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  For the past few years, I've been working with a client on a very cutting edge software development effort. I have to say that the most complex part of the project has been ensuring that the interface and the overall user...

Most firms acknowledge that there is risk associated with the exposure of their confidential information. This can be in the form of legal risk, if it relates to personal information, or competitive risk, in the case of commercial information, like trade secrets...

Earlier this week it was reported that an AM Law 100 firm who handles litigation for Goldman Sachs and Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch, accidentally released unredacted versions of critical files that they had been fighting for years to keep sealed.

Most firms that I talk to have invested in people and technology and implemented policies and procedures to ensure that their corporate data and/or their client’s data is protected within their organization. Secure servers, offsite back-up, VPNs, document management systems, strong...

In recent weeks, much has been said about the future of legal blogging. In early September, Bob Ambrogi kicked off the discussion by proclaiming that legal blogging is far from dead.  Scott Greenfield then chimed in, noting that although legal blogging...

One of the benefits of using a cloud computing platform in your law practice is offsite data back up and business continuity.  It’s a convenient and simple solution for data back up, it happens automatically and gives you one less thing...

In The Checklist Manifesto, Dr. Atul Gawande examines how the use of checklists can significantly improve workflows and outcomes in the work environment. He focuses primarily on the aviation and construction industries, and analyzes where and how checklists are used. He...

The North Carolina State Bar (NCSB) recently issued a proposed formal ethics opinion (proposed 2010 FEO 7), which may assist lawyers in assessing the risks of using a particular cloud computing product in their law practice. The primary issue addressed by the...

ABA TechShow took place in Chicago from March 25-27th.  The convention opened with a “bang,” featuring a conglomerate of “rapid-fire presentations” from IgniteLaw. Ignite Law was organized by the inimitable Matt Homann (@matthomann), founder of LexThink, and sponsored by ABA TechShow.  At...

Legal practice management software is a must-have for most law offices. It streamlines the process of handling and managing a case from start to finish. Law case management systems allow busy attorneys to keep track of contacts, documents, and calendaring, among...