The Legal Value Theory Blog

A Bias Toward Inaction? improve your productivity

My theme for the week has been the importance of inaction. We humans, especially Americans, are conditioned for a bias towards action. But a growing body of evidence lends credence to the ideas that conscious observation is better than intervention, and the best solution to a problem often comes...

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Frameworks for Defining Problems in Your Law Practice improve your productivity law practice technology legal project management

Note: This is an excerpt from the article I prepared with Kenton Brice for our 2021 ABA Techshow presentation on Slack vs. Teams for law firms. We thought the assigned topic was too simple, so we expanded it into a broader discussion of how to evaluate legal tech. This post is part 3....

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How to Evaluate Law Firm Technology improve your productivity law practice technology legal operations

Note: This is an excerpt from the article I prepared with Kenton Brice for our 2021 ABA Techshow presentation on Slack vs. Teams for law firms. We thought the assigned topic was too simple, so we expanded it into a broader discussion of how to evaluate legal tech. This post is part 2....

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Slack vs. Teams for Lawyers: What do you need? law practice technology

Note: This is an excerpt from the article I prepared with Kenton Brice for our 2021 ABA Techshow presentation on Slack vs. Teams for law firms. We thought the assigned topic was too simple, so we expanded it into a broader discussion of how to evaluate legal tech. This post is part 1....

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In Support of Diploma Privilege for Oregon legal regulation

My letter to the Chief Justice of Oregon in support of granting Diploma Privilege to 2020 Law Graduates.

Chief Justice Walters:

I write in support of the Oregon Law School Deans’ letter requesting that the Court grant “Diploma Privilege” to permit recent law...

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Zoom is Safe for Lawyers (if you use it right) legal innovation

Update April 4, 2020: Zoom has been under quite the microscope this past week, and there's no shortage of reports about its various shortcomings. Be sure to read all the way to the bottom of this post (there are two updates) to get the whole picture. But I stand by this punchline: If you know...

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