In each of the past three years InsideCounsel's editorial staff has wondered if it might be time to put the IC-10 to bed. After all, how many truly innovative ways are there for a legal department to do business?
It turns out there are a lot. In 2007--as in each of the past years in which we've published the IC-10--when we asked you to tell us about your creative best practices, you delivered a fascinating array of ideas.
This year's submissions ranged from a patent-pending method for forcing law firms to lower their rates to a customized manual that explains the nuts and bolts of conducting e-discovery. This year's IC-10 once again proves that with a little creative thinking and initiative, legal departments large and small can find inexpensive ways to be more effective, more efficient and more valuable to their clients.