Review: Altman Weil 2016 Law Firms in Transition

For the eighth year in a row, Altman Weil has released their latest Law Firms in Transition Survey. Conducted in March and April 2016, the Law Firms in Transition Survey polled Managing partner and Chairs at 800 US law firms with 50 ...

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Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors – Part 4

(Note: this is Part 4 of a series regarding Stanford CodeX Future Law 2016 Conference. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.) The final hot issue (so hot) at the conference was the future of artificial intelligence (A.I.) in law. Will A.I. replace tasks done by ...

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Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors? Part 3

(Note: this is Part 3 of a series regarding Stanford CodeX Future Law 2016 Conference. Part 1. Part 2.) “So tell us what’s the difference between ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid,'” she said. “It’s quite simple really,” I replied. “‘Naked’ means you’re undressed. ‘Nekkid‘ means you ...

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Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors? Part 2

(Note: this is Part 2 of a series regarding Stanford CodeX Future Law 2016 Conference. Part 1 is here.) We were sitting around, chatting late into the evening when sensory deprivation restaurants came up. I had heard of the concept, but ...

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Who Will Disrupt The Disruptors?

“I could tell you’re from the South by the way you said ‘naked,'” she said. “Honey, there’s a difference between ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid,’ and I’m fixin’ to explain it to you,” I replied. I hadn’t planned on explaining the nuance of ...

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No Growth Without Risk

This month, there are law students graduating from law school all around the country. If you’re one of them, you’re graduating into one of the worst legal job markets ever. If you already landed a job, congratulations! Bust your ass ...

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LegalTech Moot Court At Codex

A week from today is the Stanford CodeX FutureLaw Conference. There is another ‘X’ showing up again. Their significance remains a mystery to me, but I think we’ll know legaltech has really had an impact on the industry when an ...

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You Don’t Own Anything: Apple Edition

“The software is functioning as intended,” said Amber. “Wait,” I asked, “so it’s supposed to delete my personal files from my internal hard drive without asking my permission?” “Yes,” she replied. So begins a post by James Pinkstone at the ...

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Mow Your Law Firm’s Lawn

Over the weekend I cut the grass. It was mundane. I’ve got an old lawnmower. The self-propulsion is shot. Our yard is around 3/4 of an acre, and on a hill, so mowing the lawn takes some time and is ...

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