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September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773853

I recently spoke with Dave Kerstein, an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF to learn more about litigation finance. Before sharing what I learned, some background…

Background: My Long Interest in Applying Financial Concepts to Law

Combining finance and litigation has long interested me. If financial types got involved, I thought ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773854

Last week I attended ILTACon, the 2016 conference of the International Legal Technology Association. Here is a recap of my activities for the week. The first section has links to the three sessions I attended and live blogged. The second has a pictorial summary of the session on the blockchain ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773855

This is a live blog post from ILTACon, the 2016 conference of the International Legal Technology Association. This session, #ILTA158, is Reinventing Traditional Support Staff Roles in a Buyer’s Market (#ILTACon Live) with panelists Florinda Baldridge of Norton Rose Fulbright, Scott M. ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773856

This is a live blog post from ILTACon, the 2016 conference of the International Legal Technology Association. This session is the Finding a Needle in a Haystack with 21st Century Expertise Systems with panelists with Kate Cain of Sidley Austin, Marybeth Corbett of WilmerHale, ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773852

This is a live blog post from the College of Law Practice Management 2016 Futures Conference (link to PDF of agenda). As a live post, please forgive any typos or misunderstandings of meaning.

This session is How will we better deliver what clients want, and get paid for it? The ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773851

This post describes a specific situation I encountered with Verizon but has some general implications for how individuals should remember to protect their own personal digital security. And how companies should protect customer data.

I start with what prompted me to think about security. I have a an iPhone 7, which like all others, is brand new. ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773848

This is a live post from the 12th Annual Ark Knowledge Management (KM) conference. (PDF of Agenda). I publish as a session ends so please forgive any typos or misunderstandings of meaning.

This session is the keynote, Practice Engineering: KM for the 21st Century, byMichael Mills, Co-Founder & ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773849

Shortly after ILTACon (the International Legal Technology Association annual meeting, August 2016), the editors of Legal IT Today asked a deceptively simple question:

“Going into ILTACON 2016, or while in an ILTACON session, or now that you’re starting to process everything coming out of ILTACON, what’s the single biggest ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773850

In September, as a panelist at the College of Law Practice Management 2016 Futures Conference (PDF of agenda), I addressed the question “Will All Lawyers Work for the Big 4 by 2026?”. (The conference used the term mega accountants but it’s hard to imagine in 10 years that term will ...


September 12, 2017, 1:19 pm, 1773847
This is a live post from the 12th Annual Ark Knowledge Management (KM) conference. (PDF of Agenda). I publish as a session ends so please forgive any typos or misunderstandings of meaning.

This session is Data Security is Required. KM is Demanded. AI is Here: Armageddon or Utopia?. Peter ...