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Data Driven Models to Reduce Legal and Compliance Costs

This post is a follow-up to my January 7, 2013 post, The Role of Data Driven Models in Law Practice. I offer here ideas about data that lawyers should consider collecting and analyzing to predict and reduce legal problems.  In the earlier post, I discussed an article, In What Com

The State of Pricing in the Legal Profession Today (Tweet Stream)

This post captures my live Tweets from the Ark Law Firm Pricing and Profitability Conference occuring now in NYC. This Tweet stream is from the keynote address, The State of Pricing in the Legal Profession Today, by Toby Brown, Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics, Akin Gump

Statistics Dust-Up – ACC v Fulbright

Lawyers and legal market professionals need to learn to love statistics more.  More In-House Lawyers Question the Billable Hour by ACC President & CEO Veta T. Richardson in Corporate Counsel magazine (13 March 2013) criticizes a finding concerning alternative fee arrangement

Reverse Engineering Legal Logic (Live from ReInvent Law)

This is a live post from the Reinvent Law Silicon Valley conference in Mountain View, CA. Please forgive any typos or errors in conveying what speakers say. Now up, in a six minute Ignite-style talk, is Kingsley Martin, CEO of KM Standards (formerly Kiiac) on Reverse Engineering Legal

Building the Law Factory (Live from ReInvent Law)

This is a live post from the Reinvent Law Silicon Valley conference in Mountain View, CA. Please forgive any typos or errors in conveying what speakers say. Now up, in a six minute Ignite-style talk, is Kevin Colangelo, managing partner of Youson & Irvine on Building the Law Facto

Making Fat Law Firms Flat through Operational Redesign for the Age of the Internet (Live from ReInvent Law)

This is a live post from the Reinvent Law Silicon Valley conference in Mountain View, CA. Please forgive any typos or errors in conveying what speakers say. Now up is Raj Abhyaker, CEO of LegalForce, on “Making Fat Law Firms Flat through Operational Redesign for the age of the I

The Future of Legal Market is Not Evenly Distributed (Live from ReInvent Law)

This is a live post from the Reinvent Law Silicon Valley conference in Mountain View, CA. Please forgive any typos or errors in conveying what speakers say. Dan Katz of MSU Law: The Future is Already Here – It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed Storm brewing in legal. Complicat

Who Owns the Law? (Live from ReInvent Law)

This is a live post from the Reinvent Law Silicon Valley conference in Mountain View, CA. Please forgive any typos or errors in conveying what speakers say. Who Owns the Law? Ed Walters of FastCase Government works are public so on its face, public owns the law. But Ed says it’s

The New Narrative for BigLaw

Earlier today I posted five Tweets that tell a short but compelling narrative of the sea change in the large law firm market in the US and other Anglo nations.  1. Bruce McEwen, aka Adam Smith, Esq., wrote a great series of blog posts called Growth is Dead, now a book. Last week,