Posts Tagged legal technology

Printers invaluable but can be targeted by hackers

Welcome to part two in a two-part series on the role of printers in law firms. In the first instalment, we discussed what firms want in printers. Today we’ll look at keeping printers safe from hackers. Today’s printers offer law firms brilliant labour-saving features. Unfortunately, many of

Read more

In a digital world, paper still matters to law firms

Chuck Rothman has heard of law firms whose offices could be cited by the fire marshal. “They have bankers boxes lining every hallway,” he said. Rothman hastened to add that few firms he’s encountered in his role as director of e-discovery services with information governance, e-discovery and

Read more

10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Alma Asay

If not now … The impulse to rethink her career hit sixth-year litigator Alma Asay just as she was about to embark on the BigLaw partnership track. Looking around, she realized she wanted to fix an issue that hits litigators who handle large-scale litigation. “I had the idea that

Read more

10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Gary Kinder

Legal technology entrepreneur Gary Kinder earned a law degree, but he didn’t go straight into the law. Instead, he taught writing at his alma mater, became a published author himself, and began traveling the country teaching lawyers how to write. It was during this decades-long teaching stint

Read more

10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh

  From serial entrepreneur to working lawyer and back again, Abdi Shayesteh (sha-YES–tay) has never lost the urge to start and run businesses. After 14 years in corporate, bank regulatory and financial transactions law, Shayesteh chose to act on a pain point many lawyers experience: the need to

Read more

Streamlining document review with technology

Today’s discovery teams must pick relevant information from mountains of similar-looking documents. To speed up the process, they can now have computers find relevant documents instead. The smorgasbord of technologies used to do this is called both technology assisted review (TAR) and computer-assisted review (CAR). These technologies are

Read more

Adapting to change amid tech enhancements

Some firms are boosting choices for work devices Henry Ford is quoted as saying: “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.” For the longest time, IT departments the world over have used similar reasoning in procurement

Read more

Your data network needs to be fast, accessible, secure

Lawyers often reach their work product using data networks. The speed and reliability of those networks can affect their productivity. At the same time, network security can determine whether lawyers keep client information confidential — or not.

Read more

Lawyers see need, design legal software

Here’s a recipe for change: Take one motivated, tech-inclined lawyer. Mix well with needlessly time-consuming tasks. Let frustration simmer. Throw in software development talent. Expected result: a startup software company serving the legal industry. That’s the recipe that baked three recent Canadian start-ups and their products. Three

Read more
Page 1 of 3123