Contributions to the online encyclopedia, which is made up of information provided (and edited) by those who visit the Wikipedia site, used to be anonymous. But now new software allows the Web addresses of contributors to be identified, reports New York Lawyer (reg. req.), in a reprint of a Legal Times article. … [Read more...] about Not-So-Wily Edits of Law Firm Wiki Info
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Writing for the American Lawyer, Legal OnRamp founder Paul Lippe gives an example from years past. A partner at White & Case had the good fortune of being married to a woman whose father was CEO of Banker’s Trust, which was at one time the firm’s largest client. … [Read more...] about As Law Firms Lose Clubby Ties with Clients, Can Web 2.0 Fill the Void?
“I strongly doubt we will see a software product that can monitor every post on every conceivable social network, discussion board, video upload site or other Web application,” says Michael Fluhr, a San Francisco-based associate at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough. “Developing functionality for each Web application requires too large of a commitment to allow for such an omnibus software product.” … [Read more...] about 6 tools to help firms track social media
87 Use your scanner on everything; throw away every bit of paper you can. “When someone calls and asks for a document, all I do is click, click, click, and I’ve found it,” says New Orleans solo lawyer Ernie Svenson. “I can do that because I’ve scanned everything. If I had all paper, I couldn’t do that. I couldn’t make it as a solo.” … [Read more...] about Law Hacks
When some top firms upped the pay for some of their new associates to $160,000 this year, a quick survey of general counsel for the Top 200 corporations, done by the consulting firm Altman Weil, found 58 percent of them saw the raise as “outrageous.” The hike prompted 13 percent of them to change policies concerning work by outside law firm associates, and half of those said they would look at such work on a case-by-case basis. A couple said they now won’t permit first- or second-year associates on any of their matters. … [Read more...] about New Routes Into the Corporate Door