The legal analytics platform Lex Machina, which is owned by LexisNexis, has been steadily expanding its coverage into new practice areas, and today has added insurance litigation.

The new module provides analytics for more than 92,200 cases pending in federal court since 2009 that involve disputes between an insurer and a policyholder, a beneficiary,…

Earlier this week, as I reported here, the online legal services company LegalZoom announced a $500 million secondary investment, the largest investment ever in a legal technology company. It comes as the company continues to expand both its services and its geographic reach. With a valuation of $2 billion and a customer base of 4 million, what will this investment mean for LegalZoom now and into the future?…

The practice management platform Clio yesterday rolled out a feature called Clio Launcher that opens documents for editing on your desktop computer with one click and then saves them back to the appropriate folder in Clio.

It works on both Windows and Mac computers (but not Chromebooks) and for any type of file, including documents,…

Frustration is the story of many a legal technology startup. A lawyer frustrated with the shortcomings of existing products sets out to design a better one. That is the story behind LEA, a new case-management platform designed specifically for criminal lawyers.

Its developer, Kevin Hogle, an Irvine, Calif., lawyer, told me he was unable…