Kennedy-Mighell Report'-logo

Kennedy-Mighell Report'

22 Favorites

More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss our seeming obsession with new technology, dealing with the pace of rapid technology change, and realistic strategies for dealing with new technologies.

Language:

English


Episodes

Origins, Progression, and the Future of the Kennedy-Mighell Report

9/22/2017
More
Dennis and Tom may currently be podcast pros, but there was a time when the Kennedy-Mighell Report was just an idea created in hopes to teach the latest technology trends to the legal industry. In this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell, in anticipation of their 200th episode, reminisce on the origins of the show, including how they know so much about legal technology, getting picked up by Legal Talk Network, and the evolution of the B segment. They...

Duration: 00:40:09


How to Teach Lawyers About Legal Technology

9/8/2017
More
There are lots of good ways for lawyers to learn about technology, but what’s the best way? In this Kennedy Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about the most effective ways to introduce technology to lawyers. They also discuss what makes a successful technology conference including lecture styles and necessary topics to cover. As always, stay tuned for the parting shots, that one tip, website, or observation that you can use the second the podcast ends. This episode...

Duration: 00:27:24


Integrating Technology into Legal Education

8/25/2017
More
Since interest in law school has been significantly lower than usual, lawyers have been brainstorming why this is and how to fix it. In this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the effect technology education could have on lower attendance numbers and the industry as a whole. They discuss the importance of teaching basic technology skills and including some of these lessons into regular classes. As always, stay tuned for the parting shots,...

Duration: 00:30:51


#Fail: How to Handle Failing Technology Projects

8/11/2017
More
Even tech gurus can experience failures of technology or tech projects. In this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how to deal with failed tech projects, including when to see a struggling endeavor to the end and when to let it go. They also share the biggest causes of project failure based on their experience. As always, stay tuned for the parting shots, that one tip, website, or observation that you can use the second the podcast...

Duration: 00:27:05


Exploring Virtual and Augmented Reality

7/28/2017
More
Can’t afford a vacation or can’t get the time off of work to explore the world? Maybe there’s another way to transport yourself... without actually transporting yourself at all. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss virtual and augmented reality including the tools that give you the best virtual experience. They also talk about the different ways you can use virtual reality besides video games. As always, stay tuned for the parting...

Duration: 00:29:43


What Lawyers Should Know About Drones

7/14/2017
More
Are drones a relevant technology for lawyers? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about drones, how they affect the legal market, and the opportunities they create for lawyers. They also discuss a lawyer’s ethical duty of competence and what it means to understand the technology involved in your cases. As always, stay tuned for the parting shots, that one tip, website, or observation that you can use the second the podcast ends. This...

Duration: 00:25:39


Internet Trends 2017

6/30/2017
More
Since technology and the internet are changing at such a fast pace, it’s important to keep track of what’s shifting and how it impacts your practice. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about 2017 internet trends by reviewing the highlights of Mary Meeker’s Code Conference Report. They discuss topics like smartphone use, online advertising, the future of internet searching, and much more. Special thanks to our sponsor, ServeNow.

Duration: 00:40:13


3D Printing for Lawyers

6/16/2017
More
Nowadays, you can 3D print almost anything, from piggy banks and food to prosthetic limbs and replacement organs. But how can lawyers use 3D printing technology? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about 3D printing, including what it is, how to get started, and why lawyers should be interested in this growing technology. They also answer a listener question about Apple’s new HomePod and how it compares to other voice activated...

Duration: 00:27:39


Tips for Traveling with Technology

5/26/2017
More
While dealing with cords, adapters, battery life, and public wifi, traveling with technology has the potential to be very stressful. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell offer tips for traveling with technology like iPads, laptops, and phones, including their favorite travel apps. Inspire by Tom’s recent trip to Japan, they discuss using VPNs, acquiring cell phone service, and bringing the right kind and number of adapters. They also answer an...

Duration: 00:41:12


Why Video Conferencing Belongs in the Law Firm

5/5/2017
More
When it comes to video conferencing, 58% of companies use some form of video chat in their daily activities. As it turns out, most lawyers fall into the remaining 42%. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the advantages of video conferencing for lawyers. Their conversation includes how lawyers are using video chatting, important security aspects, and what reliable software is out there to try. Dennis and Tom also answer an audience...

Duration: 00:43:16


The Future of AI in the Practice of Law (Rebroadcast)

4/27/2017
More
In this rebroadcast episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell consider the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations can impact the practice of law. Tom speculates that the current data age and the large volumes of information available for analysis have helped to enable the advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Dennis explores exactly what machine learning means and...

Duration: 00:46:01


Invest in a VPN if You Take Internet Security Seriously

4/21/2017
More
With recent legislation targeting net neutrality, questions of how to maintain internet privacy have become increasingly relevant. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, host Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell define what a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is and why it might be a good idea to invest in one to ensure your online information is secure. They also talk about fake VPN services to avoid and share which VPN services they use. In the second segment, they answer an audience...

Duration: 00:41:17


The Who, What, and Why of ABA TECHSHOW 2017

3/30/2017
More
Didn’t make it to ABA TECHSHOW 2017? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what ABA TECHSHOW is, what they did at this year’s conference, and what to look for at the show in 2018. From networking to legal AI (artificial intelligence), this year’s show included classic TECHSHOW topics along with a lot of change, including hosting more women speakers than men. Next year promises to herald even more change and, in their conversation,...

Duration: 00:42:19


Snap Decisions: Should Lawyers be Using Snapchat and Instagram?

3/10/2017
More
Snapchat and Instagram are household names, but do they belong in law firms too? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss Snapchat, Instagram, and their role in legal marketing. In the episode’s second segment, they answer an audience question from Tom Lambotte (CEO of Global Mac IT), about document assembly in the cloud and which applications function best for solos and small firms. As always, stay tuned for the parting shots, that one...

Duration: 00:43:21


Legal Blogging the Right Way

2/27/2017
More
Nowadays, it seems like everyone, from your neighbor who writes about her nine cats to your teenage daughter who writes about makeup brushes, has a blog. Lawyers often see blogging as a means of marketing and getting to know their clients. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about what blogging looks like for lawyers and how those without blogs can start one. Their discussion includes where blogging started, how it has evolved as...

Duration: 00:45:07


Have You Tried Restarting?

2/10/2017
More
Sometimes, technology just doesn’t work. Whether it’s files not downloading correctly or the internet crashing, technology issues can interrupt the flow of your law firm or business. In this episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss troubleshooting, including their own four step approach to fixing technology problems. They also talk about the importance of backing up your files and what to do when absolutely nothing else works. In their second segment,...

Duration: 00:51:20


Alexa, Play the Kennedy-Mighell Report Podcast

1/27/2017
More
Whether it’s playing music, reading legal articles, or answering your question about how much sugar to put in a batch of snickerdoodles, voice-enabled technology is quickly growing in capability and popularity. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss voice-enabled technology like Amazon Echo and Google Home and the potential uses this technology has for legal professionals. They also talk about the Legal Hackers movement which is bringing...

Duration: 00:30:28


A Time to Learn: 2017 Goals and Tech Resolutions

1/13/2017
More
Resolutions can either herald a new, better you or remind you about all the goals you forgot you had last year. Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell address their 2016 and 2017 resolutions in this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report. Along with advice to lawyers and legal professionals about keeping their professional resolutions, Dennis and Tom share their approach to making and keeping attainable goals. As usual, they revolve their goals, both tech-related and personal, around three key...

Duration: 00:50:12


Annual Recap 2016

12/30/2016
More
Inspired by accusations of over-agreement, Dennis and Tom decide to shake things up with this annual recap of 2016. In true “Pardon the Interruption” style, this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report queues up three segments designed to put hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell at odds with each other. Listeners are in for a real treat as Tom declares a winner for each stage... but is he right? Was there actual “smack talk” during the episode? Will Dennis and Tom ever agree again? You...

Duration: 00:38:50


The Evolution of The Search Engine

12/9/2016
More
Most internet savvy attorneys use search engines to supplement their law practice resources. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss how search engines have changed over time, semantic and voice search, and the impact mobile search has had on search engines in general. In the second segment of the podcast, Dennis and Tom discuss their favorite gadgets to give as gifts this holiday season in their 2016 tech toy list. As always, stay tuned...

Duration: 00:37:53

See More