Legal Technology


KEEPING UP

Do Lawyers Have an Ethical Responsibility to Use AI?

By | Apr.05.18 | No Comments

Lawyers are well aware of their ethical responsibilities. Those responsibilities permeate relationships with clients and extend to every aspect of lawyers’ professional lives — including the technology they use. It’s been six years since the American …Continue reading »


HotDocs Product Spotlight

How Document Assembly Solves Three of Your Biggest Challenges

By | Mar.30.18 | No Comments

Running a law firm in today’s competitive legal market is no simple task. Most firms face similar challenges regardless of their practice areas. Firms often experiment with different techniques and tools to address three of …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips Product Review

Ant Text Makes Your Email Work Smarter

By | Mar.30.18 | No Comments

Most states have rules of professional conduct for lawyers to inform clients of the status of their cases and to promptly reply to their reasonable requests for information. An efficient and timely way to comply …Continue reading »


THOMSON REUTERS PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Challenge or Be Challenged: How to Relieve the Pressure of Running a Small Law Firm

By | Mar.26.18 | No Comments

Are you feeling like you can never get out from under the pressure of running a small law firm? Now you have statistics to validate that. When Thomson Reuters published their 2017 State of U.S. Small …Continue reading »


NEW TECH TOOLS

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 »


Tech Tips Friday

Tech Systems: Making Your Move to the Cloud

By | Mar.09.18 | No Comments

Solos and small law firms have been shifting their practice systems to the cloud for nearly a decade, experimenting with innovative apps and economical options for case management, storage, collaboration, timekeeping and billing, and more. Still, …Continue reading »


ABA TECHSHOW PREVIEW

Overcoming Fear and Loathing of New Technology at ABA TECHSHOW 2018

By | Mar.07.18 | No Comments

ABA TECHSHOW 2018 is bringing lawyers and technology together starting today, March 7-10, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (a new location for the 32-year-old event). The conference is showcasing advances in law practice management and …Continue reading »


Time Solv Product Spotlight

Seven Ways to Increase Law Firm Billable Hours

By | Feb.26.18 | No Comments

Let’s be honest. Tracking time and then generating invoices is the least fun part of being a lawyer or running a law firm. You went to law school to practice law, that’s your passion. Yet …Continue reading »


Thomson Reuters Product Spotlight

Four Ways Law Practice Management Software Helps Prevent Legal Malpractice Claims

By | Feb.09.18 | No Comments

Since 2009, the number of legal malpractice suits has escalated along with the costs to defend them, according to annual surveys by Ames & Gogh, an insurance broker. They say: Insurers have paid claims of $50 …Continue reading »