Wednesday, September 27, 2006

2006 ABA Survey: Lawyers More Mobile but Stuck on Basics

Lawyers are always on the go. Whether it's off to a contract negotiation or running to the courtroom we are always moving. And the technology that gives us the leverage to keep on top of what's going on back in the office, no matter where we are, is priceless. But are attorneys using it to the fullest extent possible?Read Laura Ikens article on attorneys and their technology woes at in her article 2006 ABA Survey: Lawyers More Mobile but Stuck on Basics

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

In the News: Heineman on Public Policy

GE's Ben Heineman, one of the in-house counsel community's most noted members, discusses why transnational corporations need to be proactive in their public policy efforts. He explains GE's approach and identifies the roles of both in-house and outside counsel.

You can see his insights on--you guessed it! today.

Monday, September 18, 2006

In the News: Pro Bono

The always reliable has a very nice story about corporate legal departments' pro bono efforts, which focus specifically on programs pioneered by ACC: Corporate Pro Bono and Streetlaw. Find out what companies like Merck are doing and get inspired.

Monday, September 11, 2006

What In-house Lawyers Wish Law Firms Knew

Take a look at Bob Gans, Legal Times article, 13 Simple Steps: What In-house Lawyers Wish Law Firms Knew. He covers the high points, for sure. What else do you wish your outside counsel understood about you and your business?