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Use of Technology

The term “digital native” has been used for the past fifteen years to describe those raised in a digital, media-saturated world. These “Millennial” or “Generation Y” members are often touted as the first converts to the cult of technology. This buzz appears in the legal press as well. For example, a recent blog for the
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SF Pathways to Citizenship

After a long week, it’s hard to think of much beyond a hot shower and sleeping in the next morning.  But before that, you still have to wrap up a conference call, drop off dry cleaning, and squeeze in a parent-teacher conference.  We’ve all been there: there are countless causes in need and we have
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Everlaw's Company Values

There are many articles about the company culture of technology companies like Google: 462 million results, as of this writing. And there’s no shortage of articles describing (and often bemoaning) the atmosphere in Big Law. But what about legal technology companies: how do they develop and maintain a company culture? We’ve been working hard on
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Women In Tech

The gender narrative in tech is rife with examples of inequality. Situations like reddit vs. Ellen Pao and GamerGate death threats show that discrimination against women in tech persists. As for representation, the numbers for women in tech are actually getting worse, especially in positions where they can influence product or business strategy. So how
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PwC Leadership Styles Research

The skills needed to excel in a discipline are not the same as those necessary to lead a group of people. However, excellent litigators or engineers or innovators sometimes find their expertise rewarded with a role at the helm of a company.  The challenge is that, as consultancy founder Gerry Riskin explains, “You can’t manage
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Small legaltech companies have great impact

It’s National Small Business Week! You may be surprised to learn that more than half of Americans work for a small business. Smaller firms have an outsized impact on our economy and our lives: their contributions are critical to driving innovation, job creation, and more—especially in the legal space. Here are five small businesses that
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The LegalTech West Coast 2014 Exhibitor Awards

LegalTech West Coast is one of the most important legal technology events of the year.  While it might be overshadowed somewhat by its New York sibling, the event still draws a large and relatively eclectic crowd of legal technology enthusiasts and vendors eager to meet them.  Indeed, the Exhibit Hall is the pulsing heart of
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