Law Technology Today

Law Technology Today is the official legal technology blog from the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC). Law Technology Today provides lawyers and other legal professionals with current, practical and innovative content developed by some of the leading voices on legal technology.

Acrobat Tips and Tricks For Lawyers

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In this edition of The Digital Edge podcast, Ernie Svenson (popularly known as "Ernie the Attorney") joins hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway to discuss his recently published ABA book Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers and share all the features that Acrobat offers in addition to simply viewing PDFs.

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New Year’s Tech Resolutions for Practicing Attorneys

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With the increased emphasis and constant state of flux of technology, many law firms and practicing attorneys will likely have tech-related new year’s resolutions this year. Having the latest technology improves productivity and efficiency, while out-dated technology can often slow work down significantly. Join legal technology experts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell in this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report discussing …

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Innovation and the Future of Law

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division provides a monthly webzine, Law Practice Today, covering the latest topics in law practice management. January’s issue focuses on innovation, including new law firm models, what the future of law will look like, as well as the risks associated with technological innovation in the legal practice. Here are some highlights from this issue: Seeking the New Law …

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The Management Issue: Law Practice Magazine January/February 2014

Every other month, the ABA Law Practice Division publishes a new issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips regarding marketing and client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. The January/February edition covers management and leadership. In this issue, learn what tools are needed to not only be a great manager, but a great leader at your law firm. Here are …

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Call for Nominations: James I. Keane Memorial Award

The delivery of legal services is changing, and lawyers must learn to adapt to this new world in order to be successful in the coming era. This is why the ABA’s eLawyering Task Force was created, to take the initiative and examine ways lawyers can use electronic resources to deliver legal services more efficiently and cost-effectively. In a nutshell, eLawyering …

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Healthcare Industry Data Breaches

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In the latest edition of Digital Detectives, hosts Sharon Nelson and John Simek invite Alan Goldberg to discuss the typical causes of a data breach, likely consequences, prevention, and more.  In particular, Goldberg highlighted was the colossal cost of data breaches. He explained that the minimum cost is $100,000 and it has the potential to amount to millions. Goldberg is a solo practitioner in McLean, Virginia. A past …

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TECHSHOW 2014 Keynote Speaker Announced

ABA TECHSHOW is known primarily for its variety of legal technology programming and expert faculty, but the conference wouldn’t be complete without an exciting Keynote Speaker! Over the past several years, ABA TECHSHOW has invited big names to the stage including Prof. Larry Lessig, Ben Stein, and David Pogue. This year, ABA TECHSHOW is excited to announce Rick Klau, Partner …

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Internet Marketing: Law Practice Today, November 2013

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division provides a monthly webzine, Law Practice Today, covering the latest topics in law practice management. November’s edition focuses on internet marketing, discussing topics such as social media, ethics, and search engine optimization. Here are some highlights from this issue: Social Media, Ethics, and “Expertise:” What’s a Lawyer to Do? “Lawyers have embraced LinkedIn more than any other …

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