Using Technology to Fight the Litigation Talent War

Within the legal community, technology is typically viewed as a means to increase lawyer efficiency, whether through document assembly, document review, collaboration, and remote work or lately through the use of artificial intelligence to extract hidden insights from large datasets. But some litigation experts see another promising use for legal technologies: as a weapon to…

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More Bar Regulators Approve Remote Work Arrangements

For any number of reasons, lawyers are increasingly working across state lines. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health regulations prevented many lawyers from traveling to law offices. They remained home, working remotely, sometimes physically located in a state where they were not licensed to practice law. Other lawyers are practicing law temporarily in jurisdictions where they…

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4 Small Tech Investments That Pay Big Dividends for Remote Depositions

Professional communications today are pervasively mediated by technology. Courtrooms, conference rooms, and judges’ chambers — those familiar environments where most of a litigator’s work was traditionally accomplished — are now frequently replaced by microphones, cameras, and computer screens.  As is the case with most technological progress, these changes carry both peril and opportunity. And while…

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Legal Practice Areas That Are Thriving During the Pandemic

The economist John Kenneth Galbraith lumped all forecasters into two groups: those who don’t know what the future will bring, and those who don’t know they don’t know what the future will bring. This observation, while being both self-evident and humbling, hasn’t diminished one bit the business community’s ardor for the forecasting game. Some predictions…

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