Our monthly podcast features the editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, Monica Bay, interviewing key experts of the legal technology community, about top issues confronting the legal profession. If it's tech, it's a potential topic from e-discovery to network infrastructure; from creating courtroom graphics to launching "green law" programs. Each month, Bay will bring LTN's pages alive with brisk, insightful discussion of today's top trends and developments.
The convergence of technology has created a "tipping point" for remote work options for attorneys. Law Technology Now, host and editor-in-chief of ALM's Law Technology News, Monica Bay analyzes the key advantages of remote work options, which is also June's Law Technology News' cover story, Unleashed, with Albert Barsocchini, senior director, strategic consulting at NightOwl Document Management Services and Marc Osborn, senior director, communications for LexisNexis Legal & Professional.
Video conferencing can be a very effective and economical tool for law firms and corporate law departments, as long as the correct choices are made. Find out how to choose the correct video conferencing technology for you when Monica Bay, host of Law Technology Now and editor-in-chief of ALM's Law Technology News, interviews Steven Levy, principal of Seattle-based Lexician.
On Law Technology Now, host and Law Technology News magazine editor-in-chief, Monica Bay joins William Bice, co-founder and chair of LiquidPractice and CEO of Exemplify, and Graham Smith, founder and CEO of Opus 2 International, to talk about Law Technology News? April cover story, "Act Two." Bice and Smith explain why they decided to return to the legal technology community with new products after selling ProLaw and LiveNote to an industry giant.
Ask any CIO about trying to find information on legal technology products or services and you'll get an earful. The bottom line is vendors need to build sites with user needs in mind, and not just data a vendor is trying to glean. On Law Technology Now, host and magazine editor-in-chief of Law Technology News magazine, Monica Bay joins Steve Fletcher, CIO of Parker Poe, and Chris Romano, CIO of Ward and Smith to discuss their pet peeves and wish lists.
Management of e-discovery is a challenge for large firms, whose clients present complex litigation with literally millions of electronically stored documents. In today's competitive environment, firms have been exploring everything from e-discovery practice groups to vendor alliances, in order to attract clients. On Law Technology Now, host and Law Technology News' editor-in-chief, Monica Bay joins John Rosenthal, partner at Winston & Strawn, and Paul Weiner, national e-discovery counsel and shareholder at Littler Mendelson, to discuss Law Technology News' February issue cover story, "True Grit: Scrapping for E-discovery Business, Law firms Push New Creative Options."
On this January edition of Law Technology Now, host and Law Technology News' editor-in-chief, Monica Bay joins Cecil Lynn III, e-discovery counsel at Littler. Lynn, who is based in Phoenix, offers a sneak preview of his second annual "Year in Review" analysis of 2011’s most important electronic data discovery rulings.
The landmark Zubulake e-discovery decisions were the first of many to transform a narrow duty not to spoliate into a much broader duty to affirmatively preserve all possibly relevant evidence when there exists a "reasonable anticipation of litigation." But have these judicial opinions gone too far? In the December edition of Law Technology Now, Robert Owen, a partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, says it?s time to shift gears and restore the balance. He talks with Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, about his five proposed rules that he says will prevent substantial injustices, yet be comprehensive and comprehensible.
Information governance can be expensive, but not adopting compliance programs can cost much more. Attorney Christian Liipfert, president of Houston-based Christian Liipfert Consulting, and Chicago-based Theodore L. Banks, of counsel to Schoeman Updike & Kaufman (and president of Compliance & Competition Consultants) join Law Technology News' editor-in-chief Monica Bay, to discuss how compliance and risk management issues may soon eclipse e-discovery concerns. The pair also discuss CCH Wolters Kluwer?s MediRegs ComplyTrack Suite, a possible model for legal technology options, on the November edition of Law Technology Now!
In the high-profile Casey Anthony murder case, the defense team was able to capitalize on prosecutor missteps by using social media as a virtual "shadow jury," tailoring and tweaking their strategy based on reactions posted on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other media. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay (editor of Law Technology News) is joined by Robyn Weisman, author of LTN's October cover story, Sedgwick partner Craig Williams (co-host of Lawyer2Lawyer on Legal Talk Network), and Amy Singer, president of Fort Lauderdale-based Trial Consultants, to discuss how people, and technology, can stumble in the courtroom and how to gracefully recover.
On the September edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay (editor of Law Technology News) talks to Alabama trial lawyer James Moncus III, from the law firm of Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, about why and how he used an iPad to present his high-profile wrongful death case to the judge and jury. Jamie discusses his Law Technology News? article, Gambling On New Trial Technology, the risk involved, and how the iPad and TrialPad app took center stage in the courtroom.