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Rimon Partners John Isaza and Yaacov Silberman to present at LegalTech West Coast

events Rimon Partners John Isaza and Yaacov Silberman to present at LegalTech West Coast Yaacov P. Silberman · July 13, 2015

Two Rimon Partners will be presenting at the upcoming Legaltech West Coast conference, to take place on July 13-14, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. LegalTech is a premier legal technology conference hosted by ALM Media. John Isaza, FAI, will participate in a panel titled “The New Big Bang: 21st Century Information Governance Challenges”. The panel…

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Rimon’s Michael Moradzadeh writes in Law360 about moving beyond the grow or die law firm model

insights Rimon’s Michael Moradzadeh writes in Law360 about moving beyond the grow or die law firm model Michael Moradzadeh · March 17, 2015

Law360 published a recent article by Rimon, P.C. CEO Michael Moradzadeh examining how the traditional law firm model is withering on the vine. The piece, which was one of the site’s 10 most widely read articles of the week, notes that despite recent mega-mergers, law firms remain a “hierarchical structure…a legacy of feudal guilds and apprenticeships.”…

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Time for a New Kind of Law Firm

insights Time for a New Kind of Law Firm Michael Moradzadeh · February 2, 2015

The traditional law firm is based on an outdated feudal system that creates inefficiency, unhappy lawyers, and underserved clients. Adopting business models from other industries, cloud computing, and virtualization has allowed for new law firm models. These models allow attorneys better lives through increased freedom and productivity, and also allow for better client service. Traditional law firms…

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Law Firm 3.0: Thinking Beyond the Virtual and Conventional Models

insights Law Firm 3.0: Thinking Beyond the Virtual and Conventional Models Michael Moradzadeh · January 5, 2015

Cloud technology allows attorneys to work anywhere they have a secure internet connection. This provides for greater flexibility, happier lawyers, higher profits, and better-served clients. However, a pure virtual law firm is not the answer. Cafes might work for some meetings, but often a brick and mortar office is necessary. Law firms need to think outside the cloud…

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Rimon’s Michael Moradzadeh talks to Law360 about innovations in the law firm model

insights Rimon’s Michael Moradzadeh talks to Law360 about innovations in the law firm model Michael Moradzadeh · June 23, 2014

Rimon’s CEO Michael Moradzadeh was featured in Law360 discussing the changes in the law firm model, and why firms like Clearspire had some great features, like decentralization, top-level attorneys, and embracing technology, but ultimately did not succeed because they were not run by lawyers. Mr. Moradzadeh argues that Rimon’s hybrid approach has proven successful by…

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LegalZoom Sued in Class Action Suit for Unauthorized Practice of Law

insights July 8, 2011

LegalZoom, as referenced in http://www.rimonlaw.com/blog/2011/05/31/e-law-firms-versus-document-mills, is an online service that allows people to economically generate their own legal documents, which are customized by a series of questions – think TurboTax for law.  Though customized, the product is still based on a limited set of templates.  LegalZoom is based in California, and was founded by Robert Shapiro,…

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Legal Evolution: Serving Clients by Doing More With Less

insights June 24, 2011

Law firms need to take a lesson from their business-clients by utilizing technology to become more efficient and cut costs to clients. During the economic downturn, the quest for efficiency has been a primary focus for many companies struggling to adjust to the new business climate.  Many companies are finding that Web 2.0 technologies are…

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The Life and Death of the Billable Hour

insights The Life and Death of the Billable Hour Michael Moradzadeh · June 13, 2011

The evolution of alternative fee arrangements and value billing. In 1904, George Heber Smith, a recent Harvard Law School graduate, became the head of the Legal Aid Society in Boston. Smith found the lawyers working there overwhelmed with work for the Society’s indigent client base and sought to devise a method to improve the efficiency…

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Silicon Valley: Connecting to Israel

insights June 6, 2011

Recent moves into Israel by companies from the Silicon Valley are a reminder that there are still many untapped opportunities for economic cooperation between two of the world’s foremost centers of high technology.  Innovative business cultures and common values make Israel and the Silicon Valley natural partners in the world of high-tech and venture capital.…

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Beyond the Virtual Law Firm: Thinking Outside the Cloud

insights Beyond the Virtual Law Firm: Thinking Outside the Cloud Michael Moradzadeh · February 21, 2011

Cloud technology allows attorneys to work anywhere they have a secure internet connection.  This provides for greater flexibility, happier lawyers, higher profits, and better-served clients.  However, a pure virtual law firm is not the answer.  Law firms need to think outside the cloud: they need to utilize all the benefits of the 21st Century without…

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