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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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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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sites like Avvo, LinkedIn or Facebook have been around for more than a decade, profiles created back then may now be outdated or no longer…

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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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