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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 »

LegalTech: 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

LegalTech 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

We’ve rounded up a healthy roundup of articles or blog posts summarizing this year’s 2016 Legal Tech Show, otherwise known to many conference goers as, #LTNY16. In keeping with our tradition, this conference wrap-up includes quotes, quips and, of course, session summaries. It’s this week’s Friday Share and there are even a few that are not about eDiscovery or “puppygate.” This ... Read More »

In Corporate Legal, Data Analytics a Rising Star [Infographic]

In Corporate Legal Data Analytics a Rising Star [Infographic]

The adoption of data analytics is poised to accelerate among the legal community and especially among those serving in corporate legal departments. That’s the conclusion data analytics experts draw in a short report published by the Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers (CTRL).   The report is based on a survey conducted by the Information Governance Initiative and commissioned by the ... Read More »

Friday Share: 8 Habits of Highly Profitable Law Firms

Friday Share 8 Habits of Highly Profitable Law Firms

Three law firm characteristics drive profitability: behavior, strategy and culture.  This idea is conveyed in a presentation published by the BTI Consulting Group: 8 Habits of Highly Profitable Law Firms. The presentation is this week’s Friday Share.  The eight profitable habits are as follows: 1. Fewer, but Larger Clients. The presentation says that profitable firms have fewer clients, but those clients ... Read More »

Infographic: 9 Ways to Run a Small Law Firm as a Business

Infographic 9 Ways to Run a Small Law Firm as a Business-small

Earlier this month we proposed 5 Small Law New Year’s Resolutions for Happy Lawyers.  The resolutions are based on a white paper titled Nine Proven Strategies to Help Earn What You Deserve at Your Law Firm. Today, we offer the cliff note version of the white paper in an infographic format.  It’s this week’s Friday Share. 9 Ways to Run ... Read More »

The Top 5 Law Department Metrics for Insurers [Infographic]

The Top 5 Law Department Metrics for Insurers [Infographic]-header

Law departments within insurance companies demonstrate a high level of sophistication in corporate legal maturity.  Consider the following: Legal costs are lower. Median partner billing rates are the lowest among the practice areas tracked by the CounselLink® team. Rates tend to be stable. Legal rates in insurance work also have the least volatility with a score of 2 out of ... Read More »

Top 10 Businesses of Law Infographics in 2015

Top 10 Businesses of Law Infographics in 2015

Every Friday we strive to present a visual element here for an ongoing weekly series we call the Friday Share. These posts may stem from data we’ve produced or it’s simply solid information we stumbled upon in our daily adventures around the legal web. Generally, the content consists of presentations embedded from SlideShare, videos from YouTube, and especially legal infographics. ... Read More »

Infographic: Snapshot of Law Firm Tech in 2015 and Beyond

Snapshot of Law Firm Tech in 2015

“So far history has been on the side of the sceptics,” wrote Michael Cross, a news editor with the UK-based Law Society Gazette. “For all the hype about a revolution in legal services since the 2007 Legal Services Act came into force, we have yet to see a technology-enabled new entrant disrupt the sector along the lines of Amazon or ... Read More »

YouTube Friday:  Quantifying the Value of Client Retention

Quantifying the Value of Law Firm Client Retention-2

A new promotional video from the LexisNexis® InterAction® team underscores the significance relationships have on client retention.   More importantly, it expresses the significance client retention has on law firm financial health: “If you don’t know who your clients are then relationships are at risk and strategy is meaningless.” For most observers, the concept isn’t a stretch and we’d venture the ... Read More »

Infographic: Super Careful Crackle Writing Lessons from SCOTUS

Super Careful Crackle Writing Lessons from SCOTUS

“Words are the building blocks of the law. If we aren’t fastidious with language it dilutes the effectiveness and clarity of the law.” That’s according to the current Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. as cited by LexTalk, a community of lawyers and legal professionals facilitated by LexisNexis. The entry introduced an infographic titled, “9 Writing Styles Epitomized by ... Read More »