Courts Disrupted: Pew Study Finds Pandemic Caused Courts to Revolutionize their Operations, But Says More Needs to be Done

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The pandemic caused civil courts in the United States to adopt technology at an unprecedented pace and scale, improving participation in court proceedings and helping users resolve disputes more efficiently.

But this accelerated adoption of technology disproportionately benefited those who had legal representation, sometimes making the legal system more difficult to navigate for those who…

60% of GC Concerned Over Mounting Risks Caused By New Data Sources and COVID Challenges, FTI/Relativity Survey Finds

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Sixty percent of general counsel are concerned that their risk landscape is expanding or becoming more difficult to navigate in areas spanning compliance, regulatory enforcement, data privacy, information security, emerging data sources and ongoing impacts of the pandemic.

This is among the findings of a survey of 30 general counsel presented in a report released…

Smokeball-LEAP-InfoTrack Group Acquires Website and SEO Company LawLytics

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The Smokeball-LEAP-InfoTrack Group, which owns a number of legal practice management and legal search technology products, said today that it has acquired Phoenix-based LawLytics, a company that provides website management software for small law firms and solo practitioners. 

The LawLytics platform is an all-in-one website publishing and SEO platform for small law firms. Its founder…

Litera Names Winners of The Changing Lawyer Awards, Including Innovator of Year, Law Firm of Year, Disruptor of Year, and Lifetime Achievement

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The legal technology company Litera today announced the winners of The Changing Lawyer awards for 2021, which recognize individuals, firms, and companies in the legal industry for their role in embracing and driving change through new technology, service models, or behavior across five different categories.

The awards were announced during The Changing Lawyer