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Last Build Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:36:05 PST

 



Fake News? ABA’s Legal Fact Check Turns to the Law to Get at the Truth

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:36:05 PST

If Alabama Republican Roy Moore wins today’s special election for the U.S. Senate, will Congress have to seat him? The answer to that and many other pressing questions in the news is provided by ABA Legal Fact Check, a website launched last August as one of the initiatives of this year’s ABA president, Hilarie Bass. […]

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End the Big Law Advantage: Bridge the Communication and Security Gap

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:01:12 PST

A troubling advantage that big law has over small is how attorneys use technology to efficiently and securely communicate with clients, according to the 2017 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report.

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Keith Lee Expands His Lawyer Slack Group and Adds A Membership Fee

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:00:33 PST

Two years ago, lawyer and blogger Keith Lee started a lawyer-networking group on the messaging application Slack. Called Lawyer Slack, the group expanded to include more than 100 channels dedicated to a variety of legal topics and several hundred members who exchange more than 20,000 messages a week. But as the network grew, Lee became […]

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Remember the Legal Keyboard? Now There’s A Mini Version for Travel

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:04:26 PST

Remember the LegalBoard, a keyboard designed specifically for lawyers? Now there is a mini version designed to be portable — and that has the added advantage of working with Macs, which the LegalBoard does not. I first wrote about the LegalBoard last January, and later followed that post with a hands-on review and a video unboxing. Recently, […]

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Avoiding Court with Settlement Agreements

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:24:07 PST

Most people avoid going to court. That’s why legal suits for accidents, injuries, and even medical malpractice typically don’t make it to trial. About 95 percent of pending lawsuits end in a pre-trial settlement.

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ALM’s New Legal Compass Provides In-Depth Data on Law Firms, Lawyers and Companies

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:24:47 PST

ALM is known for surveys and rankings that profile the legal profession such as the Am Law 100, NLJ 500, Global 100 and Diversity Scorecard. What you may not know is that ALM has nearly 150 such surveys, rankings and reports, tracking everything from law firm revenue to lateral moves to workplace diversity to pro […]

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Practice Management Companies Go To Court in Trademark Dispute Over ‘All-In-One’

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:30:39 PST

ZolaSuite’s website says it is the “All In One Practice Management System” Executive Data Systems, the Florida company that sells the law practice management platform PerfectLaw, has sued another practice management company, Zola Media, which sells the cloud-based system ZolaSuite, alleging that Zola is violating its trademark in the phrase “all-in-one.” In addition, I am […]

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Solo and Small Firms Face Many Challenges, Survey Shows, But Few Have Made Changes to Address Them

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 04:45:27 PST

Lawyers in solo and small firms face many challenges, chief among them being acquiring new business, according to the soon-to-be-published 2017 State of U.S. Small Law Firms survey conducted by Thomson Reuters. Recently in my column at Above the Law, I gave an overview of the survey, which polled more than 300 law firms ranging […]

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Integreon Acquires Litigation Startup Allegory; Says More Disruption To Come

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:14:33 PST

Global legal services provider Integreon yesterday announced its acquisition of the cloud-based litigation management platform Allegory, a company founded in 2012 by former Gibson Dunn litigator Alma Asay. Asay is joining Integreon as chief innovation officer, legal solutions, and all of her Allegory team is moving to Integreon. Alma Asay With the acquisition, Asay and […]

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Vote Now For The Legal Tech Companies That Get To Be In Startup Alley at ABA Techshow

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 05:23:24 PST

A bit delayed in posting this, but voting opened Monday to pick your favorite legal technology startup. Fifteen companies will be selected to participate in the ABA Techshow Startup Alley. They’ll get to go to ABA Techshow, where they’ll exhibit their products in a special portion of the exhibition hall and also participate in an […]

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See You Tomorrow at the Maine Ethics Program!

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:16 PST

The Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar and the Maine State Bar Association are holding their annual ethics program tomorrow in Augusta on the topic, The Ethical Minefield of Modern Technology and Social Media. I’ll be presenting the morning keynote, “Understanding the Duty of Technology Competence,” and also participating on the panel, “Ethical Perils […]

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Speaking of Birthdays, Happy 10th to Rocket Matter

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:05:14 PST

In a recent post at Above the Law, I observed that two companies, Clio and Rocket Matter, literally invented the now-booming field of cloud-based law practice management. Not only that, but in popularizing cloud-based practice management, they helped pave the way for lawyers’ much broader use of the cloud. I also noted the friendly debate between […]

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15 Years of Blogging Here at Lawsites

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:03:31 PST

Hard to believe, but Sunday will be the 15th birthday of this blog. I launched it on Nov. 19, 2002. Here was my first post. Who’d a thunk I’d still be doing this 15 years later. This is a good occasion to thank all of the readers who follow this blog, at least a couple […]

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AI-Powered Legal Assistant Finds ‘Trusted’ Lawyers, Answers Legal Questions

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:24:28 PST

A new virtual legal assistant, LARA, uses artificial intelligence and millions of data points to help consumers find legal help and get answers to legal questions. Developed by Legal.io, a company that builds attorney referral networks for legal organizations, the purpose of LARA is to use data to help clients find trusted legal help. With […]

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An Exclusive First Look At A New Survey of Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:08:09 PST

Soon to be released is the 2017 State of U.S. Small Law Firms, a survey conducted by Thomson Reuters of more than 300 law firms ranging in size from solo to 29 lawyers. I have been given an exclusive preview of the survey, and I write about it for my column this week at Above […]

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My Visit to the LawX A2J Lab at BYU Law School: Seeing Innovation in Action

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:00:36 PST

From left around table: Erika Nash, LawX director Kimball Parker, Cami Schiel, Ryan Lewis, Tayler Tanner, Nick Hafen, John Iler, Alan Hickey (partly visible), Brock Foley and George Simons. Far right is industrial design professor Bryan Howell. Last summer, I reported on plans for LawX, a legal design lab that BYU Law School planned to […]

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Law Firm Productivity has Dropped 9% – Find Out How to Make Up for It Without Longer Hours

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:07:30 PST

The latest research shows lawyer productivity had dropped 9% in the last decade. Find out how cloud computing for lawyers can help lawyers make up the loss and give clients better value.

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What Questions Do You Have For These Legal Vendors?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:30:12 PST

What questions do you have for vendors of legal research, practice management and other technologies and services? I would appreciate your suggestions for a series of vendor panels I will be moderating this week. Later this week, I’ll be at the Jump-Start Your Law Practice conference in Indianapolis, where I will be moderating a series […]

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Lex Machina Adds Analytics for Product Liability Litigation

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:13:37 PST

As it continues to expand its legal analytics into new practice areas, Lex Machina is today announcing the addition of analytics for federal product liability litigation. The new module is the largest expansion of the platform to date, it says, encompassing nearly 500,000 cases pending since 2009, including 158,000 open cases. Since launching with its initial focus on […]

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How Does A Lawyer Get and Stay Competent in Technology?

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:59:02 PST

I’ve written any number of posts about the duty of technology competence under ABA Model Rule 1.1, Comment 8, and I’ve been tracking its adoption by the states. But one aspect of this duty that does not get as much attention is how lawyers can get and remain technologically competent. There have been several developments on this […]

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