Are you on LinkedIn? Un-Billable Hour host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Executive Director at Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Director of LCL’s Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program chats with Dennis Kennedy, lawyer and co-host of The Kennedy-Mighell Report and Allison Shields, author of Legal Ease Blog, about their recently published book, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers. Dennis and Allison talk about how attorneys are using LinkedIn, and the key features that make LinkedIn a valuable networking and client development tool without consuming all of an attorney’s time.
Looking to get your solo practice off the ground but aren’t sure how? Learn about the tools you need to turn your solo practice into a highly utilized business when New Solo host and solo practitioner, Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, talks to Alex Vega, a law firm consultant with The Vega Firm. Alex shares his great insight on the basic human skills a lawyer needs for a successful practice, how a solo can develop an effective word of mouth campaign and the importance of a realistic marketing plan.
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With the popularity of social media on the rise within the legal profession, has old school marketing taken a back seat? Jared Correia, the host of The Legal ToolKit and Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, joins Attorney Christopher Strang, partner at the Boston law firm, Desmond, Strang & Scott LLP and Robert Simpson, President/CEO of Waverider Communications, to talk about the pros of old school marketing, including: the importance of developing and implementing a strategy, the power of networking and how lawyers can successfully market themselves in both non-traditional and traditional modes.
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New Solo host, Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner and the most recent Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association is joined by Attorney Melissa Conner, from the Conner Law Offices out of Boston, Massachusetts, to spotlight women solos. Melissa shares her recommendations on everything from which organizations female attorneys can join when first starting their office, to the benefits of a women’s bar association to how to find a mentor.
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In this April edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes back Austin-based attorney and e-discovery columnist Craig Ball, author of the Law Technology News’ column, “Ball in Your Court”. Monica and Craig discuss recent e-discovery cases and developments, including Facebook’s decision to create a “one-button” tool to collect user data on its social media site.
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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Social media is gaining importance and influence in litigation, and poses numerous legal and technological challenges with regard to discovery. On The ESI Report, host Kelly Kubacki, Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Attorney James Daley, Partner at Daley & Fey and Rhea Frederick, a Client Relationship Manager for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss social media in litigation, including its rising use and discoverability, and explore best practices for preservation, collection and production. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Laura Tushaus, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, focuses on the facts surrounding National Day Laborer Organizing Network v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, which addresses the production of metadata under the Freedom of Information Act.
Lawyers can’t go a single day without hearing how they need to be using social media. Social media, however, is a big topic and there are lots of social media tools. The tool lawyers most commonly use is LinkedIn, but are they really using it to good advantage? In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell take a look at the growth and evolution of LinkedIn, how lawyers are successfully using LinkedIn today, and practical ways for you to enhance your LinkedIn presence. 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 ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Terry Wit, Partner at Quinn Emanuel and Christine Falcicchio, Product Manager and Senior Consultant for TrialGraphix, to discuss hyperlinked briefs – a solution that will help present your case in the most streamlined and effective way. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent Kelly Kubacki looks at two recent cases: Multiven, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc. and Barnes v. CUS Nashville.