Docketing and E-Filing

It was major news April 4 when the legal research and technology companies Fastcase and vLex announced their merger, creating a single entity that they say now has the world’s largest subscriber base of lawyers and law firms and a legal research library of more than 1 billion documents from more than 100 countries. 
It is a deal that could
Continue Reading On LawNext Podcast: The Four Founders of vLex and Fastcase on the Merger Of Their Two Companies

When UniCourt was founded in 2017 to provide access to court data and analytics, APIs were an afterthought, cofounder Josh Blandi now says. The company’s original focus was on building an application to provide law firms and others with easy access to federal and state court records. But soon customers were asking for API access to the data, and UniCourt
Continue Reading With New Enterprise API, UniCourt Takes An API-First Approach To Providing ‘Legal Data As A Service’

In a deal that will reshape the legal research and legal technology landscape on a global basis and threaten the longstanding “Wexis” legal research duopoly, the companies vLex and Fastcase today announced that they have merged into a single entity that they say will have the world’s largest subscriber base of lawyers and law firms and a legal research library
Continue Reading In Major Legal Tech Deal, vLex and Fastcase Merge, Creating A Global Legal Research Company, Backed By Oakley Capital and Bain Capital

Today vLex and Fastcase, two of the  fastest-growing legal technology companies, announced that they are merging to form the world’s largest  digital law library. The combined company will also have the world’s largest law firm subscriber base and resources containing more than one billion legal documents from more than 100 countries.  Oakley Capital and Bain Capital Credit are investing
Continue Reading vLex and Fastcase Merge to Form World’s Largest Global Law Library (Everything, Everywhere, All at Once)

Docket Alarm, which is owned by Fastcase, is one of several products on the market that allow legal professionals to search and browse dockets of federal and state courts. But, when using any of these services, as you browse docket entries, there is no quick way to know what a litigation filing is about without having to download,
Continue Reading Docket Alarm Now Uses GPT-3 To Show You Summaries Of PDF Litigation Filings As You Review Docket Sheets

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

Service of process and other documents is an essential function of law practice – one most lawyers deal with on a regular basis. But for Colorado lawyer Eric Voogt, he saw service of process as a broken system, one in which it could be difficult for an attorney to line up a process server or know the status of
Continue Reading LawNext Podcast: Proof Founder Eric Voogt on Disrupting Service of Process

Last January, Aderant, a global provider of business management software for law firms, acquired American LegalNet (ALN), the docketing technology and rules-based calendaring company. 
When it did, Aderant already had a leading rules-based calendaring product of its own, CompuLaw, which it acquired in 2011, and which originally was introduced to the legal market some 40 years ago.
Continue Reading Aderant Unveils Cloud Docketing Product that Combines CompuLaw with American LegalNet