Document Checking and Formatting

The CLOC Global Institute, the conference of legal operations professionals now underway now in Las Vegas, has become a leading venue for legal technology companies to announce product news — particularly when that news relates to products that serve corporate legal departments and legal ops. This year has brought a slew of announcements of new products, enhanced products, and
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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.
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Lawyers and legal professionals using the AI-powered document drafting tool Clearbrief to create a legal brief or document will now be able to seamlessly view any case law they cite thanks to a partnership with the legal research and intelligence company Fastcase, the companies announced today.
As I have written before, Clearbrief is an innovative legal technology product
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As reported here yesterday, the legal editing software WordRake released a new version 4.0 that expands its functionality, adds new pricing options for less-frequent users, and introduces a new Simplicity editing mode for simplifying complex language.
With this release, WordRake now has two editing modes: Brevity and Simplicity. You might consider the Brevity mode to be “classic” WordRake, in
Continue Reading I Put WordRake’s New Version 4.0 to the Test Against the Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Opinion in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association

The legal editing software WordRake is today releasing a new version 4.0 that expands its functionality, adds new pricing options for less-frequent users, and introduces a new Simplicity editing mode for simplifying complex language.
WordRake President Scott Johns calls this a “massive update” in which WordRake has “expanded functionality, dramatically increased editing algorithm quantity and quality, eliminated license keys for
Continue Reading WordRake Releases Version 4.0 of its Legal Editing Software, Including New ‘Simplicity’ Mode for Simplifying Complex Language and New Pricing

From : Blog Entry >> Matthew’s Blog EntryPlease enjoy this blog post co-authored by Matt Miller, VP of Product, Litera Microsystems, Matt James, Sr. Director of Evangelists & Sales Engineers, Litera Microsystems and Sherry Kappel, Litera Evangelist, Litera Microsystems. The market for legal services has been tightening for years. Alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) have been ratcheting competition up
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Imagine this scenario: You have just weeks to file an appellate brief. The record in the case is enormous. The trial lasted five weeks, generating more than 40 reporter record volumes of testimony and trial exhibits and another seven clerk record volumes containing pleadings, motions and other filings.
Out of that voluminous record, you need to find the evidence that
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The surreptitiously leaked draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade has been subjected to a firestorm of scrutiny and commentary. For good reason, the focus of the firestorm has been on the opinion’s ultimate ruling and its social and political implications.
But, legal tech nerd that I am, I wondered how the draft would fare if
Continue Reading I Ran Justice Alito’s Draft Abortion Opinion through the BriefCatch Legal Editing Software. Here’s What Happened.

An international working group of academics, vendors, lawyers and other legal professionals is today releasing the legal industry’s first comprehensive guide to best practices and workflows for creating effective legal documents in Microsoft Word.
Document Competency: What Every Legal Professional Should Know for Effective & Efficient Drafting in Word, is intended to establish for legal professionals “a baseline understanding
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I recently had the great honor to be interviewed by Ivy B. Grey, vice president, strategy & business development, at WordRake, about lessons learned in journalism that can be applied in law.
The interview is now posted at WordRake, where we discuss what journalism can teach legal professionals about effective writing, interviewing, working with editors, and meeting deadlines,
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Dentons Nextlaw LabsMaya Markovich understands that rational lawyers would observe market dynamics and client pressures to weigh the costs and benefits of adapting their behaviors to survive change, stay employed, and make their work more fulfilling. But, people don’t always make rational decisions. And, law firm’s economic structure incentivizes lower efficiency as a method of obtaining higher revenue. 
Continue Reading The Geek in Review Ep. 124 – Maya Markovich and Ivy Grey on Creating More Value with the Time You Have

The legal technology company WordRake, whose software helps legal professionals hone their writing, has entered into a collaboration with the Access to Justice Technology Fellows, a program that trains law students to work with technology to enhance the delivery of legal services, through which each fellow will receive a one-year license to use WordRake at no cost.
Continue Reading WordRake Donates Its Software To Help Hone Writing Skills Of Access To Justice Fellows