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CLOC 2019 Recap

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CLOC is an organization and community with the mission to help enhance the function of legal operations, and is part of a growing movement that recognizes the importance of legal operations professionals within corporate legal departments. CounselLink® is proud to support and attend the CLOC Institute each year because we believe bringing better innovations to your legal department starts with ... Read More »

Workloads Are Increasing. Is Your Legal Department Keeping Up?

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According to Altman Weil’s 2018 Chief Legal Officer Survey, corporate legal departments are spending more on internal expenditures than on outside counsel for the first time in the history of this survey, with 48% allocated to in-house spend, 45% to outside counsel, and 6% to other non-law firm vendors. Why is that change so significant? Because it shows that the ... Read More »

My First LMA Conference: Relationships Matter

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My first job after completing my undergraduate work was in software engineering at a big technology company where we developed an operating system. After about a year, I had the opportunity to go to an industry event. I came back to the office with the notable realization that customers were people too. It may sound funny but, at the time, ... Read More »

Build Your Business Blueprint Before Deciding On The Finishes Of Your Law Firm | Part One of Seven

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Before The Fixtures and Finishes of a Law Firm Running a business is not part of the law school curriculum but having this knowledge is critical for firm growth. Just like building your dream house, building your business (and yes, your law firm is a business) requires planning so you can enjoy the comforts and benefits for a long time. ... Read More »

Tidying Up Your Law Firm

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A new year means new trends. While I won’t endorse them all — no, I’m not blindfolding myself for the Bird Box Challenge — some can really make your personal and professional life better. The latest (productive) trend that I’ve noticed already taking this year by storm is organization. The new Netflix show, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, is motivating ... Read More »

The Crossroads of Golf and Business Development

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It’s absolutely true when they say that golf is an advantage in sales and business, but then again, I may be a little biased. Before becoming the director of sales for LexisNexis® and managing InterAction® growth and client success, I was a collegiate golfer at San Jose State University and then a professional for two years. So, when researching the ... Read More »

Inspired by LEGO: Building Software Better

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As the Director of Software Engineering for InterAction®, I know it’s not enough to produce the best software—you need to know it’s the best, and that you’re continually striving to develop a team that can create that software in the best way possible. If you work to build a better team and provide them with clear customer feedback, they’ll be ... Read More »

How the 2018 CounselLink Conferences are Making an Impact on 2019 and Beyond

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LexisNexis® CounselLink® is known for being in the forefront when it comes to innovation. We’ve made it our focus to listen to the needs of our customers, and one of the ways that we’ve done this is by hosting a series of regional conferences. These opportunities gave us direct access and one-on-one engagement with the organizations that we work with. ... Read More »

8 Hidden Benefits of Using a Mobile App for Timekeeping

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Timekeeping. It’s a tedious process for most lawyers, but it’s a necessary task for law firms that want to meet their bottom line. As technology advances, practice management software products have been aiming to make capturing time easier and more efficient for lawyers and legal staff. At LexisNexis®, we’ve taken it one step further with mobile app timekeeping. State of ... Read More »

The 2018 ACC Annual Meeting: Thriving in a Fast-Moving World

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Last week, our team spent some time in Austin, Texas, attending sessions at the 2018 ACC Annual Meeting. This year’s event was packed with dynamic and informed speakers who were passionate about the needs of in-house counsel. Though each session covered a different topic, the concept of staying on pace infast-moving and ever-changing times was woven into every learning experience. ... Read More »