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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
 
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Have you read the "highly controversial American Bar Rules Reform Act?" Actually you won't be able to for another five years or so, according to Dustin Cole. It's an interesting idea to ponder - Warren Buffet buying an Omaha-based law firm of nearly 100 attorneys. As it stands now, Mr. Buffet will have to buy a law firm in some other country. Read more at Res Ipsa Lawyer: Berkshire Hathaway Purchases Nebraska's Largest Law Firm

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Hmm.. if you're a lawyer in British Columbia or have heard about this Law Society cloud "bomb" then you should read President Jan Lindsay's post first. That should help restart your heart. Jack Newton's post would seem to indicate that the Law Society of British Columbia has declared war on modern computing. Based on Jack's quote of Jan's comment ("BC lawyers are prohibited from using non-BC-based cloud computing providers.") I would have been totally dumbstruck as well. The implications actually go far further then he suggests in his post. Any host in Canada outside BC would not be acceptable. It would impact mobile phone usage and voice mail as well. I have always urged the IT heads of law firms to be aware of and be versed in the rulings of the bars or law societies that govern their jurisdictions. This is why. Read more at Slaw: Did the LSBC Just Kill Cloud Computing for Lawyers in BC?

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For those working in legal KM, Erick Thompson's comment might recall the image of the inscription Dante finds on the ninth gate of Hell. Erick, assistant vice president for knowledge exchange at the St Paul companies says, "KM initiatives should also focus on the speed factor. Companies have to learn how to learn faster." We're just now getting lawyers engaged in KM and now they have to learn to learn faster!? That's tough. Not impossible mind you, but not easy either. Nick Milton has four suggestions to try to increase your KM speed. Keep in mind, this is what your clients are doing. Read more at Knoco stories: 4 ways to increase your "KM clock speed"

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  1. 4 ways to increase your "KM clock speed", Knoco Stories, November 19, 2014
  2. Law Firm Causes Breach of Student Information, Ride the Lightning, November 18, 2014

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. Cloud Computing for Lawyers in British Columbia, LegalEthics.com, November 18, 2014
  2. Decisions of Note: Conflicts Allegations & Disqualifications, Law Firm Risk Management, November 18, 2014
Corporate Legal Focus

  1. Rising Star: Tamika Langley Tremaglio, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  2. Managing and minimizing antitrust risks in dealings with competitors (part 2), Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  3. EEOC reaches settlement in California’s first GINA case, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  4. 6 cutting-edge IP trends to look for in 2015, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  5. State Department responds to hack by shutting down e-mail, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  6. Delaware judge refuses to toss shareholder suit targeting Zynga execs, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  7. Castlight names Chaloemtiarana first GC, chief compliance officer, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  8. 6 most successful celebrity libel and slander cases, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  9. Health insurance exchanges still present problems, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  10. Knowledge and consistency — The 5 definitions to know in the ADA, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  11. Good faith defense in TCPA class actions makes good business sense, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  12. The Avon Way: Creating and sustaining a culture of compliance, Inside Counsel, November 18, 2014
  13. Comprehensive Legal Management Software at Lagardere, Legal Suite, November 18, 2014

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. Defendant Ordered to Produce Archived Emails Even Though Plaintiff Failed to Produce Theirs - eDiscovery Case Law, EDiscovery Daily, November 19, 2014
  2. TranscriptPad Updates to Version 2.0, Lawyerist.com, November 19, 2014
  3. It’s Still Coaching if You Are Passing Notes Back and Forth, Lawyerist.com, November 18, 2014
  4. Rolling Intelligence: Enterprise-Level Paying It Forward, Complex Discovery, November 18, 2014
  5. Don’t CC Clients on Emails, Lawyerist.com, November 18, 2014
  6. REVEALED: The Top Demographic Trends For Every Major Social Network, Stephen's Lighthouse, November 18, 2014
  7. Law Firm Causes Breach of Student Information, Ride the Lightning, November 18, 2014
Vendor Announcements

  1. High Impact Technology For The Low Budget Law Office, CosmoLex, November 19, 2014
  2. How to Bridge the Gap Between IT and Legal Departments, kCura, November 18, 2014
  3. The Ethics Of Computer Software In A Law Practice, CosmoLex, November 18, 2014
  4. Are You Using Outdated Practice Management Software?, CosmoLex, November 18, 2014
  5. In Very Brief: SCOTUS Orders (and Puppies!), Liquid Litigation Management, November 18, 2014
  6. VNA Cost of Ownership, ISYS Search Software, November 18, 2014
  7. Relativity Fest Judicial Panel on e-Discovery Part II, kCura, November 18, 2014
  8. LDiscovery Ranked Number 277 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™, AlphaLit, November 18, 2014
  9. Healthcare Institutions Globally Choose Unify to Connect Patients with Doctors, Nurses, and Facilities to Enable World-Class Healthcare, Unify Corporation, November 18, 2014
  10. Unify Announces Additional Project Ansible (now Circuit) Details at Enterprise Connect, Unify Corporation, November 18, 2014
  11. CPA Global joins CNA’s expanded Allied Vendor Program, CPA Global, November 18, 2014
  12. Fortune 1000 E-discovery Managers Offer 13 Cost-Saving Tips for In-House Legal Departments, FTI Consulting, November 18, 2014
  13. IBM Verse Fuses Cloud, Social, Analytics and Design Innovation to Transform the Way We Work, StoredIQ, November 18, 2014

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. 4 ways to increase your "KM clock speed", Knoco Stories, November 19, 2014
  2. IBM Verse – Email Reimagined, Michael Sampson, November 19, 2014
  3. Office 365 Video, Michael Sampson, November 18, 2014
  4. Titles as information, infogovnuggets, November 18, 2014
  5. Building a Business and Making Your Mark, Farnam Street, November 18, 2014
Vendor Announcements

  1. Optimistic Outlook for Patent Reform in 2015, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014
  2. DOJ Watchdog Wants Greater Attorney Ethics Oversight, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014
  3. Law Prof Jonathan Turley Takes Up Boehner Suit, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014
  4. Mayer Brown, DOJ Fight Over Fees in Lobbyists’ Case, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014
  5. Maryland AG Douglas Gansler to Join BuckleySandler, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014
  6. The Morning Wrap: AT&T Amicus Brief on Cell Tracking, and Morgan Lewis' 'Hybrid' Approach to Growth, Blog of Legal Times, November 18, 2014

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. I am a doctor who recently got divorced and have legally changed my name. Do you think I should keep my former name on my website and online, to assist in patient recognition or for SEO purposes?, Law Firm and Attorney SEO and Internet Marketing, November 19, 2014
  2. Why you Need a Social Media Strategy, Law Firm and Attorney SEO and Internet Marketing, November 19, 2014
  3. Four Ways to Increase Facebook Engagement, Law Firm and Attorney SEO and Internet Marketing, November 19, 2014
  4. Social media platforms are cultures, Real Lawyers Have Blogs - Kevin O'Keefe, November 19, 2014
  5. You had me at “the billable hour is directly opposed to the best interest of the client …”, The Legal Watercooler, November 18, 2014
  6. Top 10 in Law Blogs: Pup Prenup, Monkey Selfie, Drone Regulation, Real Lawyers Have Blogs - Kevin O'Keefe, November 18, 2014
  7. Law Firm Digital Advertising 101: Size Does Matter, Legal Productivity, November 18, 2014
  8. Dan Toombs: Make your legal mark online, Legal Current: Thomson Reuters, November 18, 2014

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FINANCE

Vendor Announcements

  1. BQE BillQuick Wins Sleeter Awesome Application and K2 Customer Satisfaction Awards, BQE Software, November 18, 2014
  2. Chrome River Ranked as one of LA County’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, Chrome River, November 18, 2014

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. Bill to Curb N.S.A. Faces Uncertainty in Senate, New York Times: Technology, November 19, 2014
  2. Business Briefing: F.A.A. Has Power to Levy Fines on Commercial Drone Users, New York Times: Technology, November 19, 2014
  3. New non-profit CA aims to make HTTPS use universal, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  4. Malware Domain Generating Algorithms are becoming more sophisticated, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  5. 320 breaches reported between July and September, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  6. Overwhelming optimism for information security in 2015, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  7. DDoS attacks continue to fall in size and frequency, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  8. One billion attacks were blocked during the third quarter, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  9. Does cyber insurance help the CISO get a seat in the boardroom?, Help Net Security, November 19, 2014
  10. IBM Launches Social Media-Powered Enterprise Email Service, TechWeekEurope UK, November 19, 2014
  11. Microsoft To Close Nokia Store And Replace It With Opera, TechWeekEurope UK, November 19, 2014
  12. Six years of iPhone J.D., iPhone, J.D., November 19, 2014
  13. Hours rise in US firms, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 19, 2014
  14. Jackson Lewis to assess lawyers on efficiency, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 19, 2014
  15. Washington: F.A.A. Rules Found to Apply to Unmanned Aircraft, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  16. Bits Blog: Uber Executive Proposes Digging Into Journalists’ Private Lives, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  17. Bits Blog: WhatsApp Adds Improved Encryption on Android Phones, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  18. Bits Blog: Viber Messages for the World to See, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  19. Bits Blog: AT&T and Starbucks Bring Wireless Phone Chargers to Some Coffee Shops, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  20. Bits Blog: Vamo Start-Up Simplifies Booking of Complex Trips, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  21. Facebook post gets Navy veteran fired, Third Apple, November 18, 2014
  22. Greenberg Absent from AIG Trial, But Government Uses His Words, WSJ.com: Law Blog, November 18, 2014
  23. Blue Hill in the News: 8 Ways to Categorize Enterprise Mobility Management, Blue Hill Research, November 18, 2014
  24. Webinar: Think Presentation From the Start, Blue Hill Research, November 18, 2014
  25. US Senate falls two votes short of shutting down NSA phone spying, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  26. Nonprofit effort aims to encrypt the Web, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  27. PSA: Google Wallet is giving away $200,000 to attract new users, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  28. Unscheduled Windows update kills critical security bug under active attack, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  29. Researchers craft a battery that can be recharged with waste heat, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  30. Gov’t board: Like a drone, your RC aircraft is regulated by law, so pay up, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  31. Frontier service is so unreliable customers wish they still had AT&T, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  32. Nokia launches an Android tablet, with smartphones likely to follow, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  33. Jury: Apple must pay $23.6M for old pager patents, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  34. Apple releases WatchKit developer tools alongside first iOS 8.2 beta, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  35. Prosecutors drop key evidence at trial to avoid explaining “stingray” use, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  36. Product Review: BudStraps, The Android Lawyer, November 18, 2014
  37. AbacusLaw 2015 is An All-New Version of a Practice Management Stalwart, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, November 18, 2014
  38. Acrowire's SharePoint 2013 19-City Roadshow Now Available as a Webinar - Marketwired (press release), (Legal Technology), November 18, 2014
  39. Everything You Need to Know About the Past, Present, and Future of Legaltech ... - Techvibes (blog), (Legal Technology), November 18, 2014
  40. Bits Blog: With New Tablet, Nokia Returns to Devices, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  41. Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots, New York Times: Technology, November 18, 2014
  42. The Problem With Email: Ethics and Confidentiality, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, November 18, 2014
  43. Microsoft, Real Madrid C.F. partnership announced; will bring comprehensive online anywhere experience to fans, Official Microsoft Blog, November 18, 2014
  44. Changing the game: The digital transformation of Real Madrid futbol club, Official Microsoft Blog, November 18, 2014
  45. Gun-Control Groups Pressure New Jersey to Enforce Unusual Gun Law, WSJ.com: Law Blog, November 18, 2014
  46. Appeals Court Reconsiders SEC ‘Conflict-Minerals’ Ruling, WSJ.com: Law Blog, November 18, 2014
  47. Israel to Ease Gun Laws in Wake of Deadly Attack, Says Security Minister, WSJ.com: Law Blog, November 18, 2014
  48. AM Roundup: High Court to Review Second-Mortgage Bankruptcy Liens, WSJ.com: Law Blog, November 18, 2014
  49. Good preparation is half the battle: the Legadex Transactional Excellence seminar, HighQ, November 18, 2014
  50. From Office Mix to Office 365 Video, Microsoft Office Blogs, November 18, 2014
  51. Introducing Office 365 Video, Microsoft Office Blogs, November 18, 2014
  52. Open Whisper Systems helps WhatsApp achieve end-to-end encryption, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  53. Cisco open sources Big Data security analytics framework, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  54. Critical factors in preventing data breaches, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  55. Michaels and Staples breaches carried out by same attackers?, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  56. One-in-four have been victims of identity theft, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  57. Trojanized Android firmware found on inexpensive handhelds, Help Net Security, November 18, 2014
  58. More detailed paleoclimate records, brought to you by lasers, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  59. Cubic Ninja prices soar as hackers reveal it’s key to unlocking Nintendo 3DS, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  60. 16-cent E-rate phone fee hike will fund $1.5 billion in school broadband, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  61. Missouri man fired for posting pictures of DHS vans to Facebook, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  62. Uber exec suggests “opposition research” on journalists, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  63. Facebook wants to be your office friend, too, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  64. Obscenity laws prevent Indian release of Dragon Age: Inquisition, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  65. AT&T demands clarity: Are warrants needed for customer cell-site data?, Ars Technica, November 18, 2014
  66. FantasySCOTUS – Rise of the Machines? Introducing {Marshall}+, Legal Current: Thomson Reuters, November 18, 2014
  67. Project Squared Is Cisco’s New Free Collaboration Platform, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  68. Fujitsu Looks To Secure Card Payments With Biometric Data, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  69. Tesco Shoppers To Get Free In-Store BT Wi-Fi, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  70. Only A Third Of UK Businesses Feel Able To Take On Cyber Attacks, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  71. Nokia Returns To Take On The iPad With All-New N1 Tablet, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  72. 90 Percent Of The World Will Have A Mobile Phone By 2020, Ericsson Predicts, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  73. Contactless Payments “Now Close To Becoming Mainstream” In The UK, Says Worldpay, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  74. Oracle Staff ‘Angered’ By Job Cuts: Report, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  75. Intel To Merge PC And Mobile Chip Operations, TechWeekEurope UK, November 18, 2014
  76. Is the iOS 8.1.1 Update for You?, Your IT Consultant, November 18, 2014
  77. Dangerous Technology Requires Old-Fashioned Diplomatic Solution, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, November 18, 2014
  78. California State Bar sued by former head, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 18, 2014
  79. Lawyers caught in the crossfire over tax disclosure, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, November 18, 2014
Vendor Announcements

  1. Fortune 1000 E-discovery Managers Offer 13 Cost-Saving Tips for In-House Legal Department, Legal IT Professionals, November 19, 2014
  2. LawBase Adds New Account Director to Team of Experts, Legal IT Professionals, November 19, 2014
  3. Philips Recognizes World COPD Day with Survey to Assess Impact of COPD on Patient Lives, Philips Dictation Systems, November 19, 2014
  4. Report Highlights Rising Costs of Non-Compliance, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases, November 19, 2014
  5. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Veterans and Military Personnel Update from Medical Care, Wolters Kluwer: Press Releases, November 19, 2014
  6. Missouri minimum wage will increase to $7.65 January 1, CCH: Press Releases, November 18, 2014
  7. Payroll Daily News – 11/18/14, CCH: Press Releases, November 18, 2014
  8. CD-DataHouse Delivers Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions to Foot Anstey, Legal IT Professionals, November 18, 2014
  9. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SELECTS BRIDGEWAY FOR ITS LEGAL DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS, Bridgeway Software: Press Releases, November 18, 2014
  10. Contextual Security is Key to Enabling Business Mobility, Zenprise (Citrix), November 18, 2014
  11. State Laws That Prohibit Low Attachment Stop-Loss Contracts Would Not Be Preempted By ERISA: EBSA, CCH: Press Releases, November 18, 2014
  12. PBGC increases maximum monthly guarantee for 2015, CCH: Press Releases, November 18, 2014
  13. Webinar – Secure Fax & Document Delivery for the Enterprise, Biscom Blog, November 18, 2014
Law Firm Announcements

  1. S&C Advises Goldman Sachs as Financial Adviser to Baker Hughes Incorporated in its $34 Billion Merger Agreement with Halliburton Company, Sullivan & Cromwell, November 18, 2014

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. Business Application Analyst | Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., November 18, 2014
  2. Software Support Coordinator | Confidential, November 18, 2014
  3. IT Training & Knowledge Development Manager | Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, November 18, 2014
ALA Job Postings

  1. DIRECTOR OF FINANCE - Minnesota  - MInneapolis, November 18, 2014
  2. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER - North Carolina  - Charlotte, November 18, 2014
  3. SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST - Pennsylvania  - Philadelphia, November 18, 2014
  4. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - North Carolina  - Raleigh, November 18, 2014
  5. DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION - Maryland  - Baltimore, November 18, 2014
  6. DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS - Pennsylvania  - Philadelphia, November 18, 2014
  7. LEGAL ASSISTANT - TRADEMARK - Virginia  - Alexandria, November 18, 2014
Other Employment Opportunities

  1. We’re Hiring – IT Support Consultant (full-time), Infoware, November 18, 2014

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