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Thoughts From Retaining Legal Tech Talent Webinar – Law Firms Are Going to Struggle

Yesterday, I tuned into an ILTA webinar titled Retaining Legal Tech Talent. The speakers included a legal tech recruiter, Jared Coseglia, and two Litigation Support/Litigation Technology leaders working inside of firms, James Bekier of Baker Hostetler and James Bandes of Quinn Emanuel. Early on in the webinar, all 3 talked about a success story they…

Legal Books and Gavel
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Linked – Why Is Innovation So Hard For Lawyers And Firms?

Bob makes some good points in response the Lisa Bodell’s keynote from last week’s ILTA conference. I highly suggest you go read his column. Bodell was a good speaker and an inspiring one. But I felt her message of organizational change failed to take into account one major factor: We’re talking about the legal profession…

Groups Chatting
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Oh Yeah That Other Risk For Firms from #ILTACON18 Day Two

Yesterday, I wrote about the risks facing law firms from all around that came to mind as I sat through some of the sessions. Tuesday morning, I listened to Keith Lockhart from AccessData talk about responding to data breaches, and then watched 15-year old Marcus Weinberger do some basic hacking. Oh yeah, there’s also that…

Take Aways From #ILTACON18 Day One – All The Risks
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Take Aways From #ILTACON18 Day One – All The Risks

Monday at the 2018 ILTA Conference. The focus of the day is on innovation, but one thing that kept coming back to me, over and over, were the risks to the typical law firm, and their litigation support functionality, from all sides. Risk number 1 – AI Frankly, we could break this up into two…

Off the Learning Pathway at #ILTACON2018 – Sessions I’m Looking Forward To Outside the Lit Support Path
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Off the Learning Pathway at #ILTACON2018 – Sessions I’m Looking Forward To Outside the Lit Support Path

If you’re attending ILTA’s annual conference next week, I’m sure by now that you’ve seen the “learning pathways” that are a part of the sessions schedule. Naturally, there is a list of sessions designated the Litigation Support Professionals Pathway. It’s fairly solid, and a good start to your agenda, and I’m not going to bother…