Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Top Take-Aways from GSummit for the Legal Profession

I attended GSummit in San Francisco this week. (The “G” stands for gamification.) This annual conference looks at ways to increase user engagement through gamification and games. With all of the online “noise” surrounding us and the invasiveness of mobile technology pulling people in many different directions, no industry – not even the legal profession – is immune from the problem of getting the public’s attention long enough to convey a message.

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Second Edition of Virtual Law Practice Book

I am updating the second edition to the Virtual Law Practice book that I wrote back in 2010. The book pretty much needs to be completely re-written based on the way that technology has changed since I wrote about the set up of online delivery in law firms only four years ago.

I am expanding the book to include my newer experiences working with law firms and lawyers to integrate online delivery of legal services into different law firm business models.

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Video: Legal Technology in the Public Interest

A couple of weeks ago I gave a presentation on a panel entitled Legal Technology in the Public Interest with Ron Staudt and Phil Malone for Stanford’s Future Law Conference.

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Article in Legal IT Today: The Engagement Game

I wrote an article about the use of games for legal services in the March issue of Legal IT Today, an online legal tech publication. You can read the full article starting on page 31 of the publication.

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ABA Journal Article on Virtual Practice

The ABA Journal published an article entitled “Lawyers’ definitions of virtual practice vary, but not when it comes to finding success”. The article runs through the different definitions of virtual law practice and the wide variety of ways that lawyers are choosing to deliver legal services online.

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Reinventing the Practice of Law: The Book

Reinventing the Practice of Law: Emerging Models to Enhance Affordable Legal Services, edited by Professor Luz Herrera, has been published this week by the ABA. This book is full of practical ideas that could significantly increase access to justice.

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