer membership of law firms, the question has been percolating here in the US about whether, and when it can happen here. Currently, the DC Bar, where I practice permits a limited degree of non-lawyer ownership, most likely to accommodate partnerships between law…

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The Future of Law Wasn’t At Tech Show…

Last month, I saw the future of law — and it wasn’t at Tech Show. Rather, it was at a panel on hanging a shingle that I was honored to moderate, held in a sparsely populated classroom at Drexel Law School in Philadelphia the last week in March. The future that I saw at that…

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Tidbits Worth the Trip To ABA TechShow 2012

As my friend Matt Homann has said, the best and most interesting part of a conference happens outside of the conference. And even at ABA Tech Show, with some of the most high quality, substantive programming of any conference, Matt’s observation still holds true, with the personal connections taking place outside of the classroom sessions…

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Cloud Computing for Lawyers

Cloud Computing for Lawyers, by Nicole Black (my co-author for Social Media for Lawyers) is an extraordinary book. Not just for the exhaustive and well-researched content, which I’ll discuss in more detail below. Rather, what’s so significant about Cloud Computing for Lawyers is that Niki acknowledges the cloud for what it is: a universal trend…

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