From the monthly archives:

March 2010

TweetIt’s hard to believe it’s been one year since we launched Martindale-Hubbell Connected, now the premier online professional network for the legal profession. The phenomenal growth of the network over the past 12 months stands as a testament to incredibly hard work by the motivated and talented team at Martindale and, of course, to the […]

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TweetHere is a stark reality: clients want more value from law firms.  Period.  And yet, Big Law continues raise rates, Specialized Law continues to capture market share, and In-house Counsel continue to take on more tasks to save budget.  This model cannot endure because clients are becoming more comfortable with web based services and finding […]


TweetIn a recent quick poll on Martindale-Hubbell Connected we asked the following question: Do virtual firms pose a serious threat to the large law firm business model? And here are the results: At first it looked like respondents were going to vote the other way (last week a majority of voters were holding that VLOs […]


TweetLast October, I had the privilege of speaking at the annual joint conference of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE) and the Chief Executives of European Bar Associations (CEEBA) in Dublin. This event provided an opportunity for law association leaders around the world to meet, exchange ideas and best practices concerning challenges […]


TweetIn a Web 2.0 world you can find scores of webinars, whitepapers, ebooks, blogs, and podcasts on just about everything the law has to offer.  This is not to say that content such as this has no value.  In fact, the prolific nature of firms today is changing the game for lawyers out there.  The […]


Tweet By Nigel Roberts, Director Global Associations, LexisNexis Group LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell veteran Lou Duffy was recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) for his long lasting contribution to the legal profession, during the ABA MidYear Meeting in Orlando, Feb 2010. The recognition was provided at the ABA Center for Human Rights luncheon attended by 100 […]


TweetRecent findings from our LexisNexis survey on the State of the Legal Industry show that corporate counsel want more from their outside law firms.  71% of those surveyed felt outside law firms were not doing enough to respond to the current economic climate.  Over half of the lawyers surveyed feel that the industry will permanently need […]


TweetThis week kicks off our member event, International Expansion.  We will be discussing the wide range of issues involved in expanding internationally, hosting a free a webinar, and posting exclusive content in the Lex Mundi Connected group.  Connected members can check out our Event Page for a convenient road map of how to get involved, […]