With court closings, dismissal of cases, and giant backlogs, the American court system is in crisis. In this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams join Attorney Laura Abel from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and Attorney Stephen N. Zack, former President of the American Bar Association, to take a look at the impact of massive budget cuts on our courts, the cases, the staff and just how long this will all last.
Forty-eight hours of video is added to YouTube every minute. Second graders make professional-quality movies using inexpensive cameras and standard software. It’s no surprise that lawyers are tentatively beginning to think about using video in connection with their practices. In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the growing use of video by lawyers, survey the tools for creating and distributing videos, and share some observations and tips about lawyers jumping into the world of video. 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.
One of the biggest challenges facing attorneys is how to acquire and maintain clients. A fundamental method of developing a client base is to create a referral network. On The 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 welcomes Linda O’Koniewski, the broker/owner of ReMax Heritage , who tells us what it takes to get referrals from another professional. Linda gives tips on how to strengthen your network and how to develop and sustain those relationships.
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With former defensive football coach Jerry Sandusky accused of raping children and university officials charged with covering up the crimes, the Penn State child sex abuse scandal raises countless legal questions. Could the university be held liable? Could other university officials, including legendary coach Joe Paterno face criminal charges? What laws need to be changed to prevent this from happening again? In this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams along with Professor Marci Hamilton of the Cardozo School of Law and Attorney Philip Masorti, Senior Partner at Masorti-Sullivan P.C. discuss the complexities of this growing scandal.
On The ESI Report, host Kelly Kubacki, Attorney in the Thought Leadership & Industry Relations division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Erin Nardo, Senior Manager for Product Delivery Management with Kroll Ontrack and Katie Winseck, Solutions Architect with Kroll Ontrack, to explore how the landscape of e-discovery continues to evolve, as companies and firms move processes and technology in-house. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, Mark Thompson takes a look at recent cases that delve into the taxation of e-discovery costs.
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What does the future hold when it comes to e-discovery? On Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, welcome John Munro, the Vice President and Managing Director of Orange Legal Technologies, to discuss some upcoming trends in e-discovery. John explores the future of predictive coding, shares his thoughts on amending the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, e-discovery in the cloud and the trend toward bringing e-discovery in-house.
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On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, is joined by Tim Baran, Principal of BaranCLE and Community Manager at RocketMatter, as the two take a look at some ways to market a law practice through CLE participation. Tim and Jared talk about utilizing traditional and non-traditional marketing techniques for securing CLE faculty positions, discuss methods for approaching bar associations with respect to panel spots and cover the options that lawyers have for putting on their own CLE programming.
The National Trial Lawyers is an organization composed of the top 100 trial lawyers from each state. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Mike Casey, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Head of Midwest Operations for Ringler, welcome Attorney Howard Nations, President of The National Trial Lawyers, to talk about the organization, its members and its mission. Howard discusses NTL’s focus on training, networking, and education, major issues facing trial lawyers today and what it takes to be a good trial lawyer.
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Cyberbullying, sexting, downloading music illegally. What is a teen to do when they find themselves in legal trouble or maybe even a victim of a possible crime? On this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer, co-host and attorney, Bob Ambrogi chats with Judge Thomas A. Jacobs, founder of AsktheJudge.info, about this interactive legal forum for teens. Judge Jacobs explains how technology has changed the face of law in the teen community, what teens everywhere need to know about their personal rights and how they can educate themselves through laws and recent court decisions.
Want some tips from the experts about how to get ahead in the paralegal profession? On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin join NALA President, Karen McGee, ACP and Charlsye Smith Diaz, Ph.D., as they take a look at career development and how to advance in the paralegal profession. They cover key topics including creating professional resumes, obtaining professional certification, and networking at CLE programs.