Robert Ambrogi's LawSites http://www.lawsitesblog.com Tracking new and intriguing websites for the legal profession. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:33:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A Brief Note About Browning Marean http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/brief-note-browning-marean.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=brief-note-browning-marean http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/brief-note-browning-marean.html#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:33:31 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9441 Eloquent remembrances about Browning Marean have been written by those who knew him well. See the posts by Craig Ball, Tom O’Connor, Chris Dale, John Tredennick, Ralph Losey, Monica Bay and Josh Gilliland. These folks built friendships with him over many years, traveled to conferences with him, sat on panels with him, shared meals with […]

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UMass Law’s ‘Justice Bridge’ Pairs New Lawyers with Needy Clients http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/umass-laws-justice-bridge-pairs-new-lawyers-needy-clients.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=umass-laws-justice-bridge-pairs-new-lawyers-needy-clients http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/umass-laws-justice-bridge-pairs-new-lawyers-needy-clients.html#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:41:24 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9433 The University of Massachusetts School of Law has launched what it is calling an incubator designed to help new lawyers start their careers while serving modest-income clients who might not otherwise afford a lawyer. Justice Bridge is described as a legal access center and law practice incubator that will help enable new lawyers to deliver high-quality, […]

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Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/microsoft-launches-document-management-system-legal.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-launches-document-management-system-legal http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/microsoft-launches-document-management-system-legal.html#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:32:16 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9425 At the ILTA annual conference in Nashville today, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of a preview version of a new document management and collaboration platform designed for law firms and legal departments. Called Matter Center for Office 365, it works with Office 365 and allows legal professionals to securely find, organize and collaborate on files […]

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Another App from the ‘Hackcess’ Winner http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/another-app-hackcess-winner.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=another-app-hackcess-winner http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/another-app-hackcess-winner.html#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9407 I recently reported here about the ABA Journal’s Hackcess to Justice, the first-ever hackathon held during an ABA annual meeting. First prize went to William Palin, a Massachusetts lawyer. Over the course of the two-day event, he created PaperHealth, an iOS app that provides a quick and easy way to create a legally binding health care proxy or a […]

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Box Announces New Alliances in Legal http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/box-announces-new-alliances-legal.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=box-announces-new-alliances-legal http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/box-announces-new-alliances-legal.html#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:41:35 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9397 In two posts last year, I wrote about Box, the file sharing and collaboration platform, making a push into the legal industry through integrations with several mobile and web legal platforms (here and here). Today, two weeks before its major BoxWorks2014 user conference in San Francisco and just a few days before the International Legal […]

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How Technology is Helping Deliver Legal Services to the Poor http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/technology-helping-deliver-legal-services.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=technology-helping-deliver-legal-services http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/technology-helping-deliver-legal-services.html#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:45:35 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9393 It is estimated that all the programs and resources devoted to ensuring access to justice address only 20 percent of the civil legal needs of low-income people in the United States. And with dwindling funding due to decreases in IOLTA and other funding sources, the problem is only growing worse. Given this situation, technology is […]

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Rocket Matter Adds Outlook Integration http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/rocket-matter-adds-outlook-integration.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rocket-matter-adds-outlook-integration http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/rocket-matter-adds-outlook-integration.html#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:56:44 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9388 The cloud-based practice management platform Rocket Matter has announced that it now allows integration with Outlook email. By installing a plugin in Outlook, users can associate a Rocket Matter case and billable time or costs with an email directly within Outlook. If an email has an attachment, the attachment will automatically be uploaded to Rocket […]

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‘Hackcess to Justice’ Spawns Creative Concepts http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/hackcess-justice-spawns-creative-concepts.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hackcess-justice-spawns-creative-concepts http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/hackcess-justice-spawns-creative-concepts.html#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:10:47 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9364 Some interesting and helpful idea came out of #hackcesstojustice. No, it hasn’t cured cancer, but small steps help too. @ABAJournal — Scott Greenfield (@ScottGreenfield) August 8, 2014 If you have any doubt as to the success of the ABA Journal’s Hackcess to Justice event on Thursday and Friday, consider this: Even Scott Greenfield said nice […]

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Supreme Court Review at ABA Annual http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/supreme-court-review-aba-annual.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=supreme-court-review-aba-annual http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/supreme-court-review-aba-annual.html#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:49:46 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9360 I am thrilled to be serving as moderator this Saturday for ABA annual meeting program, “On The Docket: The 2013 Supreme Court Term.” A panel of distinguished Supreme Court experts will look back at the recently completed term and also preview the notable cases accepted for the coming term. The panelists are: Linda Greenhouse, former […]

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‘Intralinks VIA’ Emphasizes Security in File Sharing and Collaboration http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/intralinks-via-emphasizes-security-file-sharing-collaboration.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=intralinks-via-emphasizes-security-file-sharing-collaboration http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/08/intralinks-via-emphasizes-security-file-sharing-collaboration.html#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:47:15 +0000 http://www.lawsitesblog.com/?p=9343 As a company, Intralinks has built a reputation as a leading provider of secure online collaboration platforms. Most notably, its Dealspace is a virtual deal room (or virtual data room) that is among the most popular applications for managing major mergers and acquisitions. Key attributes behind the success of Dealspace are high levels of security […]

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