April, 2024

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Artificial Intelligence May Not Disrupt The Legal Profession For A While

Above the Law - Technology

The work of artificial intelligence definitely still needs to be reviewed by a lawyer. The post Artificial Intelligence May Not Disrupt The Legal Profession For A While appeared first on Above the Law.

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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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A leap forward in legaltech innovation: GLTH launches the 'People & Culture' area

Global LegalTech Hub

In a groundbreaking event that exceeded all expectations, the Global Legaltech Hub (GLTH) proudly introduced its new People & Culture Area. Legaltech experts, legal advisors, and talent directors gathered at the Palacio de Santoña in Madrid for this significant occasion Leading the charge in this new venture are Blanca Rodríguez Lainz (CMS Albiñana), Nacho Escobar (Finsolutia), and Beatriz Hernández (Deloitte Legal).

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AI-Powered Contend Offers Affordable Legal Advice + Letter Drafting

Artificial Lawyer

For many years there have been efforts to create an easy to use, reliable and affordable legal AI system that will give people advice and even draft documents for them.

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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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Monica Goyal

Colin S. Levy

Monica Goyal is the Director of Legal Innovation for Caravel Law. In her role as Director of Legal Innovation, she evaluates new technologies and implementation within the firm. She has overseen the implementation of their internal contract and document automation system, design and implementation of their client onboarding process, and the implementation of our corporate services solutions.

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ClaimScore, Startup Using AI To Target Fraud In Class Action Claims, Raises $3.15M In Oversubscribed Round

LawSites

ClaimScore, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to help detect fraudulent claims in class action lawsuits, has closed a $3.15 million seed funding round led by ROC Venture Group, a private investment firm based in Naples, Fla.

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Maximizing Your Legal Edge This Summer: Law Student Glow-Up with State Trial Court and Judge Analytics

Trellis.Law Blog

Summer is approaching, and for those in law school, this means internships, clerkships, pivotal research projects for law review or moot court, and bar review. Indeed, at every turn, law students face the challenge of ensuring their work-product rises to… Continue reading → The post Maximizing Your Legal Edge This Summer: Law Student Glow-Up with State Trial Court and Judge Analytics first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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MacroAgility Systems Unveils iReports: A Revolutionary Reporting and Data Management Solution for iManage

Legal IT Professionals

MacroAgility Systems, a leader in delivering comprehensive document management solutions, today announced the launch of iReports for iManage, an innovative SAAS application designed to revolutionize data reporting and management within the iManage environment.

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Time Tracking for Lawyers: Why Every Firm Needs to Track Time to Stay Profitable

Attorney at Work

John Scott | Whether or not the client sees billable hours on an invoice, all service-based businesses need to track the time of employees who do client-facing work. The post Time Tracking for Lawyers: Why Every Firm Needs to Track Time to Stay Profitable appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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The Law Library of Babel: Exploring the Infinite Dimensions of Law and Technology

Colin S. Levy

On a Saturday morning in 2016, I found myself sitting in a brightly lit auditorium in my role as an advisor for the Campbell Law School Law Review unaware that my life would take an unexpected turn. As a representative from Lex Machina, a legal analytics company, took the stage, I had no idea that the journey I was about to embark upon would lead me to the very frontiers of human knowledge and understanding.

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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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LexisNexis Launches ‘Second-Generation’ Upgrade Of Its AI Assistant

Artificial Lawyer

LexisNexis has launched a ‘second-generation’ upgrade for its legal generative AI Assistant Lexis+ AI. The legal tech giant said that: ‘Utilizing continuous user feedback, the.

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Launching Today: A Gen AI, No-Code Virtual Assistant Builder for Law Firm KM and Innovation Teams

Above the Law - Technology

Debuting today is a new product, KLapper, that is a DIY legal virtual assistant builder, powered by generative AI, and designed specifically for law firm knowledge management and innovation teams. Developed by KLoBot Inc.

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Tech Monday: Examining ‘AI Washing’ in the Legal Tech Sphere

Trellis.Law Blog

In a March 18th press release, the SEC announced an agreement by two firms to settle charges and pay $400,000 in total civil penalties. The two investment advisers, Delphia (USA) Inc. and Global Predictions Inc., were found to have made… Continue reading → The post Tech Monday: Examining ‘AI Washing’ in the Legal Tech Sphere first appeared on Trellis.Law Blog.

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Thomson Reuters Launches Developer Portal Giving Access to Over 100 APIs for Legal, Tax, Risk and Fraud

LawSites

Thomson Reuters has launched a global Developer Portal giving access to over 100 APIs, providing tax, legal, risk and fraud professionals with tools to more easily integrate their workflows with the company’s technology, data, content and insights.

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Empathy and Emotional Connectivity in the Legal Industry

Martindale-Avvo

Torts, contracts, criminal law – did you take a law school class on empathy? If you’re like the vast majority of legal professionals, the answer is no. There’s been buzz on the words “empathy” and “emotional connectivity” in the legal industry of late, as people in the profession have been rethinking the detached approach many take to legal practice.

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The Trust Equation: The Most Important Formula for Developing New Business

Attorney at Work

Jay Harrington | Clients are buying based on a promise you’ll deliver in a high-stakes matter, which is why trust is so vital. The post The Trust Equation: The Most Important Formula for Developing New Business appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms & Lawyers.

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‘Legal Tech Market Will Be Worth $50bn by 2027…Because of GenAI’ – Gartner

Artificial Lawyer

Here is a statistic (wild guess…?) that will be in every legal tech company’s pitch deck to VCs from now on… ! Technology market analysts Gartner.

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Upsolve Launches Tool To Help Pro Se Bankruptcy Filers Get Relief from Student Loans

Above the Law - Technology

According to Upsolve, a nonprofit company whose technology helps low-income individuals file for bankruptcy for free, Americans owe $1.77 trillion in student loan debt — 93% of it to the federal government. Since 2017, Upsolve’s debt relief tools have helped more than 13,000 individuals erase more than $750 million in debt.

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Best reports for small in-house legal teams

Xakia

If you run a household on a tight budget, you need to look at your spend every week (perhaps every day!) to understand where your limited resources are being spent. You might pore over your bank account statements, the latest store discounts, looking for every opportunity to save money. Critical facts: what is your bank balance, what is coming in, and what is going out.

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Law Students in BYU Law’s LawX Program Develop Two Applications Targeting Access to Justice

LawSites

Two teams of law students, as part of their education at Brigham Young University Law School, have developed applications targeting issues of access to justice, and today, on the last day of classes, they will showcase what they have built at a special event expected to be attended by members of the local legal and […]

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Why Generative AI is Doomed

Eric Goldman

I was honored to deliver this year’s Nies Lecture at Marquette University Law School , with the provocative (but, I hope, accurately descriptive) title “Generative AI is Doomed.” My remarks. This is my first contribution to the AI academic literature. As you can see, I take a contrarian stance about the direction that regulation is heading.

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Top 5 eDiscovery Data Transformation Techniques

Lineal Services

Written by Jeanne Somma In the realm of eDiscovery, the efficient handling and transformation of data are paramount. The concept of data reuse as explored in our blog “The Art and Science of eDiscovery Data Reuse: Unlocking Discovery Datasets” delves into the methodical steps required to make case data not only relevant but also reliable and robust enough for further analysis.

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Artificial Lawyer is Back – From April 10

Artificial Lawyer

Hi everyone, I have an announcement to make. As promised, I am returning from my sabbatical and Artificial Lawyer will be back to regular publishing from Wednesday, April 10.

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Guest Post: My Thoughts One Week After Selling My Legaltech Company to Bloomberg

Above the Law - Technology

Four years. No institutional capital. An incredible co-founder. Tenacious execution. Lucky timing. And a belief that what we were doing was important. Simply put, it was as rollercoaster.

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

Attorney at Work

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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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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Violence Against Women and International Law, April 2024

LLRX

Sabrina I. Pacifici is identifying and documenting pertinent sources for researchers on the October 7, 2023 terrorist attack and violence against women and girls. This is the April 2024 update to the first installment of the guide, published on November 23, 2023. The initial guide had 8 pertinent sources on this topic comprising government reports, academic papers, reviews of UN/NGO programs, news, databases, analysis and commentary.

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Thomson Reuters To Roll Out CoCounsel…. Everywhere!

Artificial Lawyer

CoCounsel, the GPT4-based chat interface developed by Thomson Reuters for lawyers, will now roll out in all directions as a ‘new way to access products.

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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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In-House Legal Dept turnaround time - five rules to improve velocity

Xakia

Business moves fast, and expects everybody to move fast with it. After all, business drives profit, and anybody who slows down business, slows down profit. Right? With this mindset, the Legal Department metric that business cares about most is velocity, or turnaround time.

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Semi-Retired: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Attorney at Work

Susan Cohodes | Three months into semi-retirement, I still find it difficuilt to give less than full-time attention to my part-time legal work. The post Semi-Retired: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms and Lawyers.

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15 Years….And Our Gift To You!

Solo Practice University

Solo Practice University® is celebrating 15 years…15 years of education, support and never-ending contribution to helping lawyers go out on their own as they discover that, with a little hard work and guidance, they can be their own boss. And we have a gift for you!

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SAVE THE DATE: Internet Law Works-in-Progress Conference, SCU, March 8, 2025

Eric Goldman

After a multi-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Internet Law Works-in-Progress conference is returning! ( Some background about the series ). The conference provides a venue for authors of Internet Law papers (broadly conceived) to workshop their drafts and get pre-publication feedback from peers. We are also putting together a game night that should feature a very rare gaming experience you won’t want to miss.

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Herbert Smith Freehills Launches Global Digital Legal Delivery Practice

Artificial Lawyer

Global law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), has today formally launched its Digital Legal Delivery Practice, a multidisciplinary group bringing together its ‘most inventive legal.