Mailbox, the sleek iOS app that advertises its ability to “put email in its place,” was acquired by Dropbox today for an undisclosed sum, but will remain a standalone app. Donna Seyle‘s insight: I’ll be checking this out! See on readwrite.com
Discover Donna Seyle (donnaseyle) Twitter Trending Topics : Cloud computing, Reinventlaw, Law, Lawyers, Blog and more Donna Seyle‘s insight: I tweet what I find, researching for anything relating, in some way, to trends in the legal profession and technology. See on www.twylah.com
Can an app change billable hours for lawyers and clients? – Nashville Business Journal
“[F]amed defense attorney Alan Dershowitz unveiled a new app this week aimed at reforming the traditional billable hours format that reigns in the legal world.” Donna Seyle‘s insight: Check out Viewabill.com – still in beta, but you can sign up and it’s free! See on www.bizjournals.com
We must address the issue of when and how your cloud data can be seized by police and government agents Donna Seyle‘s insight: An unexplored area: “What can my cloud provider do for me in terms of providing digital forensics data in the event of any legal dispute, civil or criminal case, cyber attack, or ...
Legal Skills Prof Blog: Illinois Bar Association: Special Committee Report–On Legal Education Reform
“While this report has many findings and recommendations, especially on the effect of law school debt, I would like to concentrate on its findings and recommendations concerning the delivery of legal education in this post.” Donna Seyle‘s insight: Another jurisdiction weighs in on how to reform legal education to align it with current needs and trends. ...
“These alternate value-based billing systems don’t just lead to cheaper legal services for companies—VBFs also lead to betterlegal services. For this reason, multinational companies are trending toward total VBF systtems.” Donna Seyle‘s insight: The clamor for VBFs comes from both ends of a spectrum: in-house lawyers and consumers. See on www.law.com
Unbundling may be the key to legal aid survival, president says | The Law Gazette
“Offering pay-as-you-go legal advice could enable solicitors to help clients denied legal aid after 1 April and may help firms generate more work, the Law Society president suggested today.” Donna Seyle‘s insight: Unbundling can promote solo and small law practices as well. See on www.lawgazette.co.uk
Virtual firm takes ABS total past 100 | The Law Gazette
The firm applied for the new status to give its lawyers the chance to share profits without assuming the regulatory burden of becoming partners or directors. Donna Seyle‘s insight: UK marches forward with non-lawyer ownership, US stands still. Just how long will it take for our regulatory framework to kill off our ability to compete? ...
The Legal Whiteboard: “LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms”
“In the interview, Zimmermann relates a story from a recent large law firm retreat in which one of the partners raised her hand and said that one of her major clients in the healthcare industry recently used Axiom in an M&A deal. Not for due diligence. They used Axiom for the whole deal.” Donna Seyle‘s insight: Insight into ...
Virtual Intelligence | New perspectives on the legal sector
“Sometimes it is really refreshing when people turn issues around and deliver new ways of looking at things. Recently we read two reports from persons doing exactly that, both about Legal Services Act and about the low rate of female partners at law firms.” See on vqab.se