General Counsel Now Replacing IT Support

Move over IT department. Somebody call legal. From hacks to crashes, it’s not so unusual for a data breach or a security threat to completely shut down company businesses. And these days, it’s not a question of if, but when.   So, companies have been taking notice. And...

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Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession

Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession It is very unlikely that a seasoned business owner today would disagree that the economic downfall of 2007 has changed the business landscape drastically. Decision making – at all levels – is fiscally driven and the legal industry spends countless hours...

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Automation in the Legal Industry

Most people accept that advancing artificial intelligence and the spread of robotic automation will change, and in many cases replace blue-collar jobs, like factory work; but intellectually-intensive or white-collar work, surely, cannot be in jeopardy. That opinion is changing, fast, including within the legal profession, where the trends are even overcoming technological...

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Map of the Valley’s Law Firms

For perspective on the following, please navigate to the expandable map below.   Much becomes lost to time. The earliest recorded footnotes in the practice of law in Phoenix are the election in 1881 and death in 1896 of the city’s first Town Marshall. Contemporaneously, Arizona’s first...

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