TECHSHOW Guest Posts

Word of Mouth—The Most Powerful Advertisement

In every industry, word of mouth is the most powerful advertisement and the biggest compliment. In the midst of working on and managing cases, going to court, managing staff, and the many other hats that law firm owners and managers wear, where is there time to focus on client relationships to encourage referrals through word of mouth? This is where ...

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ABA TECHSHOW Link Round-Up

If you weren’t able to attend ABA TECHSHOW this year—or maybe even if you did—you may be wondering what #ABATECHSHOW is all about and why it was founded 29 years ago. Hosted by the Law Practice Division, ABA TECHSHOW is the conference for bringing lawyers and technology together, taking place at the Hilton Chicago every spring. ABA TECHSHOW is, of course, about teaching legal ...

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Legal Workspace Enables HIPAA Compliance for Law Firms Considered Business Associates

Due to the nature of their work, attorneys have plenty of experience handling privileged information. But the rising number of data breaches and questionable storage practices throughout businesses overall have led lawyers into a new “battleground” of securing information—one that is often regulated or demands heightened security beyond IT specifications. That’s why Legal Workspace, which offers legal-specific, cloud-based environments that ...

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Law Firm Management in 2020: The Right Mix of People, Process, and Technology

Law firms face an interesting future. Already, competition is reaching fever pitch with non-traditional, disruptive players such The AA and The Co-operative entering the market. Fees are under scrutiny, while profit margins are already squeezed. Mergers and acquisitions seem to be daily occurrences. Much is beyond our control. All we can really do is predict, prepare, and react as quickly ...

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Securing Data—From the Law Office to the Courtroom

Regardless of the industry in which you work, maintaining productivity while on-the-go will always be a challenge. The concept of “BYOD” and its ability to empower a worker away from the office popped up years ago; since then, however, the topic of securing these mobile devices and the accompanying data has become a cause for concern. When it comes to ...

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How to Mitigate Liability, Safeguard Information Privacy, and Ensure Regulatory Compliance

In today’s ever-changing legal landscape, law firms and legal entities of all sizes are faced with a surprisingly similar array of technology challenges. The most pressing issues keeping legal professionals up at night are ethics and compliance, regulatory changes, and information privacy. Legal entities create huge volumes of electronically stored information every day. While they struggle with how to preserve, ...

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