Author Archives: Cheryl Niemeier

About Cheryl Niemeier

Cheryl Niemeier is Director of Library Services at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Ms. Niemeier received her Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1986 and her Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in 1981. Ms. Niemeier has held multiple professional leadership positions in local, regional and national library associations. She frequently speaks at professional association conferences and continuing legal education seminars. Ms. Niemeier has authored multiple articles and seminar publications.

Jets, Jewelry and the Law

What do jets, jewelry and the law have to do with each other? Taking your in-flight experience to a whole new level recently became possible via the new Delta Glass Bottom Jet feature on the Fly Delta app.  The app … Continue reading

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Potholes, Technology, and Preparing for the Future

Having emerged a few short months ago from one of the harshest winters in recent years, potholes have been plentiful this spring in Indiana. So what do potholes have to do with the legal profession? Having recently read How Should … Continue reading

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Have you Snubbed or Embraced Ned Ludd?

Are you a luddite? Have you embraced or snubbed Ned Ludd? A recent post Lawyers Finally Forced to Embrace Technology (& Snub Ned Ludd) on the Law Practice Management Advisor blog coupled with recent changes to Comment 8 of the … Continue reading

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4 Unique Websites for Research

In late January, my post titled 8 Great Legal Research and Writing Resources and Blogs generated a lot of interest. This post profiles 4 additional must-have unique resources to add to your  legal research arsenal. For many years Zimmerman’s Research … Continue reading

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4 Tech Tools Worth Investigating

There are many technology tools on the market designed for a variety of purposes, but if you have not already invested your time into the following four technology tools you may want to give them a closer look. Martindale.com a … Continue reading

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Are You Cut Out for Social Media?

Are you considering jumping on the social media bandwagon? Are you interested in blogging? If a majority of the following 10 traits describe you, then you just may be cut out for social media. Excellent writing skills -  an absolute … Continue reading

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5 Quality Business Development Blogs

Let’s face it: some blogs are better than others. Quality, relevancy, and frequency of posts  in my view are key indicators of a great blog. Today’s rapidly evolving legal environment requires that business development bloggers publish quality and relevant articles … Continue reading

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News, Scheduling, and Coffee Apps: A Great Trio

If a recent press release from Gartner predicting apps will generate $77 billion in revenue by 2017 is accurate, it’s no wonder multiple new apps hit the consumer market nearly every day.  There’s money to be made in the app … Continue reading

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8 Great Legal Research and Writing Resources and Blogs

Einstein once said “if we knew what it was we were doing, it wouldn’t be called ‘research,’ would it?” The following blogs about legal research and writing will help shorten the time it takes to get from research to knowledge: … Continue reading

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Crowdsourced Legal Research: Two Websites Worth a Look

According to dictionary.com, “crowdsource” means “to utilize (labor, information, etc.) contributed by the general public to (a project), often via the Internet and without compensation”.  Wikipedia, probably the most well-known example of crowdsourcing, is a community of users that contributes encyclopedic type … Continue reading

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