Prospective Law Students: The LSAC Announces Its Digital LSAT Platform Jaliz Maldonado

Prospective Law Students: The LSAC Announces Its Digital LSAT Platform

The Law School Admission Council announced in early October that it is going digital. Starting in July 2019, the Law School Admission Test will be administered on a tablet with its own program developed and patented by the LSAC. The digital version offers stronger security with an aim to provide a better experience for the […]

Hurricane Prep: The Importance of Cloud-Based Legal Software PracticePanther

Hurricane Prep: The Importance of Cloud-Based Legal Software

As hurricane season approaches in Florida, entrepreneurs throughout the state are taking an array of precautions to ensure that their businesses are fully equipped to weather any storms that come their way. Regardless of whether your firm is located in the Sunshine State (a title that can seem ill-fitting at this time of the year) […]

California Aligns New Rules With ABA Rules of Professional Conduct Jaliz Maldonado

California Aligns New Rules With ABA Rules of Professional Conduct

On May 10, the California Supreme Court issued an order that approved 69 Rules of Professional Conduct for California attorneys, rejecting just one. These new rules go into effect Nov. 1, 2018, and they closely follow the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, especially in organization and structure. The order finally allowed California to join […]

Hurricane Prep: the Ultimate Checklist to Keep Your Firm Safe

Hurricane Prep: The Ultimate Checklist to Keep Your Firm Safe

No law firm, regardless of size, practice area, or longevity, is immune from all of the negative ramifications of inclement weather. Unfortunately, the strength of your history in advocacy has minimal bearing on the likelihood that your firm will emerge from a hurricane or natural disaster unscathed and unaffected in any way. There are an […]

Lawyer's Video Guide: An Automated Client Intake Workflow

Lawyer’s Video Guide: An Automated Client Intake Workflow

Check out this conversation between Steve Fretzin and David Bitton, during which the PracticePanther CEO is given the (very difficult!) task of narrowing down all of the software’s awesome features into a short-list of the most exciting. Be sure to watch to watch David describe PracticePanther’s incomparable features meant to help lawyers in going paperless, […]

Lawyer’s Video Guide: Creating an Automated Smart Office

How to build a smart office on a budget, and impress your clients in the process. David Bitton, CEO of PracticePanther, and Steve Fretzin sat down to address the massive challenge to time management that attorneys everywhere face. Sharing wisdom from both research and practical experience, David gave Steve (and you!) a wealth of tips […]

Immigration Plan Holds Multiple Legal Implications

Immigration Plan Holds Multiple Legal Implications

A(nother) New Immigration Plan Late this March, the Trump administration announced a proposed immigration plan to substantially increase the vetting of the social media accounts of individuals applying for immigrant and non-immigrant visas to come into the United States. The plan consisted of requirements for the vast majority of applicants to submit five years’ worth […]

Lawyer's Guide to Understanding The Legal Risks of ICOs

Lawyer’s Guide to Understanding The Legal Risks of ICOs

Where there are profits to be won, lost or stolen, then governments and their rules, regulations, and laws surely follow. So it is with cryptocurrency and ICOs. The first bitcoin appeared on the cyber-scene in 2009 when the anonymous person or group called Satoshi Nakamoto created the first Bitcoin block. Since then, the exchange of […]

Breach Breakdown: Don’t Pull a Facebook

Breach Breakdown: Don’t Pull a Facebook

In late March 2018, the world wide web was shaken up by the news of a massive data breach that occurred three years earlier on Facebook, one of the largest and most widely populated social media platforms in existence. The data breach, perpetuated by UK-based political campaign-driven data collector Cambridge Analytica (CA), was initiated by […]

How the Exeter Racism Scandal Holds Lessons for Law Firms

Exeter Law School’s Racism Scandal Holds Lessons for Law Firms

Exeter Exposed Early last week, a student at the University of Exeter Law School shook the internet by sharing photographic evidence of a group chat, populated by a few of his peers and rife with explicit racial slurs and discriminatory statements, among other violent and vitriolic texts. Arsalan Montavali, the courageous student who decided to […]