law school

Nextpoint in class

Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience

Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience 1000 667 Alex Braun

If Bo knows sports, you could say Ko knows legal tech. Mike Ko, a former attorney and the owner of Groundwork Trial Consulting in Chicago (see: Obrycka v. City of Chicago and Goldberg v. Donald Trump), helps lawyers incorporate technology into their practices from mediation to trial. He also teaches Litigation Technology, an advanced trial advocacy…

read more

Why eDiscovery Must be Taught in Law Schools

Why eDiscovery Must be Taught in Law Schools 150 150 Jason Krause

Law schools are in trouble. There are a lot of reasons why this is true, many having to do with wrenching change in the practice of law itself. There is certainly no easy fix for what ails law schools, but we do know that nothing will get better without changing the way young lawyers are…

read more

Law Schools Try to Revolutionize the Law Firm Business Model

Law Schools Try to Revolutionize the Law Firm Business Model 150 150 Jason Krause

According to the The New York Times, law schools are taking some bold steps to address the challenges facing their graduates. The piece talks about a new law school innovation described as, “a teaching hospital for law school graduates.” The idea is to create clinics and law firms that employ new law school graduates, offering services to low-…

read more