Author Archives: Cheryl Niemeier

About Cheryl Niemeier

Cheryl Niemeier is Director of Knowledge & Research 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.

AI: Artificial Intelligence v. Attorney Intelligence

In Debunking 3 Legal Technology Myths the writer states “technology is usually not about becoming a better lawyer – that’s what CLEs and mentors are for. Technology is about running a more effective law business using shortcuts.” While using technology … Continue reading

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3 Apps Worth Exploring

iTimeKeep delivers on its tag line of “Simple, Elegant, Everywhere” in keeping up with your time entry on your smart phone, tablet, desktop and iWatch no matter where you are. Enter your time via voice to text or manually. Even … Continue reading

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Caveat Emptor: Risks of “Free” Legal Information

It is human nature to love free stuff! However, it’s not necessarily likely for people to recognize that what appears “free” often comes with a few caveats. In Free Legal Information is Not Risk Free Jean O’Grady succinctly unpacks a … Continue reading

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India and My Top 5 Posts for 2015

It is apropos that 4 of my 5 top 2015 posts on the Bose Law and Technology Blog cover legal research, writing and technology, and 3 of them were in the top 5 for 2014 too. Also, out of a … Continue reading

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Siri Meet ROSS

Designed by University of Toronto students, ROSS, a Siri-like prototype app for legal research utilizes IBM’s Watson computer technology to help lawyers and legal research specialists “power through legal research.” Like Siri, but designed for lawyers, asking ROSS a legal … Continue reading

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Legal Technology Musings

It’s annual survey time and the results are in! Law Firms [Slowly] in Transition provides a summary of the the Altman Weil review of law firms and the challenges they face. Sadly those challenges seem to have changed little over … Continue reading

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6 Cool Tools for Bloggers

Blogging is hard, albeit rewarding work!  As a form of writing, it comes with all the same woes: writer’s block, time constraints, discouragement, and frustration. But don’t despair, there are many cool, easy to use online tools to help you … Continue reading

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