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‘Disrobed’: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge

Many people ask why I decided to write this book after having been on the federal bench for more than 17 years. My reason is simple: I have come to…

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Three Productivity ‘Must-Haves’ that Give Me Time to Pursue My Passions

Some who know me—and who know how much I love my practice as a freelance lawyer—might be surprised to see me write an article about how lawyers can find time…

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The Power of You

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The Drive for Greater Efficiency

When I speak with law firm leaders lately, one thing comes through loud and clear: the challenges and pressures they face are, in many ways, unprecedented.

The legal industry is…

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WestlawNext® iPad® app Extends Access to Attorney Workflow

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How Legal Research Can Improve Legal Project Management

This past week Mark Medice, Senior Program Director of Peer Monitor, discussed two key trends that are reshaping traditional models of delivering legal…

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Time to Explore New Approaches for Law Firm Management?

Law firms are facing some challenging headwinds. Demand for legal services has been sluggish at best recently (PDF) while rate pressure from clients and rising headcount and expenses…

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Challenges Persist Heading into 2012 Legal Market

The U.S. legal market appears poised to end 2011 with a fairly sluggish overall performance and with mounting pressures on law firm profitability. Although showing signs of recovery during the…

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What Technology Is Your Law Librarian Thinking About This Season?

Will an eReader or the latest iPad be among the gifts you purchase or give this holiday season? Technology’s dizzing pace has led to a variety of training and research…

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Top 10 Tips for Leveraging Cutting-Edge Legal Research Technology to Control Legal Costs and Drive

In this ever-changing and leaner economic environment, corporate legal departments expect outside counsel to deliver more effective and efficient legal services at a lower cost. Simultaneously, in-house counsel are investigating…

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Legal Research Efficiency Means Cost Savings

Resourcefulness and efficiency are no longer attributes that set firms apart – they’re requirements for firms to be successful. Now more than ever, legal departments are demanding greater visibility into…

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Legal Research While on the Go

Attorney Jessica is headed to court for an important hearing. However, this trip is different than previous ones when she would haul multiple folders, notebooks and sometimes even boxes of…

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Legal Process Outsourcing: It’s About the ‘Process’

The term Legal Process Outsourcing conjures up all sorts of images and thoughts.

While some may envision shuffling reams of work to an invisible third party in hopes of cutting…

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The Agile Law Firm

The business side of the legal industry is undergoing a whirlwind of changes. Pressure from clients to demonstrate clear value, as well as increasing globalization of the law firm market…

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Integrated Tools for Litigators

Litigators spend considerable time gathering, organizing and searching huge volumes of case information from multiple sources – discovery documents, legal research, evidence, transcripts and so on. At the same time,…

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Effective Rate Strategies in Turbulent Times

For many years, rate growth was the lifeblood of firms. Hourly billing rates increased annually like clockwork, and accounted for a significant portion of firm revenue growth.

But rate growth…




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