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This is a live blog post from the Law Firm COO & CFO Forum by Thomson Reuters. The opening session is The Market Setting – Trends Driving New Approaches to Legal Practice, which covers large law firm trends and the legal market.. The presenters are James Jones, Senior Fellow at ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356362

This is the first of a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, David Lat, editor of Above the ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356361

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, I speak with Electronic Frontier Foundation Legal ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356359

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Clio c0-founder and CEO Jack Newton discusses ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356358

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Carolyn Elefant, founder of MyShingle.com, discusses how ...


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This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Avvo founder Mark Britton discusses what lawyers ...


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"You are also ordered not to post any further information about [Chelsea Van Valeknburg] or her personal life or online to [unclear] hate mobs." -ChelseaVan Valkenburg (AKA Zoe Quinn) v. Eron Gjoni.

When people say mean things about us online or even smear our reputations, our first impulse is to fight ...


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In the words of Indiana Jones, “it’s not the years, it’s the mileage”:

“The legal profession is aging as the percentage of younger lawyers continues to shrink in a decades-long trend…The most likely explanation, Henderson says, is that the ...


October 23, 2014, 5:43 am, 1356135

Rebecca Vipond Brink is a serious journalist who writes at a webpage called The Frisky. In an article at The Frisky, she clamed that #GamerGate is a movement designed to harass people. She used doxxing (or posting a person's home address) as an example of the harassment #GamerGate was guilty ...


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The final Day One session of the 10th Annual Ark KM conference addresses enterprise search in “So You Think You Know Search…?”, which addresses “the disconnect between what law firms think they know about Search—and what’s actually happening.” (Live blog post – please forgive typos or errors. The end of ...


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While the New Jersey Senate and Assembly continue to debate state-wide sick leave laws, four more New Jersey municipalities have enacted mandatory sick leave laws for private employers.  Effective January 2015, East Orange, Paterson, Irvington and Passaic will join Newark and Jersey City in requiring paid sick time for employees.


October 22, 2014, 3:43 pm, 1355721

In Weber v. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc., et al., case numbers 13-4891 and 14-0206, decided on October 9, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a former executive’s employer could use “after-acquired” evidence – evidence of an employee’s misconduct during the period of employment ...


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What is the future of client-facing legal knowledge management? That is the topic of this Ark KM 10th Annual Conference.  The session description and speaker information is appended below. (Live post: please forgive typos and errors.)

Panelists:

Meredith L. Williams, JD, Chief Knowledge Management Officer, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC


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Since 2010, Alan F. Pendleton, a district judge for Anoka County, Minn., has published the email newsletter “Minnesota Judicial Training Updates,” in which he provides short, easy-to-read articles about concepts every judge and attorney should understand. The emails were sent to some 85 percent of the state’s judges, as well as ...