At the 2014 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) conference, Microsoft made what could be a major splash for the legal vertical. Adding to their push for Office 365, Microsoft announced Matter Center. Although it is being marketed as “for Office 365″, Microsoft says it could also work in either hybrid or on-premises SharePoint environments. That said, the fact that the focus is on Office 365 tells you all you really need to know: This is it. This is the tipping point that Microsoft is betting on. The tipping point to grab a market share of legal Enterprise Content Management with an application that is geared to be delivered from the Cloud.
The Winscribe Board of Directors today announced the promotion of Greg Allen to Chief Executive Officer effective from 1st September 2014. Allen previously held the position of Chief Technology Officer for Winscribe.
Study Finds More than 73% of Small Law Firms Experience Past Due Client Accounts
LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today the results of a survey of U.S.-based small law firms. The survey found a majority of small law firms struggle with past due client accounts. About half said as much as 39% of client accounts are typically past due, and while law firms cite client financial hardship as the principle cause, the data also pointed to process defects and that lawyers are uncomfortable engaging in financial discussions.
@Legal Discovery, LLC, a full service eDiscovery technology provider, announces the release of a free white paper entitled “Technology Assisted Review: Taking on the Largest Cases – Delivering Results and Cost Savings.” The white paper documents the results of applying technology assisted review to a recent large-scale litigation with more than 1.5 million documents and more than 1.5 terabytes of data.
UK law firm Murrell Associates have chosen HighQ Collaborate as their latest offering to clients. The firm sought a virtual data room solution to offer to their clients as a value-added service. Hugh Murrell, a Director of the firm, felt that as a specialist corporate commercial practice, it was essential to source the very best cutting edge technology.
Gavel & Gown Software Inc., the leading developer of desktop and cloud based practice management software for lawyers, announced today that both Amicus Attorney and Amicus Cloud have been named as winners in the 2014 National Law Journal’s Best of Chicago Reader Rankings survey in five categories.
Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that since January 2014, four law firms on legacy Aderant products have successfully migrated to one of the company’s current solutions. Additionally, another 11 firms are currently in the migration process, taking advantage of their trusted relationship with Aderant and its proven expertise in legal software and law firm management, dedication to client service and thriving user community.
Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of discovery and data management services for law firms, corporations and government agencies, announces the opening of its newest location in Atlanta, Georgia. The office houses sales staff and production operations for both paper and electronic discovery services.
Handshake Software, Inc., the market leading, award-winning provider of Microsoft SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, today announced it will partner with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) on enhancing ILTA’s SharePoint Team Site environment using the Handshake Toolkit to provide a more meaningful and useful presentation of data which will result in a significantly improved end user experience.
LDM Global is pleased to add Alex Clarke and Allison Miriani to its global team. LDM Global is a leading international provider of legal discovery management services for law firms, corporations and government agencies. The company continues to see growth on a global scale as it expands to the Australia and APAC regions.
Keno Kozie Associates, a leading provider of information technology design, service and support to law firms and legal departments, today announced that the company has received first place recognition as Best IT Outsourcing Provider by the National Law Journal’s Best of Chicago 2014 Readers Rankings survey.
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