The December issue of Law Practice Today is focused on elawyering with articles from myself and fellow ABA elawyering Task Force members discussing different forms of elawyering.
My article is a basic “get started with elawyering” introduction. Here is an excerpt:
It is not necessary to convert to a completely paperless law office in the clouds in order to benefit from different methods of elawyering. Most lawyers would prefer to get their feet wet first and then gradually find ways to take portions of their practice digital – whether that means moving to cloud-based applications for certain tasks or something smaller in scope, such as the use of a virtual paralegal or virtual assistant. There are a few simple first steps that a lawyer might take to getting started with elawyering…..read more
Other articles in this issue include:
Expand Your Solo or Small Firm Practice Using Client Portals, by Donna Seyle
Document Assembly Over the Internet, by Richard S. Granat
Dancing in the Cloud, by Marc Lauritsen
An Update on Governing Cloud Computing, by Will Hornsby and Joseph Duffy