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… 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.…
From : Blog Entry>>Nitza’s Blog EntryCovid restrictions have forced many firms to pivot from in person to remote work. In the first phase, many firms were focused on the technical tools of making the remote work transition a reality. But now, as most of the critical needs and IT infrastructure is in place, the next question is: How do we transition to managing remote teams?                My name is Nitza Medina-Garcia, CRM and I have worked as a remote worker and have managed remote teams at my company InfoCompass for over 13 years. [More]
More shots were fired today in the litigation battle over whether legal research startup ROSS Intelligence stole copyrighted content from Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw in order to jumpstart development of its own product. Thomson Reuters filed a brief in response to ROSS’s motion to dismiss its lawsuit, asserting that under the “notice pleading” standard of the federal courts, its complaint — alleging copyright violations and tortious interference with contractual relations — is properly pleaded. “To state a copyright claim, Plaintiffs need allege only ‘(1) ownership of a valid copyright, and (2) copying of constituent elements of the work that are original,’”…
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has announced significant upgrades to to RBSourceFilings with RegReview,drafting tool which streamlines the SEC filing preparation process. Wolters Kluwer has been tracking securities rules and regulations for decades. Their Federal Securities Law Reporter was transformed into the Cheetah platform in —-. The company has continued to expand their securities practice offerings with additional innovative products that provide new insights and improve workflow including: M&A Clause Analytics, Capital Markets Clause Analytics   In case you cant remember what is included in RB Source Filings and RegReview, here is a breakdown:  RBSourceFilings is a sophisticated research tool which provides…
  In this new digital mortgage era, loan officers and mortgage teams are busier than ever before with new lead inquiries. Rates are low and more buyers are looking to purchase—this should be a good problem to have, but what happens when you don’t have a system in place that helps you keep up with demand and stay organized?  Enter the Shape CRM + leadPops seamless integration.  With Shape + leadPops working in harmony, you can say goodbye to low-quality leads while  ensuring your teams have an end-to-end workflow in place that prevents any qualified lead from slipping through the…
From : Blog Entry>>Kelley’s Blog Entryi.WILL & WWL Presents Your Personal Brand with the Inspiring Donna Payne About this Event Defining Your Personal Brand Time to focus on you! Join i.WILL and ILTA’s Women Who Lead to learn from the amazing Donna Payne on Building Your Brand. Our inspiring speakers: Donna , Author, International Speaker and former CEO, PayneGroup, will share with us proven strategies and tips on building your brand that will help elevate your confidence and be your [More]
Twenty-four finalists in eight categories were announced this morning by organizers of the inaugural American Legal Technology Awards, a new round of awards that will honor companies and individuals who are making a difference in law through technology innovation. As I reported here in June, this is the first year of these awards, which were originally slated to be presented during a virtual event in August. Now, the organizers say they will announce the winner in each category in a series of nightly events that will occur from Sept. 7 to Sept. 16, with one winner being announced…
At the end of 2021, the benchmark rate that underpins more than $350 trillion worth of cash products and derivative contracts — the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) — is being sunsetted. For many organizations, this means thousands of contracts need to be gathered up, assessed and repapered. Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, and obstacles […] The post Developing a LIBOR Contract Remediation Plan appeared first on Exigent.…
Last month, the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) released their 2020 Trends in State Courts. The articles in this year’s publication covered, among many others, a diversity of topics such as on-demand virtual-remote-interpreting services, online dispute resolution, gray divorcees, and the development and testing of visual icons for forms in family law cases. In addition, one of the articles covered the Family Justice Initiative (FJI) and was coauthored by Natalie Knowlton, IAALS Director of Special Projects. To support family courts in evaluating and improving the way domestic relations cases are handled, FJI was formed in 2017 as a partnership…
From : Blog Entry>>Rachel’s Blog EntryILTA recently hosted a session on “Change Management Tools for Success” with Brianna Leung, Director of Strategy and Marketing, Much Law and Katie Davis, Senior Staff Training and Development Specialist, Perkins Coie, LLP and moderated by Rachel Shields Williams, Senior Manager, Experience Management, Sidley Austin LLP. Although the program was not recorded, summarized below are some of the key tools for success that the speakers shared. Hardest part(s) about influencing change? Influencing [More]
When I invited Robert Taylor, vice president and senior corporate counsel for legal ideation and transformation at Liberty Mutual Insurance, to be my guest earlier this week on Litera.TV, I knew him to be a widely recognized innovator in legal department operations, as was recognized last year when the Association of Corporate Counsel recognized his group with its Legal Operations Team of the Year award. What I did not know was that Taylor was marking his 25th year at Liberty Mutual, and in observance of that had created a presentation in which he shares the lessons he learned…
We talk a lot about access to legal information in law libraries. Yesterday’s decision in the PACER fees case is a good example (PDF). Recently, I’ve been working on the other type of accessibility: how accessed information is made useable. Law libraries may be subject to statutory obligations like §508 in the US or a regional obligation like the one that I’m trying to meet. This isn’t a post about the tools. Instead, I’ve been trying to navigate the library’s role as content access point, but not necessarily as creator. I said this post isn’t about the tools. But…