Interesting story about Bryan Cave partnering with law school to offer tech-focused internship (and improve and update a client's contract management process). Similar partnering efforts are being driven by [...]
An interesting breakdown and discussion by Bill Henderson of the 2017 CLOC Institute sessions. In brief, he and his research assistant, Seth Safer, mapped the sessions to the 12 legal [...]
The title speaks for itself. Learn about what some firms (i.e., Bryan Cave Business Academy) are doing to train the next generation of lawyers. Read the story
Change management is a demanding challenge for all participants in today’s legal ecosystem. Effective change management strategies are built on relationships. How do you frame a discussion, know what is actually going to change, understand different mindsets, inspire people, communicate value, and build reciprocity? You begin with conversations.
(or How to Lighten That Albatross Around Our Necks) God save thee, ancient Mariner! From the fiends, that plague thee thus! Why look'st thou so? With my cross-bow I [...]
This article discusses potential impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the legal profession. Specifically, I discuss (i) WHY you should care about AI, (ii) WHAT AI means, (iii) WHERE [...]
Outside counsel cost management initiatives are only one part of a legal service delivery strategy. Who should do the work: law firms, LPOs, or internal legal professionals?
Reflections on value, purple people, (right)sourcing, change management, checklists, and Artificial Big Block Data Machines. The year comes to a close. Legal professionals in law firms and departments sprint [...]
AI solutions will continue to impact the way in-house teams deliver legal services. Consider talent and staffing actions to help your teams explore AI and enhance legal service delivery. Specifically, consider additional skill sets when creating positions and making hiring decisions. Additionally, plan for a broader range of staffing options beyond the current mix of direct hires, contractors, LPOs, and law firms. Now is the time to experiment and learn.
Interesting story about Bryan Cave partnering with law school to offer tech-focused internship (and improve and update a client’s contract management process). Similar partnering efforts are being driven by in-house […]
An interesting breakdown and discussion by Bill Henderson of the 2017 CLOC Institute sessions. In brief, he and his research assistant, Seth Safer, mapped the sessions to the 12 legal […]
The title speaks for itself. Learn about what some firms (i.e., Bryan Cave Business Academy) are doing to train the next generation of lawyers.
A new paper explores BadNets, backdoored neural networks, to show that outsourced training can introduce new security risks. Beyond the potential for new contractual reps, warranties, and indemnification provisions, the research highlights a few things for legal professionals and their clients.
The E-Discovery Essentials Online Training is an introductory course for persons entering the e-discovery field and professionals who would like to broaden their knowledge of the e-discovery process. From preparation, to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI), this course covers the entire e-discovery process. Throughout the 17 modules and tests, learners will progress through the basics of e-discovery preparation, best practices for ESI collection and, finally, the review process. E-Discovery Essentials will take approximately twelve hours to complete. From ACEDS and fees are required
This IACCM program includes: (1) Skills Assessment: Identification of personal and/or team development needs against external benchmarks in the key areas of commercial skills and knowledge.; (2) Development Plan: A personal report with gap analysis, together with learning and experience recommendations. (3) Learning: A flexible yet structured online program with student and instructor interactions covering the full contract life-cycle; and (4) Certification: An internationally recognized certification in contract and commercial management at Practitioner, Advanced Practitioner or Expert level. Fees required.
ABA President Paulette Brown (2015-16) led the Diversity and Inclusion 360 Commission in its one-year inquiry into how to develop sustainable action plans that would advance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, the judicial system and the ABA itself. This ABA site offers helpful diversity resources.
CLOC offered a program at the 2016 CLOC Institute, "How to Put on a Kick-Ass Legal Department Offsite. If your department is growing or if your boss is asking you to "party plan" and organize a department-wide, multi-day meeting, this is the session for you. Come hear from our resident experts about what goes into planning a kick-ass legal conference. The session covered do's and don'ts, venues, speakers, best practices, war stories, budget gotchas and more. Available to CLOC members.