Products & Software


Will Your Case Go to Trial? This Computer Program Might Know the Answer

By Jenna Greene |

SettlementAnalytics says it can 'indicate the likelihood of a lawsuit proceeding all the way to trial and adjudication,' but some top Big Law litigators are skeptical.

Kevin Miller, CEO of LegalSifter.

LegalSifter Launches Analysis Platform for Contract Negotiation

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The company is looking to bring contract analysis a little further up the contract lifecycle.

Anaqua’s AcclaimIP Updates Track Patents’ Competitive Edge

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The newly released features promise to measure how well patents fare at blocking competitors.

Catalyst Teams up with TotalDiscovery to Enter Full EDRM Solution Market

By Rhys Dipshan |

TotalDiscovery will provide the technology behind the Legal Hold and Collection add-on to Catalysts’ Insight Enterprise platform for corporate legal departments.

Controle Seeks to Expand Office 365 Legal Holds with eNotify App

By Rhys Dipshan |

The application, which provides legal hold custodian notification and tracking, is the latest Office 365 integration in the legal tech space.

Robots in Love

Two UK-Based Automation Tools, LISA and Billy Bot, Find Love

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The romance heats up between the two companies in their collaborative marketing approach.

Deposition Transcripts Get Some Love in Allegory Law’s New Software Updates

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Built for litigators, Allegory Law’s transcript management tools can handle different file types, upload form different locations, and retain multiple versions.

The Knowledge Management Gamble: Aderant Acquires Handshake Software

By Ian Lopez |

The acquisition expands Aderant's product suite into knowledge management while keeping Handshake products under the Handshake name.

Simplifying Search? InnVenn Seeks to Tame Patent Research Through Visualization

By Rhys Dipshan |

Created by startup Loci, the platform uses Venn diagrams to help users narrow down relevant results and stake claims to in-development ideas.

Artificial Intelligence is Molding the Attorney of the Future

By Jeff Pfeifer, LexisNexis |

New applications for cognitive computing are on the horizon to help attorneys address evolving business challenges and make more intelligent, strategic decisions.

Contract Management

Ironclad Looks to Expand Following $8 Million Series A Round

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The low-flying contract management platform is hoping to generate a bigger foothold in corporate legal departments.

Exeo Offers Immigration Virtual Assistant for Those Visiting, Relocating to Canada

By Ed Silverstein |

The IVA covers more than 25 immigration categories, including work permits, student visas and permanent residence.

Award-Winning Litigation Tracking Tool Lifts a Burden for Ricoh Lawyers

By David Ruiz |

Ricoh and Reed Smith developed a shared software tool to track employment litigation matters and create a "knowledge center" accessible by in-house employment lawyers.

Microsoft Office 365

5 Ways Legal and Compliance Teams Can Benefit from Office 365 Migration

By Jake Frazier and Chris Zohlen, FTI Consulting, Cybersecurity Law & Strategy |

Legal and compliance groups also run unneeded risks if the process is not conducted in the context of strong legal and regulatory guidelines.

Luminance and HighQ Announce Product Integration to Automate Data Management

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The two UK-based platforms will create a pipeline from HighQ's data room into Luminance's AI analysis.

Dan Katz, associate professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, speaks at the Janders Dean & Chicago-Kent College of Law Legal Horizons conference on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

LexPredict Goes Open Source, Hopes Others Will Follow

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The company will make the core of its ContraxSuite analytics system free and open source while offering retrofitting services at a cost.

‘Doing AI’: What Legal Should Remember About Big Data

By Adi Prakash, Yerra Solutions |

The term AI may be exploited in legal in present, but AI technology can be part of a revolutionary future—if there are some fundamental shifts.

AdvanceLaw Joins About 30 GCs to Measure Law Firm Relationships

By David Ruiz |

The data experiment looks to find what management methods and what behaviors on both sides of the table produce the best results for clients and outside counsel.

Veritone’s Government Division Brings AI to Law Enforcement E-Discovery

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Veritone believes AI can help government entities better scale massive data sets during e-discovery.


Betting on Facial Recognition Breakthrough, Advanced Discovery Patents AI Software

By Ian Lopez |

Advanced Discovery patented its facial recognition technology, originally created for a law firm client and now available on e-discovery workflows.

Legal Technology Companies Find a Voice in Amazon Alexa

By Rhys Dipshan |

A host of legal tech companies are integrating with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, but can the technology and market catch up to the hype?

K2 Intelligence Launches Tech Lab, Underscores Managed Services Influence in E-Discovery

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The firm will launch its own in-house technology lab to retrofit companies with tailored compliance and cybersecurity technology.

LLM Integrates Reporting Into Its Review Management Platform

By Gabrielle Orum Hernandez |

With the integration, LLM looks to give users actual insights on litigation directly in the review platform.

LexisNexis Introduces Lexis Answers, an AI-Infused Expansion for Search

By Zach Warren |

Lexis Answers aims to use natural language during searches rather than keywords or Boolean syntax, anticipating questions and linking directly to relevant text.

When One Door Closes: Firm Manager’s Discontinuation Prompts Market Frenzy

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

As practice management companies are quickly noticing, one company’s demise can be another’s beginning in a cloud software world.

Tyler Technologies Acquires Online Dispute Resolution Platform Modria

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Small claims could move online as Modria is integrated into Odyssey File and Serve, the company’s proprietary court e-file technology.

Negative Ratings

This Startup Helps Clients Dish on Their Law Firms. Will the Firms Listen?

By Miriam Rozen |

For law firms, a Qualmet subscription would offer customized reports that include their own scores from clients, as well as scores for their rivals. But no firms have signed up.

Need to Start Prepping for GDPR? There’s an App for That

By Ian Lopez |

Hogan Lovells has developed an app for organizations looking to shore up GDPR compliance efforts.

The Law Firm Secondment: Thomson Reuters Explores a New Client Strategy

By Zach Warren |

Thomson Reuters has begun a secondment program where employees spend a short amount of time in-house at firms to aid tech problems. But does it work, and is it cost-savvy?

Zapproved Announces Strategic Investment from Legal Tech Staple Vista Equity Partners

By Zach Warren |

Zapproved becomes the first company in Vista’s Endeavor Fund, focusing on enterprise software and data businesses under $30 million in revenue.

Wolters Kluwer Launches Beta Federal Developments Knowledge Center

By Rhys Dipshan |

The company’s Federal Developments Knowledge Center seeks to provide insight and analysis on the latest federal laws and regulations.

Casetext Unveils AI Brief Finder as Companion to CARA Research Platform

By Zach Warren |

CARA Brief Finder, available to all current CARA users, predicts relevant excerpts from briefs using artificial intelligence technology.

IBM Watson

IBM Says New Watson Tool Could Dramatically Reduce Outside Counsel Spend

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez |

Outside Counsel Insights relies on cloud-based cognitive computing system Watson to reveal billing insights to in-house legal departments.

Amazon Echo.

Thomson Reuters Brings Amazon Alexa to Timekeeping

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

"Alexa, make sure I'm actually documenting all my billable hours."

Executives walking inside gears

Foxwordy Grows Up, Launches Enterprise Offering

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Collaboration tool Foxwordy is looking to move further into the business space, and away from its roots as a “social media for lawyers.”

E-discovery Leader Ipro Announces ‘Substantial Investment’ from ParkerGale Capital

By Zach Warren |

The deal, whose monetary details have not been disclosed, will allow ‘increased investment across all departments’ and provide further acquisition opportunities, the company says.

ONE Discovery Looks to Expand E-discovery’s UX Focus with New Solution

By Rhys Dipshan |

The new company is betting on the demand for a "for e-discovery professionals, by e-discovery professionals" tool in the enterprise space.

LexisNexis, HBR Consulting Explore Legal Tech Support with New Joint Venture

By Zach Warren |

Managed Technology Services will utilize LexisNexis technologies and data hosting capabilities, while HBR provides a strategy element.

Integration for Investigation: kCura/Videris Partnership Pulls Web Data to Connect Dots

By Ian Lopez |

kCura and Videris are betting their integration can vastly improve the efficiency of analyzing data sets by aligning internal and external data sets.

DTI Looks for Next Step E-Discovery, Info Gov with Minority Investment in Valora

By Ian Lopez |

The investment allows Valora to focus on technology development over services, while DTI’s clients get access to data classification technology.