From the monthly archives:

March 2008

TweetAbout a month ago I wrote about our plans to put all of our Law Digests onto martindale.com so if you register on our site you would be able to search for any digest you need. I’m happy to report that we now have all 150 of our Law Digests loaded onto martindale.com.  To find […]

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TweetMark Lepper of Stanford University and Sheena Iyengar of Columbia University in a fascinating article titled “When Choice is Demotivating: Can One Desire Too Much of a Good Thing?” explain that buyers can end up worse off, less satisfied, and de-motivated when faced with too much choice. The article describes three experiments where one group […]

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TweetAt a Counsel to Counsel Forum earlier this week I was able to listen to corporate counsel from global corporations describe what they want from outside counsel.  A few days later, here in LA at LMA, I participated on a panel that Leigh Dance, President of ELD International, moderated called What Corporate Clients Need from […]

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TweetAfter talking with hundreds of buyers of legal services it’s clear to me that a law firm video on their website can be effective.  It’s one of the things a buyer of legal services would like to have when deciding whether or not to include a particular lawyer on a short list to call.  By […]

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TweetSomeone who attended the Equal Justice Works Awards Dinner video taped Reena Arora, a student at the New York University School of Law, who gave a wonderful thank you speech upon winning the Martindale-Hubbell Exemplary Public Service Award. She spoke about the due process rights of immigrants who, even in civil cases she saw, were […]

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TweetInteresting article about the approach ITtoolbox is taking to introduce a social network to allow vendor selection. The idea of combining information from both the vendor and user-generated content to improve an online community makes a lot of sense. I think this type of “Content Rich Professional Networking” will be the way to apply social […]

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TweetInteresting comment in Legal Blog Watch called “Lawyers Crushed by Information Overload.” Blogger Robert Ambrogi posted our workplace productivity survey and comments about how “Information overload is crushing white-collar professionals of all ilks, but hitting lawyers particularly hard”. With respect to information overload I remember early in my career being overwhelmed with the amount of […]

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TweetUPDATE (as of March 25, 2008):  We now have all 150 of our Law Digests loaded onto martindale.com.  To find a Law Digest in a particular jurisdiction, just register or login and go to Search Legal Topics.  You can then enter “Law Digest” followed by the name of the jurisdiction you are looking to find […]

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