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Law students get advice from judges

Rochester City Court Judge Teresa D. Johnson and Henrietta Town Justice John Pericak participated in a panel discussion for law students on Tuesday, July 17, at the Monroe County Bar Association. (Bennett Loudon)

About two-thirds of the way into the Monroe County Bar Association’s annual “Meet the Judges” event for law students, Senior U.S. Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley gave the 60-or-so audience members a homework assignment. He told the mostly 20-somethings to ...

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Time for law to embrace digital age

Attorney Aleksander Nikolic sets up a Bluetooth connection beween his cellphone and the sound system of his 2008 Toyota Prius. A solo practitioner, Nikolic often uses technology that allows him to work away from an office, usually with the help of a mobile phone, a laptop computer and cloud data storage. (Bennett Loudon)

The legal profession has a reputation for lagging behind other business sectors when it comes to embracing new technology. Consultant surveys have repeatedly revealed a reluctance to accept new technological tools to improve service and practice efficiency, increase cybersecurity and ...

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