Depending on where you look, lawyers are likely to read or hear that social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, et al.) are either a tremendous waste of time fraught with ethical dangers or an essential tool for communication and a necessary part of every lawyer’s Internet presence. Are you falling behind or falling off the cliff? In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell will take a fresh look at social media for lawyers and try to sort through the various claims, draw a few conclusions and provide some practical pointers. 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.
Have all of your posts, comments and mentions on the Internet, especially in social media, become the dreaded “permanent record?” Is what people see in Google about you what you want them to”know” about you? As lawyers participate in social media – Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, just to name a few – there’s a growing sense that Internet presence is becoming online reputation. In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell look at this important new phenomenon and suggest practical ways that you can find and manage your online reputation, while avoiding the most common pitfalls. 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.
Twitter, Facebook, blogging? Hardly a day goes by without someone proclaiming that a technology is “dead.” On this edition of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, co-hosts, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what technologies to stick with, what to abandon and how you can determine which are best for your law firm. In the Q & A segment, Dennis and Tom will answer audience questions and wrap up with Parting Shots, leaving you with lasting tips and observations. 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.
Jurors Twittering details of a trial. Jurors Googling information about a case. And last month, a Judge declaring a mistrial in a big federal drug case in Florida when jurors conducted research online. On this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer, we’re talking about the advances in technology, communication and information flow interfering with the justice system and the potential effect on ‘trial by jury.’ Law.com blogger and co-host, J. Craig Williams welcomes jury behavior expert, Dr. Edward P. Schwartz, Attorney Peter Raben, defense attorney from Miami, Florida and Attorney Sean Ellsworth managing partner at Ellsworth Law Firm P.A, to discuss this hot legal topic.
On this edition of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, legal bloggers, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell, and Adriana Linares will be talking all things ABA TECHSHOW! They will take a look at Susskind’s presentation, the social side of TECHSHOW and how Twitter is a game-changer for attending conferences in general. In the Parting Shots segment, Dennis, Tom & Adriana will leave you with that one hot tip, website, or observation you can use after the show. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration.
Technology can help you manage your law practice OR make you want to throw the computer or mobile device of choice out the window! Who better to talk about legal technology than three of the top legal technologists anywhere…and they speak YOUR language! Announcing (drum roll please) co-hosts and big-name legal bloggers, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell, and Adriana Linares in this inaugural edition of the Kennedy- Mighell Report on Legal Talk Network! Insight, opinion, and maybe even a dose of advice about all the legal technology necessities and choices. On this edition: Economic reality check and the impact on legal technology for lawyers – the hard but helpful facts. Time’s up for computer illiterate lawyers – find out why! And too much stuff to search for discovery, case law, etc – what to do? Also hear their Parting Shots in the podcast. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration.
The stand-out free social networking and micro-blogging service, Twitter, has been praised and shunned by legal professionals. What do YOU think? Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome Kevin O’Keefe, CEO of LexBlog and Owner of LexMonitor and Attorney Scott Greenfield who writes the blog, Simple Justice, to discuss the pros and cons of Twitter and discuss whether it is a phenomenon or a necessity for lawyers and law firms.
Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook-social networking has hit the mainstream. How about in the legal community? Some firms look at social networking as a great PR tool for business, where others fear it. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome experts, Brian Carter, keynote speaker and Director of Search Engine Marketing (PPC), SEO, and Social Media at Fuel Interactive and Heather M. Milligan, Director of Marketing at Barger & Wolen LLP. They will explore Twitter, discuss why some lawyers are skeptical of Web 2.0. and take a look at how networking sites can be a marketing and business tool.