Weather experts this morning predicted that cloud computing will take over the legal profession by 2012. Accordingly, we figured it was about time we looked into this concept. Our ten minutes of Google research revealed a heck of a lot more than we wanted to know. (Apparently even the New York State Bar Association has an opinion on cloud computing.) [Read more...]
These days, people who want to become lawyers spend three to five years in law school and another two years looking for a job. Unfortunately, even after graduating from law school, being admitted to the bar, and landing a job (or starting a practice) new lawyers still do not get the respect of many of their older colleagues. Worse, some established lawyers do not accept that new lawyers are actually real. Why? We’re not quite sure, but from our research we believe it relates to new lawyers using shiny technology, wearing inappropriate shoes, and hanging out in coffee shops. But don’t despair. There are are few simple steps to follow to gain the respect and acceptance of established real lawyers.