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Lex Connect Curated Reading List December 9, 2015

Lex Connect Curated Reading List

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 With so much content available on-line, it is easy to miss the really good stuff. 

 Fear not, we have curated the best Legal Operations & Legal Technology blog and articles.
 Enjoy your 30 minutes power reading.

 

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Top 10 things you need to know about e-discovery

In January 2011, I wrote “Taming e-discovery anxiety.” In the five years since, I have written 29 articles to de-mystify e-discovery and provide a language and common framework to improve general understanding of the basic process and mechanics of e-discovery. Generally, the source of my inspiration was questions from readers and others.

 

How to be a legal marvel: 8 super skills for the modern lawyer

 We’ve collected eight critical skills in this report, skills that will help set you apart as the superior lawyer of tomorrow. We encourage you to acquire these skills at your earliest opportunity, and we offer some tips regarding how you can do just that. Master these proficiencies today, and you’ll be ready for anything that the new legal market can throw your way tomorrow.

Legal Innovation

Global corporate law firms have had so many wake up calls in the years since the recent recession wrought its havoc that senior partners must be feeling starved of sleep.


 

 

Reinvigorating Corporate Board Governance to Embed a Culture of Ethics and Compliance

Old institutions do not change quickly and there is an inherent resistance to change when it comes to a corporate boardroom.

The old dynamic may be ripe for change. This is where Compliance 2.0, and the rise of the compliance profession can play a critical role. In some respects, the seeds for change are being planted right now – enter the Chief Compliance Officer..

 

Moving from Cost Center to Collaborator: The Evolving Role of In- House Legal Teams

The view of in-house legal departments, from the perspective of the rest of the corporation and top management, has evolved over the past several decades from risk spotter to strategic partner, but still has some way to go, according to a panel of legal department leaders..

 

 

 

 

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Findings from the 8th Annual Law Department Operations Survey

 

 

For the past eight years, the Law Department Operations Survey has tracked the challenges and wins of the industry. But as the profession matures, it’s no longer enough to complain about outside counsel and other service providers who refuse to innovate and drive change — law departments are failing to innovate in game-changing ways, and that is making us our own worst enemy. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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