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Legal Malpractice Insurance As the Missing Piece In the Supply Chain for Innovation for Solo and Small Law Firms

May 10, 2018

Remember the bot that sues Equifax for data breaches  that made headlines last fall? Although celebrated by most of the #altlaw crowd, surprisingly, the bot wasn’t as well received by many of the solo and small firm lawyers on one of my listserves. Many of these lawyers expressed concerns about the ethical implications of the…

Innovative Law Practice: State Bar Defense and Ethics Attorney Megan Zavieh, Part I

April 16, 2018

State bar defense and ethics is one of those practice areas  that I generally associate with difficult-to-research case opinions and opaque disciplinary procedures unfamiliar to most attorneys. Yet even though this practice area retains many…

How The ABA’s Obsession With Women at Biglaw Ignores the Women Who Really Need A Hand

April 13, 2018

Earlier this week, this news story  about Ieshia Champs, a single mom with five kids who will graduate from law school in May degree, went viral. And why not? What could be more inspirational than…

From Lawyer to Legal Tech: Lauren Sturdevant of Case Status

April 11, 2018

Today we welcome another lawyer to legal tech entrepreneur, Lauren Sturdevant, CEO of Case Status, a secure platform for lawyers to communicate with clients with real-time updates, with the added cool feature of allowing satisfied…

Lawyer to Legal Tech Entrepreneur: Pablo Arredondo of Casetext

April 10, 2018

We are back on track with our Lawyer to Legal Tech Co-Founder Series. Today, we welcome Pablo Arredondo, former litigator and Casetext Co-Founder and  Chief Legal Research Officer.  Last year, I wrote that Casetext is…

Find Black Letter Better With Casetext

April 9, 2018

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…

A Passover Lesson for Lawyers: True Transformation Is Impossible Until The Older Generation Steps Aside.

March 30, 2018

This evening, I’ll join my family for the first Seder of Passover.  With nine cousins ranging in age from 4-21, we’ll zip through the Haggadah, the reader that contains not only the story of Passover,…

Moneyball For Remote Hiring: Identifying Key Personality Traits That Predict Success For Remote Attorneys

March 29, 2018

Written By: Eric Fox, Director of People Analytics, Hire an Esquire Before Cambridge Analytica and a Facebook data breach made personality profiling front page news— “moneyball” for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Football…

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