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Law firms have shown little growth in recent years

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How correct were predictions about firms’ 2013 profits?

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Face time holds steady, but digital interactions are changing client communications

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2013 surveys foresee future doldrums in legal spending

Two reports from early autumn may have brought on the chills for the legal profession. Citi Private…

Legal data storage is moving online

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Rough winter ahead, in terms of law firm growth

Jeff Grossman, senior director for banking for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Legal Specialty Group,…

Lawyers—if not jobs for lawyers—are trending upward

YOU ARE HERE A snapshot of the legal profession from the 2013…

Going mobile: A special tech trends report (gallery)

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Shrinking legal spending: Corporate clients cut back on outside representation

A survey of in-house law departments shows corporate clients netting major savings by using certain tactics to…

Social standings: A special tech trends report

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Lawyers say they like storing data online

For a profession sometimes criticized as being slow to…

Predictive coding is on the rise in courts

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Should firms move to the cloud? Legal IT professionals are split

Legal IT Professionals’ online survey of its readership presented a split decision on whether…

Who’s Up, Who’s Down in Partner Pay

Major, Lindsey & Africa’s 2012 survey of partners at large law firms showed…

Online Rain: Survey Says a Virtual Presence May Pay

The ABA’s 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report documents some good news from survey respondents who use Web 2.0…

A Debate on the Future of Legal Ed Breaks Down to the Real Versus the Ideal

“If you are not going to law school ... what is your alternative path?”…

An A for Alternatives: AFAs Are Here to Stay

While the study ALM Legal Intelligence did for LexisNexis CounselLink is cautious in its analysis, it shows some…

Burgeoning Blogs: Can They Give BigLaw Firms an Edge?

LexBlog’s 2012 survey of large U.S. law firms has found 155…

Bad News Gets Worse: 2011 Grads Face Tightening Job Market

According to the National Association for Law Placement, the overall employment rate…

Reality Sinks in: Attitudes Have Changed About the Post-Recession Marketplace

Back in spring 2009, few law firm leaders told the first Altman Weil…

‘Entry’ Fee: Surprise–Inexperienced Associates Cost More

"Since the recession, in-house counsel have been increasingly reluctant to pay fees for entry-level…

Merger Momentum: 2010 Turnaround Continues in Firms’ Urge to Merge

Continuing a rebound that began in the last quarter of 2010,…

A Meh Market: Surveys Reveal Slight Growth in Legal Revenues, Greater Growth in Expenses

Authors DiPietro and Rusanow ended the Citi Private Bank Law Watch…

Efficient E-Discovery

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