There are several types of legal technology available to help organizations operate more efficiently. These include technology-assisted review, contract management software, information governance solutions, and predictive coding. However, not all legal technology solutions are appropriate for every organization. A thorough review of your current and future and business needs can help you understand how legal technology can help. Choosing the right approach to legal technology can improve daily functions, strengthen client relationships, offer a competitive edge, and provide long-term financial benefits.read more
As usual, this year’s eDiscovery event, Relativity Fest, was packed with great content, interesting conversations, and insights from legal experts. Attendees heard from the judiciary, from eDiscovery practitioners, law firm attorneys, general counsel, and technologists around the world. Read on for our top takeaways and to watch our recap video.
Many attorneys use technology assisted review (“TAR”) solutions to help streamline their practice. It can help with document review, case assessment, contracts, and other litigation tasks. One major draw of TAR is that it reduces effort and cost related to eDiscovery, while also improving accuracy. Numerous studies have concluded that TAR provides results that are superior to manual review. As the years go on, this software continues to improve and provide even more benefits to the legal industry.read more
North Carolina may soon become the second state after Florida in the country to require that attorneys receive technology training. In 2012 the American Bar Association changed its Model Rules of Professional Conduct to explicitly state that lawyers have a duty to stay abreast of relevant technology as part of their professional competence. So far at least 31 states have adopted the new model rule. read more