Paralegals need to know the latest trends in law practice and productivity technology to contribute to a successful law practice. For the hottest tech trends, Paralegal Voice co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin turn to Jared D. Correia, Esq., the Senior Practice Advisor for Massachusetts’ Law Office Management Assistance Program (MASSLOMAP). Jared shares his thoughts on everything from law practice management software, to cloud-based solutions and document management, to remote access and the benefits of social media. A big fan of legal support staffers, he explains why they are a key part of the legal team. This podcast is a must-listen for both paralegals and attorneys!
Find out how document assembly tools can increase efficiency and profits at your firm on The Un-Billable Hour. Host and Attorney Rodney Dowell, Executive Director at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Director of LCL’s Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program and Diane Ebersole, practice management advisor for the State Bar of Michigan explain how document assembly applications have advanced in the last few years and how these applications can increase the bottom line for your law firm.
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Bob Ambrogi, co-host of Lawyer2Lawyer and longtime legal technologist, travels to LegalTechNY and explains why it is one of the pre-eminent legal technology shows. This year’s emphasis is on e-discovery, case management and cloud computing. Bob also tells us why he’s looking forward to seeing all the new and exciting tech products targeting the legal community. Be sure to watch the interview, hosted by Legal Talk Network producer, Kate Kenney.
As the number of legal technology options and platforms have increased, management of legal technology has become more complicated than ever before. Routine recommendations are changing because of smartphones, use of Macs, Web 2.0 and other changes. In important ways, our view of technology and even the Internet has become more personalized and less universal. In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how our technology is becoming more complex and varied, the resulting changes to questions you must ask and traditional recommendations, and ways to start to address the implications of this trend. 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.
On this edition of The ESI Report, host Kelly Kubacki, Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Andrea Marshall, Senior Discovery Services consultant for Kroll Ontrack and Megan Pizor, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack, to review the most dominant themes of 2010 in e-discovery case law from across the country, with a view toward what may be coming next in 2011. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Ben Kirk looks at the international discovery issues addressed in the recent case of Sofaer Global Hedge Fund v. Brightpoint, Inc.
On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Kim Plonsky, a paralegal at Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., in New Orleans, Louisiana, who knows her technology inside and out! Kim looks at the kinds of technology to use on the job, the minimum technology and software skills that today’s paralegals should have and shares her favorite online resources for keeping up with today’s legal technology.