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LegalPad: A Blogging Platform Specifically for Attorneys

You know you have to blog (and tweet, and FB, etc.), but it is a pain, and yet, you’ve spent countless hours figuring out how to make WordPress, or Tumblr, or Blogger, or Medium, work for you.
Somehow, though, you think someone should come along and make a blogging platform for lawyers. Well, someone has.
The folks at C ... (full story)

The power of Google Maps

Question: Standalone GPS system, in-dash car system or your smartphone’s Google maps app?
Answer No. 1: The next generation of automobiles will integrate your Android or iPhone into your car’s communication system. Buick’s doing it next year.
Answer No. 2: Google Maps is probably the only––and the ... (full story)

ISO 27001 is the most secure standard in computer system security

Maybe you’re not paranoid about computer security. Yet. But maybe you should be.
Even so, you may not be paranoid enough for the International Organization for Standards (ISO) version of the best practices in computer security: ISO/IEC 27001. But maybe you should be.
ISO/IEC 27001 was promulgated in 2013, with the help o ... (full story)

ABA Techshow wrap-up, NE Ohio connection

Bret Burney is a Chagrin Falls, Ohio-based legal technology consultant who just completed a stint as the director of the 2015 ABA Techshow, held recently in Chicago. This column is a continuation of that discussion.
Lessons learned:
The 2015 Techshow emphasized discussion on Model Rule 1.1, which went into effect in February, ... (full story)

ABA Techshow wrap-up, NE Ohio connection

The 2015 ABA Techshow went heavy on the ethics of legal technology, along with all the new gadgets.
Not surprisingly, there was a definitive emphasis on the ongoing, constant lack of even the most basic technological skill level among modern attorneys.
Really. Not like I’ve been talking about that for 20 years or anythi ... (full story)