This podcast series will feature a couple speakers located across the globe who are doing things differently and can offer unique perspectives on what the state of legal innovation looks like in different places.

@Nicola Shaver​, Managing Director, Innovation and Knowledge, Paul Hastings, LLP

Ben Hunt, 
Legal Technology Manager, DLA Piper
Barbara Gondim Da Rocha, 
Head of Knowledge Management and Innovation, Rocha Marinho E Sales

Recorded on 7-14-2020

Given the current times, many of us find ourselves working remotely due to COVID-19. It can be challenging for attorneys to use various video conferencing tools such as Microsoft Teams. This micro-learning podcast session, will share some tips and best practices to help make this a smoother and more efficient process.

@Josh Lazar
​Chief Information Officer, 18th Judicial Circuit, Florida 

Recorded on 7-14-2020

Given the current times, many of us find ourselves working remotely due to COVID-19. It can be challenging for attorneys to use various video conferencing tools such as Zoom. This micro-learning podcast session, will share some tips and best practices to help make this a smoother and more efficient process.

@Josh LazarChief Information Officer. 18th Judicial Court, Florida 

@Lucas Schnoebelen, Learning & Development Manager, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P ​​​​

Recorded on 7-14-2020

In this micro-learning podcast, the speaker will share a few tips you should consider before you go on video that will make the overall experience a lot more successful.

@Josh Lazar - ​​Chief Information Officer, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court

Recorded on 07-02-2020

In this podcast session, please enjoy listening to a success story in how to pivot during this tumultuous time so you can remain employed.

@Jarmila Pencikova, Director, Finance, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

@Prashan Loganathan, Senior Manager, Billings & Collections, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Heather Smith, Senior Manager, Hospitality & Special Events, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP​

Recorded on 6-25-2020

Please enjoy this micro-learning podcast where Will Pett interviews Vanessa Lozzi and asks the following questions below as it pertains to COVID-19 and What the Future May Look Like:

-With COVID-19 forcing everyone to work from home for an extended period of time, do you think we’ll see more legal departments allowing employees to work remotely some or all of the time?
-Will any process changes necessitated by the pandemic carry over long-term? For example, will more lawyers become comfortable with e-signed documents.
-Will legal departments change their staffing philosophies in response to the pandemic? Will roles like Legal Ops seem more or less valuable to GCs moving forward?
-What has you company or legal department doing to keep in contact with employees?​  ​

@Will Pett, Senior Business Analyst, Fidelity Investments

@Vanessa Lozzi, Senior Legal Technology and Litigation Support Administrator, AVP, Flagstar Bank

Recorded on 5-4-2020

In this micro learning podcast series, law firms and corporate clients will briefly share success stories and learn from one another.

In this specific podcast, we will focus on the following: 
1. Innovation is one of the hot topics in the industry these days. On the law firm side, we hear a lot about clients wanting/expecting us to innovate. Do you expect this of your outside counsel?
2. Given the current pandemic, how are you seeing your law firm providers innovate? Are there examples that stand out? Anything that has surprised or especially impressed you?
3. How are you innovating within the corporate legal department during this crisis? How do you maintain an atmosphere of innovation via a remote workforce?
4. What would be your advice to law firms around innovation, in the time of coronavirus?
5. What would be your advice to other corporate in-house legal teams regarding innovation

@Caroline SweeneyDirector of Knowledge Management & Innovation, Dorsey & Whitney

@Jack Thompson, E-Discovery & Legal Operations, Sanofi

In modern workplaces, job titles do not always reflect true influence in an organization. In this podcast, learn how to navigate this aspect of the workplace and how to best express your opinions so that they are heard by decision makers.

Interviewer: Kathleen Ratcliffe, Antitrust, Information Specialist, Ohio Attorney General Office
Speaker: Ginevra Saylor, National Director, Innovation and Knowledge Programs, Gowling WLG

Welcome to the second installment of The Paradox of Succession Planning. In this podcast we discuss mentoring and managing up. Give it a listen and be sure to take the survey to help steer our third and final conversation in this series.

You may also be interested in reading the first installment, "How to Mentor Yourself Out of One Job and On to the Next Job".

Joy Heath Rush - CEO, ILTA
Doreen Watt - Project Manager, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Welcome to Evolving KM, a podcast where we discuss how Knowledge Management is progressing and the impact that’s having on KM professionals. In each episode, we interview people who have either worked in or on the periphery of Knowledge Management and get their perspectives on how this profession is evolving to meet the shifting demands of legal service delivery.

We hope you enjoy this episode!

In this episode, we speak with our guest Kathleen Hogan, Director of Education and Knowledge Integration at McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto. Kathleen brings years of experience in the legal industry, from research lawyer to in-house and law firm KM and professional development. We discuss Kathleen’s article in the recently published KM White Paper, Practical Tips on Staying Practical in an Innovative Culture, including her thoughts on soft launches, agile teams, and working with attorneys. We then address Kathleen’s provocative article, Women in Legal Tech, published earlier this Fall on Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine. Kathleen tells the story of an unfortunate, but unfortunately common, experience she had as a woman in legal technology. We discuss strategies for combatting gender bias, and Kathleen shares her advice for women aspiring to advance. Listen to this episode for ideas you can put into practice today!

Gwyn McAlpine oversees the knowledge management program at Perkins Coie LLP, an international law firm with 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices. Gwyn's focus is on creating value for clients by enabling attorneys to practice law more efficiently and collaboratively. In addition to more traditional KM initiatives, KM at Perkins Coie includes library and research services, internal and external collaboration, and AI and expert systems. Gwyn practiced corporate law for 10 years before fully transitioning to knowledge management.

Amy Monaghan is the Practice Innovations Manager within the knowledge management group at Perkins Coie LLP. She works side-by-side with practice groups to further KM initiatives, particularly those involving artificial intelligence systems and other advanced technologies, such as document assembly, logic systems, workflow tools and contract analysis tools. Previously, Amy was in a similar role at Chapman and Cutler LLP.


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