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Kennedy Mighell Podcast

Creativity with Constraints

Hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell are exploring a new social media outlet called Vine where users create videos, constricted to six-seconds in length. This inspired the discussion of nourishing creativity with a length constraint. Twitter limits users to 140 characters, Instagram allows only one photo per post, and Snapchat limits users to sending a photo for 10 seconds or …

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ABA TECHSHOW 2013 Recap Link Roundup

With ABA TECHSHOW 2013 now behind us, it is time to recap and reflect on what was learned and experienced during the three day whirlwind of events. Below is a list of links found around the web discussing the highlights of the conference. ABA Journal’s Favorite links from 60 Sites in 60 Minutes A summary of the plenary session discussing …

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Is Social Media Worth It?

Years after Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn debuted, social media remains a hot topic of discussion for lawyers and legal professionals.  How should it be used? Which sites are best? How do you get started–or should you get started at all? We’re happy to welcome this guest post from Victoria Santoro exploring the value of social media. Victoria is a litigator …

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Check out Firm Central at ABA TECHSHOW 2013

Thomson Reuters will be demonstrating Firm Central – a new hosted practice management solution for solo and small law firms. Come see how Firm Central not only helps law firm manage their matters, documents, and contacts more efficiently, but also integrates legal research solutions such as WestlawNext and KeyCite to truly deliver a unique and more valuable experience. If you …

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Yes I AM Ignoring You

We’ve all been there before – probably more times than we care to think about:  That annoying email lands in our mailbox – an email that we just know is going to result in an entire useless, time-sucking stream of ‘replies to all’, requiring us to delete, delete, and delete some more.  For me, these emails usually go like this: …

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In the Wake of Google Reader’s Retirement

If you are anything like me, you were quite disappointed to learn that as of July 1, 2013 Google Reader will retire.  My first thought was once Google Reader is gone, what do I do with those hundreds (if not thousands) of RSS feeds I have captured and managed via Google Reader.  Rather than rely solely on the petition to …

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Ask the LTRC at ABA TECHSHOW 2013

What exactly is cloud computing? Where do you start with social media for your law firm? How do you know if your anti-virus system is really working? Let the Legal Technology Resource Center answer all of your legal tech questions at our booth in the EXPO Hall of ABA TECHSHOW 2013. The LTRC booth will be staffed with LTRC board …

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ABA TECHSHOW 2013 Link Roundup

ABA TECHSHOW is less than a week away! To prepare, here are a few links discussing what to expect this year. InsideLegal shares some major attractions of the conference Jason Wilson lists the vendors he’s excited (and curious) to see this year Put Your iPad to Work at ABA TECHSHOW Meet ABA TECHSHOW 2013 Keynote Speaker David Pogue Check out …

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Cloud Computing Ethics Compared: New Hampshire

In February of this year, yet another state issued an opinion on the cloud: New Hampshire.  With Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #2012-13/4, New Hampshire joined a number of other states in finding nothing inherently wrong with cloud computing.  Their opinion did, however, stress the necessity of lawyers taking steps to comply with the rules of professional conduct when moving sensitive data into …

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Save 15% on LPM Books at ABA TECHSHOW April 4-6!

The ABA Law Practice Management Section is looking forward to seeing you in Chicago for TECHSHOW next week! (If you haven’t registered yet, visit the ABA TECHSHOW website to sign up today.) For three days, attendees of ABA TECHSHOW 2013 will learn about the most useful and common technologies available to lawyers.  Even though there’s a great deal to cover, our …

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