The Lawyer as Information Manager

“The Lawyer as Information Manager,” by Steven C. Bennett, 37 Capital University Law Review 729 (2009).

“Many lawyers recognize and appreciate technology’s influence in their everyday work.  Many others, however, have yet to grasp that an entire paradigm for the legal profession has been altered and remains in motion.  This article looks at the rapidly evolving technological environment and its effects on the practice of law, and also outlines a lawyer’s responsibilities in acting capably as an information manager in the years ahead.”

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About Erika Wayne

Erika V. Wayne is deputy library director and lecturer in law at Stanford Law School. Along with George Wilson, Kate Wilko and Paul Lomio, Erika Wayne has co-taught Advanced Legal Research for 3 years. Erika's interest in Open Access dates back to the 1996 when she helped in the development of the Securities Class Action Clearinghouse -- the first court designated internet site for public posting of securities litigation filings. And, she hates to pay for *anything* that should be free. She has a law degree from Penn and a library degree from Illinois.

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  2. Many lawyers recognize and appreciate technology’s influence in their everyday work. Many others, however, have yet to grasp that an entire paradigm for the legal profession has been altered and remains in motion. This article looks at the rapidly evolving technological environment and its effects on the practice of law, and also outlines a lawyer’s responsibilities in acting capably as an ,
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