6 Takeaways from creating a “Bible” for LegalTech

The In-House Counsel’s Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide 2018  is a free 80+ page piece of content. It includes graphics, 20 expert contributors (some of the top legal journalists, vendors, tech experts, and in-house lawyers), and analysis of 16 different categories of legal technology.

It was grueling, with research spanning a year.

Thankfully, the hard work seems to have paid off. In the first day, the guide hit 1000 downloads. In the second week, 2,000 downloads, and rising. Though a buyer’s guide is not exactly cinematic, the reviews at least show we produced something the legal profession has been asking for. Read More

Is Tech actually making Legal better? 5 top law departments speak out

In his essay ( Lawyers and Technology: Frenemies or Collaborators?) lawyer and journalist, Mark Cohen, shows how technology is transforming every sector of the legal profession. Yet in a traditional profession, tech is not always warmly embraced. Cohen points to the fear that technological advance is playing its part in ending”lawyer hegemony of legal delivery” and is debunking “industry myths including that all work performed by lawyers is bespoke”.  So do those adopting technology in law departments feel the tech-fueled world is a better or a worse time to be working in the legal profession, and what are the challenges it brings? Read More

5 Surefire Secrets For Buying Legal Technology

Lucy Bassli, Chief Legal Strategist, LawGeex

There is no easy way to make an important purchase such as legal tech products.

Legal tech is spread across almost every aspect of the in-house legal department’s functions. From managing law firm engagements or analyzing documents to sharing information or reviewing invoices, there is automation for just about every touch point.

So how do you figure out what your department will benefit from most? Read More

3 charts that show the unstoppable growth of Legal Tech

The In-House Counsel’s Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide 2018 launched this week reflects a period of massive disruption in the $600 billion global legal services market.

Here are three charts that show the unstoppable growth of legal technology taken from the 80+ page free analysis of 130+ legal tech players transforming the profession. To see the full guide and charts, download the free book here. Read More

5 Things in LegalTech: Diversity + Number of Legal AI Players Explodes

Your time is short. This quick read gives you 5 things you need to know from LegalTech in the past seven days.

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LawGeex Launches 2018 Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide for In-House Counsel

LawGeex, the leading AI contract review platform for businesses, has today launched The 2018 In-House Counsel’s Legal Tech Buyer’s Guidea free, downloadable guide showcasing more than 120 must-know technology solutions.

The guide, fully updated and revised for 2018, includes practical advice based on dozens of interviews, real-life experiences, and personal recommendations from in-house lawyers and legal experts. The guide showcases 16 categories of legal technology transforming the traditional the legal profession — from contract review to contract due diligence, and litigation and prediction technology.
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Women Of Legal tech On Disrupting A $600 Billion Profession

The legal technology space has exploded, bringing unprecedented disruption to the $600 billion global legal services market. Each month dozens of companies burst onto the scene promising to transform daily legal tasks, and the pace of transformation is only accelerating. Funding of companies has increased. Consolidation and acquisitions are continuing. The In-House Counsel’s Legal Tech Buyer’s Guide 2018 (free, and available to download) reflects these major developments. It provides law department recommendations of more than 130 tech products that are changing the legal profession. Read More

5 Things in LegalTech: Fantastic Law Firm Incubators + The Plight of Non-Lawyers

Your time is short. This quick read gives you 5 things you need to know from LegalTech in the past seven days.

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No more Stranger Things: 2018 Tech lawyers need to know

Hit Netflix TV series, Stranger Things, is an affectionate love letter to the 1980s. Part of the show’s appeal is glimpsing the iconic tech of the time — VCRs, Walkmans, Arcades, and BASIC computer programing running shadowy government institutions.

In an Upside Down world, the 1980s retro tech still survives today in certain parts of a sometimes-frightening dimension: the legal market. One Microsoft study found that more than 86% of lawyers said they still used a pen and paper to complete legal work. Scanners, printers, and even Post-Its remain common for some lawyers. Read More

Chicago next stop for Tech Masters Summit

Chicago is the next stop for the agenda-setting gathering of corporate counsel talking legalTech.

The second GC Tech Masters Summit on May 21 will see LegalTech power users from top US legal departments reveal how they have radically transformed their legal processes. The speakers will describe how they are using innovative technology to cut costs and enhance delivery of legal services at major corporations. Read More