The business of helping lawyers find expert witnesses for litigation is one that has not changed much in a very long time. Is there an opportunity here for disruption? One company that thinks so is Gerson Lehrman Group, the world’s largest company providing expert consultants to investors and business professionals. Over the last five years, […]

Now in its 10th year, the ABA Journal’s annual Blawg 100 has become a much-anticipated event highlighting the best legal blogs. But this year, the ABA Journal is expanding its scope to also include the best of lawyers’ websites, podcasts and social media, and renaming it the Web 100. Now, the ABA Journal has put […]

I sometimes hear people complain that they’ve never been invited to speak at ABA Techshow. But when I ask them, “Did you apply?”, they just shake their heads. For those of you interested in joining the Techshow speaker roster, here is your chance. Techshow has put out a call for speaker proposals. We are on […]

The recently released report from the Legal Services Corporation, The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans, includes notable findings regarding the legal needs of veterans. Among them, the report found that 71 percent of households with veterans or other military personnel have experienced a civil legal problem in the past year, […]

For lawyers, it is an abundance of riches when it comes to selecting a practice management application. But what separates one product from another? And how does a company decide which features to build and how to prioritize them? In the latest episode of the podcast Law Technology Now, I interview Tracy Stevens, vice president […]

CosmoLex, the cloud-based practice-management platform, today announced the release of a new credit card processing feature, CosmoPay, that eliminates the need to pay a separate subscription for credit card processing services through LawPay. Now, any CosmoLex subscriber who opens a new LawPay account within CosmoLex will have the monthly LawPay fee covered by CosmoLex for […]

After a six-day trial and a “hopelessly deadlocked” jury, the judge declared a mistrial in the prosecution of comedian Bill Cosby for the alleged sexual assault of Andrea Constand. What happened to bring about a mistrial and what is the future of this case? This is our topic this week on the legal-affairs podcast Lawyer […]

RoboReview’s report includes predictive analytics to inform strategy and set expectations. TurboPatent, a company that develops applications to automate and streamline the patent protection process, is today introducing two artificial intelligence products for patent lawyers, RoboReview, a cloud-based product that analyzes draft patent applications, and RapidResponse, a product that assists lawyers in writing responses to […]

LexisNexis is today announcing the launch of Lexis Answers, a feature that brings artificial intelligence to the Lexis Advance legal research platform. With Lexis Answers, a researcher can ask a natural-language question and get back the single-best answer in the form of what Lexis is calling a Lexis Answer Card. LexisNexis says that Lexis Answers […]

Leads from Unbundled Attorney appear in the Lexicata inbox. Lexicata, the client-intake and CRM platform, has announced that it now integrates with Unbundled Attorney, a lead-generation service for lawyers who practice in the areas of family law, estate planning and immigration law. (See my 2015 review: Lexicata: A Cloud-Based Client Intake and CRM System for […]