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Kennedy-Mighell Report: “Integrating Technology into Legal Education”

For this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discussed how technology might help address lower law school attendance numbers and the industry as a whole. Also discussed: the importance of teaching basic tech skills and Consumer Reports withdrawing their recommendation of Microsoft Surface devices.

ABA Journal—Asked and Answered: “Is Diversity All Talk?”

The legal profession continues to struggle with diversity. Fewer than 20 percent of equity partners are women, and even fewer are lawyers of color. This remains the case even though women have attended law school in greater numbers than men for several years.

In this episode of Asked and Answered, Molly McDonough, the editor of the ABA Journal, talked to Subha Barry of Working Mother Media, Vivia Chen of the Careerist blog, Lynn Charytan and Jeff Smith of Comcast Cable, and Vinson and Elkins partner Hilary Preston.

New Solo: “Using Technology to Sustain a Rural Practice”

Attorneys are sometimes unsure about setting up a practice in a rural area because of concerns that they will find enough clients to sustain their business. In this episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talked with Jeff Alford, owner of Alford Law Office, about why he decided to open a firm in rural Kentucky. They also talk about what technology Alford uses to run his practice.

 

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