Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
The Appetizer: Sponsors
The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
The Time for Legal Ops May be Now: Olga Mack makes a compelling argument.
Florida Launches an Enhanced Lawyer Referral Service: a cool A2J project for those in Florida who will directly benefit, and a harbinger of good things to come elsewhere.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT vs. project management: I enjoyed Ken Grady's piece on the distinction (though I used all caps - his article just used initial caps!)
Law Firms' Shopping Mall Problem: what a brilliant insight about how shopping malls do business and the challenge of that approach for legal work. Read Jordan Furlong's article here.
Corporate Law Embraces AI: a really interesting report on its own, and even more so because it was written by Bain & Company. I think it's gratifying that major consulting and investment companies are starting to put out white papers on legal tech.
Singing Ice: I was near a frozen pond this week, and the ice was making a sound that sounded like a cross between a whale song and laser gun from a sci-fi film. I grew up in Massachusetts, playing pond hockey and even doing some ice fishing...yet had never heard that sound (or even heard it mentioned). I did some research and it turns out that it's well documented phenomenon. If you've never heard it, listen/read up here.
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About Gabe Teninbaum
Gabe Teninbaum (@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law. Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.
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