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Greg Lambert
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For Lawyers, Fear of Change Trumps Loss of Billable Hours
Photo by  Charlz Gutiérrez De Piñeres  on  Unsplash What I am about to write is completely anecdotal, but I think is relevant to the current disruption that we are seeing in the legal industry when it comes to automation of legal tasks. I know, most of you ...

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My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference
I'm finally back in my office in Houston today after taking a week to visit Austin and attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting. Looking back on the last week, all I can do is take a deep breath and say… "WOW!!" Here are just a...

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Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security
[ Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Keith Lipman , President at Prosperoware . Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. - GL ] Double-edged Sword: Protect & Deliver...

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Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World
There are a few things that have happened in this decade that I look at and think, "Man, I've gotten old." Things like trying to figure out why Kendrick Lamar is so popular, and hearing that OK Computer turns 20 years old this week are just natural progress...

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Freestyle Legal Practice: Inferior Lawyer + Technology Beats Expert Lawyer + Technology?
One of the best things that sometimes happens at professional conferences is when a speaker says something that makes you sit up and pay attention. That happened to me at the British Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL) meeting earlier this month when...

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WestLaw Story - The Musical
The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis, the snobbery of...

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Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile
One of the best things I get to do as the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), is reach out to new members that have joined the association and talk with them on the phone. I find that the new members genuinely appreciate ...

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Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?
There are two standard answers to questions asked in a law firm setting. Well... it depends. You have to understand, we're unique. Both of them drive us nuts, but we get used to them and adjust or responses over time to limit the eye-roll and shaking of the...

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Justly: Practical Insights from Massive State & Federal Court Data
Last September, Geek #2 , sent me a short email asking if I knew anything about the product called Justly . His short description of how Justly had a case categorization feature, and was pulling data from the Federal Courts (not that big a deal), and thousa...

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The 2017 ABA TECHSHOW Academic track is a go!
[ ED.  NOTE:  Please welcome guest blogger,  Michael J. Robak , Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.  -GL ] Such great news! – thanks to 2017 TECHSHOW Chair Adriana Linares...
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