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Get More Mileage Out of Your CLE Presentation With SoapBox

If you’ve ever presented at a CLE or conference, you know the drill.  Spend hours working on a slide deck and presentation, then a half-day attending the event – or maybe even more if you need to travel out of town. Meanwhile, many of the CLE presentations aren’t recorded or made publicly available so but…

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Find Black Letter Better With Casetext

Have you ever had to research a broad topic like whether a search is lawful under the Fourth Amendment or whether an employee is an independent contractor?   Although this kind of research question seems as if it would be simple to answer in twenty seconds, figuring out the black letter law on these kinds…

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ABA TechShow 2018: Tech Is Moving Faster Than Ever

What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, I had the honor of speaking at ABA Tech Show  for the first time. Back then, cloud-based tools like Basecamp, Google Docs, Zoho and wikis were just coming on my radar as a means to  connect with and communicate with clients but law-specific practice management platforms…

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Power Hour One: Update That Profile!

Virtually every social media site or listing directory is strewn with incomplete profiles and barren social media accounts initiated by over enthusiastic users, then abandoned later. Moreover, now that many sites like Avvo, LinkedIn or Facebook have been around for more than a decade, profiles created back then may now be outdated or no longer…

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What One Lawyer Learned From a 50-Hour Data Science Bootcamp

With increased focus on the growing role of data science and data analytics in the future of law, I decided that it was high time to learn what all the fuss is about.  Initially, I considered taking a course on data analytics geared for lawyers, but shockingly, I couldn’t find much, with the exception of…

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