Here is the brochure for the upcoming legal tech CLE scheduled for April 16 in Jackson: Tech CLE Brochure.

The seminar will more than pay for itself in savings on overhead and time from implementing some or all of the suggestions for utilizing tech to make practicing easier.

Attorneys should also consider sending their

The Mississippi Bar’s Technology Committee will hold its biannual CLE on April 16 at the Hilton on County Line Road in Jackson. This is a great CLE that I highly recommend for all lawyers and legal assistants.

This CLE is for legal professionals who want to make their practice and life easier. It’s also for

Altman Weil recently released: 2018 Law Firms in Transition, an Altman Weil Flash Survey.

From the introduction, comparing today to 2009 during the Great Recession:

The threat in 2018 is broader and more nuanced, arising primarily from the sweeping force of technology evolution over the last two decades that has resulted in the commoditization and

The ABA reports that the legal industry lost jobs for two months in a row. The combined jobs lost for July and August was 4,200 jobs. 200 fewer people work in the industry than this time last year.

Among the fields categorized as ‘professional and business services’, the legal industry is the only one losing

I am uncomfortable writing about technology proficiency because many people who read this blog are more proficient than me. So there is a danger of sounding stupid to some readers.

But, I am often amazed at the lack of tech. proficiency many great attorneys have. Two examples:

  1. Two years ago an attorney copied me on

Local bar organizations are active twitter users. Surprising to me, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi is now on twitter with regular updates: @USDC_MSS.

The Southern District U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Mississippi Bar, Jackson Young Lawyers and Capital Area Bar are also on twitter:

  • @SDMissBankr
  • @JYLawyers
  • @TheMSBar
  • @CABALaw

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