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YouTube Friday:  Legal Services as a Credence Good

YouTube Friday Legal Services as a Credence Good

Seventeen and half-days – it’s the time between legal work performed and time entry.  There’s a parallel between the time that elapses and the size of the legal invoice – or velocity. “The longer you wait, the more you inflate,” says D. Casey Flaherty driving home a message of his key note talk the recent 2015 CounselLink Customer Conference.  It ... Read More »

NACD Lays Out 5 Key Principles for Cyber-Risk Oversight

NACD Lays Out 5 Key Principles for Cyber-Risk Oversight

Note: The following is a guest post from Daryn Teague, who provides support to the litigation software product line within the LexisNexis software division. In a recent survey of its members, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), which provides information resources to more than 15,000 corporate directors in the U.S., found that just 11 percent of corporate directors believe their boards have ... Read More »

4 Expert Social Media Tips to Help Attorneys “Survive and Thrive”

4 Expert Social Media Tips to Help Attorneys “Survive and Thrive”

Note: The following is a guest post from Carla Del Bove, who provides support to the business of law software product line within the LexisNexis software division. Seventy three percent of adults in the United States use social media and yes, surprisingly enough, many of them are attorneys. According to AVVO Vice President of Marketing, Leigh McMillan, 78 percent of attorneys today use some ... Read More »

InterAction Adds Passive Data Management to Law Firm CRM

LexisNexis InterAction IQ Module

Who you know may well be just as important as what you know. For law firms, knowing “who knows whom” can be a defining difference in both client loyalty and revving up the referral engine. “Research shows there’s a correlation between the number of partner relationships a client has with a law firm and that client’s loyalty. Client-flight risk drops ... Read More »

3 Ways Corporate Legal Operations Use Metrics

3 Ways Corporate Legal is Using Metrics

The recent conference that provided snapshots into the evolution of corporate legal operations maturity – also provided a glimpse into metrics and measurement. It’s important to note, as the CounselLink consulting team is quick to point out, legal departments metrics may vary based on the unique needs of a given company or industry. Sometimes legal departments fall into the habit ... Read More »

Infographic: Amazing Coincidences of 2 Lawyers on July 4th

Infographic Amazing Parallels of 2 Lawyers on July 4th-header

Twenty-six of the 44 Presidents in U.S. history also served as lawyers.  On the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, it seems fitting to highlight two of them who also served as founding fathers:  John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Sometimes friends and sometimes bitter political rivals, their lives have amazing coincidences:  the both passed the bar at 24; they were ... Read More »

The 5 Biggest eDiscovery Challenges at Government Agencies

The 5 Biggest eDiscovery Challenges at Government Agencies

Note: The following is a guest post from Daryn Teague, who provides support to the litigation software product line within the LexisNexis software division. One of this year’s more intriguing political stories was touched off by reports that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton maintained her email on a private server, using personal accounts, during her term in office. The Clinton email controversy ... Read More »

Raindance: 5 Takeaways on Client Teams from #LSSO

Raindance 5 Takeaways on Client Teams from LSSO

Driving better outcomes from law firm client team programs was a common theme at a recent industry conference.  And for good reason too: some 80% of law firms have such programs, but just 39% grade them as successful. The 12th Annual RainDance Conference, the signature event hosted by the Legal Sales and Service Organization (LSSO), proved to be a fruitful ... Read More »

Snapshots: Evolution in Corporate Legal Maturity

Snapshots Evolution in Corporate Legal Maturity

About a 100 corporate legal professionals participated in a panel discussion that centered on maturing legal operations at the annual 2015 annual LexisNexis CounselLink customer conference. In some ways, listening to the session was like being a fly on the wall as attendees and panelists discussed objectives and programs unique to respective industries, including financial services, communications and biotechnology. Here are three ... Read More »

8 LexisNexis Tech Webinars or Events for July

9 LexisNexis Tech Webinars or Events for July

There are a number of events coming up in the next thirty days, although one of them will occur on the last day of June rather than in July.  We’ve made it easy for the witness to spot which one in this line up:  its number #1 and coincidentally the subject of that event is a top priority for many law ... Read More »