June 2012 | Social Media: Blitzed
THE DIGITAL EDGE
56th Edition: The Future of Law Practice
Sharon turns the tables on Jim and makes him her guest to talk about the future of law practice. Jim discusses current trends, technology implications, alternative fees arrangements and gives advice about what lawyers can do to prepare for the future of law practice.
Association of Corporate Counsel Value Challenge www.acc.com/valuechallenge/
Richard Susskind End of Lawyers? website www.susskind.com/endoflawyers.html
Richard Susskind End of Lawyers book (Amazon) www.amazon.com/The-End-Lawyers-Rethinking-Services/dp/0199541728
ABA Journal - The New Normal www.abajournal.com/topic/the_new_normal
Atul Gawande The Checklist Manifesto website gawande.com/the-checklist-manifesto
Atul Gawande The Checklist Manifesto book (Amazon) www.amazon.com/The-Checklist-Manifesto-Things-Right/dp/0805091742
The Economist -- Law Firms - A less guilded future www.economist.com/node/18651114
Prof’s Upcoming Book Chronicles Oversupply of New Lawyers, Proposes Flexible Legal Ed System ABA Journal www.abajournal.com/news/article/law_profs_upcoming_book_chronicles_
Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program. He publishes the blog Jim Calloway's Law Practice Tips and was the co-author of the book Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour (2nd ed.) (2002 ABA.) He was chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. He is a member of the Council of the ABA's Law Practice Management Section and chair of its Practice Management Advisors Committee. He is co-chair of the 2007 GP/SOLO National Solo and Small Firm Conference. He has been named a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He writes Law Practice Tips column for the Oklahoma Bar Journal. The archives of that column are available online here.
Sharon Nelson is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology corporation based in Fairfax, VA. She is a co-author of The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines (2006, ABA), Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms (2006, ABA) and The 2012 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide (2012, ABA).
She is the co-author of the monthly legal technology column "Hot Buttons" in Law Practice magazine and writes and speaks on the subjects of electronic evidence and legal technology throughout the country. Ms. Nelson has been interviewed by ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, NPR and Oprah's "O" Magazine. She is past chair of the ABA TECHSHOW and has spoken at TECHSHOW for the past eight years.