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Law Insider Announces Content Partnership with Laura Frederick

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The Delta Model: A Framework for Reimagining the Legal Profession Pipeline

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A Team of Rivals: Using G Suite and MS Office Together

"We're . . . slightly tortured because we're straddling Google . . . [but] legal loves Word because it's just so much easier to use."

My Law School Marathon

“graduate school is expensive, and I have a paying job.”

Transitioning from Corporate Attorney to Startup General Counsel

I quickly realized two things: First, I needed to speak to some experienced general counsel to get their advice on building a legal department from scratch. Second, given the breadth of my responsibilities, I would need to streamline our legal operations so that contracting was never the bottleneck in our sales and business development efforts.

The Future Law Practice

The future is here much sooner than anyone in the legal profession might have expected. For years, we have seen how due diligence and document review could be sped up through technology. Skype, and now Zoom, had been tentatively used in teleconferencing but had not penetrated into the courtroom. Artificial intelligence has just begun to work in the legal environment.

The Rise of the Modern Knowledge Practitioner: A Mike Whelan Blog Series

In the space of eight short posts, we’ll uncover truths about expertise and consultation that will make you more competitive and more confident.

The Cheapening of Knowledge

Availability has made knowledge cheaper, complexity has made knowledge infinite, and demand has made knowledge transparent.

Your Latest Transaction

Before we get to the method of the True Counselor, let’s look to the past for why we interact with information the way we do.

The Legal Knowledge Business

We’ll dig into this question, recognizing that it is not merely academic. If you can’t justify high rates using exclusive access to knowledge, you’ll need to come up with an alternative explanation.

Knowledge Management

If you’re not familiar with the concept of knowledge management, it is a relative newcomer to the legal environment, at least formally.

Making Experts Out of Employees

We’ll explore the difference between traditional legal knowledge management and a more modernized way to leverage knowledge in your firm.

What Clients Want

“A problem is to reality what an atom is to a table. People experience tables not atoms.” - Dr. Russell Ackoff

The Advisor's Burden

As crucial as that habit is for knowledge-driven firms like yours, it ignores the other core competency that any expert must develop: the creation of new knowledge.

The Modern Knowledge Firm

As we close this exploration, I hope it starts you on a journey. You have an incredible opportunity to build a firm on knowledge assets rather than the churn of daily practice.

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