Twitter Moot Court Convenes Tomorrow.

On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10am PST (1pm EST) West Coast Environmental Law will be hosting the first ever Twitter Moot Court. The event takes the tried-and-true law school practice of mooting and flips it on its head by conducting it via social media. It’s an exciting innovation that will help interested parties explore […]

The “New” Marketing

[This article was originally published on www.SLAW.ca in January, 2011] Lawyers frequently lament to me that they wish they could focus on the practice of law, rather than being perpetually barraged with new and un-billable marketing and technology demands. There is a palpable longing for the halcyon days when such a pure life was allegedly attainable. […]

Toronto Legal Marketing Association Fall Conference – November 30, 2010

Tuesday November 30, 2010  marks the first full-day conference for the Toronto Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association. Themed as “The Changing Face of Legal Marketing”  (click the logo above for the conference program and details) the morning sessions are focused around social media with two highly recognized speakers, Mitch Joel and Adrian Dayton, while […]

The Richard Susskind Experience: Bespoke Suits, Power Drills, and the Power of Decomposing

Doug Jasinski’s notes on Richard Susskind’s presentation to the BCCA Centenary Conference.

The Law Firm iPhone App Comes To Canada – Torys LLP

Torys LLP has launched what appears to be the first Canadian law firm iPhone application.  Available as a free download via the iTunes app store, the app includes sections incorporating the firm’s twitter stream, publications, a lawyer directory, video content and firm contact information and maps. While they may be first to market in Canada, […]

Blackberry Presenter – Powerpoint Presentations Without The Laptop

Research in Motion has just announced a new hardware accessory that may be of interest to the legions of blackberry-addicted lawyers out there. The new device “the Blackberry Presenter” plugs directly into a projector and then lets you wirelessly deliver your powerpoint presentations directly from your blackberry. It could make sense for delivering presentations on […]

2009 Clawbies Award Nominations for Best Canadian Law Blogs

Steve Matthews of Stem Legal has just announced that nominations are open for the 2009 Clawbies Awards (for best Canadian law blogs). Here are my three picks: 1. SLAW Slaw is a perennial award-winner of myriad blog awards. While that might make it a boring pick, it doesn’t change the fact that it continues to […]

Two External Keyboards for Your Blackberry

At last month’s 2009 Pacific Legal Technology Conference I co-presented a session on smartphones for lawyers with Peter (“Pete”) Roberts, Practice Management Advisor for the Washington State Bar Association. One of the areas of discussion that generated quite a bit of interest was around the availability and utility of full-sized external keyboards for smartphones. I […]

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