March 30, 2020

UPDATED: Lawyers’ Duty of Technology Competence By State [Infographic]

(Updated March 30, 2020) In 2012 the American Bar Association amended Comment 8 to Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 (Duty of Competence) to address changes […]
March 23, 2020

Reading Suggestions for Legal (Spring Brea…, I mean, COVID-19 Quarantine Edition)

As the world hunkers down at home over the next few weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we offer a few reading suggestions to […]
August 15, 2019

Must Lawyers Supervise the Robots? (The Legal Ethics of AI)

Lawyers know the ethical obligations they owe clients require them to supervise the people that help them (like paralegals, clerks and vendors). But what about “the […]
January 4, 2018
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The Dashboard Difference

    As the volume of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) collected for litigation, investigations and other legal matters grows, so too does the task of filtering […]
November 9, 2017

It’s 10pm. Do You Know Where Your Client’s Legal Ops Are?

A couple of weeks ago at a meeting of the Chicago Legal Innovation & Technology Meetup, Alma Asay, the founder of Allegory Law, offered a primer […]
September 13, 2017

Time for a Legal Ops Overhaul? Some Places to Start

As discussed in a previous article, the number of legal operations, or “Legal Ops”, positions is growing as companies try to reduce legal bills and increase […]
August 15, 2016
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The Legal Ethics of Cloud Computing & SaaS

According to the American Bar Association 2015 Techreport, 31% of American lawyers utilize cloud computing or software as a service (SaaS) in their practice. We at […]
April 25, 2016
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The Government is Knocking. Prepared to Let ’em In?

    It is no secret that the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice stepped up investigation and prosecution of corporate wrongdoing. In fact the Yates […]
April 1, 2016

How to Use an ESI Questionnaire to Streamline the Discovery Process

As litigators are well aware, nowadays it is almost impossible to escape electronic discovery (e-discovery) in any case. Electronic documents are involved in nearly every matter […]