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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 […]

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TweetThe proliferation of social media as a vital tool in business and personal communication presents many ethical traps for lawyers and their clients.  As we asked in our event preview post: Do conflicts of interest dictate who makes your friend-list? How much can you discuss your current business without violating confidentiality? Can posts on social […]

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Tweet Next week we start our Martindale-Hubbell Connected event, Navigating the Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media.  As lawyers start to integrate new tools into their work flow ethical considerations arise: Do conflicts of interest dictate who makes your friend-list? How much can you discuss your current business without violating confidentiality? Can posts on social media […]

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TweetI attended the International Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference in Paris this week, and I was impressed with the depth of experience represented here. Even in the current world economy, there are about 100 participants from 26 countries. There was a general sense here that after a period of largely unregulated capitalism, we are headed […]

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