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Five New Roles For Lawyers in the 21st Century

Five New Roles For Lawyers in the 21st Century | Legal Management | Scoop.it
The 21st century hasn't exactly been rainbows and ponies for the legal industry. As has been pointed out frequently here and nearly everywhere else, lawyers are facing unprecedented pressure...
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alice branton's curator insight, April 9, 2013 8:18 AM

The roles of lawyers changes day by day, huge shift ancountered in 21st century.

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Online Courses Look for a Business Model

Online Courses Look for a Business Model | Legal Management | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses—dubbed MOOCs—have lured venture investors and universities, who have put millions of dollars into companies that partner with schools or instructors to offer free courses.
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Are the next law schools going to be MOOCs?

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Opening a New Law Practice - New resources

The articles from "Opening a Law Practice" issue of the Oklahoma Bar Journal, published in October 2012 are now all available online. Enjoy and share this post with others, especially a lawyer or law student who is contemplating setting up...
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Practical Tips for New GCs: Learn. Listen. Lead

Practical Tips for New GCs: Learn. Listen. Lead | Legal Management | Scoop.it
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There is a good discussion on this topic on the ACC group in LI and also a book called "The First 90 days" that helps you develop the plan

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How to kill (or save) a law school - Law21

Back in August 2010, I wrote a post called “How to kill a law firm” that continues to receive a steady stream of traffic and responses. Recently, John P. Mayer on Twitter suggested it was time for a law school version of that article.
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Creative destruction: I want them to think: if a new competitor for the role of legal education provider were to target us, how would they do it?

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NELLCO's curator insight, January 18, 2013 9:34 AM

Don't overlook the comments. Some thought-provoking points.

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THE LAWYER BUBBLE

THE LAWYER BUBBLE | Legal Management | Scoop.it
Case Western Reserve Law School Dean Lawrence E. Mitchell’s recent op-ed in the New York Times proves that, like many law school deans, he is living in a bubble. Indeed, the views he expresse...
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School fees go up while your chances to find a job go down ... not the best time for going to law school

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2013 in-house compensation report

2013 in-house compensation report | Legal Management | Scoop.it
In-house lawyers' compensation is increasing as their roles evolve
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“The general counsel function is evolving into an executive-suite leadership role,” ...  “Now, general counsel are relied upon more for qualitative advice that will make a difference in the business. That additional responsibility yields higher compensation.”

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Tech Toys for the Holidays and Holiday Gift Ideas for Lawyers

It is the holiday season, which means it is time for the annual Tech Toys for the Holidays edition of the Digital Edge podcast. Sharon Nelson and I have searched far and wide for some fun and interesting technology toys...
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My Lawyer, He Wrote Me a Letter

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Wired GC answers to @tobybrown http://bit.ly/TY3vSf on how to improve law firm services. Cheaper and faster for sure. No need to compromise on quality its a buyer-s market.

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The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 1

The evolution of the legal services market: Stage 1 | Legal Management | Scoop.it
I recently delivered my 15th and final presentation of 2012 about the changing legal market.
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Five Sure Shot Business Investments for the Future | Governance Center Blog

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CodeX | Assisted Decision Making: Big Data and the Law

On November 9th, 2012 CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics welcomed Josh Blackman, Assistant Professor at the South Texas College of Law -- Houston, to campus for the discussion "Assisted Decision Making: Big Data and the Law."
Blackman discussed and demonstrated how with "Assisted Decision Making" technology, attorneys can improve the representation of their clients through a more detailed understanding of how similar litigation in the past has proceeded, and non-lawyers can obtain easier access to justice.

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Taking Stock

Taking Stock | Legal Management | Scoop.it
The art of law firm valuation: How much is your firm worth?
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The best things in life are free - LEGAL FUTURES

The best things in life are free - LEGAL FUTURES | Legal Management | Scoop.it
The best things in life are free http://t.co/aOTuQOebUT #free and #legal services: a good combination?
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How far can you get offering free goodies?

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Paging ZocDoc for the future of medicine

Paging ZocDoc for the future of medicine | Legal Management | Scoop.it
ZocDoc, turning health care into a one-click experience, upends traditional medical practice.
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Will the future of law be similar?

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The Changing Face of Knowledge Management – Slaw

The Changing Face of Knowledge Management – Slaw | Legal Management | Scoop.it
Back in 2009 Ted Tjaden put together what I consider a seminal paper called "The 7 Faces of Legal Knowledge Management." [PDF] Knowledge Management is still a young discipline, with
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How is KM changing

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WordRake: Automatically Improve the Conciseness of your Writing – Slaw

WordRake: Automatically Improve the Conciseness of your Writing – Slaw | Legal Management | Scoop.it
Imagine a tool that would round out the existing built-in spell- and grammar-checking tools in Microsoft Word, but instead of simply correcting errors, this tool would make your writing more c
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Your own automated editor

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Nurture Your Network for Success - Attorney at Work

Nurture Your Network for Success - Attorney at Work | Legal Management | Scoop.it
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Part 3 of the skills for new lawyers: 1) grow your legal knowledge, 2) develop your technical and professional skills and 3) grow your network

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Gaining Competitive Advantage Before GC Measure Everything

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71% of legal departments have no formal review policies on outside counsel spending in place, and only 61% of those who do have them, make effective use of any metrics

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It’s Time for a Law Firm Hackathon

It’s Time for a Law Firm Hackathon | Legal Management | Scoop.it
In the world of law firm blogging there is Bruce MacEwen...and then there are the rest of us. Writing as Adam Smith Esq., Bruce has just completed an
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Only extreme innovation may save BigLaw now. Need to reeinvent the model while they keep the plane flying.

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Advice Every First-Year Should Know and Apply

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Part 1 of 3

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Inside Straight: What Lawyers At Firms Don’t Do « Above the Law: A Legal Web Site – News, Commentary, and Opinions on Law Firms, Lawyers, Law School, Law Suits, Judges and Courts

RT @BRIClawyer: What Lawyers At Firms Don’t Do http://t.co/0IN3hk8M manage people...
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Redefining value #COLPM

Lessons learned at the Futures Conference. Value means lower cost of legal services and other things too.

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General Counsel Survey 2012 | KPMG | GLOBAL

General Counsel Survey 2012 | KPMG | GLOBAL | Legal Management | Scoop.it
KPMG has produced its first Global General Counsel Survey-Beyond the Law.
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Crowdsourced Online Dispute Resolution – Slaw

Crowdsourced Online Dispute Resolution – Slaw | Legal Management | Scoop.it
The online world has been greatly affected by the rise of social media, whose principal characteristic is interactivity among the users of a particular service or communication channel.
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