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Data Security Audits: The Art of Interpreting an Audit

Data Security Audits

Last week, we introduced a new series of posts tied to the importance of data security audits at law firms and some of the key things that firms need to understand about their responsibilities. In that kick-off post, we shared some of the overarching trends in data security audits, including the fundamental reality that law firms are seeing a sharp ... Read More »

Insider Secrets to Understanding Government Compliance

Insider Secrets to Understanding Government Compliance

For professionals working inside government agencies, finding the right balance between rapidly changing data and a limited budget can be tricky. However, it is possible to meet compliance standards and improve your transparency efforts at the same time. With a more automated compliance process, better storage, new document workflows, a dedicated staff and better security control, transparency and citizen trust ... Read More »

UPS Challenges Outside Counsel to Deliver Value

UPS Challenges Outside Counsel to Deliver Value

Like the men and women behind the wheels of the company’s parapatetic brown delivery trucks, the self-described “lean on the inside” legal department at UPS, Inc. knows a thing or two about getting from point A to point B. That’s especially apparent when it comes to vetting outside counsel. “Frequently, we are looking for firms that are creative in billing ... Read More »

Data Security Audits: Shining a Light on Law Firm Security

Data Security Audits

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 »