Atlanta-based Aderant, a global provider of business management software for law firms, has named Jairam Padmanabhan to the newly created position of chief product officer.

In this new role, Padmanabhan’s primary objective will be to accelerate the company’s worldwide innovation across its entire product suite.

Padmanabhan is a veteran product management leader with more

There has been much speculation within the legal industry about when live conferences will return. Now we know.

The International Legal Technology Association said today its annual ILTACON conference in August will be a hybrid event, with both in-person programming and live-streamed educational content and sessions.

The in-person conference will take place in Las Vegas

Evisort, an AI-powered contract management platform, today announced a Series B funding round of $35 million, bringing its total funding to $55 million.

The funding round follows a year of four-times revenue growth, the company says.

The round was led by global growth equity investor General Atlantic, with participation from existing investors Amity Ventures,

Solos struggled more significantly than larger law firms in adapting to remote work throughout the pandemic, suffering greater shortfalls in new cases and firm revenue.

But solos who harnessed modern legal technologies fared significantly better during 2020 than those who did not — bringing in $50,000 more in revenue on average — and solos who

If you missed Legaltech Week on Friday, here are the audio and video. Thanks to my futile attempt to connect from a remote location in Florida, I come across as a drunk Cylon (thanks Dennis Kennedy) and Molly McDonough steps in to moderate.

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The results are in. Readers have been voting to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2021, which will be held virtually March 8-12, 2021.

These 15 will face off in a virtual pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW, with the conference’s attendees voting to pick the top winner. The first-place winner gets a package of marketing and advertising prizes.

In November, we issued a call for entries. From all the entries we received, a panel of judges narrowed the applications down to 25, which we posted on Jan. 25.

Here are the winners in order of their vote tallies. The descriptions were provided by each company. The full ballot with more-detailed descriptions is here.


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