Articles Tagged with SaaS

Lawyers’ use of web-based software and services has grown only slightly in recent years, a new survey indicates. Growth in use of the cloud is greatest among solos and small firms and lawyers in these firms are more likely than their larger-firm counterparts to use cloud-based applications. These are among the findings of the recently […]

The public beta release last week of LexisNexis Firm Manager adds yet another choice for lawyers to use Software as a Service, or SaaS, to manage their law practices. Already offering law practice management in the cloud are such sites as Clio and Rocket Matter. Do SaaS applications make sense for lawyers? Is it ethical […]

Logged on to Plaxo today to find this notice regarding its new terms of service: On October 6, 2009, we will move to a common Privacy Policy and Terms of Service across Plaxo and several other Comcast properties. The new policies will retain both TRUSTe compliance and the strong core principles of our existing policy. […]

Last year, in a post entitled, Take Control of Your Outlook Inbox, I wrote about a San Francisco company, TechHit, and its three simple Outlook add-ons for cutting down on e-mail clutter: SimplyFile, EZDetach and MessageSave. Today, the company is releasing the public beta version of an equally simple and clever tool, this time for […]

I will be at LegalTech New York through Wednesday. While there, I will participate in two panels. On Monday at 3 p.m., I will introduce (and possibly tweet) the panel, What is Twitter and How Do I Use It? On Tuesday at 2:30, I will moderate the panel, Best Practices for Online Networking. Also on […]

The organizers of LegalTech New York, which takes place Feb. 2 to 4, have announced that they are giving complimentary passes to bloggers. And to accommodate them, each seminar room will have a front-row table with electricity reserved for bloggers. Also, on Feb. 3, LegalTech will host a bloggers’ breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m. […]

I received an e-mail this morning informing me that I’ve been nominated to be a 2008 Outstanding Attorney in Massachusetts. Unfortunately, says the e-mail, my candidacy has so far received only three votes. That leaves me quite a bit behind Goodwin Procter chair Regina Pisa with 395 votes, Wilmer Cutler co-managing partner Bill Lee with […]

Not quite a monopoly, but darn close. The now-final $4.1 billion acquisition by Reed Elsevier — parent of LexisNexis— of ChoicePoint Inc. would have given Reed control over 80 percent of the $60 million market for the sale of electronic public records to U.S. law enforcement agencies. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission moved to […]

The Texas consulting firm Androvett Legal Media & Marketing has gone live with its new blog, Androvett Blog. Androvett media consultant Robert Tharp, a former law and criminal justice reporter at The Dallas Morning News and The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, says the firm operated the blog internally for several months before going live. He hopes […]

It comes courtesy of the Boston Business Journal and reporter Lisa van der Pool, who profiled me for the weekly “Outside the Box” feature: Robert J. Ambrogi: Legal Beat. The photo by BBJ photographer W. Marc Bernsau shows Motif Number 1, the fishing-shack icon of my town of Rockport, Mass.

I wrote in May 2006 about Lawbby, a site that aspired to be the MySpace of the legal world. Lawbby described itself as a place where lawyers could mingle, whether for business or pleasure, by creating their own profiles and groups. But in recent days, attempts to visit the site were rerouted to a page […]