The Kennedy-Mighell Report is a legal technology podcast with an Internet focus. Noted legal technologists Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell bring listeners an in-depth analysis of the latest advancements in legal technology, in addition to best practices for utilizing existing tools. The duo aims to educate lawyers on how technology can be used to improve services, interactions with clients, and overall workflow.
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Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how technology has changed since the first edition of their book was published and what collaboration tools are most commonly used today.
In the final 2017 episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what technology goals they have for 2018.
In the final 2017 episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis and Tom discuss topics like augmented reality, voice-activated technology, and cryptocurrency.
In this legal technology podcast, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share some of the things they are most thankful for when it comes to technology.
Technology isn’t perfect. Tune is for Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell’s biggest technology pet peeves.
This legal technology podcast covers why lawyers aren’t using document assembly and why this should probably change.
Dennis and Tom answer questions about a wide array of topics like client portals, misused technology, and (Tom’s favorite) Bluetooth speakers.
In anticipation of their 200th episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell reminisce on the origins of their podcast.
This legal technology podcast explores the most effective ways to introduce technology to lawyers.
This legal technology podcast looks at the effect technology education could have on lower attendance numbers and the industry as a whole.
Dennis and Tom discuss how to deal with failed tech projects, including when to see a struggling endeavor to the end and when to let it go.
This podcast covers virtual and augmented reality and the tools that give you the best virtual experience.
This legal podcast dives into drones and how they will affect the legal market.
This legal technology podcast covers 2017 internet trends by reviewing the highlights of Mary Meeker’s Code Conference Report.
This legal podcast covers 3D printing, what it is, how to get started, and why lawyers should be interested in this growing technology.
This podcast provides tips for traveling with technology like iPads, laptops, and phones, and a couple handy travel apps.
This legal podcast discusses the advantages of video conferencing for lawyers.
Dennis and Tom define what a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is and why it might be a good idea to invest in one to ensure your online information is secure.
Dennis and Tom talk about what ABA TECHSHOW is, what they did at this year’s conference, and what to look for at the show in 2018.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss Snapchat, Instagram, and their role in legal marketing.
What does blogging for lawyers (or blawging) look like today and what are the best tools to start one.
Dennis and Tom discuss troubleshooting, including their own four step approach to fixing technology problems.
Dennis and Tom discuss the potential uses of voice-enabled technology like Amazon Echo and Google Home for legal professionals.
In this episode of the The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis and Tom talk about their 2017 New Years tech resolutions.
In this “Pardon the Interruption” style episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis and Tom disagree about everything!
Tom and Dennis discuss how search engines have changed over time, semantic and voice search, and the impact of mobile search over time.
Dennis and Tom discuss change management techniques that can help attorneys improve their law practice.
The recently distributed denial of services attacks that disrupted hundreds of websites and how lawyers can better defend themselves against cyber attacks.
Dennis and Tom discuss their nine years together creating podcasts and provide a few tips for attorneys interested in creating their own podcasts.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the risks and benefits of upgrading your software and the recent rumors that Twitter will be acquired.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the cloud, how it has changed, and whether it is more important for lawyers to implement or learn about new tech.
ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing and ABA LTRC Tech surveys, current tech trends, and how law firms can use this information to gain an advantage.
Dennis and Tom discuss future tech innovations, the ways technology is currently failing us, and the rumors that the new iPhone 7 has no traditional headphone jack.
In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss whether it is beneficial to take a break from technology and if increased tracking of consumers through their technology is inevitable. Dennis and Tom were both recently on vacation and during this time of seclusion Dennis started to rethink his relationship...
Dennis and Tom discuss the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations impact the practice of law.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about recent developments within the mobile applications industry.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell help lawyers improve email hygiene and talk about how to dispose of your old miscellaneous computer parts.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss bots and how attorneys can utilize them to improve their everyday lives.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss virtual reality, the current tech on the market, and how this tech could be used in the courtroom.
More and more lawyers and business owners are noticing and implementing the new collaboration tool Slack, described by its founder as “a messaging and search platform that creates a single unified archive accessible through powerful search.” But why is this particular application gaining traction among all other options including Facebook, LinkedIn groups, or even email?...
The technology lawyers use at home can differ greatly from that at work, especially in medium or large law firms. This can result in two separate technology worlds that are at best difficult to manage. Many lawyers have multiple smart phones, calendars, computer operating systems, or even versions of Microsoft Office. For some, commingling systems...
Notifications and reminders are useful when they remind you about your daughter’s soccer game, an upcoming meeting, or a software update. But are lawyers (and everyone else) being bombarded with too many notifications all day long? There is a difference between a calendar alert and having Omnifocus remind you what you haven’t accomplished today. Furthermore,...
Even lawyers start the new year with at least a few resolutions. Some are predictable, falling into the usual categories like exercise or diet. However, creating legal technology based resolutions can really help your practice and overall happiness. Have you been thinking about trying a new app or learning to use one you’ve already downloaded?...
In 2015, we were introduced to a plethora of tools designed to make lawyers’ lives easier. However, not every legal professional has the same technological needs, and not every lawyer knows how to find the most useful tools for him or herself. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell ring...
With the introduction of the iPad and other tablets and now touch screen computers like the Surface Pro and the Apple Pro, we seem to be moving further away from an exclusively keyboard/trackpad existence. Furthermore, with the introduction of Stylus Pens for tablets, is the keyboard on its way out completely? With an increase in...
On the Internet, content may be king, but monetization through advertising runs a close second. But today’s ads seem more aggressive, intrusive, and annoying than ever. We’ve recently seen a return to a category of tools long known as ad blockers. What are the implications of ad blockers to lawyers and will they change the...
Apple recently announced the new and larger iPad, Pro which many in the tech community are considering a direct competitor to the Microsoft Windows Surface Pro 3. With Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 available soon, is this a new battleground for Apple and Microsoft? Which of these devices makes more sense for lawyers in their personal...
The 2015 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey and the 2015 ABA Legal Technology Survey results are in! These surveys highlight the interest of IT professionals and lawyers in current technology. Listeners can use these results to analyze where they stand when it comes to technological proficiency and what competitors might be focusing on. Paying attention to...
From Fitbits and Apple Watches to robotic exoskeletons, we have entered the age of wearable technology. While this development has definite implications for a lawyer’s ethical duty of technology competence, it will also change how lawyers use technology in their practices. Having a health app can improve standard of living, but does your Apple Watch...
While sunbathing on the beach, on vacation, or on a lazy summer weekend many people (including lawyers) read technology books, nonfiction, literature, or, if we’re like Tom, post-apocalyptic science fiction. Due to technology like Kindles and iPads, many people have changed how they read, but is technology affecting the summer reading tradition? In this episode...
In the last couple of years, the number of great podcasts has exploded. Many people today not only know the word “podcast,” but can give you several examples of their favorites. Podcast experts (those of us who have been listening to them for years) have cautiously begun to suggest that we have entered the “Golden...
Dennis Kennedy is an award-winning leader in applying the Internet and technology to law practice. A published author and...
Tom Mighell has been at the front lines of technology development since joining Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in 1990....