Many lawyers these days use cloud-based services such as Dropbox and Box for document storage and sharing. But there are always concerns about the security and ease of use of such services. One of the best of these – with regard to both security and ease of use – is Citrix Sharefile. ShareFile is a […]

The Berkeley, Calif., based e-discovery company Everlaw today announced that it has closed an $8.1 million Series A funding round led by the prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz is known for its investments in a wide-ranging portfolio of successful companies, including Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, Box, Skype, Slack, Optimizely, and Zenefits. […]

Handshake Software yesterday announced that it now has an integration partnership with the legal research platform Ravel Law. That announcement comes a month after Handshake announced its integration with West km, the Thomson Reuters knowledge management platform. The integrations enable lawyers whose firms use Handshake to directly search Ravel and West km from within their […]


If you run a small practice, or are a solo attorney, you know firsthand how hard it can be to stay focused and get work done. So, when the technology in your office is more often a distraction, than a helping hand… you start to wonder what else is out there. And, could it make […]

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Avvo is beginning to roll out a service that offers fixed-fee, limited-scope legal services through a network of attorneys. The service, Avvo Legal Services, offers a variety of limited-scope legal services at a fixed fee. The services range from review of legal documents such as business contracts and non-disclosure agreements to more involved matters such […]

A Florida law firm yesterday launched a website,, that is in part a portal for self-represented litigants and in part a storefront for selling the law firm’s unbundled services. The site aims to both educate and assist people who are representing themselves while also providing them access to professional services on an as-needed basis […]

I know what you’re thinking: Just because Ambrogi won a Canadian law blog award last week, now he’s gratuitously writing about Canadian stuff. But the fact of the matter is that I started playing around with Lexbox even before then. I am speaking later this month at the mid-winter conference of the Manitoba Bar Association […]

With 2015 behind us, I thought I’d look back and see which of my posts were most popular during the year. I rank these based on total page views, not unique visitors. I have two lists here. First I list the 10 most popular posts of 2015, listing only posts first published during 2015. After […]

The 2015 Clawbies — the Canadian law blog awards — came out today and I am very honored to say that this blog was selected for the Friend of the North award (given to a non-Canadian blog). Legal technology developments, product reviews, and legal tech startup reports from Canada and around the world constitute the […]