Planning for and Managing a Data Breach
Posted on 11-17-2016 by Jae Lee

When a data breach occurs, the reaction must be swift and comprehensive. Stolen information may contain highly confidential personally identifiable information, protected health information, cardholder data or a business’s trade secrets and proprietary information. Elizabeth C. Rogers, Shareholder... Read More

Cell-Site Simulators and Related Privacy Implications
Posted on 11-18-2016 by Jae Lee

Cell site simulators are surveillance devices sometimes used by law enforcement to find the precise location of a person’s cell phone and ultimately locate the phone’s owner. According to Jim Astrachan and Christopher Lyon, as the use of these once secret devices comes to light, efforts to... Read More

Helping Clients Protect Data from Cyber Threats
Posted on 11-16-2016 by Jae Lee

Cyber criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated, which means firms, companies and clients must be vigilant in securing data against cyber attacks. Data security Geoff Wold says organizations should implement the following best practices related to data security to improve their cyber resilience... Read More

A Guide to Protecting Children’s Privacy Online
Posted on 11-15-2016 by Jae Lee

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and Rule (COPPA) is a federal law that places parents and legal guardians in control over the collection, use and disclosure of their children’s personal information (PI). COPPA applies to Operators of a commercial website or online service (including... Read More

Drafting Privacy Policies
Posted on 11-14-2016 by Jae Lee

Privacy policies are designed to inform customers and users about a company’s use and sharing of consumer data. Typically this applies to companies operating websites, mobile apps and social media platforms, although any company may have a privacy policy. Elizabeth C. Rogers, Shareholder in Greenberg... Read More

Three emerging trends that continue to define legal research in 2016
Posted on 01-14-2016 by pavan

“While fundamentals of the practice of law will remain, Big Data, the tools to harvest it and the emerging force of the Millennials will not only supplement the fundamentals, but create a new class of research that will give those crafty enough to embrace it an edge.” —Sean Fitzpatrick... Read More

Three emerging trends that continue to define legal research in 2016 [Infographic]
Posted on 01-14-2016 by pavan

It's no surprise that the growth of stored data is outpacing the ability of most people to manage it, and oftentimes, having more data is not always a positive thing. Work can suffer as the influx of information makes it more difficult to efficiently find what's needed. In the below Infographic... Read More

Natural Language Processing: One Tool That Will Shape Legal Research in 2016
Posted on 01-14-2016 by pavan

“While fundamentals of the practice of law will remain, Big Data, the tools to harvest it and the emerging force of the Millennials will not only supplement the fundamentals, but create a new class of research that will give those crafty enough to embrace it an edge.” —Sean Fitzpatrick... Read More

Machine Learning: Another Tool That Will Shape Legal Research in 2016
Posted on 01-14-2016 by pavan

“While fundamentals of the practice of law will remain, Big Data, the tools to harvest it and the emerging force of the Millennials will not only supplement the fundamentals, but create a new class of research that will give those crafty enough to embrace it an edge.” —Sean Fitzpatrick... Read More

A review: What technology do you consider essential to your job?
Posted on 03-04-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

What are the most valuable pieces of technology you use in your profession on a day-to-day basis including software, app's and any mobile devices? After posing this question to members of the legal practitioners – What technology do you consider essential to doing your job? – We received... Read More

New Anonymous Workplace App Raises Big Workplace Issue
Posted on 02-04-2015 by Ted Zwayer

Have you ever heard of Memo ? No I’m not talking about the document. I’m actually talking about the iPhone app that allows people to post anonymous comments (both positive and negative) about their employers to a group page for a specific company. In an article by LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom... Read More

Teaching Attorneys the Ins and Outs of Technology: One Lawyer’s Account via ILTA KM
Posted on 02-03-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

In this article , Susan G. Manch recalls her previous experience as in-house counsel where she led the Learning & Development group at Bingham McCutchen. While serving in this role, she quickly realized most associates and partners had “woefully inadequate technical skills and outdated understanding... Read More

What technology do you consider essential to doing your job?
Posted on 02-02-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Technology is everywhere and enhancements have occurred at an unprecedented rate, changing the world in ways never before seen. Considering the nature of legal services, it’s no surprise that running a law firm with technology often entails virtual resources that increase the delivery / receive... Read More

Which Spouse Should File for Divorce?
Posted on 11-24-2014 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

If you and/or your spouse are contemplating divorce , one of the initial considerations is whether you should file for divorce or wait for your spouse to file first. Specifically, is there an advantage or disadvantage to filing for divorce first? In a typical divorce proceeding, it does not make a big... Read More

Date of Infidelity Doesn't Automatically Set Date of Separation
Posted on 11-18-2014 by Rosanne M. Beach

It comes as no big surprise that Katharine McPhee, American Idol finalist and actress in Smash and Scorpion, is divorcing her husband, Nick Cokas after six years of marriage. The couple became estranged about a year ago when McPhee was photographed kissing Smash director, Michael Morris, after the two... Read More

Monday Marvel: 50 Ways Technology Has Changed How & What We Do [Infographic]
Posted on 11-10-2014 by Tracie Morris

When was the last time you dialed directory assistance, used a public telephone or dialed *69 to find out who called you last? Take a stroll down memory lane with us and review 50 of the things we don’t do (or maybe have never done) thanks to technology. Infographic courtesy of The Mozy Blog... Read More

10 predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession
Posted on 10-15-2014 by Mary Swank

Photo Credit: Oleksiy Mark / Shutterstock.com For the past decade technology has been the driving force behind our advancements in society. As technology has advanced we have gained new knowledge on countless subjects, which has led to changes in several professions. One profession that seems to be... Read More

Would you like paper or plasma?
Posted on 10-01-2014 by Tracie Morris

Photo Credit: oorka / Shutterstock.com That's the question book lovers face now that e-reading has gone mainstream. And, as we all know, our brains process digital reading very differently. According to a recent PRI article , most people, including the Washington Post's Mike Rosenwald, found... Read More

Dealing with Information (or Brain) Overload [Infographic]
Posted on 09-18-2014 by Tracie Morris

Up until recently, there was no such thing as information overload, but with 24 hour news cycles, blogs, social networks, viral videos and more, it’s hard not to have your mind bogged down with news, messages, trivia and the like. If you find yourself losing productivity because you are too distracted... Read More

What if my teenager doesn't like the court order?
Posted on 09-16-2014 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

So, you have battled with your former spouse in court, attended countless hearings and mediation sessions, spent thousands of dollars on attorney fees and finally won primary physical custody of your child. Most parents are willing to deal with the pain of litigation, the financial stress of attorney... Read More

Monday Marvel: The BYOD Bill of Rights
Posted on 09-15-2014 by Doug Esten

Is there such a thing as a mobile device for BYOD that closes the gap by delivering employee’s preferences and the needs of their organization? Webroot recently released results of a survey on BYOD that suggests the employee-employer trust gap is widening. The company also created an eight-point... Read More

How Do Digital Assets Get Divided in a Divorce?
Posted on 08-30-2014 by Rosanne M. Beach

During a divorce, a judge, a mediator or the parties will make decisions regarding how to divide the marital property , like the residence, the vehicle, savings accounts, and stocks accounts. But what about the couple's digital assets, like their iTunes music library, MP3s, Kindle eBooks library... Read More

Technology Fosters Cooperation in Modern Divorces
Posted on 08-18-2014 by Jaime Teuchert-Cage

We have previously blogged about different ways technology can be used to gain an advantage or gather evidence in a dissolution proceeding. However, ex-spouses are now learning how to use the advances in technology to foster cooperation and harmony post-separation. Many divorcing couples would prefer... Read More

Driving Under the Influence (of Google Glass)
Posted on 07-29-2014 by Ted Zwayer

An interesting article about the potential legal issues confronting users of Google Glass should not be surprising. The now instantly recognizable, compact head-mounted display mounted on a pair of specially designed eyeglass frames, lets its wearers access a variety of customized smartphone features... Read More

What Does the ADA Say About Employee Medical Information and Social Media?
Posted on 07-25-2014 by Ted Zwayer

As we celebrate the anniversary of the American’s with Disabilities Act, this article , featured at the LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom | Labor & Employment Law blog , addresses how ADA violations are the furthest from one’s mind when posting about a co-worker’s injury or medical... Read More