Merlin Search Technologies

A product launched this week claims to be the fastest search and review platform in legal for matters involving large document collections — discovery, investigations and compliance — and the first to seamlessly combine keyword and algorithmic search.
The chief data scientist who helped develop it said it is “an order of magnitude faster than anything on the market.”
The
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After nearly 32,000 votes, the results are in. Readers have been voting to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the sixth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2022, taking place March 2-5, 2022.
These 15 will face off in an opening night pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW,
Continue Reading Results Are In: Here are The 15 Legal Tech Winners of the 2022 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

We need your vote! Here is your chance to help pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the sixth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2022. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a live pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW, as well as to exhibit in a special
Continue Reading Time to Vote: You Get to Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW 2022

We need your vote! You can help pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2021. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a virtual pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW.
In November, we issued a call for entries. From all
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Here are the episodes of my LawNext podcast that got the most listens during November.
This reflects only downloads of episodes during the month of November, not for all time.
(In the all-time tally, the most listened-to episode is my April interview with legal futurist Richard Susskind.)
1. Clio CEO Jack Newton and VP of Product Mik Lernout on the
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After Catalyst, the pioneering cloud-based e-discovery company he founded and spent 19 years building, sold last year to OpenText for $75 million, John Tredennick was not ready to sit back and rest on his laurels. Instead, he launched two separate but related undertakings — Merlin Digital Magic, a company developing AI-powered software for investigations, discovery and regulatory compliance, and
Continue Reading John Tredennick On His New Company Merlin and the Magic of Open Source

John Tredennick, the Denver lawyer who founded the e-discovery company Catalyst Repository Systems in 2000 and sold it earlier this year to OpenText for $75 million, has now announced the launch of the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that seeks to improve access to justice and make legal and regulatory compliance more efficient through the use of
Continue Reading After Sale of His Company, Catalyst Founder Forms Foundation to Promote Open Source Software in Law