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Notes from the ABA TECHSHOW 2018 Startup Alley

By | Mar.16.18 | No Comments

Year after year, I refer to ABA TECHSHOW as the “relationship” conference. It’s where you spend time with old friends, make new ones, provide and receive mentorship, and come away energized with lots of new …Continue reading »


TECHSHOW TAKEAWAYS

ABA TECHSHOW 2018: From First to Last Ripple

By | Mar.15.18 | No Comments

The opening ripple of ABA TECHSHOW 2018 last week began at the conference’s second annual Startup Pitch Competition, where 14 legal technology startups competed. Voluble, a social media data analyst provider won, but not for …Continue reading »


LegalTech Highlights

Product Beat: Report from Legalweek 2018

By | Feb.06.18 | No Comments

ALM Media’s Legalweek events in New York, which wrapped up Feb. 1, brought together legal professionals and technology providers to address issues facing the legal industry. In addition to technology, programs covered the business of …Continue reading »


Product Beat

What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.24.17 | No Comments

ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what’s new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW …Continue reading »


Product Review

Go West, Young Man (or Woman): Assaying the New Thomson Reuters’ Firm Central

By | Apr.05.16 | No Comments

Case management systems are like so many baby rabbits right about now; but, like individual baby rabbits (and snowflakes), each is a little bit different. All the major case management systems offer the same basic …Continue reading »


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ABA TECHSHOW Down-Low: Upgrades Unleashed at 2016 Conference

By | Mar.24.16 | No Comments

If you’re a nerdy lawyer, ABA TECHSHOW is where you go to geek out. (Wait, did I say that out loud? And isn’t that redundant, “nerdy lawyer”? Wait, did I say that out loud?) For …Continue reading »


Product Beat

Practice Management Tech Update

By | Oct.20.15 | No Comments

What’s new in the practice management technology zone? Here are a few quick links to new products and updates — some debuting this week — plus a few applications to help you prepare for trial. Clio announced …Continue reading »


Product Beat Friday

Spring 2015 Legal Technology Scouting Report

By | Apr.10.15 | No Comments

With ABA TECHSHOW 2015 taking place April 16-18 in Chicago, we’re scoping out some of the most intriguing product updates and launches so far this year — including highlights from the announcements crossing our screens as the legal technology companies …Continue reading »


The New LexisNexis Firm Manager Emerges 

By | Dec.04.14 | 3 Comments

In February 2014, LexisNexis relaunched the original 2011 Firm Manager, its online law practice management program for solo and small firm lawyers. Why the original product didn’t gain much traction isn’t relevant, because the new Firm Manager shines. Still, its development history provides some …Continue reading »


Product Review

Rocket Matter for iPad: Finally, Truly Mobile Practice Management

By | Oct.02.14 | 3 Comments

I’ve been waiting a long time to write this post — almost four years! Ever since Apple introduced the iPad in 2010, I believed it would make the perfect platform for a practice management tool. Attendees at …Continue reading »