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Once a deadline is added to the calendar, clicking it opens a box showing the details.

Firm Central, the cloud-based practice-management platform from Thomson Reuters, now offers rules-based court calendaring through a new add-on module called Deadline Assistant. The feature calculates litigation dates and events based on the court rules specific to the jurisdiction.

Deadline Assistant is sold as an additional subscription to Firm Central. The cost is $40 per month for the first user and then $20 a month for each additional user. The basic Firm Central subscription is $40 a month per seat.
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I wrote yesterday about the price increase announced by the cloud-based practice management platform Clio, but there was lots of other practice-management news coming out of LegalTech New York last week. Most notably, both Clio and LexisNexis Firm Manager unveiled major overhauls of their platforms. There was also news from Thomson Reuters Firm Central and

Thomson Reuters announced several new products yesterday, targeting different sectors of the legal market – litigators, corporate counsel and small firms – but all designed around a common theme, that of integrating related products and services through the cloud and mobile devices in order to simplify and streamline a lawyer’s day-to-day workflow.

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I continue to be amazed when I discover blogs purportedly written by legal professionals that have zero concept of copyright law or even common courtesy. Here is the latest. First, read this item that I posted yesterday morning to Law.com’s Legal Blog Watch, With the Web, Who Needs Mediation? Now, read this item posted yesterday