The legal research company Casetext has introduced a feature that monitors an attorney’s litigation dockets for briefs and memoranda from opposing counsel and then automatically delivers a report of case law that is relevant but not included in the document. The feature uses Casetext’s legal research assistant CARA, an analytical tool that automatically finds cases that are […]


If you’re making a living as a small law attorney, you know that managing a law practice and a law business is incredibly challenging work and requires you to wear multiple hats throughout your workday.  If you could simplify the work demands, particularly on the administrative side, wouldn’t you be open to exploring options to make your life as an attorney easier? 

The legal and business publishing company ALM today launched a new digital platform that unites its 18 U.S. legal brands — including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal — under the common URL. ALM says this follows from its launch last year of its global newsroom, a reorganization of its […]

RegReview enables the user to navigate to all forms, regulations and SEC guidance related to the filing. In a post here in July, I provided a preview of RegReview, a new component of its Transactional Law Suite for Securities that Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. planned to showcase at the annual convention of the American Association of Law Libraries. […]

Clio’s App Directory I wrote recently about major announcements made by Clio at its annual Clio Cloud Conference, including a major reengineering of its platform and a new direction for the company, from “law practice management” in the cloud to “law practice” in the cloud. Key to that new direction is Clio’s ever-growing number of […]

After 11 years as managing editor of Above the Law, the blog he founded and helped develop into a successful and influential legal publishing enterprise, David Lat is stepping down from his leadership role to spend more time writing, reporting, and parenting his new baby boy. Longtime Above the Law writer and editor Elie Mystal […]

In a post here last January, How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year, I described how the 14-year-old LexBlog had gone through a fundamental reinvention of both its business model and its blogging platform over the past year. Now, it is taking a further step in that new direction by offering to license that platform […]

Recent weeks have brought a rash of news stories highlighting major technology blunders by lawyers that have resulted in severe consequences. Among them: A lawyer at a major law firm accidentally copied a Wall Street Journal reporter on an email transmitting privileged client information. The Department of Justice improperly redacted a court filing, exposing the […]


The Department of Homeland Security has designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Their goal: to emphasize the critical importance of cyber security while providing resources to stay safe online, and recover faster from an attack

Canadian lawyers can enable settings specific to their province. Because Canadian lawyers are subject to strict and unique accounting, taxation and reporting requirements, cloud-based practice management systems designed for U.S. lawyers often are not good fits for them. For this reason, the majority of Canadian firms that have practice management software use on-premises systems, with […]

Company details page in the Corpman software. Jeroen Plink is a name familiar to many in the legal information and technology fields. The CEO of Practical Law US until its acquisition by Thomson Reuters, he now works as an advisor to and sits on the boards of a number of law-related companies, including Casetext, Kira  MeWe, […]