Many legal tech companies bemoan the difficulties of selling technology to law firms when law firms are so far behind the times. In reality, it’s the legal technology companies which make it tough on themselves by using outdated marketing, sales and business development methods.
The popular publishing platform, Medium announced last week that it was laying off one third of its employees and closing two if its three offices. As expected, the news has generated a lot of discussion. Particularly interesting for LexBlog and I is the discussion of the need for an eloquent and easy to us
e blog publishing platform.
Reading “WTF is AALS,” in an Above The Law post by the Anonymous Law Professor last Tuesday was enough to catch my attention. Turns out AALS is the American Association of Law Schools, an organization I not heard of before.
A year ago I was talking with Michigan State University Law Professor, and then head of career services, Daniel Linna, about the possibility of some day having free blogs for law students. What seemed like a pipe dream to me then is now a reality — and then some.
Read a story about a legal tech startup and you’re apt to read that they’ve raised venture capital or are about to do so.
Last week a friend asked on Facebook what we thought about President-elect Trump tweeting the possibility of a nuclear arms race with Russia. Was it appropriate for a world leader to be tweeting on such sensitive matters?
Last week, I was speaking to the head of business development of a mid-sized Boston law who I’ve known for a long time. Her firm is building out a series of niche focused law blogs over the next year. The blogs will be stand alone publications, each with its own title and url, separate and apart from the firm’s website.
A business development professional from a mid-size West Coast law firm emailed me with with a question about ghost blogging.
Facebook Live provides law firms the opportunity to present streaming news and information to their target audience without going through an intermediary.