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Coverage of 2017 Avvo Lawyernomics Conference.

Here are the stories that came out of my live coverage of the 2017 Avvo Lawyernomics Conference (my fourth such conference – time flies!):

8th annual Lawyernomics conference will encourage attendees to bet on themselves.

Lawyers: Don’t be afraid to double down on data.

When should lawyers bet on themselves? Sometimes clients will give you the answer.

Podcast: What Lawyers Can Learn From Accountants

I really liked the intro the Legal Talk Network folks wrote for this podcast, so I’m just going to quote from it:

For a long time data had shown that law firms generally generated more revenue than accounting firms overall. However, that trend has shifted within the last eight years with accounting firms enjoying greater fiscal success. What changes did the accounting world make that allowed them to surpass legal market revenue? In this report from On The Road, host Victor Li talks with Intuit small business ecosystem evangelist David Leary about the impact that embracing technology, adopting the cloud, and business innovations can have on legal industry earnings.

Coverage of 2016 Avvo’s Lawyernomics Conference

At 7th annual Avvo Lawyernomics, the emphasis will be on “unmarketing.”

In spite of regulations, lawyers should be bold with their advertising efforts.

Do lawyers really suck? No, and potential clients’ antipathy can be overcome.

The “magnet” of expertise draws clients, generates fees.

Here’s a link to a Storify for all of my Live-Tweets during the conference.

Coverage of 2016 ABA Techshow

Last week, I covered ABA Techshow for the ABA Journal. Here are the stories that came out of it:

William Hubbard speaks about the importance of technology in expanding access to justice.

Embracing nontraditional ways to bill and budget can be profitable.

Can small firms thrive in a tough competitive environment?

Is online dispute resolution the wave of the future?

EFF’s Cindy Cohn calls for lawyer support in fight over mass surveillance.

Cybersecurity experts offer stern warnings, tips for security in mass-surveillance era.

State bar was the key to open profession to tech and collaboration.

’60 in 60′ highlights cybersecurity, workplace productivity and social media.

And thanks to Phil Brown for the great photo and Tweet. Love his photos!

Coverage of 2015 ABA Annual Meeting

Another ABA Annual Meeting is in the books. I only covered a few events this year (a far cry from last year). Here are the stories that came out of my coverage:

How can tensions between minorities and police be addressed? Reforms proposed.

Lawyers debate campaign financing, voter restrictions and other election issues.

Disruptive innovators try to convince skeptical attorneys of the need to collaborate.

What are the business costs of ignoring racial and gender diversity?

Meanwhile, the quote from the Tweet below caused quite a commotion.

London Calling

I recently went to London to cover the 800th anniversary celebration of the sealing (no, King John never signed it- but I bet he still had that sourpuss expression on his face) of the Magna Carta for the ABA Journal. I may have also made a detour to Manchester to see Old Trafford (I also had the chance to see Take That in concert, but my wife never would have forgiven me for going without her). Anyway, here are the stories that came out of it:

Coverage of 2015 Avvo’s Lawyernomics Conference

Last week, I covered Avvo’s Lawyernomics conference held at the Wynn Las Vegas. Here are the stories that came out of it:

How should you reboot your legal marketing? Lawyernomics speakers will explore.

It’s a mobile world–embrace digital marketing and learn Google’s secrets, Lawyernomics speakers say.

What will lawyers be doing in 5 to 10 years?

Coverage of ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services

Last week, I covered the ABA’s National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services, held at Stanford University. Here are the stories that came out of it:

Coverage of 2015 ABA Techshow

Last week, I covered ABA Techshow for the ABA Journal. Here are the stories that came out of it:

Coverage of 2014 ABA Annual Meeting

I recently had the privilege of covering part of the ABA’s Annual Meeting, which took place in Boston. Here were the stories that came out of it:

‘Hackcess to Justice’ teams will devise new tech to improve access to justice.

Lawyers offer tips on how to adapt to the ongoing disruption in the legal market.

States with stand-your-ground laws have seen an increase in homicides, reports task force.

Winning apps in ‘Hackcess to Justice’ help write wills, navigate disasters and calculate jail time.

Legal hackers use coding to help users navigate law’s intricacies and find solutions.

Ensuring immigrant detainees have lawyers also benefits court system, DOJ official says.

Coverage of 2014 ABA Techshow

In March, I covered ABA Techshow for the ABA Journal. Here are the stories that came out of it: