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Alicia Brewer

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Lean, Innovative Ediscovery with Marissa Downs

Posted by Alicia Brewer on Sep 14, 2017 10:23:00 AM

I had the opportunity to chat with Marissa Downs, Principal at corporate law firm Much Shelist in Chicago, IL. As an experienced litigator and active board member of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law, Marissa shares how her firm differentiates their litigation practice with innovative, tech-conversant attorneys who understand how to marshal big data.

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Topics: ediscovery, Legal Industry

Professor Reflects on Lessons Learned Over 3 Decades in Legal Education

Posted by Alicia Brewer on Aug 24, 2017 7:12:00 AM

I had the honor of sitting down with Jim Fine, Professor at Roosevelt University, to chat about his experience in legal education, and learn his advice for legal professionals looking to differentiate themselves in today’s increasingly competitive market.

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Topics: Legal Education

Advice to Young Lawyers: Stay Ahead of the Technology Curve

Posted by Alicia Brewer on Aug 17, 2017 12:08:00 PM

As a part of our series of DISCO client interviews, I had the pleasure of interviewing Greg Leighton, Partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, about his career and the various changes his career has undergone, influenced by new technology and today’s shifting legal landscape.

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Topics: ediscovery, Legal Industry

Trial Paralegal Shares Advice About 30+ Years in the Legal Industry

Posted by Alicia Brewer on Aug 4, 2017 12:15:00 PM

Rose Walker LLP, a trial law firm based in Dallas, has consistently been ranked among top the trial firms in Texas. With over 30 years of experience handling large complex cases, I had the pleasure of interviewing Trial Paralegal at Rose Walker LLP, Joni Rose, about her background and advice for young professionals getting into the legal industry.

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Topics: ediscovery

Legal Innovation in Government: An Interview with Josh Schaffer

Posted by Alicia Brewer on Jul 13, 2017 8:17:00 AM

As data volumes continue to grow, state and local governments have to do more, fast – even when the budget is tight. To learn more about what cities are doing to address these issues, I’ve invited Josh Schaffer, City Records Manager for the City of Minneapolis, for a conversation about how they are leading innovation for the city’s public records management.

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Topics: state and local government, legal innovation

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