As developers of web-based law practice management software, we here at MyCase love to read and learn everything there is to know about legal technology. So we make it a point to follow cloud computing and technology trends, both generally and as they affect the legal field.
To that end, here’s our roundup of some of our favorite posts and articles about legal technology and cloud computing from the recent weeks:
- Why Lawyers Should Care About These Weird Computers Coming Out (Above the Law) -Attorney Jeff Bennion on how tech is changing the ways that lawyers work, allowing them to be more mobile than ever
- New ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality, Security of Client Data in Electronic Communications (Legal Ease Blog) – Attorney and law practice management consultant Allison Shields weighs in on how the ABA’s new ethics opinion will affect lawyer/client communications in the future
- Version of Events: Cloud Software Means You Never Have to Update (Red Cave Consulting Blog) – Attorney and legal practice management advisor Jared Correia explains how cloud computing software, like legal practice management software, simplifies lawyers’ lives, making it more cost-effective to run their firms efficiently and effectively
- ABA Issues New Ethics Opinion on Encryption of Attorney-Client Email (Law Practice Tips Blog) – Attorney and law practice management advisor Jim Calloway’s take on the new ABA ethics opinion, unsecure email, and new ways of communicating securely with clients
- Part I: A Brief History of Legal Research Tools, According to Someone Who Actually Uses Them (My Shingle) – Lawyer and solo law practice guru Carolyn Elefant shares her thoughts on the past and future of legal research.