Lawyers and Judge Handle Zoom CATastrophe PURRfectly

A cat may have nine lives…but a video of a lawyer appearing as a cat at a virtual court hearing is trending towards nine million views.  If you’re not already fur-miliar with what happened, here’s a quick hiss-tory of the Zoom Cat-astrophe. Rod Ponton, a county attorney in Texas logged into a Zoom hearing on…

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A Decade’s Worth of Tech for Lawyers That Made Me Swoon

For me, finding the right law firm technology is just like falling in love. Every interaction is effortless. You feel a magnetic, almost addictive attraction that makes you want to spend more time getting to know everything about the object of your affection. You become a better person because you’ve found something that to bring…

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Another Day, Another Directory for Lawyers

Via Bob Ambrogi’s  Law Sites blog, I learned of the launch of Modern Attorney, a new legal directory intended to serve the needs of today’s millennials. Developed by Next Chapter  which was recently acquired by Fastcase, Modern Attorney includes the types of information believed to be important to millennial in choosing a lawyer – such…

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When Your Law Firm Needs Boots on the Ground, Take a Look at We Go Look

In a digital age, solo and small firm lawyers can largely accomplish what they need to online.  If you need help with getting discovery out or drafting a summary judgment brief, you can find project lawyers through sites like Law Clerk or Hire an Esquire.  Most case filling and organization can be handled by online…

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Tech Competence That Solo and Small Firm Lawyers Really Need: Resources Here

According to this recent post by Bob Ambrogi, Michigan is poised to potentially join 36 other states  in adopting some version of ABA Model Rule 1.1  (Comment 8) which instructs lawyers to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice including the benefits and risks associated with the technology relevant to the lawyer’s…

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322 Legal Tech Tools for NonLawyers…That Lawyers Can Also Use

Last week, the American Bar Foundation released a Survey of Legal Tech for Non-Lawyers, authored by MacArthur Fellow, Professor Rebecca Sandefur. Sandefur’s exhaustive study identified 322 technology tools for non-lawyers that offer assistance with a range of criminal and civil problems. As shown on the chart, most of the tools serve one of three functions:…

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Take Our Test to Find Out Whether Your Website is a Conversion Machine

Many lawyers spend many, many, MANY dollars on SEO only to be disappointed with the results. The reason? SEO may lead prospective clients to your website, but it won’t make them convert. Once prospective clients come to your virtual doorstep, the onus is on you or your website to convert them. Want to see if…

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