Recent weeks have brought a rash of news stories highlighting major technology blunders by lawyers that have resulted in severe consequences. Among them:

  • A lawyer at a major law firm accidentally copied a Wall Street Journal reporter on an email transmitting privileged client information.
  • The Department of Justice improperly redacted a court filing, exposing the

APP-logo-oct-2016Just one month from today, on October 28th, 2016, Above the Law will host its second annual Academy for Private Practice (“APP”), a full-day conference offering practical solutions and expert insight on meeting the challenges of starting and optimizing a small law firm practice.

The conference programming combines panel discussions and breakout sessions on subjects

I spent last week at ILTACON, the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. It is a huge conference, 100 percent devoted to legal technology. But I do not recommend it for most solo and small-firm lawyers. It is primarily focused on larger law firms and, within those firms, on information technology, knowledge