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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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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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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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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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AI vs. Legal AI, What’s The Difference? [Sponsored]

Above the Law - Technology

In late 2022, ChatGPT introduced legal professionals to generative AI. While intriguing, open-web AI tools like ChatGPT aren't designed for legal work. To leverage AI, lawyers need legal AI - tools trained specifically for legal tasks. The post AI vs. Legal AI, What’s The Difference? appeared first on Above the Law.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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S+M Collaborate Incubator Cohort Revealed + AI Is Central

Artificial Lawyer

Leading law firm Slaughter and May has announced the latest cohort members of its Collaborate incubator programme. The cohort includes among others: LegalFly ‘a GenAI.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What Does AI Look Like for Different AOPs?

Martindale-Avvo

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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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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Learn To Earn: Social Media As A Business Intelligence Tool

Above the Law - Technology

Want to become a business development superstar? This episode of the Non-Eventcast is for you. The post Learn To Earn: Social Media As A Business Intelligence Tool appeared first on Above the Law.

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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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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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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, TRADE SECRETS, AND THE CHALLENGE OF TRANSPARENCY 

The North Carolina Journey of Law and Technology

Villasenor-Final Artificial intelligence (“AI”) systems can operate in ways that their designers may not fully understand. This creates a series of important questions regarding trade secrets. This Article argues that AI system designers should be able to hold trade secret rights in AI algorithms even when they are unable to articulate how those algorithms operate.

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Measure Your Time, Don’t Just Track it with TimeSolv

Lawyerist

A product that makes time tracking simple benefits attorneys irrespective of practice area or fee structure. For attorneys who bill by the hour, easily entering, editing, and reviewing times holds obvious advantages. But what about flat fee and contingency firms? While those practices need not always record time (unlike hourly attorneys, time is not directly the product you’re moving), it’s still worth doing.

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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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