At a time when legal technology companies are making it easier to access and analyze court documents, what should – and should not – be done to protect confidential court documents that are sealed from public access?
This question came to a head last July, when a federal court in North Carolina took the drastic step of issuing a standing
Continue Reading On LawNext: How Courts, Lawyers and Legal Tech Companies Should Handle Sealed Court Documents: A Panel Discussion

PacerPro, a company that provides federal court data automation and experience capture for law firms, today launched a service focused on state court data, StatePro, offering access to 32 state courts initially and more to be added throughout this year and next.
In addition, PacerPro has named Noah Aron, an expert in electronic court filings and the former
Continue Reading With Launch of StatePro, PacerPro Expands Its Court Data Automation to 32 States, with More to Come

The Delaware court system is recognized throughout the legal profession as a leading forum for the litigation of business and commercial disputes. But for out-of-state attorneys, Delaware presents unique procedural hurdles, including that all electronic case filings must be done by local counsel licensed in Delaware, and that any electronic notices of filings must be distributed via that local counsel. 
Continue Reading PacerPro’s Expansion into Delaware Has Particular Value for Pro Hac Vice Counsel

Multiple pieces of news today from PacerPro, a company that enables law firms to automate the workflow around distributing and capturing federal court filings.
The company, which until now specialized in helping law firms manage federal court PACER filings, said it is expanding into coverage of state court dockets, starting with California and New York and expanding over the
Continue Reading With $5M Investment, PacerPro Expands Into State Courts, Hires Silicon Valley Veteran As CTO

Gavin McGrane was a litigation attorney in San Francisco when he saw an opportunity to improve how legal professionals interface with the federal courts electronic records system, PACER, and to enable them to better tap into the data and knowledge contained within that system. 
In 2012, he founded PacerPro, originally focusing on providing an enhanced interface to the PACER
Continue Reading LawNext: PacerPro Founder and CEO Gavin McGrane On Process Automation and Court Data

The 2020-2021 Dewey B Strategic Hits and Misses survey asked responders to identify products purchased in 2020 or to be purchased in 2021. Despite the financial concerns triggered by the pandemic, law firm librarians continued to consider new products. Some new products such as Westlaw Edge and Lexis + are often driven by an impeding contract renewal. Other product selections
Continue Reading The Dewey B Strategic 2020-21 Hits and Misses Survey: What Research, KM/Workflow and Analytics Products are Readers Buying?

I have ranked the most popular 15  Dewey S Strategic posts of 2020.It is no surprise to me that posts about the release of specialty COVID resources by major legal publishers dominate – 4 of the 15 stories. My annual “Hits and Misses” survey results  were covered in 3 of the 15 top posts. The emergence of new legal news
Continue Reading My Most Popular Posts of 2020: Innovative Products, COVID, Legal News Products

PacerPro launched in 2014 with a simple overlay to the pacer system. In enabled firms to streamline the distribution of thousands of pacer filings to litigation teams and lower Their Pacer costs.  Cofounders Gavin McGrane, COO and Anna McGrane, CEO have continued to expand the service and to explore how PacerPro can  be leveraged to integrate federal court data with knowledge
Continue Reading PacerPro and Fireman & Co White Paper Documents PacerPro’s Dramatic Efficiencies and Opportunities for Knowledge Insights

 Four products shared the top 3 places in this tears Dewey B Strategic Hits and Misses survey results. Back in January readers were asked to identify the products they either purchased for the first time in 2019 or planned to purchase in 2020. Although budgets may have been cut since the survey was taken the products identified by readers are
Continue Reading Hits and Misses Part 3 – Blue J Legal AI Product Tops 2020 “Must Have” List

PacerPro, a company that provides automated distribution of federal court filings, said today that it is offering three months of free access to its service, as a well of helping legal professionals transition to remote work.
PacerPro’s service automatically sends notices of new filings, together with their associate PDFs, to everyone on a litigation team, within moments of the
Continue Reading In Response to COVID-19 Crisis, PacerPro Offers Three Months Free Access

[Editor’s note: The cloud document management company NetDocuments held its second-annual Elevate conference Oct. 6-8 in Salt Lake City. I was not able to attend, but e-discovery consultant Brett Burney was there and files this report. Be sure to scroll down for Brett’s video from the conference.]
How many of you would be surprised to hear that the cloud is
Continue Reading Transparent Platinum: NetDocuments Conference Marks 20 Years of Leading Cloud Adoption in Legal

It turns out that the West Coast doesn’t have a lock on law and tech innovation. On this episode, we talk with four guests who are involved in the upcoming NYU Law and Tech: Impact on Innovation, on October 15, 2019.  Our guests today are Felicity Conrad is a NYU grad and CoFounder and CEO of Paladin. Michael Weinberg
Continue Reading The Geek in Review Ep. 54: NYU Law and Tech Conference: Serving it Up East Coast Style