Employee Mobile Device Use Poses Challenges for E-Discovery

Employees who use their own mobile devices to conduct company business muddy the waters of e-discovery, according to recent articles in Legal Tech News and Law 360. Surveys indicate that as many as 90% of all U.S. employees use personal mobile devices such as tablets, laptops, cellphones, and digital readers when conducting office business. As […]

Believe It or Not: Many Practitioners Don’t Use Case Management Software

Leaping into the 21st Century Recently, a solo practitioner said (with some reluctance) that he’s ready to enter the 21st Century by using legal case management software.  This thriving lawyer uses the Internet, Lexis-Nexus and Westlaw, Outlook, email, and rudimentary time tracking and billing software to handle the nuts and bolts of his practice. He knows […]

Emotions Can Be Analyzed Digitally When Jury Selection Meets Technology

Facial recognition software is making a big splash in the scientific jury selection business, but its effectiveness remains in question.  According to LegalTech News (April 17, 2017), jury selection consultant Jury Lab has begun using emotional facial recognition technology to assist lawyers in the selection of jurors.  Firms such as Jury Lab take psychological clues […]

Preparing your Firm to Defend Itself Against Cyber Attacks

A leading cybersecurity firm estimates that 80 out of the top 100 U.S law firms have been hacked since 2011. In some cases, the hacking has affected millions of confidential documents. Unfortunately, many law firms are unprepared to combat cyberattacks. In fact, according to a 2016 survey conducted by the American Bar Association (ABA), only […]

Artificial Intelligence – How it’s changing the Legal Profession

Artificial Intelligence (AI) might seem like it’s something out of a Sci-Fi movie, but the futuristic technology has already had a transformative impact on many industries, including the legal profession. Also referred to as cognitive computing, AI was making its early inroads into the legal business two decades ago when law firms began using personal […]

Why Clients Sometimes Opt Out of a Legal Case Management Software Suite

Even the most customizable, intuitive legal case management program takes time and patience to master – it’s called a learning curve. Unfortunately, feeling the burden of managing a busy legal practice, some firms abandon a solid case management program before they’ve had a chance to master it. We’ve earned industry-wide plaudits for the breadth and […]

New FAA Regulations Govern the Burgeoning Practice of Drone Law

Look… Up in the Sky! Impossible to imagine a decade ago, many major law firms staff attorneys – even whole departments –  are devoted to robotics law with the primary on drones. As one can imagine, the practice of drone law is constantly changing. In fact, in the late summer of 2016 the Federal Aviation […]

Protecting your Critical Data while Implementing Dependable Backup Systems

Law firms, particularly large or prestigious organizations, are rich targets for data hackers who prey on targets who are lax in cybersecurity. However, even smaller firms must take preventative action to diminish the threat of data breach. This article provides some basic tips recommended by the American Bar Association on how to protect your firm’s […]

Tech Trends – Lawyers’ Mindset

Podcast: The Future of Legal Technology Depends on Lawyers’ Mindset “The real possibility for change in the future sits more with the mindset,” says Randi Mayes, the executive director of the International Legal Technology Association. “It’s all about the law firm adopting its client’s worldview and innovating service delivery with those views in mind.” Mayes’ […]

The Most Important Feature in any Legal Case Management Program

Customer Service Even if it has all the latest bells and whistles, your legal case management software program will come up short if it doesn’t provide top-notch customer service. Even the most intuitive case management software program can present challenges, especially during the initial phases of implementation. Additionally, if your law firm is converting to […]

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