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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…

Why It’s Time for Lawyers to Take A Second Look at Self-Scheduling Tools for Clients

March 29, 2018

Six years ago, I questioned why self-scheduling options for clients hadn’t been as successful for the legal professions as for other industries. I came up with a couple of theories: scheduling platforms that weren’t quite…

Six New Law Business Models & Why They Matter for Legal Tech

March 28, 2018

When we talk about innovation, technology is only one piece of the puzzle. Many times, it’s also necessary to innovate underlying business models to enable the technology to gain traction. I learned this lesson in…

Survey Finds That 28 State Bar Association Websites Fall Short On Security Settings

March 22, 2018

According to Bob Ambrogi, 31 states  have now adopted the ethical duty of technology competence. Yet ironically, many of the same states that have adopted the duty of technology competence are home to bar associations…

Ethics Lawyer Conduct Online

Legal Ethics Are the Least of Lawyers’ Problems When Doing Business Online

March 15, 2018

In a digital world, legal ethics are no longer the center of the universe. Today, lawyers who advertise or engage in business online are subject to four distinct pillars of governance. First, there’s the law…

How To Be a Successful Jack-Of-All-Trades

March 13, 2018

Author: Thomson Reuters “Clients expect 100% perfection from their lawyers and expect everything to be done yesterday.”1 With the complexity of today’s legal needs, today’s small law firm attorney needs to be a jack-of-all-trades. With…

Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Rachael Ardanuy

March 13, 2018

March brings another round of Mom-Owned Law Firm Profiles where we celebrate mom lawyers who have chosen to own, not loan their talent. Today, we feature Rachael Ardanuy, owner of RZA Legal in Denver, Colorado. …

Mom Owned Law Firm Interview with Nicole Avila

March 13, 2018

March brings another round of Mom-Owned Law Firm Profiles where we celebrate mom lawyers who have chosen to own, not loan their talent. Today, we feature Nicole Avila, owner of Avila Law PLLC in Weston, Florida.…

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