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Technology Law and Legal Technology. Dennis Kennedy is one of the few technology lawyers who is also an expert on the underlying technologies. Dennis an award-winning leader in the application of technology and the Internet to the practice of law. DennisKennedy.com gives you access to a wide variety of Dennis Kennedy's resources on legal technology, his writings, his well-known blog, DennisKennedy.Blog, and information about how you can have Dennis speak to your organization or group.

Dennis Kennedy is one of the most knowledgeable legal technologists you will find. - Michael Arkfeld.

Dennis Kennedy, a lawyer and legal technology expert in St. Louis, Mo., has been a significant influence in the ever-evolving relationship between lawyers and the Web. - Robert Ambrogi

“Expert” Speaks on Legal Tech Cost Savings and More

When I returned home from a very productive and enjoyable TechShow 2004 board meeting in Denver, I saw an article called “Tech for Less” in the ABA’s eJournal Report. The article quotes me at length on some of my favorite topics: wise use of technology budgets, IT portfolio management and the like.
I had a pretty lengthy conversation with the author and while she emphasized a few points a bit differently than I would have, I think the article contains a lot of good points for lawyers to consider.
My final point in the article, however, lost a little in translation, because my point of view is a little counter-intuitive. The article says: “If you have a terrific Web site, Kennedy says, then consider investing in another area where you are lagging behind other attorneys.” My belief, in fact, is that in a slow economy you should seriously consider prioritizing investments in areas in which you are already ahead to further distance yourself from your competition. So, if you have a great web site, you should think hard about putting more money into the site to extend the gap between you and your competitors.
That said, it’s definitely an article that’s worth a read and there are also some excellent comments from Andy Adkins.

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