From the ABA Law Practice Magazine:
Lawyers are knowledge workers who must cope with an ever-increasing volume of information flowing within and outside of their workplaces. In this ever-more connected world, sifting through irrelevancies to find what you need can take a lot of time. Solution: Try Personal Knowledge Management
RSS, Google Alerts, Hash Tags, wikis and blogs, tagging, engaging and collaborating-- but critically learning by doing one, some or all of the above.