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Tech training helps lawyers meet client expectations
Tech training helps lawyers get up to speed to meet client expectations.
Here’s the legal lowdown on document management software
Choosing the right technology tools for your law firm can be a confusing endeavor. After all, there are so many different types of software products available and so many choices to make when it comes to features, pricing and security. Sifting through the maze of information can be a time-consuming process that can quickly become overwhelming.
Judge rules in battle of law firms using same initials in their names
A law firm that used the P and M initials in its name didn’t infringe the trademark of another law firm that used the same initials, a Texas judge has ruled.
Upcoming Global Legal Hackathon aims to expand tech services’ worldview

Organizers of this month’s Global Legal Hackathon are recruiting teams of lawyers and technologists on six continents to create programs or apps designed to address justice and law-practice issues. In doing so they hope to build international connections in the legal technology community.

97% of cybersecurity leaders are evaluating vendor security, including law firms, says new survey
Ninety-seven percent of corporate cybersecurity leaders say they formally evaluate the security practices of vendors, like law firms, according to a new survey.
Several groups of lawyers leave Andrews Kurth Kenyon amid reported merger agreement
Several groups of lawyers have left Andrews Kurth Kenyon in Texas in advance of a reported merger deal with Hunton & Williams.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer undergoes a name change, offers buyouts to 140 legal secretaries

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has shortened its name and is seeking to reduce the number of legal secretaries working for the law firm.

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Federal court tosses overtime suit against Florida law firm

A federal court in Tampa, Florida, has tossed a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming a personal injury law firm failed to pay overtime to office workers.

U.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards…

Dechert says outsourcing was reason for layoffs of lawsuit plaintiffs
Dechert says in response to a discrimination lawsuit that it laid off two payroll managers because it upgraded its technology and outsourced their jobs.
Simulations test law firm system security
As technology evolves, threats and vulnerabilities evolve, too. To not be caught on the back foot, firms are using simulations to find vulnerabilities and build or bolster their cybersecurity systems, as well as cultivating firmwide culture change to train employees.
Legal analytics track gender diversity at law firms
Legal analytics can study the gender of attorney appearances in court to see whether a firm has true gender diversity.
Technology has not replaced need for paralegals
Although more lawyers are performing the work of paralegals, job prospects for trained assistants seem good.
Legal community meets relief challenges after hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Attorneys affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma have risen to the occasion in ways personal, professional and altruistic, even when dealing with storm damage of their own. And four months after two hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, the situation for lawyers there is still hard to assess.
New CuroLegal venture has ‘moonshot’ goal of ‘solving’ the access to justice gap within 10 years
Legal technology company CuroLegal has announced a new legal research and development business called CuroStudio.

Lawyer for stars launches do-it-yourself divorce website

A lawyer who represents Hollywood stars in their divorces has launched a new website to help people getting an uncontested divorce create the needed forms and get the paperwork filed.

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