Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundaries

Lawyers are in the Business of Building Boundaries

A brief conversation I recently had with an IP lawyer. She moved in-house to one of her best clients a couple of years ago. For a time she said that things were going well. She recounted how she largely continued to function as she did when she was outside counsel....
How To Break Things In A Law Firm

How To Break Things In A Law Firm

There is often a gap between the way things function and the way things ought to function. Law firms in particular are susceptible to this problem. Law firms are bastions of doing things “the way they’ve always been done.” This is because lawyers are...
Lawyers Aren’t Free

Lawyers Aren’t Free

Should you work for free? Last week on the Twitters, I noticed a post by Bob Ambrogi, offering details on a new website that wants to be “the WebMD of law:” The video site TalksOnLaw describes itself as on a mission to help everyone better understand the...
Review: Clio Legal Trends Report 2016

Review: Clio Legal Trends Report 2016

For the first time ever Clio, the leading law practice management platform, has released its Legal Trends Report. Clio describes the report as: …the first ever data-driven report on the legal industry. It’s aimed at helping lawyers understand how the legal...