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The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 5 – Law21

In the four previous entries in this series, I’ve sketched out what I see as the decline and subsequent rise of the legal profession over the next 10-15 years as a direct effect of rapid evolution in the legal market. See on www.law21.ca

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Cross-Border E-Discovery – A choice between two lesser evils?

Online lawyers: Why you need to know where your data resides: Before the globalization of the economy, before the presence of multi-billion dollar companies conducting business around the world, discovery in litigation based in the United States was much more straightforward.  In… See on www.exterro.com

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What Looks Good for the Future? – Attorney at Work

At the 2012 Futures Conference, the wide-ranging discussion included topics from diversity to the evolving role of law firm leaders to value billing and much more. But here are five things I found particularly intriguing. See on www.attorneyatwork.com

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The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 4 – Law21

This series hasn’t exactly been a joyride so far, has it? Following the complacent satisfaction of Stage 1, the legal profession is not currently enjoying Stage 2 and will be even less fond of what Stage 3 is likely to inflict. See on www.law21.ca

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The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 3 – Law21

In the first two parts of this series, we looked at the traditional legal marketplace that held sway for many decades and the current disruption in the market caused by new technology, new competition and new regulation. See on www.law21.ca

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Just Reusing Your Content Isn’t Working Anymore

The days of just publishing the same piece of content a few times on your site are gone. Today, you need to create at least five variations of content from one piece then share it on multiple platforms for different audiences. See on www.mpdailyfix.com

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Strategic Legal Technology :: Overview of the New Legal Normal – Report on Futures Conference

Ten days ago I attended the Futures Conference, organized by the College of Law Practice Management and hosted by Georgetown Law (agenda). I report here highlights and lessons I learned. See on www.prismlegal.com

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WSJ Covers Virtual Lawyers « Virtual Law Practice

Important response from Stephanie Kimbro to the Wall Street Journal article on eLawyering: The Wall Street Journal has finally covered virtual law practice in a brief article in the Smart Money section last night. The article focuses on online legal g… See on virtuallawpractice.org

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List of Products that Facilitate Virtual Law Practice « Virtual Law Practice

In the appendix of my book, I mention a list of current SaaS and other cloud computing service providers with products that may be used in the delivery of legal services online. See on virtuallawpractice.org

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The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 2 – Law21

In yesterday’s entry, we painted a portrait of a closed legal marketplace long dominated by lawyers, and we considered the positive and negative results of that state of affairs. See on www.law21.ca