Legal Innovation – Defined

Nicole GiantonioAs we round out 2019 and prepare for 2020, the marketing team at Elevate is reviewing our list of initiatives. One project rising to the top is revisiting research completed in 2018 that cataloged each of the significant Law Department innovation award winners for the prior three years, noting the innovation trends being implemented by in-house legal. As part of this research, we analyzed 110 law department winners..

Outside Counsel Management: Thoughts on Elevate Select

Peter EilhauerAs the influence of Legal Operations and the need to be data-driven increases, it has become increasingly important for legal departments to be able to track time, spend, and outcomes from matter to matter. While eBilling systems have become table stakes for mature legal departments to manage those metrics once firms are engaged…

ElevateNext 2020 Vision Series: Tim Corcoran Interview

ElevateNext 2020 Vision Series: Tim Corcoran Interview

Tim Corcoran is a former CEO who advises law firm and law department leaders in the profitable disruption of outdated business models. He’s a past president and member of the Legal Marketing Association Hall of Fame, a Fellow and Trustee of the College of Law Practice Management, a sought-after speaker on the changing law firm marketplace, and author of the widely-read Corcoran’s Business of Law blog…

Legal Tech: How to Manage Change & Adoption

Craig ConteAs you may have noticed, “legal tech,” contract lifecycle management platforms, automation, and AI are frequent topics of conversation at industry conferences and networking events, and a common theme in industry blogs. Unsurprisingly, everyone is attracted to the new, shiny toys that aim to transform an industry or business. But what about the (often less exciting) topic of how to get a team to adopt these technologies? It’s no secret that every team faces challenges when it comes to change management and adoption…

Flexible Lawyering: An Interview with Denise Nurse

Denise NurseHow do you know if a flexible career path is a good fit for someone when you first meet them?

It starts with understanding someone’s confidence in who they are and what they do, and then looking at how that fits with their personal goals. If someone’s primary need is the security of knowing exactly what each month ahead will look like, they probably aren’t a good candidate for this career path. The reality is, today, there is no more security in a permanent role than there is in this approach to work.