Published: Nov 16, 2016
In 2004, Anthony Casalena's project of building a personal webpage took off when others saw what he had created. Over a decade later, Casalena's project has grown to one of the most talked about startups in years. Squarespace's growth and innovation can only be chalked up to Casalena's ingenuity, focus on design, and perseverance.
With the election season in full bloom, the world's first voter network is expanding and gaining many - especially millennials - to debate and band together on controversial issues. As Brigade gets people to come together on a multitude of topics, it also hopes to incite action and change on the individuals themselves.
As we reviewed earlier, many attorneys are behind technologically and reticent to adopt new tech tools, despite (1) ABA recommendations to stay abreast of relevant technology, (2) sophisticated clients who expect tech proficiency in their attorneys, and (3) competitors like alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) using technology to provide legal support work at lower costs. The bottom line is that law firms and lawyers need to keep current with technology because being deficient means losing business—or going out of business.