In challenging economic times, IT leaders can implement “green” policies that help their organizations save money and keep their technology edge. Monica Bay, LawTechnologyNow host and Editor-in-Chief of Law Technology News, welcomes Tom Ranalli, technical services manager for Kirkland & Ellis, to offer concrete tips to help your firm decide when to “do it yourself” or outsource technology, how to negotiate with vendors and how to get your professionals to compute and travel “smart.”
Social networking websites have grown up and are becoming important tools for lawyers, firms and companies. From keeping track of colleagues, to finding referrals and introductions, to vetting an expert witness, these “profiles on steroids” can provide critical competitive intelligence to help your practice blossom. Monica Bay, LawTechnologyNow host and Editor-in-Chief of Law Technology News welcomes Massachusetts lawyer Robert J. Ambrogi, who writes Law Technology News’ Web Watch column, and is a veteran legal industry observer, to share his insights about LinkedIn, Facebook, Plaxo, Legal OnRamp, Martindale Hubbell Connected, and other sites.
Why are lawyers — especially small firm attorneys so resistant to case/practice management software? Why do they rely more on Microsoft’s Outlook than legal-specific tools to run their law offices? Andrew Adkins III, director of the University of Florida’s Legal Technology Institute knows the answers, which start with “There’s no Holy Grail” — i.e., there is no single software “solution” that will do everything for everybody. Join Andrew Adkins and Monica Bay for the March 2008 edition of “Law Technology Now!”
If you’re not at the hotspot in legal technology, LegalTech New York, then you need to check out this week’s show! Law.com blogger and host, J. Craig Williams, welcomes legal technology guru, Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of Law Technology News and host of “Law Technology Now,” to discuss what’s new in legal tech and explore the ins and outs of the world’s leading legal technology trade show! Host, Bob Ambrogi, will also give you a preview of his upcoming special report featuring interviews with the experts, straight from the floor of LegalTech!
From Presidential hopefuls trying to “out-faith” each other on the campaign trail to law schools spreading their faith in the classroom, faith is all around us. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, call on the experts, Dean Jeffrey A. Brauch, from the Regent University School of Law and Rob Boston, assistant director of communications, for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, to tackle this hot topic. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss faith and the law, how some are using faith to educate law students, separation of church and state and how faith is coming to the forefront of the race for the Presidency and affecting present day policy issues. Closing the show, we will speak to Monica Bay about her new role as host of the new Legal Talk Network podcast, Law Technology Now.
What’s the status of the legal profession and the judicial system in Louisiana 7 months after Katrina? Coast to Coast hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, attorneys and Law.com bloggers find out why some law firms are back up and running, while others are still rebuilding or out of business. You’ll hear first-hand accounts from Attorney Ernie Svenson, solo practitioner in New Orleans and author of the legal blog, “Ernie the Attorney,” as well as Tim Doody, Firm Administrator for Chaffe McCall LLP, with headquarters in New Orleans and the Tom O’Connell, President of XOsoft, a technology company that helped law firms restore important legal files after the hurricane. And don’t miss a special segment with Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of Law Technology News about her recent experiences in post-Katrina New Orleans!
Coast to Coast, with co-hosts, Robert Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams, from Law.com’s arsenal of law bloggers, takes on an important issue about diversity (or lack thereof) in the legal blogosphere. Are the ranks of women, and minorities being heard? Are they getting the recognition they deserve? Our special guests are Lisa Stone, originator of BlogHer, a blogger and a journalist whose work has appeared in the NY Times and the LA Times, Attorney Sean Carter, a syndicated writer, blogger and legal humorist who writes Lawpsided, and Monica Bay, editor in chief of Law Technology News and who writes The Common Scold. Don’t miss the revealing discussion on this show!