Legal Tech Companies

In creating a website that has all the features of the best websites, be sure to avoid these pitfalls. MISSING A CALL TO ACTION All effective law firm websites have strong calls to action that are easy to find and prompt the visitor to act. You have about ten seconds to convey to visitors why they should contact the firm—and how to do so. NOT CLIENT-CENTRIC Some websites put too much attention on the lawyer. Your homepage…
Written by Darren Fancher, CEOOriginally published by the American Bar AssociationThe Business Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 5, Fall 2019 Legal professionals are reluctant to admit defeat, but when it comes to software, I’d wager that at one point or another, most of us have stared at our computer screen, dropped our face into our palm, and admitted, “I’ve made a huge mistake.” Whether it was prematurely jumping on a failed bandwagon, holding out for an…
Written by Darren Fancher, CEOOriginally published by the American Bar AssociationThe Business Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 5, Fall 2019 Legal professionals are reluctant to admit defeat, but when it comes to software, I’d wager that at one point or another, most of us have stared at our computer screen, dropped our face into our palm, and admitted, “I’ve made a huge mistake.” Whether it was prematurely jumping on a failed bandwagon, holding out for an…
The Future of Work According to a study by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) around 1.5 million workers in England are at high risk of losing their livelihood to job automation, with women, part-time workers and young people disproportionately affected. Considering that the UK government has promised to have self-driving cars on our roads by 2021, and that over 300,000 people are employed as HGV drivers alone, the figure of 1.5 million looks rather…
During a merger and acquisition (M&A), the in-house counsel and legal team are responsible for most of the arduous processes involved in due diligence. Issues always arise during the transaction — and preparing for everything is never on the table. However, there are several strategies the team can implement to ensure a smooth and successful M&A due diligence process. 1. Prioritize Confidentiality Keep the entire transaction as confidential as possible during the planning, drafting, negotiation…
Between 70-90% of corporate Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) deals result in failure, depending on which reports you read. And yet according to the latest Harvard Law School M&A report, total deal volume in 2017 made it the fourth busiest year on record for M&A activity. For General Counsel (GCs), those numbers making for nervous reading; the likelihood of you playing a major role in M&A activity is increasing, even though the risks are greater…
In this third and final installment of our blog series on selecting a new document management system (DMS), we suggest seven critical questions that enterprises should consider when evaluating potential DMS products and vendors. Besides searching for a DMS that is capable of improving operational efficiency, reducing costs, and increasing workforce productivity, it is also important to identify a vendor that can effectively meet your organizational requirements. Selecting the right DMS vendor requires informed decision-making…
  A great movie isn’t a great movie without a great ending—and a successful personal injury litigation isn’t successful without an equitable recovery for your clients. But, just like with the movies, you can’t simply skip ahead to the end of your cases. Personal injury case settlements can be long and arduous—and with multiple attorneys, plaintiffs, injuries, insurance providers, expenses, offers, etc., personal injury settlements can also be a pain to manage…unless you use CloudLex.…
We wanted to blow the assumptions about data analytics, creativity and legal out of the water. And that’s exactly what we did at our recent  Exigent Mashup held recently at The Chicago House of Blues, where art and music meet! The mentality that it’s either data or creativity, right brain or left brain, legal or business, is outdated, old fashioned and the key to a short corporate lifespan. That’s according to our keynote speaker, Dr.