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ILTACON Session

I loved ILTACON. Not only did the quirky theme and costumes at the opening reception make me feel right at home, but I also gained much insight into the modern legal technology space, all in a three-day crash course. I witnessed ILTA’s focus on innovative education at its many excellent sessions. For example, Jeffrey Roach’s
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Legal File Organization

Many lawyers are curious about legal entrepreneurship – from solo firms to legal technology shops. While some data suggests that the profitability of solo practice is worsening, law software is on the rise – as far as both economics and buzz. But what goes on beyond the hype, when you’re in the thick of it?
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Legal Tech Caffeine

Enthusiasm for legal hacking is abundant, from Zach Abramowitz’s Should You Leave Law And Learn to Code? to Sam Glover’s podcast on Hacking for Justice. Also notable, tech incubator LegalX launched last month, and former Legaltech News editor Monica Bay joined the Codex team last quarter. (Law hacking seems to be brought to us by
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Judge's Gavel

“Do Less Law” is both a controversial and seemingly nonsensical command to issue to lawyers. However, Ron Friedmann’s intent in saying it is neither to encourage negligence nor to free up work for newly-minted JDs. Instead, the intention is to address the continually-mounting pressure for “value,” without turning it into an effort to squeeze more
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Everlaw Plays Bubble Soccer

It has been almost one year since I joined Everlaw, and a lot of things have happened in that time! Highlights from my first year included meeting lots of interesting people at Legaltech New York and working closely with the smart and driven people here at Everlaw. Seeing the team work hard to build a
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Open Source Software

We at Everlaw love open-source software. We build off of open-source tools for our application server, database, search engine, front-end framework, and more. What that means is that we don’t reinvent the wheel each time we write a new feature. Just as attorneys start a contract with an existing template and then customize it for
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As a technology company, we’re committed to continuously delivering new and enhanced features—as we’ve done over 29 major releases since the first version of Everlaw in 2011. Our 30th update includes major improvements to predictive coding, new foreign language detection and translation capabilities, and StoryBuilder enhancements. Read on to learn more about these exciting changes! Improved
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Legal Technology Innovation

There is a lot of talk about “innovation” or “disruption” especially when conversation turns to software. It’s no secret why everyone wants to be branded “innovative:” in a world of Moore’s Law, no one wants to be last year’s model. However, in the race to keep up, it’s easy to forget what innovation means. Inherent
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