Legal Technology

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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.
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.
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.
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.

New website tool aims to help compensate survivors of domestic violence

FreeFrom, a California-based nonprofit, has launched a self-help compensation tool for survivors of domestic violence.

“Survivors across the U.S. will be able to seek financial justice and navigate a complicated…

Thomson Reuters releases new data privacy research tool
Thomson Reuters has released the Data Privacy Advisor, a web platform that centralizes global legal and regulatory data privacy information.
How can organizations incorporate AI into their workflow?
Ari Kaplan speaks with Steve Harber, the co-founder and managing director of Apogee Legal, which provides customized artificial intelligence solutions that help mergers and acquisitions, regulatory, and legal professionals to assess the risk and compliance issues associated with their contracts and due diligence matters.
Traveling lawyers get new protections in device searches at border
Hundreds of American lawyers will be traveling to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the upcoming ABA Midyear Meeting. As they pass through U.S. and Canadian customs, they and their electronic devices can be searched.
ABA partners with legal networking site CloudLaw

The American Bar Association has announced a partnership with online legal network CloudLaw.

“We know that more and more consumers look online to find a lawyer and, for that matter,…

Nearly 1 million UK law firm passwords are available on the dark web, report says
Websites that collect stolen and leaked credentials had about 1.16 million email addresses from the 500 top law firms in the United Kingdom, according to cybersecurity firm report.
BYU Law takes on ‘debt collection epidemic’ with new online tool

BYU Law School is addressing the “debt collection epidemic” in Utah by launching a new online tool.

The project, called SoloSuit, is the first designed by LawX, BYU Law’s legal…

5 lessons for teaching law and technology

This piece was co-authored with Keith Porcaro, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center.

Over the fall semester, we ran an experiment at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Through a…

Nicole Bradick leaves CuroLegal to start legal tech company
Nicole Bradick, formerly of CuroLegal, has launched her own company called Theory and Principle.

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