In the current month’s ABA Law Practice Journal, Susan Saltonstall Duncan of Rainmaking Oasis wrote a nice, concise commentary about Pfizer’s relatively new model for engaging outside counsel.  While other corporate legal departments have branded their particular models for internal operations (DuPont) and engaging and paying for law firm representation (FMC Technologies’ ACES program), Pfizer seems uniquely committed […]

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Recently, we talked to you about a talk given by Jim Calloway, Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Management Assistance Program at the ABA TechShow. The ABA Journal gave a nice wrap-up of his talk, and included in that talk was a snippet we really liked. He said, “you’ve got to do document assembly…the technology […]

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This is the week for people to think about independence. Whether you’re watching a fireworks show, visiting the tall ships, or just enjoying a barbeque with friends, Independence Day always reminds us of the spirited and bold folks who started this country off with a bang (literally). That Revolution was a pretty fearless thing to […]

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Being a sports-savvy group of New Englanders, we Brightleaf folks pay attention to goings-on around the Red Sox clubhouse. Like most people here, we were beside ourselves in 2004, thrilled to be thrilled again in 2007, and in 2011, we felt like the “25 guys, 25 taxis” team was making a resurgence. Needless to say, […]

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I really wanted to call this post, “Oklahoma: Where the Winds of Legal Technology Change are Sweepin’ Down the Plain.”  But that would be terrible SEO.  And not particularly funny, either. The ABA Journal reported over the last week on the goings on at TechShow.  Among said goings-on was a rather direct-sounding presentation called, “The […]

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