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Data Security Audits: Shining a Light on Law Firm Security

Data Security Audits: Shining a Light on Law Firm Security

When it comes to data security audits, one size doesn’t fit all. The metrics of one industry don’t necessarily translate to other industries – and this is particularly true when it comes to the document-intensive legal industry, where confidentiality in communications between client and attorney is a central value to the entire profession. “As a legal service provider, we’re seeing ... Read More »

LexisNexis Partnering with CLM to Present Spotlight Session in NYC October 6

LexisNexis Partnering with CLM to Present Spotlight Session in NYC October 6

LexisNexis CounselLink, in partnership with CLM, has arranged to present an exclusive Spotlight Session of interest to claims and legal departments–how to use the department’s own data to achieve its strategic goals. Presented in conjunction with the 2016 CLM Women’s Leadership Forum in New York City on October 6, the free pre-conference Spotlight Session will detail how claims and legal ... Read More »

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live Part 2

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live

Note: The following article first appeared on the LexisNexis University Blog, and is reposted here, courtesy of our friends on the LexisNexis Training Team. In the last segment, Part 1: Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live, we talked about some of the processes you should undertake when purchasing a new Enterprise Legal Management solution including: defining ... Read More »

Two Moms Make Running a Successful Virtual Law Firm a Reality

Two Moms Make Running a Successful Virtual Law Firm a Reality

Solo attorney Larissa Zubac and her colleague, paralegal, Tanna Meyers, are not unlike many working legal professionals—they are also working mothers. Ms. Zubac successfully operated her own solo law firm, Zubac Legal, PLC, out of her home office for several years. However, after five years in practice, she realized she needed additional outside help to manage the growing workload. To ... Read More »

4 Key Roles for Paralegals in Trial Prep

4 Key Roles for Paralegals in Trial Prep

Preparing for a trial is hectic, stressful and demanding — no matter the nature of the dispute, nor the jurisdiction involved. The litigators are busy with the development of their case and anticipating the arguments of their opponents, not to mention the filing of pre-trial motions and determining how to approach cross-examination of witnesses. Amid this controlled chaos, though, paralegals ... Read More »

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live Part 1

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live

Note: The following article, and Part 2, which we’ll publish next week, first appeared on the LexisNexis University Blog, and is reposted here, courtesy of our friends on the LexisNexis Training Team. You are the head of Law Department Operations (LDO), a Lean or Six Sigma Process Expert or managing litigation for a Property & Casualty (P & C) carrier, ... Read More »

New Version of LexisNexis® Concordance® Desktop Software Speeds Up eDiscovery Review

New Version of LexisNexis® Concordance® Desktop Software Speeds Up eDiscovery Review

Most of the discussion regarding the burdens of eDiscovery in litigation tends to be associated with large-scale cases that require the production of millions of documents. But the reality is that approximately 80 percent of all litigated cases in the U.S. involve fewer than 1 million documents. This is the sweet spot for which LexisNexis created its Concordance Desktop discovery ... Read More »

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

A new BTI Consulting report indicates corporate legal departments intend to move a whopping $4 billion in outside legal spend back in-house. The findings were reported on BTI’s The Mad Clientist Blog. According to the blog report, more than half of in-house counsel believe law firms either don’t want to, or, simply can’t change. As a result, corporate clients are ... Read More »

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

“Where can I find information, access it and report on it?” According to LexisNexis Juris Business Development Manager, Kendra Gebhart, she often hears this question from Juris users and one simple answer comes to mind— the Juris notecards feature. She offered this tip during a recent virtual Juris User Group webinar. According to Ms. Gebhart, the notecards feature, which is ... Read More »

Google Exec to Share How to Be a “Best Company to Work” at ACC 2016

Google Exec to Share How to Be a “Best Company to Work” at ACC 2016

For those of us wondering what it takes to be named a “Best Company to Work” 30 times over and attract and retain among the world’s most coveted and tech savvy employees, you’re in luck. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced recently that Laszlo Bock, Senior Advisor of Google and Author of “Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google to ... Read More »