PC Law is bought; CompuLaw is sued

Two items in the news today involving providers of law office software.

LexisNexis announced today that is has acquired Toronto-based Alumni Computer Group, the developer of PCLaw and PCLawPro time, billing and accounting software for law firms. An announcement said: “PCLaw will become part of the LexisNexis portfolio of content, software, and services and will be integrated with other LexisNexis products to create a seamless customer experience.” LexisNexis already owns Time Matters.

Meanwhile, a former employee of CompuLaw, a provider of legal calendaring software, today sued the company and its president in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging sexual harassment. The company’s former controller alleges that the company created a sexually hostile work environment.