Thanks to, attorneys in Massachusetts finally have electronic access to their case dockets in the state trial courts. However, the only way for attorneys to keep up with changes to the dockets for their cases is to regularly check in with the site. Now, a new service eliminates the need to frequently check the […]

Following up on my post this morning about the Free the Law partnership between Harvard Law School and Ravel Law to digitize and make available to the public for free Harvard’s entire collection of U.S. case law, I just had an opportunity to discuss the news with Daniel Lewis, Ravel Law’s cofounder and CEO. Here are […]

See also this later post: Ravel Founder Daniel Lewis Discusses Today’s News of Partnership with Harvard to Digitize All Case Law. Harvard Law School and Ravel Law today announced an initiative to digitize and make available to the public for free Harvard’s entire collection of U.S. case law, which it says is the most comprehensive […]

The past year has seen a growing number of states adopt the ethical duty of technology competence for lawyers. What does the duty mean and how does it apply to e-discovery? I will be moderating a free webinar on that topic tomorrow, Oct. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar is sponsored […]

It might strike you as corny to hear that a legal technology conference kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with a bevy of hip-looking Millennials, all clad in the conference’s official black T-shirt, swarming en masse into the auditorium-sized room where some 600 legal professionals have assembled to hear the keynote, dancing and singing and jumping […]

The cloud-based practice management platform MyCase has added a new feature, MyCase Payments, that allows MyCase users to accept e-check payments from their clients. The feature, built directly into the MyCase platform, is designed to help lawyers get paid more quickly. The new feature works with MyCase’s legal billing capabilities and allows lawyers to accept […]

On Monday, I wrote here about several new features and integrations that Clio announced at its annual Clio Cloud Conference. Yesterday, there was another announcement: Clio is partnering with CuroLegal, an outsourcing and consulting firm, to provide professional services to assist law firms with software configuration and customization, on-site training, data migration and custom application […]

In a recent post, I wrote about Casetext’s new initiative to use crowdsourcing to help build out its WeCite citator service. Its idea was to turn it into a game with law students as the primary players. As I explained then, all someone has to do to participate is read the relevant sections of a […]

The cloud-based practice-management company Clio kicked off its annual Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago today with announcements of two new features and eight new integrations with third-party applications. In the conference’s opening keynote, Clio CEO and co-founder Jack Newton announced the two new features: Campaign Tracker, a marketing tool that enables firms to track return on […]

The Supreme Court of Illinois yesterday adopted the ethical duty of technology competence, making it the 15th state (by my count) to have adopted the 2012 amendment to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The Illinois change mirrors the Model Rule and amends Comment 8 to Rule 1.1, Competence, to read (changed text is underlined): […]

Last May, in a post here, I reviewed the new Adobe Acrobat DC, the all-new version of the popular PDF software. (I also have a more extensive review in Law Practice magazine.) The “DC” in the name stands for Document Cloud and this latest version of Acrobat is designed to tightly integrate with the cloud, […]