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  • Monday, August 14, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Legal Dive

    An in-house lawyer can ask the Lexis+ AI platform to draft a cease and desist letter to a third party who’s infringing on their company’s trademarks.

    The generative AI technology will produce a first draft of the letter, as well as the precedent-related material and other reference documents that would assist the attorney with fine-tuning the letter.

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  • Friday, August 11, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Change is afoot in a legal sector known for its traditional working practices. The latest in legal technology may seem overstated to some. Others predict present trends will drastically disrupt the profession. However, it is abundantly obvious that many legal technology solutions are already significantly improving the lives of attorneys.

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  • Monday, August 07, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    The practice of law is undergoing a tectonic shift. Being a lawyer these days is as much about being a businessperson, project manager, salesperson—and yes tech expert—as it is about writing motions and negotiating contracts. This shift isn't leaving anyone untouched. We all see it, and we are all figuring out what it means for each of us.

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  • Friday, July 28, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

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    Legal professionals everywhere rely on Excel for lawyers. 

    We spend significant time gazing at seemingly endless rows and columns. Specifically, studies reveal we spend more than 10% of our working lives in spreadsheets.

    There’s no doubt Excel has become a staple across many businesses and industries, but how exactly do law firms use it? In this guide, we unpack some of the top ways legal professionals use Excel for lawyers while sharing essential information that every legal professional should know to get the most value from it. 

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  • Monday, July 24, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Though a more basic searching technique, keyword searches allow professionals to identify one or two specific words from multiple documents. Nowadays, keyword searches are considered inferior to the successor, predictive coding (TAR). In comparison to TAR, the “outdated” search method is more expensive and time-consuming. Keyword searches are also less predictable; when filtering through the same data set, keyword searches yield fewer results. Based on these flaws, some would argue that keyword searches are a dying technique.

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  • Thursday, July 13, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Previous advances in A.I. inspired predictions that the law was the lucrative profession most likely to suffer job losses. It didn’t happen. Is this time different?

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  • Monday, July 10, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Trial presentations are an essential element of going to court; the balance between visuals and oral argument helps jurors to better understand the case. What is the objective of a trial presentation? For many, it is to tell a story compelling and convincing enough to win a case. When we think about empowering and improving a trial presentation, we need to consider the narrative of that presentation and how to maximize its impact.

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  • Monday, June 26, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Have you ever worked with client portal software? Even if you haven’t, it’s possible you soon will — especially now with more attorneys working remotely and many clients wanting to avoid going into the firm’s office for meetings. 

    For many firms, client portals are now the go-to solution for working and communicating with clients. It allows everyone to review things on their own time, wherever they may be.  

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  • Thursday, June 22, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    Tools like generative AI already have real-world implications in the legal profession. In our previous post, we covered discussions at the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Global Institute around the disruptive potential of generative AI, and how it will affect the way legal teams scale their services.

    Here, we review sessions at the conference around active use cases and immediate steps professionals can take to learn more about the technology.

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  • Monday, June 19, 2023 6:30 AM | Anonymous

    The legal industry is in the midst of transformation. Legal professionals increasingly cite the cloud as the norm for the present and the future of ediscovery, and other legal functions such as document management and case tracking.

    As law firms recognize the benefits of the cloud – its speed, scalability, security, collaborative nature, ability to handle modern data types, among others – and as they march towards the future, some firms are grappling with questions around adopting new technology and replacing old processes.

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