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Following Departure of its Founder, E-Discovery Company DISCO Names New CEO

Above the Law - Technology

The e-discovery company CS Disco today announced that its board of directors has named Eric Friedrichsen as president and chief executive officer, filling the slot vacated when the company’s cofounder Kiwi Camara stepped down as CEO last September in the wake of allegations that he had groped a female employee. Since Camara’s departure, Scott Hill , who had been a member of DISCO’s board since 2021, had served as interim CEO while the board searched for a permanent successor.

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You Be the Judge: Sentencing, Community Outrage, and Calls for Dismissal

Trellis.Law Blog

Today’s focus is on Marion County Superior Court Judge Mark D. Stoner. This week, calls for his immediate resignation have grown louder following his sentencing decision involving the convicted killer of a beloved, Indiana police officer. You be the judge… Continue reading → The post You Be the Judge: Sentencing, Community Outrage, and Calls for Dismissal first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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You Be the Judge: Battle Over Duty to Protect Migrant Children at the Boarder

Trellis.Law Blog

Last week, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee ruled that DHS border agents have legal custody over migrant children at California-Mexico border open-air sites before asylum processing. This case highlights children’s entitlement to rights, including safe conditions, under government custody.… Continue reading → The post You Be the Judge: Battle Over Duty to Protect Migrant Children at the Boarder first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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Justia Legal Resources: Estate Planning Legal Center

Justia Legal Marketing & Technology blog

It’s often not easy to think about matters such as making a will, trust, or advance directive. However, anyone of any age may benefit from drafting these documents to ensure that their wishes are honored should adversity strike. Most people, and especially those with complex assets or distinctive family dynamics, will benefit from consulting an attorney about their plans.

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Visibility Into the Strategy & Supporting Documents of Major US Law Firms

Law Firm Intelligence by Trellis aggregates state trial court data across the Trellis platform enabling users to: look up a particular metric related to a specific law firm (such as, how many cases a law firm had or has against another law firm), and see the actual dockets and documents supporting the metric. Trellis data is maximized in a revolutionary and unique way to provide users an exclusive look into a law firm litigating in state trial courts.

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Attorney Newsletters: Six Lawyers Tell How They Built the Best Newsletters in Their Niche

Attorney at Work

The Planetary Lawyer Project’s Matthew Karmel talks with Alex Su, Amee Vanderpool, Chris Harvey, Jonah Perlin and Albert Tawil about building a successful attorney newsletter in your niche. The business community knows the value and staying power of newsletters: Recent studies show the return on investment for email marketing is $36 for every $1 spent. […] The post Attorney Newsletters: Six Lawyers Tell How They Built the Best Newsletters in Their Niche appeared first on Articles, Tips and

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Joe Cohen + Charles Russell’s Plan to Sell Its Own Software

Artificial Lawyer

Last year Joe Cohen hit the headlines for his work at global law firm Dentons in building FleetAI, one of the first major legal sector projects founded upon OpenAI’s LLMs.

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Content Creation Cautionary Tales: Examining the Wittek v. Dobrik Complaint

Trellis.Law Blog

On June 25, 2020, in Provo, Utah, The Vlog Squad, a group of multi-talented, YouTube creators, set out on another content creation adventure. That day, however, ended with one member in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Today, on Trellis Documents… Continue reading → The post Content Creation Cautionary Tales: Examining the Wittek v.

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Breaking the mould: Shilpa Bhandarkar’s “wonderful and circuitous” journey to making partner at Linklaters

Legal IT Insiders

Shilpa Bhandarkar, who made partner in Linklaters’ most recent round of promotions, has had an extraordinary career to date, including nine different roles in the magic circle firm itself. Currently […] The post Breaking the mould: Shilpa Bhandarkar’s “wonderful and circuitous” journey to making partner at Linklaters appeared first on Legal IT Insider.

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What Is My Law Firm Worth?

Attorney at Work

Brooke Lively | Here are the two most important factors that determine your firm's value — if you want to sell. The post What Is My Law Firm Worth? appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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GenAI Has Split the Legal Information Atom – Now What?

Artificial Lawyer

Generative AI has ‘split the legal information atom’ and unleashed an incredibly productive force. We now have the power in our hands to truly reshape.

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Stay On Top of Newly Filed State & Federal Litigation: Curated Just for You!

With Daily Filings Report by Trellis you will receive an email and csv file daily with all new cases filed in the jurisdictions you're tracking. Each new case will include all case metadata like judge, parties, counsel, practice area, and even direct links to the full docket and complaint. Trellis Daily Filings Reports provide direct access to newly filed state and federal litigation curated just for you.

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Is The Future Of Law Distributed? Lessons From The Tech Adoption Curve [Sponsored]

Above the Law - Technology

The rise of remote work has dramatically reshaped the relationship between lawyers and law firms. See how Scale LLP has taken the steps to get ahead in the technology adoption race. The post Is The Future Of Law Distributed? Lessons From The Tech Adoption Curve appeared first on Above the Law.

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Justia Webinars: The Attack on DEI – Safeguarding Corporate DEI Initiatives Post-Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision

Justia Legal Marketing & Technology blog

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI): three terms that have now become paramount to maintaining a modern and effective practice. In light of this, the road to the initiatives that protect these tenets has been long and hard, with a history of opposition and legal decisions that impact these measures. As we navigate the aftermath of legal developments such as the Supreme Court’s recent Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) decision, it can be vital to learn not only the history of affirmative act

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How to Scrub Metadata from Legal Documents: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Danielle DavisRoe | There are plenty of ways to scrub metadata from files before sharing them. Here's how to do it in Word and Acrobat. The post How to Scrub Metadata from Legal Documents: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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GenAI IP Tool NLPatent Bags $1.5m Seed Cash + Product Walk Through

Artificial Lawyer

NLPatent has developed a GenAI-driven patent search and analysis tool (see AL TV Product Walk Through below) and gained $1.5m in Seed funding, with Steve.

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How Can Healthcare Ensure Responsible AI Use?

Above the Law - Technology

At a recent conference, executives from across the industry shared their thoughts on how the healthcare sector can ensure its use of AI is ethical and responsible. They highlighted the need for collaboration, trust building and pragmatic thinking. The post How Can Healthcare Ensure Responsible AI Use? appeared first on MedCity News.

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You Be the Judge: The Involuntary Manslaughter Sentence that Rocked the Internet

Trellis.Law Blog

One of the judge biographies receiving an incredible amount of attention on Trellis is that of the Honorable Judge David R. Worley. The Ventura County Superior Court judge took the internet by storm earlier this year when he sentenced a… Continue reading → The post You Be the Judge: The Involuntary Manslaughter Sentence that Rocked the Internet first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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The end of the online mob and the end of shared reality

TechnoLlama

I have to admit that I have always been a realist, yet, when it comes to technology, I tend to side with the enthusiastic optimists.

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What the Heck Is a SIEM and Why Do Law Firms Need Them? Here’s Your Primer

Attorney at Work

Why are SIEMs for law firms is important? In the simplest terms, it's a security solution that detects threats before your firm is impacted. The post What the Heck Is a SIEM and Why Do Law Firms Need Them? Here’s Your Primer appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 6, 2024

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Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness.

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4 Lessons We Learned From The Change Healthcare Cyberattack

Above the Law - Technology

Healthcare industry leaders think there is much to learn from the Change Healthcare cyberattack, and they hope the sector can apply these lessons to prevent a hack like this from ever happening again. Overall, the chaotic aftermath of the attack underscores the dire need for a more unified approach to cybersecurity within the healthcare sector. The post 4 Lessons We Learned From The Change Healthcare Cyberattack appeared first on MedCity News.

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Legal Innovators UK Adds Litigation Day + FLW Is Next Week!

Artificial Lawyer

The Legal Innovators conference in California (June 4/5 in San Francisco) and in London this November are going from strength to strength. Because of this.

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Recap: Healthcare Law and Compliance Institute

Xakia

I can’t stop thinking about our recent experience at the IPMI Healthcare Law and Compliance Institute. In late February, Nolan O’Connor and I headed to the beautiful Ritz Carlton Resort in Orlando to engage with a powerhouse group of hospital and healthcare lawyers and, we thought, educate them on the benefits of modern legal matter management.

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Charles Russell Speechlys expands innovation offering with creation of new Advanced Client Solutions team

Legal IT Professionals

Charles Russell Speechlys today announces the creation of a new ‘Advanced Client Solutions’ team, made up of a total of ten newly created full-time job roles (all UK-based). The Firm begins hiring into the new department today and there will be 18 full-time roles by the end of 2024.

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What Does AI Look Like for Different AOPs?

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the buzzword of the day in many industries, from education to administration. Legal services are no exception. Many fear the introduction of tools like ChatGPT threatens jobs in the legal industry, while others hail them as support resources that can make legal work less burdensome and more efficient. So, who’s right?

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Supreme Court To Nick Sandmann: ‘Lol, No’ To Hearing His Omnibus Defamation Lawsuit Against News Orgs

Above the Law - Technology

Remember Nick Sandmann? He was the dude who became something of a Rorschach Test for how much your political beliefs (in any direction) influence your views of a short video, when EVERYONE HAD OPINIONS on his MAGA-hat wearing encounter with a Native American demonstrator, Nathan Phillips. Also, everyone magically became experts in reading body language and facial expressions. […] The post Supreme Court To Nick Sandmann: ‘Lol, No’ To Hearing His Omnibus Defamation Lawsuit Against News Orgs

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April 2024 Feature Release

Lawmatics

April Fools’ Day may have been last week, but these new features are no joke. We’ve got a trio of updates for managing your matters, calendars, and finances. You’ll also find some quality-of-life tweaks that’ll simplify things for our intake coordinators and office managers out there. Filter and sort your table of matters We've revamped our classic matter table for a smoother user experience.

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The Five Most Momentous Legal Tech Fails

LawSites

While the last few years have brought an abundance of new and innovative legal tech products to market, the fact of the matter is that not every new product will succeed. Inevitably, for whatever reason, some products fail. But one thing for certain is that while some products shut down with a whimper, others go out with a bang. Let’s revisit five of the most momentous legal tech fails of the last 10 years. 1.

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Does ‘Full Stop’ Signal You Are Stopping Yourself or Others?

Attorney at Work

Get to the Point! | If it doesn't mean you are stopping, what the heck does full stop mean? The post Does ‘Full Stop’ Signal You Are Stopping Yourself or Others? appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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Litera Launches GenAI Deal ‘Insight Engine’ – Foundation Dragon

Artificial Lawyer

Litera has launched a GenAI-driven KM tool that allows firms to tap prior work to find ‘relevant precedents, deal points, and what is market’ to boost a client’s negotiation position and support tr…

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How Well Are You Managing Your Personal Finances?

Above the Law - Technology

A focus on law firm performance can leave personal money management neglected. This episode of the Non-Eventcast will help you ensure it doesn't happen to you. The post How Well Are You Managing Your Personal Finances? appeared first on Above the Law.

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A Formula for Self-Advocacy from Coach AK

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Whether you need it for networking events or your next performance review, use this formula to talk about your accomplishments and push for recognition and growth in your career.

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Miss Last Friday’s Legaltech Week? Here’s the Video. Among Our Topics: Should We Ban ‘Nonlawyer’?

LawSites

If you missed it last Friday, here is Legaltech Week for April 5, 2024. Among our topics: Banning “nonlawyer,” updates from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, lawyer chastised for Microsoft Word screw-up, and more. You can always catch all prior episodes as a podcast or on YouTube. In addition to regular panelists Niki Black, Caroline Hill and Stephanie Wilkins, we were joined by guest panelists Cassandre Coyer and Isha Marathe of Law.com and Greg Lambert of

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WebVantage: Without Martindale-Avvo, it’s just another website.

Martindale-Avvo

Launched this year, our product WebVantage provides secure, customized websites for law firms across the country. With unlimited storage and unmetered bandwidth, attorneys can publish pages that showcase their practice and reputation – all with world-class customer support. Why should attorneys choose WebVantage? Our secure websites are built by legal professionals for law firms who want to showcase their expertise and enhance their digital footprint.

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To delve or not to delve: AI detection made easy?

TechnoLlama

There’s growing controversy online about the use of the word “delve” as an easy detector of whether a text has been written by an AI.

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Frankensystem Or Optimized Solution? We Want To Benchmark Your BI 

Above the Law - Technology

Business intelligence at law firms is important — and all over the map. Tell us about yours and get a chance at a $250 gift card. The post Frankensystem Or Optimized Solution? We Want To Benchmark Your BI appeared first on Above the Law.

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