AffiniPay, the parent company of law practice management company MyCase, has sold off the legal accounting software Soluno to another law practice management company, Actionstep, in what the New Zealand-based Actionstep says is an important milestone for its expansion into the U.S. and Canadian markets.
MyCase acquired the cloud-based Soluno in 2021, saying at the time that
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In a first for a state bar, The Florida Bar is providing its entire membership of more than 111,000 lawyers with access to legal trust accounting software – a move designed to both help lawyers better comply with trust accounting rules and help protect members of the public from trust accounting errors.
The initiative was spearheaded by F. Scott Westheimer
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By Bill Bice, CEO of nQ Zebraworks; former founder and CEO of ProLaw Software and then at TR, West km. The vision was there. The execution wasn’t. West’s acquisition of …
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It is a day of major legal tech deals. Following news earlier today of the merger of Fastcase and vLex, now comes news from Thomson Reuters that it is selling off a majority stake in Elite, its suite of law practice management and financial products for larger law firms, to TPG, a global asset management firm, making Elite a
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European late stage private equity firm TPG has agreed to buy a majority stake in Thomson Reuters Elite at a valuation of $500 million. The announcement was made internally at …
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SurePoint, a company that provides practice management, financial and client relationship products for mid-sized law firms, today announced the appointment of a new CEO, Eric Thurston, a veteran business-transformation leader with more than two decades of experience scaling and leading high-growth software and services companies across several verticals, including legal. 
Venture investor Mike Suchsland, a veteran of
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LeanLaw, a company that provides a financial operating system for small and mid-sized law firms, said today it has raised $4 million in a Series A financing round led by FINTOP Capital.
Based in Boise, Id., LeanLaw’s cloud-based product provides IOLTA trust accounting, time and expense tracking, billing, matter management, electronic payments, and reporting.
LeanLaw integrates and synchronizes
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At its LEX Summit user conference this week, the law practice management company Filevine made two major product announcements, and its CEO outlined a broad vision for incorporating AI throughout the company’s products.
The first of the two product announcements is a feature that uses artificial intelligence to translate client documents and then extract and label data from those documents
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The folks at Helm360 have been putting their knowledge as a full-service IT company to another use of late, developing products that build on their experience implementing technology solutions for  legal and professional services firms. 
I wrote about one of these products in May, Termi, an AI-enabled chatbot that aims to solve the problems of slow tech adoption and
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It has been a notable year for the practice management company MyCase, one in which it made four notable acquisitions of other practice management products, and then itself was acquired by AffiniPay, the parent company of the electronic payments platform LawPay.
Today, we are seeing the fruits of two of those acquisitions, as MyCase rolls out legal
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