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4th Annual Beer for Blawggers on Tuesday Evening at Techshow

The ABA Journal and LexBlog will host a 4th Annual Beer for Blawggers meet up at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after ABA Techshow sessions break for…

The Future of Law Practice: Is It What You Think?

Technology will push bar regulators to ease jurisdictional restrictions. More than 50 percent of clients will rely on consumer review websites like Yelp to find a lawyer. And iPads and…

The 25th ABA Techshow Recalls the Pioneer Days of Legal Technology

Happy New Tech Year: 4 First Steps for the Next 365 Days

The Future of Law in 6-Minute Increments

What would a legal technology conference look like if speakers had only six minutes to make their points, with PowerPoint slides flashing behind them at 18-second intervals?

The answer:

Alternative Billing Gains Traction for Solos, Small Firms

While contingent and fixed-fee models aren’t new, a fresh look at alternative billing may help established small-firm attorneys and solos distinguish themselves from the surge of laid-off lawyers and unemployed…

E-Discovery Can Create Big Hassle for Small Cases

The proliferation of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter has created a tangle of ownership rights, subpoena power and even malpractice actions for botched e-discovery for lawyers and…

E-Discovery Can Be TMI—Even For Those Seeking It

Sometimes an e-discovery job can bring too much information, even for the people demanding it.

Sharon Nelson and John Simek, co-founders and the president and vice president,…

Explore the World of Web Tools Behind Google’s ‘More’

Take a trip behind the “more” link at the top of the Google homepage.

Behind that link lies a world of free Web-based tools that can help the…

Majority Say Law Practice Is Undergoing a Sweeping Evolution, Survey Says

While not all lawyers agree the deep impressions of the economic downturn will last, the majority is preparing for a new paradigm with significant changes to practice—whether it be BigLaw…

Web 2.0 Spins Out Some Tough Marketing Ethics Questions

States have the constitutional right to impose limits on speech that “beckons business” or “proposes a commercial transaction.” And an advertisement for legal services is clearly commercial speech, subject to…

How Do You Handle e-Evidence at Trial? It Depends

Suppose the defendant in a case you’re judging has produced a document with a certain hash value (used to index items in a database) that the plaintiff wants to use…

Inexpensive Web Tools and Straight Talk Help Build Client Relationships

North Carolina divorce attorney Lee Rosen loses sleep at night over his payroll, particularly when business is slow.

Rosen confessed his fear to a packed crowd of lawyers at the…

Research Cases, Dictate to a Virtual Legal Assistant and Never Lose Your Way, iPhone JDs Say

The crowning glory of the ABA Techshow’s Mac user track on Thursday, according to presenters Jeff Richardson and Reid Trautz, was a lively display that highlighted the…

Fast-Paced Ignite Law Dives Into the Future of Law Practice

On the eve of ABA Techshow, as presenters and participants make their way to Chicago, 16 will dare answer the question: What’s the future of law practice?

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