The Digital EdgeAuthor: ABA Law Practice Management Section
21 Nov 2018

The Digital Edge

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The Digital Edge, hosted by Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and Jim Calloway, provides listeners with tips and tools for career success, as well as cutting-edge technology news. Nelson and Calloway invite noted authors, speakers, and legal technologists to discuss topics at the intersection of law and technology.

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    'Tis the Season: Tech Toys for the Holidays 2018

    Get ready to geek out over this wishlist of tech toys for the holidays! In this episode of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway share their complete list of picks for the best new technology -- some serious and some just plain fun. From a PhoneSoap sanitizer to a Marvel Thor’s Hammer tool set, there’s something for everyone on your list!

    Special thanks to our sponsors, ServeNowScorpionAnswer1, and Clio.


  • Posted on 16 Nov 2018

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    The Insurance Industry Studies the Future of Law Practice

    In regards to the future of law practice, the role of malpractice carriers is a unique one. On this edition of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway join Chris Newbold, the executive vice president of ALPS Malpractice Insurance, to discuss the role of malpractice carriers and how the risk assessment process can be an interesting way to look at the changes in law practice and the future of the profession.

    Special thanks to our sponsors, ServeNowScorpionAnswer1, and Clio.


  • Posted on 01 Nov 2018

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    The Wizardry of Law Librarians

    The job of a librarian involves a lot more than books. In this episode of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway talk to Marlene Gebauer and Greg Lambert about the skills of law librarians and the roles they play in different areas of the law. They discuss the different facets of being a law librarian and how they can help with analytics, risk management, and streamlining processes.

    Marlene Gebauer is the director of knowledge solutions at Greenberg Traurig.

    Greg Lambert is the chief knowledge services officer at Jackson Walker and is the president of American Association of Law Libraries.

    Special thanks to our sponsors, ServeNowScorpionAnswer1, and Clio.


  • Posted on 26 Sep 2018

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    The Cloudy Ethics of Cloud Computing

    No lawyer should assume their firm's technology is secure. In this episode of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway talk to Lucian Pera about the ethics of lawyers using the cloud and how they can use it with confidence. They break down the different cloud providers, the dangers that can potentially crop up when using the cloud, and the importance of having a technology mentor that lawyers can turn to with questions whenever they need it.

    Lucian T. Pera joined Adams and Reese in 2006 and focuses his practice on commercial litigation, media law, and legal ethics work.

    Special thanks to our sponsors, ServeNowScorpionAnswer1, and Clio.


  • Posted on 29 Aug 2018

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    Addressing Lawyer Mental Wellness at the Virginia Bar

    Is practicing law bad for your mental health? In this episode of The Digital Edge, hosts Sharon Nelson and Jim Calloway talk to Len Heath about lawyer mental wellness and why it’s an issue worthy of attention in today’s legal industry. They discuss what both the ABA and Virginia Bar Association are doing to address lawyer wellness and, as the president of the Virginia Bar, what wellness goals Len hopes to achieve while in office.

    Len Heath is a partner in the firm of Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old and currently serves as the president of the Virginia State Bar.

    Special thanks to our sponsors, ServeNowScorpionAnswer1, and Clio.


  • Posted on 31 Jul 2018

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