In this age of electronic databases and mandatory information reporting by businesses, as well as individuals, the use of database warrentless searches is likely to increase and may well meet judicial approval in the absence of limiting legislation.
From what I gathered during our interview, the law firm industry is making a fundamental shift. They are modernizing the shop, using social media to engage communities and demonstrate their legal expertise.
I have countless friends that run start up or growth stage non-profit organizations. I love what they are aiming to do. Sadly, many of them hit roadblocks: Not enough money, not enough staff, and the list goes on. It does not have to be this way.