For years, the conventional wisdom was that big Silicon Valley and New York investors had no interest in legal technology. Well, the conventional wisdom is no longer true.

In just the last two months, major investment firms have put nearly $200 million into legal technology. More than half, some $100 million, went to one company. But four other companies also received substantial investments.

For my column this week at Above the Law, I look at where the money came from and where it went: $200M In Two Months Says Investors No Longer Snubbing Legal Tech.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division. At LexBlog, he oversees LexBlog.com, the global legal news and commentary network.