We introduce a new segment this week: panelists’ rants and raves, a lightning round of what made us mad or glad this week. Other stories we discuss include: a look-ahead to virtual Legalweek, an ABA ethics opinion on responding to negative online criticism, ROSS’s litigation gambit calling Thomson Reuters a monopoly, whether virtual firms are here to stay, and ODR comes to Manhattan small claims court.

Listen to the audio above or watch the video below.

Our panelists this week are: Nicole Black, legal technology columnist and legaltech evangelist at MyCase; Stephen Embry, publisher, TechLaw CrossroadsVictoria Hudgins, reporter for Legaltech News; Victor Li, assistant managing editor of the ABA Journal; Molly McDonough, media consultant, former publisher and editor-in-chief of the ABA Journal; Joe Patrice, editor, Above the Law;and  Zach Warren, editor in chief of Legaltech News.

Bob Ambrogi of LawSites blog and LawNext podcast moderates.

Photo of Bob Ambrogi Bob Ambrogi

Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.