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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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May 6, 2022

Seeing the Forest Through Decision Trees

Choices can be complicated, but decision-making tools can help! Dennis and Tom talk through the concept of “decision trees” and explain a variety of methods for modeling out choices and outcomes to...

Apr 22, 2022

Second Brain Project: Updates and Branching Brainwaves

With different priorities and approaches, Dennis and Tom have found that—just like real brains—their Second Brain projects are unique! Listen in for updates on the latest iterations of their diverging strategies and...

Apr 8, 2022

No, This Podcast Could Not Have Been an Email

Time to be honest with yourself. Are you, quite possibly, wasting other people’s time with meandering, life-sucking meetings? Or, is your inbox full of languishing emails, much to the frustration of your...

Mar 25, 2022

The Wild World of NFTs

What are non-fungible tokens, and why should you care? Dennis & Tom break down the definition of these unique digital objects (art, video, and much more) and outline the issues surrounding their...

Mar 11, 2022

Metavisiting the Metaverse

Dennis and Tom plunge into the metaverse—its trends, current tech, and possibilities for the future.

Feb 25, 2022

Life During CyberWartime

Dennis and Tom discuss the world’s most recent major cyber attacks and what we should do to prepare ourselves for the possibility of cyber war.

Feb 11, 2022

Microsoft 365 — The Full Stack

Dennis and Tom dig into the seemingly endless ways Microsoft 365 can help you in your legal practice.

Jan 28, 2022

Innovation in Legal Ed: Emerging Tech Focus in Law Schools

Dennis and Tom talk about the variety of tech labs and/or clinics cropping up in legal education and what they bring to today’s law students.

Jan 14, 2022

Dennis & Tom’s 2022 Tech Resolutions

The guys look back at last year’s resolutions and share their goals for 2022.

Dec 31, 2021

Pardon the Interruption: 2021 Edition

It’s tradition! Dennis and Tom welcome Debbie Foster for their 2021 recap of happenings and hot topics in legal.

Dec 17, 2021

Using Audio to Up Your Productivity

Dennis and Tom debate whether music and ambient audio can help you work and do life better.

Dec 3, 2021

Dennis & Tom’s Top 12 Personal Productivity Tips

The dynamic duo offers up their most prized productivity tips!

Nov 19, 2021

Celebrating 300 Episodes with Dennis & Tom!

Special guest host Adriana Linares puts Dennis and Tom under the microscope as they hit this new milestone for the Kennedy-Mighell Report.

Nov 5, 2021

Portals, Portals Everywhere

Dennis and Tom highlight the many advantages of client portals and, if you’re late to the party, how to implement one for your law firm.

Oct 22, 2021

Why You Need a To-Do List App

Dennis and Tom enlighten us all on the many ways to-do list applications just make life better.

Oct 8, 2021

Dennis and Tom’s Second Brain Update

It’s alive! Dennis and Tom share progress on their Second Brain projects.

Sep 24, 2021

New Ransomware Surge – Protect Your Law Firm Now

The guys take a serious look at federal alerts on ransomware upticks and talk about what lawyers and firms must do to prevent cyber attacks.

Sep 10, 2021

Practicing Productization

Dennis and Tom explore both history and current trends in legal service productization.

Aug 27, 2021

Legal Tech During COVID-19: Have Law Firms Adapted or Not?

Debbie Foster shares insights how how law firms are doing with their use of tech.

Aug 13, 2021

I Just Wanna Automate, Automate

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk all things document automation and offer up their favorite tools for law firms.

Jul 30, 2021

Tagging Your Way to Productivity

Tagging may be the best path for you to ensure the information you need is available when you need it.

Jul 16, 2021

Does it Take 10,000 Hours to Become a Legal Tech Expert?

Learn how to develop a personal legal tech learning plan with Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell’s helpful tips.

Jul 2, 2021

Don’t Make Me Go Back to the Office!

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell hash out the pros and cons of returning to the office and why a hybrid approach might be best for both employees and employers.

Jun 18, 2021

20 Tips in 20 Minutes!

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell offer up simple tips to help you make the most of your time and technology.

Jun 4, 2021

Essential Summer Reading Lists for 2021

In keeping with tradition, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share their top book recommendations for the summer!

May 21, 2021

How COVID Changed Our Cybersecurity Landscape

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell examine today’s cyber threats and give their take on why rapid evolution in cybercrime tactics leaves many law firms in a precarious position.

May 7, 2021

Blog? Law Review? Something Else? — Publishing Options for Legal Scholars

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell examine existing legal publishing and the need for innovative new platforms for legal content.

Apr 23, 2021

Alternative Legal Careers — New and Different Ways to Use Your Law Degree

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the many ways law degrees can pivot toward unique new professional opportunities.

Apr 9, 2021

Second Brain Project: Sharing, Part 1

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their unique perspectives on the “sharing” pillar of their Second Brain projects.

Mar 26, 2021

Reflections on ABA TECHSHOW 2021

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their experiences at this year’s entirely virtual TECHSHOW.

Mar 12, 2021

APIs for the Win!

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the vast potential of APIs in the world of legal.

Feb 26, 2021

Second Brain Project: Action, Part 1

Dennis and Tom hash out plans and the challenges to be overcome in making their Second Brain projects ready for action.

Feb 12, 2021

The Latest Trends in Collaboration Technologies

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell hash out how lawyers are really doing in their use of collaboration tools and offer guidance for making smarter choices.

Jan 29, 2021

Niche Social Media Platforms — Trend of the Future?

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell explain how niche social media platforms can provide users with more meaningful, purposeful interactions.

Jan 15, 2021

Second Brain Project: Organization, Part 2

And the winner is… Notion! Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell explain why they’ve picked this particular tool for their knowledge management project, the Second Brain.

Jan 1, 2021

Cheers to a New Year! — Dennis & Tom’s 2021 Resolutions

Happy New Year! Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell share their tech- and podcast-related goals for 2021.

Dec 18, 2020

Pardon the Interruption: 2020 Edition

For their annual year-end recap, Dennis and Tom look back on the craziness of 2020 with returning guest Debbie Foster.

Dec 4, 2020

Will We All Be Video Stars? — Exploring the COVID-Era Video Surge

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell examine the growing use of video and whether lawyers should take advantage of this trend.

Nov 20, 2020

Second Brain Project: Organization, Part 1

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the top tools under consideration for effective and efficient data organization in their Second Brain project.

Nov 6, 2020

All-In on Virtual Reality: VR Tech & Its Many Potential Applications in the Legal Field

Dennis and Tom discuss the exciting ways VR technology has been used in legal matters and its potential to become an essential tool in the practice of law.

Oct 23, 2020

Microsoft Teams: Tips for Law Firms from Karuana Gatimu

Karuana Gatimu shares how Microsoft Teams is well-equipped to serve the unique needs of law firms.

Oct 9, 2020

Demand-Side Sales with Bob Moesta — How Quitting Selling Helps You Create a Better Client Experience

Bob Moesta discusses his book, “Demand-Side Sales 101: Stop Selling and Help Your Customers Make Progress,” and challenges lawyers to rethink their perspective on selling legal services.

Sep 25, 2020

New Take On an Old Question: Should Lawyers Learn to Code?

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell dig into the potential uses lawyers may find in low-code/no-code applications.

Sep 11, 2020

Community Building: How Collaboration Can Help Lawyers Carry the Profession Forward

Gina Bianchini discusses opportunities for reinventing the legal profession through the creation of online communities.

Aug 28, 2020

Second Brain Project: Capture, Part 2

Dennis and Tom share the content capture tools currently under consideration for their Second Brain project.

Aug 14, 2020

Lifelong Learning: Building Your Firm’s Skills for the Future

Kelly Palmer shares tactics for developing a culture of continuous learning in your law firm.

Jul 31, 2020

Smart Collaboration with Dr. Heidi Gardner

Dr. Heidi Gardner shares insights from her research on collaboration.

Jul 17, 2020

Second Brain Project: Capture, Part 1

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their steps toward organizing the “capture” element of their Second Brain project.

Jul 3, 2020

Where the Heck Are We? — 2020 Mid-Year Reflections

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss what they’ve learned so far in 2020.

Jun 19, 2020

Eureka! — The Beginnings of Dennis & Tom’s Second Brain Project

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their latest endeavor—capturing information with a second brain.

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