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.
With so much attention on containing costs, it can be difficult for IT leaders to successfully advocate for projects. In this December edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Jo Haraf, former CIO of Morrison & Foerster and founder of Haraf Professional Services, to discuss how IT leaders can mesh their strategies with firm goals, by creating “IT Portfolios.”
Many companies and law firms have adopted financial reporting and collection systems, but aren't fully exploiting their capabilities. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Kenneth Jones, chief operating officer of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran, & Arnold's Xerdict Group , to discuss October's Law Technology News' article, "Capture Metrics." They discuss how these technologies can not just help general counsel and corporate law departments monitor their company?s spending habits, but also can be used to analyze legal department expenditures. This helps the GC spot trends, and cut costs.
In September's Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay is joined by Bob Ambrogi, author of Law Technology News' Web Watch column, and Jim Calloway, director of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Management Assistance Program. Jim was guest author of the September Web Watch column, and we'll discuss the latest web-based search tools, including the recent launch of Microsoft's "Bing." Then Bob and Monica will give you a sneak preview of the September 21 "Social Media: Risks Rewards" program that will be held at the Harvard Club in New York City, and will help your organization exploit the best from social media tools, while protecting your intellectual property, reputation, and employees! Bob is chair of the program, and Monica is moderating a session on business opportunities.
In the 2009 Socha Gelbmann E-Discovery Survey, consultant/attorney George Socha, president of Socha Consulting and Tom Gelbmann, managing director of Gelbmann & Associates, have jettisoned their traditional vendor rankings and instead offer analysis of a turbulent e-discovery year. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes George and Tom to explore their survey findings, discuss the year ahead and look at the growth of EDD.
Want to know how to keep your high tech gear water and sand free this summer? Law Technology Now host Monica Bay welcomes Donna Payne, CEO and founder of Payne Consulting Group, to discuss her article in Law Technology News' July issue, High & Dry. Donna will offer up tips on how to to protect your cameras, Kindle, iPods and more and share what's new in coverups for your tech gadgets.
Are lawyers qualified to craft key words for searching discovery documents? That's one of the most important questions addressed in a landmark 2008 case, Victor Stanley Inc. v. Creative Pipe Inc. Craig Ball, Law Technology News' e-discovery columnist and LTN editor Monica Bay discuss why Judge Grimm is hailed for his insightful rulings in the case, and how his opinion is helping shape trends in e-discovery.
What happens when your ex-employee walks out with crucial, proprietary company data, and joins your most important competitor? Craig Ball, Law Technology News' e-discovery columnist and LTN editor Monica Bay discuss what should you do - and not do - to protect your interests, and information.
Three states -- Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Nevada -- are leading a national trend to protect consumer privacy, especially when personal data is transmitted electronically. Law Technology Now host Monica Bay welcomes Melissa Krasnow, partner in the Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney, and Nick Ackerman, partner in the firm's New York office, to discuss their article in Law Technology News' May issue, "Protecting Privacy." Learn about the new laws for business compliance and what your company or client needs to know.
With so many layoffs and corporate restructuring, companies must be very careful not to blow their existing legal holds when employees leave and their work and computers are reassigned to others. Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, welcomes John Jablonski, a partner with Goldberg Segalla, to discuss how exiting personnel can compromise legal holds. Jablonski, of Buffalo, N.Y., is the author of Law Technology News' April cover story, "Watch the Door."
The Gardere Wynne Sewell Women's Council wanted to create a bit of drama and ended up with a slice of television when its leaders invited Ed Begley Jr., of "Living with Ed," to be the speaker at its networking cocktail party. The Women?s Council found a green venue at nearby university, hired caterers to provide "local-vore" hors d'oeuvres, and contracted with a woman-owned business to provide eco-friendly gift bags.