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Kennedy-Mighell Report

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.

Call (720) 441-6820 and leave a message on Dennis and Tom’s Tech Questions Hotline.

Aug 31, 2018

Collaborating with Cybersecurity in Mind

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about how the use of collaboration tools can impact your cybersecurity.

Aug 10, 2018

Hypes and Lows: Breaking Down the Technology Hype Cycle

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about the technology hype and why you should be excited about it.

Jul 25, 2018

Revisiting the Internet of Things

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the internet of things (IOT) and how the IOT has grown and developed, the problems with it and how it has affected our expectations about smart technology.

Jul 9, 2018

Disruptive Innovation in a Law Practice

Whitney Johnson talks about disruption, the s-curve of innovation, and how these techniques can help you manage your law firm effectively

Jun 29, 2018

How to Delete Data Safely

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell give tips and tricks to the best way in deleting and destroying data.

Jun 15, 2018

The 2018 LinkedIn Connection Competition Results

Laurence Colletti and Julie Tolek join Dennis and Tom as they talk about what they learned about LinkedIn while participating in the contest.

May 31, 2018

Digital Spring Cleaning

Tom Mighell and Dennis Kennedy discuss cleaning out storage on your computer and mobile devices.

May 18, 2018

Dissecting the Phrase “People, Process, and Technology”

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the pros and cons of the commonly used technology phrase, “people, process, and technology.”

Apr 30, 2018

The 2018 LinkedIn Connection Competition

Julie Tolek and Laurence Colletti shares their LinkedIn tips, from paying a little extra for premium to using groups, and the various benefits of putting time into growing your profile.

Apr 20, 2018

How Microsoft’s Changes could Affect Windows and other Products

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about the reorganization of Microsoft and the implications of their shift in focus.

Mar 30, 2018

Safe Ways to Use Facebook

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the tricks that will help make your Facebook account more secure.

Mar 23, 2018

Is Reddit a Business Tool?

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about Reddit, what it is, and how you can and should use it as a tool in your business.

Feb 23, 2018

Navigating the News

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the best and worst ways to consume the news.

Jan 26, 2018

Using Personal Knowledge Management in Your Practice

Hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their own personal knowledge management systems, analyzing what works and what doesn’t.

Jan 12, 2018

The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together

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.

Dec 28, 2017

2018 Goals and Tech Resolutions

In the final 2017 episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what technology goals they have for 2018.

Dec 19, 2017

Pardon the 2017 Interruption: An Annual Recap

In the final 2017 episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis and Tom discuss topics like augmented reality, voice-activated technology, and cryptocurrency.

Dec 1, 2017

Dennis and Tom’s Holiday Tech Favorites

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.

Nov 27, 2017

Tech Pet Peeves

Technology isn’t perfect. Tune is for Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell’s biggest technology pet peeves.

Oct 27, 2017

Why Lawyers Don’t Use Document Assembly (and Why They Should)

This legal technology podcast covers why lawyers aren’t using document assembly and why this should probably change.

Oct 13, 2017

Celebrating the 200th Episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report

Dennis and Tom answer questions about a wide array of topics like client portals, misused technology, and (Tom’s favorite) Bluetooth speakers.

Sep 22, 2017

Origins, Progression, and the Future of the Kennedy-Mighell Report

In anticipation of their 200th episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell reminisce on the origins of their podcast.

Sep 8, 2017

How to Teach Lawyers About Legal Technology

This legal technology podcast explores the most effective ways to introduce technology to lawyers.

Aug 25, 2017

Integrating Technology into Legal Education

This legal technology podcast looks at the effect technology education could have on lower attendance numbers and the industry as a whole.

Aug 11, 2017

#Fail: How to Handle Failing Technology Projects

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.

Jul 28, 2017

Exploring Virtual and Augmented Reality

This podcast covers virtual and augmented reality and the tools that give you the best virtual experience.

Jul 14, 2017

What Lawyers Should Know About Drones

This legal podcast dives into drones and how they will affect the legal market.

Jun 30, 2017

Internet Trends 2017

This legal technology podcast covers 2017 internet trends by reviewing the highlights of Mary Meeker’s Code Conference Report.

Jun 16, 2017

3D Printing for Lawyers

This legal podcast covers 3D printing, what it is, how to get started, and why lawyers should be interested in this growing technology.

May 26, 2017

Tips for Traveling with Technology

This podcast provides tips for traveling with technology like iPads, laptops, and phones, and a couple handy travel apps.

May 5, 2017

Why Video Conferencing Belongs in the Law Firm

This legal podcast discusses the advantages of video conferencing for lawyers.

Apr 21, 2017

Invest in a VPN if You Take Internet Security Seriously

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.

Mar 30, 2017

The Who, What, and Why of ABA TECHSHOW 2017

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.

Mar 10, 2017

Snap Decisions: Should Lawyers be Using Snapchat and Instagram?

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss Snapchat, Instagram, and their role in legal marketing.

Feb 27, 2017

Legal Blogging the Right Way

What does blogging for lawyers (or blawging) look like today and what are the best tools to start one.

Feb 10, 2017

Have You Tried Restarting?

Dennis and Tom discuss troubleshooting, including their own four step approach to fixing technology problems.

Jan 27, 2017

Alexa, Play the Kennedy-Mighell Report Podcast

Dennis and Tom discuss the potential uses of voice-enabled technology like Amazon Echo and Google Home for legal professionals.

Jan 13, 2017

A Time to Learn: 2017 Goals and Tech Resolutions

In this episode of the The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis and Tom talk about their 2017 New Years tech resolutions.

Dec 30, 2016

Annual Recap 2016

In this “Pardon the Interruption” style episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis and Tom disagree about everything!

Dec 9, 2016

The Evolution of The Search Engine

Tom and Dennis discuss how search engines have changed over time, semantic and voice search, and the impact of mobile search over time.

Nov 22, 2016

Leveraging Change Management for Your Law Practice

Dennis and Tom discuss change management techniques that can help attorneys improve their law practice.

Nov 11, 2016

Defending Against DDoS Attacks

The recently distributed denial of services attacks that disrupted hundreds of websites and how lawyers can better defend themselves against cyber attacks.

Oct 21, 2016

Practical Podcasting Tips for Lawyers

Dennis and Tom discuss their nine years together creating podcasts and provide a few tips for attorneys interested in creating their own podcasts.

Oct 11, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Upgrading Your System

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the risks and benefits of upgrading your software and the recent rumors that Twitter will be acquired.

Sep 23, 2016

The Future of Apps and the Evolution of the Cloud

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.

Sep 16, 2016

Leveraging Blockchain and Legal Tech Surveys

ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing and ABA LTRC Tech surveys, current tech trends, and how law firms can use this information to gain an advantage.

Aug 26, 2016

Our Tech Innovation Wish List

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.

Aug 4, 2016

Taking a Break from Technology

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...

Jul 20, 2016

The Future of AI in the Practice of Law

Dennis and Tom discuss the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations impact the practice of law.

Jul 1, 2016

New Trends in the Mobile Apps Industry

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about recent developments within the mobile applications industry.

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Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy is an award-winning leader in applying the Internet and technology to law practice. A published author and...

Tom Mighell

Tom Mighell has been at the front lines of technology development since joining Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in 1990....

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