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LegalTech: 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

LegalTech 40+ Articles and Blog Posts Summarizing #LTNY16

We’ve rounded up a list of articles or blog posts summarizing this year’s 2016 Legal Tech Show, otherwise known to many conference goers as, #LTNY16. In keeping with our tradition, this conference wrap-up includes quotes, quips and, of course, session summaries. It’s this week’s Friday Share and there are even a few that are not about eDiscovery or “puppygate.” This year’s ... Read More »

A Powerful Example of Why Small Law Firms Need Policies

A Powerful Example of Why Small Law Firms Need Policies

In this moment, attendees had forgotten their mobile devices as all heads snapped up. Attendees of this LegalTech session – Moneyball  for Lawyers: Using Data to Build a Major-League Law Practice – watched and listened with undivided attention. The presenter, Christopher T. Anderson, asked, perhaps demanded, a young lady, a legal marketer, sitting in the front of the conference room ... Read More »

Outrun the Bear: Law Firm Cybersecurity and the Insider Threat

Outrun the Bear Cybersecurity and the Insider Threat

It was a vendor that first identified the IT data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), according to Eric O’Neill, a former counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative. The vendor had installed security software in order to demonstrate its value – and OPM would soon learn upwards of 22 million incidents of data theft.  The breach poses the risk of ... Read More »

LegalTech: 6 Tips for Convincing Attorneys to Embrace CRM

LegalTech 6 Tips for Convincing Attorneys to Embrace CRM-2

A handful of recent surveys calls forth what law firm business development (BD) and marketing professionals already know:  competition is fierce. If there’s an upside to a downturn, it may well rest in an opportunity to secure senior law firm buy-in for IT systems supporting BD and marketing processes, according to Deb Dobson.  The marketing technology manager at Fisher & Phillips ... Read More »

7 Trends Heard [So Far] at LegalTech New York 2016

7 Topics Heard So Far at LegalTech New York 2016

LegalTech New York 2016 is off to a rousing start, with huge crowds filling the hallways, conference sessions and hotel lounges. There are seven key topics of conversation driving the discussions so far: 1. FRCP Rule Changes. The long-discussed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have now gone into effect. In the February 2nd keynote panel discussion (“How ... Read More »

eDiscovery Darwinism: Meet Brainspace CEO Dave Copps [Q&A]

eDiscovery Darwinism Meet Brainspace CEO David Copps

“Research has always been central to the attorney’s role, and combing through the large volumes of information that pertains to a case is incredibly time consuming,” according to Olivia Timson, in a piece for The Innovation Enterprise. She also reports another noteworthy business challenge: this is expensive.  She writes, “lawyers and law firms spending around $8.4 billion on it annually ... Read More »

LTNY Keynote:  Judges, Courtrooms and Tech [Session Summary]

LTNY Key Note Judges Tech and Courtrooms

In order to use technology effectively in the courtroom, you’ve got to first understand it, according to several judges presenting the first key note session at the LegalTech® New York conference. The session titled — How is Technology Being Used in Today’s Court Rooms and Cases? — counted a panel of judges from U.S. District Courts, including James C. Francis, Lorenzo F. ... Read More »

Lexis DiscoveryIQ: Every Case Has a Story; Find it Faster

4 Points about the New Lexis DiscoveryIQ eDiscovery Platform

A critical way to reduce or maintain eDiscovery costs is to reduce the data for review. The sooner this happens, the better, and earlier insights into data can help drive better litigation strategy decisions.  Every case has a story; find it faster as the graphic below suggests.  PreDiscovery can reduce the documents required for review by as much as 85% and ... Read More »

Six Sigma: Driving Better Law Firm Business Decisions

Driving Better Law Firm Business Decisions with Six Sigma

When the recession of 2007 sent the legal sector reeling there was a tremendous drop in billable hours and a significant loss of legal sector jobs. Following a quarter century of enormous boom in business, law firms were suddenly faced with a retracting market. Competition between law firms grew tremendously, with big law fighting over the same pool of potential clients. More ... Read More »

13 Filtered eDiscovery Statistics to Warm Up for #LTNY16 

Filtering Content for 13 eDiscovery Statistics to Warm Up #LTNY16

The LegalTech® New York tradeshow has a notable emphasis on eDiscovery.  Given the growing volume of data managed in the eDiscovery process, analytics, predictive coding and other applications of technology assisted review are a logical fit for a conference centered on legal technology. This blog often covers legal industry surveys and benchmark studies.  In preparation for the show, we went ... Read More »