Last Build Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:39 PDT
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:28:19 PDT
The new magazine version will be mailed tomorrow. The National Law Journal is discontinuing as a weekly newspaper and becoming a monthly magazine, its publisher ALM announced today. “As part of ALM’s response to the ongoing shift in readers’ consumption of content, The National Law Journal (NLJ) is introducing a monthly print magazine to add […]
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:12:50 PDT
Corporate legal departments and insurance claims organizations that receive large numbers of outside-counsel invoices now have a new tool available to them to help review invoices and ensure that they accurately and consistently adhere to billing guidelines. Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions today launched LegalVIEW BillAnalyzer, a service that combines machine learning and other advanced technologies […]
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:22 PDT
Do you have attachment issues? Email attachments, that is. Or questions about encryption, client portals and other forms of client communications? Tomorrow, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern, Above the Law (@atlblog) and I (@bobambrogi) are hosting a Twitter chat, sponsored by Citrix (@sharefile), called “Attachment Issues: Ethics of Client Communications for Lawyers.” The primary themes […]
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:03:53 PDT
Earlier this month, I told you about a new legal startup that has many ties to another legal startup that shut down amid fraud allegations. Now, some of the same people have launched another startup and it is already drawing interest from Silicon Valley investors. To recap: In a series of posts here during 2016, I […]
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:46:28 PDT
Any job is made easier by having the right tools. That’s the idea behind Contract Tools, a Microsoft Word for Windows add-in designed to provide attorneys with the right tools to analyze, navigate, search, proofread and edit contracts. While it can be used with any length document, its real value is most apparent with longer documents […]
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:43 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Worldox, the document and email management platform, announced an add-in for Office 365, enabling Worldox customers with Office 365 subscriptions to access Worldox documents from any browser and to save new Office 365 documents directly into Worldox even when away from the […]
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:35 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. CASEpeer, a cloud-based case management platform for personal injury attorneys, introduced new CASEpush functionality for intra-firm collaboration. The new CASEpush feature allows law firms to send and receive cases between CASEpeer accounts with all of the CASEpeer data. This could be […]
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:52:32 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Zola Suite announced an integration with RPost to provide secure and certified email communications from within the Zola practice management platform. The integration provides tracking of email opens, certified proof of delivery, email encryption, and e-signatures. “With the click of a […]
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:20 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Page Vault, a company whose software accurately captures and archives web pages, announced the launch of Page Vault On Demand, an online request service that enables legal professionals to outsource web content collection on a one-shot basis, without a Page Vault […]
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:05 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Ruby Receptionists, the virtual receptionist service, and Rocket Matter, the practice management platform, announced their integration during last week’s ABA Techshow. This is Ruby’s third integration with a legal platform — it also integrates with practice management platform Clio and client-relationship management […]
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:36:37 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. The practice management platform Smokeball released AutoTime, a feature that the company says will revolutionize how small law firms record their time and that will allow them to gain a better understanding of their profitability on a per-matter basis. Smokeball users […]
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:18:28 PDT
A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Practice management platform Clio announced integrations with five additional third-party applications, bringing its total number of third-party integrations to more than 50. The latest integrations are with: Apptoto, an automated scheduling and reminder platform. Continue reading →
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:21 PDT
Jake Heller, founder and CEO, and Laura Safdie, chief operating officer and general counsel. The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding e-discovery companies, it is one of the largest investments in a legal technology startup ever. The only two larger that I could […]
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:16:04 PDT
At ABA Techshow last week, MyCase, the cloud-based practice management platform, previewed the new version of its app, which it will be releasing for both iOS and Android devices. (Click any image above for a larger view or see an animated view below.) http://www.lawsitesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/MyCase-Mobile-Beta-1.mp4 Continue reading →
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:07:04 PDT
Clio CEO Jack Newton introduces the Techshow keynote with the CEOs of Avvo, Rocket Lawyer and LegalZoom. After 31 years, ABA Techshow is the granddaddy of legal technology conferences. That can be both a blessing and a curse. Amid a surge of legal-tech-conference upstarts, the challenge for Techshow is not merely to stay relevant, but […]
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:00:18 PDT
President Trump has been vocal about his disdain for the press, vowing to toughen libel laws and crack down on so-called fake news. But how far can he go in curtailing the freedom of the press? That is our topic this week on the legal-affairs podcast Lawyer 2 Lawyer. Joining us to help flesh out […]
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:00:56 PDT
Daymond John, the self-made multimillionaire founder of the FUBU clothing company and a star of the ABC business reality TV show Shark Tank, will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Law Firm 500 conference and award ceremony Oct. 20 and 21 in Boca Raton, Fla. SHARK TANK – Daymond John is a “Shark” […]
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 05:03:55 PDT
Earlier this week, I wrote about a legal startup that appeared to shut down after I questioned its management. As of this morning, its two sites are back online, after being offline for at least a week. You can check them out at LawTova.com and LawTovaServices.com. Of course, this development doesn’t change the questions I […]
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:00:52 PDT
Out today is a significant enhancement to an app that may forever change how you read and annotate complex documents — at least if you use an iPad and especially if you use an iPad Pro. The app is called LiquidText and it has been available since 2015. Since coming on the market, it has […]
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:00:20 PDT
The cloud practice management platform Rocket Matter today is announcing a deep integration with Microsoft Office 365, enabling two-way Outlook calendar and contact synchronization and the ability to save emails and Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents directly into Rocket Matter. Rocket Matter previously integrated with Outlook through an add-in, but this new integration is easier […]
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