Research Hack: Tabulaw

Research Hack: Tabulaw

Cast your mind back to 1999: Westlaw and Lexis were the only games in town. If you wanted electronic research you had to be corralled in an expensive, proprietary sandbox that charged by the minute. Free, web-based legal research sites…

3.. 2.. 1.. TechShow!

3.. 2.. 1.. TechShow!

I’ve been in virtual stealth mode since last year’s ABA TechShow, but it’s time to take the wraps off and get jiggy with legal technology again. So I spent yesterday in pre-show meetings with vendors, fellow attendees, speakers, and the…

What it really means to be a new grad

There isn’t much about this infographic we didn’t know. After all, law school is becoming more expensive and riskier all the time. But as long as the number of applicants to law school continues to increase, young people continue to be gullible, school…

What do you call 100 unemployed lawyers?

A good start! But seriously: according to this piece in the Wall Street Journal new law grads continue to enter the workforce faster than Starbucks can hire them. To quote the article: According to jobs site SimplyHired.com… the hardest-to-place industry [is the] the…

Client Papers – Secure Sharing for Lawyers

I was recently contacted by Dan Decker, COO of Client Papers, which provides a simple and inexpensive online document repository for secure sharing of documents. According to Dan, as a sole practitioner and owner of a software company he was disappointed…

Attack of the Local Q&A Sites

Attack of the Local Q&A Sites

Bet you don’t know which pizza place in Des Moines has the best deep-dish. Bet you didn’t know you wanted to know, either. Well you do. And these sites are going to tell you where to get it. So ask yourself. Were you…

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