interview

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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"The food and the weather." ~Brandon, Lead Engineer

Our company proudly calls Berkeley, California, home. Several days ago, a local bookstore hosted an event called “Why Berkeley?” which invited speakers to reflect on what this city means to them. While we weren’t able to attend the event, many of us wanted to contribute our own reasons for loving and appreciating Berkeley. Here are
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Hyatt Regency San Francisco

On July 13th and 14th, lawyers and technologists came together at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in San Francisco to discuss a rapidly-changing legal tech landscape. A genuine and palpable enthusiasm for technology buzzed in the exhibition hall and sessions, shared by attendees, vendors, and panelists alike. Compared to previous iterations of Legaltech conferences, this year’s
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Translated Japanese Legal Text

Globalization is on the rise: we conduct business across borders and continents, breaking down language barriers daily. When it comes to litigation, this means that you are more likely to see documents in a foreign language. Dealing effectively with those documents is part of modern ediscovery. This month, we will release a feature to help
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New Everlaw Icons

As a new employee, Cecilia described what she thought made Everlaw unique. Her experience was that startup culture offered an unparalleled level of empowerment, transparency, and productivity. I was curious whether other team members would list the same motivations for seeking out a legal technology startup, over a larger player in the space. In many
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Reviewing Spreadsheets

It’s no secret that our company is engineering-heavy. We spend a lot of time discussing, building, and improving custom features for our ediscovery platform. This calendar year, we’ve already released twenty-six new features or major improvements! With all of this new functionality, I was curious what the team members thought were the coolest features we
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There are great ideas published every day on how to be more productive. Some look at how the super-productive few do it, some find productivity hacks in scientific findings, while others focus on increasing employees’ productivity. If you need inspiration, they’re a great place to start. But when it’s time to actually make it happen, you
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