Archive for the ‘Virtual practice’ Category

Online Legal Services Gets a Boost from ABA & Rocket Lawyer Partnership

I was surprised and happy to hear the news today that the ABA announced its partnership with Rocket Lawyer on a pilot project to help match up ABA members with online clients.

I’ve been researching and writing about lawyer collaboration with branded networks like Rocket Lawyer for the past couple of years with a focus on ethics issues and best practices. I wrote a book about the best practices for lawyers who wanted to work with these companies and make connections with clients through them.

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ILTA Article – Teaching Tomorrow’s Lawyers Legal Tech Skills

An article I co-authored with Ron Dolin entitled Course Correction: Teaching Tomorrow’s Lawyers Legal Tech Skills, was published in the newest edition of the ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine.

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LegalTech Startup Weekend – San Francisco

If you are in the San Francisco area, consider checking out the LegalTech Startup Weekend. I’ll be one of the mentors for the event along with several other founders of legal tech companies, including LawPal, Ravel, One400, Judicata, LawGives, Casetext, and more.

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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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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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