iPads are making serious inroads into the work environment, even for lawyers. What role might the iPad play in the daily lives of busy legal professionals? In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell are joined by special guest David Sparks, author of the new book, iPad at Work, to discuss the potential benefits of using an iPad in legal work, practical iPad tips, and how the iPad and iPad apps are changing the way lawyers use technology. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
Google and a group of authors and publishers who sued the internet giant, are heading back to the bargaining table after a federal court judge declined to approve a proposed 125-million-dollar settlement between the two parties. Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcomes George H. Pike, Director of the Barco Law Library and Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Attorney Lois F. Wasoff General Counsel for Publishers International Linking Association (“CrossRef”), to discuss this latest decision. They talk about the Judge’s decision and his reasons for rejecting the settlement, the “opt-in” vs.“opt-out” agreement and the possibility of Microsoft or Amazon fighting any new settlement.
The first iPad was incredibly successful and the launch of the iPad 2 has created a fresh surge of interest in the tablet category. Is the iPad 2 the tablet device that lawyers have been waiting for? In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their experiences in line at the Apple Store on Opening Day attempting to get the freshest information for their audience, talk about their early experiences with the iPad 2, and speculate about the “post-PC era,” the iPad 2 and its potential impact on lawyers and their clients. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
How can a solo attorney effectively use social media? In this edition of New Solo, host Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner out of Springfield, MA and Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association, welcomes Attorney Carolyn Elefant, to take a look at a solo practitioner’s unfair marketing advantage when it comes to social media. Carolyn talks about her book with Attorney Nicole Black, Social Media for Lawyers, The New Frontier, about why a new lawyer would want to invest resources in social media, how to find online potential clients and turn them into real world clients and ethical issues a practitioner should consider when using social media.
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In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU Law Professor Tamar Frankel to discuss her new book entitled, Fiduciary Law. Dan and Tamar explore fiduciary law, the power of trust and honesty and the impact of new legislation.
On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Sue Ann Jaffarian, a paralegal for Hooper, Lundy & Bookman in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling Odelia Grey mysteries. Sue Ann talks about balancing dual careers as a very busy corporate paralegal and successful fiction writer; her “large and in charge” fictional paralegal, Odelia Patience Grey; and what’s next for both Sue Ann and Odelia. Throw in vampires, writing advice, and dealing with weight prejudice – and you have a lively discussion not to be missed!
From music to film to theatre, celebrities can be a challenge in an entertainment law practice. Attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Gordon Firemark, an entertainment and new media lawyer in Los Angeles, to take a look at entertainment litigation and working with a celebrity. Bob & Gordon look at the various legal cases in Hollywood and chat about Gordon’s new e-book, The Podcast, Blog & New Media Producer’s Legal Survival Guide.
On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome William P. Statsky, one of the foremost experts on paralegals in the country and the author of numerous paralegal and legal writing textbooks. Bill talks about the importance of a paralegal’s writing skills, legal research, technology today, blogging and the future of the paralegal profession.
Professor Ramy discusses his book Succeeding in Law School in this podcast. The second edition of Professor Ramy’s book will be published June 10, 2010 by Carolina Academic Press.
In the second part of Lawyer2Lawyer on the Google Books Settlement, attorneys and co-hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Jonathan Band and Attorney Cindy Cohn, Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation , to take a closer look at the complex Google Books Settlement. They explore the deeper legal issues like privacy, copyright and antitrust issues, who this settlement could ultimately benefit or hurt and whether consumers are better off with or without a settlement.