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MyCase Updates Include Lead Tracking, LEDES Billing, Dropbox Integration, and More
Author Bob Ambrogi/LawSites: I last wrote about MyCase in April, after I was given a briefing at ABA Techshow on updates and enhancements to the cloud-based practice management platform. Since then, MyCase has continued to add new features and capabilities.
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Online Small Claims: three more jurisdictions enter the field – in Utah, Ohio and Victoria, Australia
Author Roger Smith/Law, Technology and Access to Justice: At least three jurisdictions around the world have recently begun the process of implementing small claims court pilots or programmes. In doing so, they are raising implicit questions for Her Majesty Courts
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Banks wary of Blockchain-based payment systems
Author Peter S. Vogel/ Internet, IT & e-Discovery Blog Computerworld.com reported that while “blockchain-based payment networks could help eliminate central authorities and their accompanying fees for cross-border transfers, banks and other enterprises see risks.” The September 25, 2018 article entitled
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Westlaw Edge: Helping Overburdened Government Attorneys Work Faster And Smarter With The Power Of AI #sponsored
Author Above the Law/Above the Law: Government attorneys routinely handle some of the most complex and crucial legal work out there.
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Majority of law firms aren’t investing in technology fast enough to meet client demand
Author /Legal Technology News – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology: Intapp, a leading provider of business applications for professional services firms, today released the results of a survey conducted in collaboration with The Lawyer. The survey sought to
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HighQ, Feynbrook launch partnership to provide technology solutions to APAC clients
Author /Legal Technology News – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology: HighQ is pleased to announce their partnership with Feynbrook, a legal solutions delivery company based in Sydney, Australia. Feynbrook will empower clients in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with
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Beyond the rhetoric: the practical challenges of implementation of a new case management system
Author Roger Smith/Law, Technology and Access to Justice: Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) is familiar with change. It has been around for over a century. Despite now receiving no federal Legal Services Corporation funding, it has around 120 employees, more
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Microsoft’s Brad Smith Announces Company Will Use AI to Take on Humanitarian Challenges
Author /Corporate Counsel: Microsoft’s new “AI for Humanitarian Action” initiative will be led by John Kahan, the new chief data analytics officer for Microsoft’s corporate, external and legal affairs.        
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Legal IT Jobs Board… Knowledge Management Engineer – City Law Firm
Author Job Form/Legal IT Insider: Picture More are currently recruiting for a Knowledge Management Engineer to work with a high-profile City-based law firm. You will be working as a part of the Central Knowledge Management team to deliver KM systems
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The Cascading Effects of Ransomware Attacks on the Legal Ecosystem and How to Stay Protected
Author /Legal Technology News – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology: Ransomware has become the premier weapon of choice for cybercriminals to launch cyber attacks, cause disruption and generate significant revenue. While some argue that ransomware attacks are slowing
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Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.18
Author David Lat/Above the Law: * In case you missed it amidst all the craziness of last week, Monday was Constitution Day — and as Judge Don Willett reminds us, it’s up to us to keep our constitutional republic strong.
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Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story
Author Roger Smith/Law, Technology and Access to Justice: Eddie Coppinger is director of the Legal Advice Centre, University House in London’s Bethnal Green. It is situated in a poor and ethnically diverse Borough, Tower Hamlets, which has the highest levels
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