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Business Stripes: LexisNexis Aims to Enlist Vets in NC Jobs

Business Stripes LexisNexis Aims to Enlist NC Vets

Upwards of 20,000 veterans transition from several large military bases located throughout North Carolina during a given year, according to reporting by Time Warner Cable News: Statewide Initiative Focuses on Employers to Boost Military Hiring. An initiative to support these veterans – NC for Military Employment – began a little more than a year ago, by the governor of North ... Read More »

5 Things Legal Tech Should Know About ISO 2013 Certification

5 Things Legal Tech Should Know About ISO 2013 Certification

Peer to Peer, the official publication of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), published a special editorial feature in its Winter 2015 issue regarding important developments in the world of data security. Among the subjects tackled was the new ISO 27001:2013 certification for information security. International Organization for Standardization (English acronym is ISO) develops standards for a number of global ... Read More »

Clients Driving Adoption, Am Law Tech Survey Finds

Clients Driving Adoption Am Law Tech Survey Finds

Just a few months ago, Legaltech News provided in-depth coverage of the 2015 Am Law Tech Survey an annual report by the ALM publishing business.  The publication focused on three key areas of legal tech: cybersecurity and privacy law firm technology adoption cloud adoption Interestingly, a common theme throughout the survey was the influence clients, or corporate counsel, is having ... Read More »

Legal Recruiting Trend: Big Law Firms Eye the MBA

Legal Recruiting Trend Big Law Firms Eye MBAs

An ABA proposal about non-lawyer law firm ownership has renewed controversy in what the WSJ Law Blog characterized as a “long simmering debate.” Reporter Jacob Gershman wrote “those who favor lifting the restriction say it would expand consumers’ access to legal services, spur innovation and reduce the cost of legal help.” On the flip side, he reports, “Giving people who ... Read More »

Experts Identify 5 Ways that Managed Tech Services Deliver ROI

Experts Identify 5 Ways that Managed Tech Services Deliver ROI

Managed service providers in the legal industry are firms that utilize information technology and automated processes to help law firms and corporate legal departments achieve greater efficiencies and better manage cybersecurity risks. This outsourcing approach is most common in the legal marketplace when it comes to the hosting of litigation data and applications. Legaltech News recently spoke to various industry ... Read More »

Friday Share:  The 4 Pillars of Legal Innovation

Friday Share The 4 Pillars of Legal Innovation

Somewhere between $100 billion and $300 billion change hands in legal every year, though estimates vary, depending on what’s being counted.  Still, at either end of the spectrum, it’s a sizable volume of money for important work. In light of those estimates, it’s not especially revealing to suggest the legal market is mature, but the choice of profitability levers to ... Read More »

The 3 Red Flags of More Law Firm RFPs

The 3 Red Flags of More Law Firm RFPs

The volume of law firm RFPs are at a 15-year high according to market research firm BTI Consulting. “56% of corporate counsel issued RFPs for law firms in 2015, up from 45% in 2014,” wrote Michael B. Rynowecer noting the majority of clients have turned to RFPs for law firm hiring. At face value, this could sound like an indication ... Read More »

Tools for Legal Project Management: The Kick-Off Meeting

Tools for Legal Project Management The Kick-Off Meeting

Legal project management improves client satisfaction, teamwork and the economics of legal services, writes contributor Aileen Leventon in this contribution to the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog. And they’re off…like thoroughbreds breaking from the gate and barreling down the track in single-minded pursuit of the finish line.  This image may capture of a typical start of a major matter: get ... Read More »

Friday Share: Lawyers Draft Articles for Star Wars Constitution

Lawyers Say the Star Wars Rebellion Needs a Constitution

There’s a classic mantra saying that old soldiers never die, they just fade away. But what happens to a rebellion after it’s won the war?  Articles of Confederation notwithstanding, a constitution might be in order. Perhaps the reported 7-month delay on Star Wars Episode VIII is the result of a pending decision to cast a few lawyers for a scene ... Read More »

8+ Legal Tech Webinars You Will Love [February 2016]

8+ Legal Tech Webinars You Will Love [February 2016]

While Cupid won’t be moderating any of our webinar sessions this month, there’s still plenty of love to go around for new or prospective customers. The webinars designed for existing customers provide tips and tricks for getting more out of your investment in technology.  Those designed for new customers generally build on big ideas, experiences and best practices. The LexisNexis ... Read More »