Review of Data-Driven Law

With today’s post, Review of Data-Driven Law, we welcome Colin S. Levy as a Contributor to Dialogue on Remaking Law Firms. Hailing from Boston, Colin adds to the ranks of corporate counsel in our line-up. Review of Data-Driven Law commends a new book to lawyers who need / want to understand how ‘numerical analysis in the practice of law can result in lasting and meaningful outcomes’.

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There’s Gold in Them Servers

In There’s Gold in Them Servers, Ken Grady tells the modern BigLaw version of an early Californian gold rush story.

On January 24, 1848, John Wilson Marshall was building a water-powered sawmill for John Sutter. The mill was close to Coloma, California, near the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Marshall was a carpenter who had emigrated from New Jersey. Although Marshall wasn’t looking for gold, he later claimed that he knew immediately upon seeing the flakes what he had found. 

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