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.
Could it be possible that Baby Boomers in IT and litigation support really might retire? Will law firms and law departments be caught off guard and face a sudden talent drought? In this March edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes David Cowen, founder and president of The Cowen Group and Michael Potters, CEO/managing partner of The Glenmont Group, to explore the ramifications and offer tips on how organizations can prepare for the brain drain.
In our February edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Mark Gerow director of applications development and business process in the intellectual property group at Fenwick & West. They talk about why SharePoint is so popular in law firms, and how firms can create "ethical walls" to protect client confidentiality - the subject of Gerow's article, Building Ethical Walls in Microsoft SharePoint, in the February issue of Law Technology News.
In this January edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes welcomes Cecil Lynn III, e-discovery counsel at Littler and Judy Kelly, senior producer for LegalTech and Virtual LegalTech. First, we hear from Cecil about the most important e-discovery cases of 2010, and his article that will appear in the inaugural issue of ALM's redesigned Law Technology News magazine. Then it's a sneak preview of LegalTech New York as Judy describes the show's exciting keynotes and panels. We also welcome our new sponsor, LexisNexis!
In this December edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Steven Levy, CEO of Seattle's Lexician Consulting. They discuss Levy's December cover story in Law Technology News magazine, "Align Your Allies," discussing common project management mistakes and concrete tips to help project managers win buy-in from even the crankiest of stakeholders.
In this November edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes John Cleaves, the supervisor of practice support at Latham & Watkins, to discuss his article in Law Technology News' November issue, "Build Your Own App," about creating iPad and smartphone applications for law firms and legal organizations. John explores the emergence of Apple iPads in the legal profession, and offers tips on creating the perfect legal "app."
In this October edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Anne Kershaw, principal of A. Kershaw Attorneys & Consultants and co-founder of the eDiscovery Institute and Joseph Howie, principal of Howie Consulting and EDI's director of metrics development and communications. Kershaw and Howie are co-authors of Law Technology News' October cover story, "Crash or Soar," and they discuss how predictive coding - using computers with some guidance from lawyers - can streamline document review and cut costs.
In this September edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Law Technology News' Web Watch columnist and co-host of Lawyer2Lawyer, Bob Ambrogi. Bob says legal blogs have matured in the last few years -- and now provide rich, nuanced content that genuinely helps practitioners. Bob talks about why legal blogs are thriving and spotlights new sites that cover everything from fashion law to the Library of Congress.
On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Minnesota consultants George Socha, of Socha Consulting and Tom Gelbmann, of Gelbmann & Associates about their 2010 Socha/Gelbmann
E-Discovery Survey. Will small cases be the new “big” in 2011? Why are some e-discovery attorneys jobless and others being poached? And what do lawyers really want from vendors? Tune in!
Small firm lawyers, with small cases and small budgets, often feel like the proverbial David facing Goliath when disputes end up in the courtroom. On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay talks to attorney Ross Kodner, CEO of MicroLaw, about how you can use technology you already own and master the courtroom. They also discuss Law Technology News' July cover story about the new LTN Vendor Satisfaction Survey.
On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Editor-in-chief of Corporate Counsel Magazine, Anthony Paonita on naming Microsoft as its 2010 Law Department of the Year. Monica and Anthony discuss how General Counsel Brad Smith and his team reshaped the technology giant's entire reputation, from a pugnacious fighter to a company that is willing to listen and negotiate.