The results are in for the latest round of funding by the US Legal Services Corporation for technical initiative grants. This is the biggest and longest established A2J tech funding programme in the world. So, it may be worth looking at the grants awarded for inspiration elsewhere. The grant programme is approved by the US … Continue reading Technology and Legal Services: inspiration from successful bids to the US Legal Services Corporation?
Clio, the Canadian legal practice management software company, is a phenomenon. Its home is in the Burnaby suburb of Vancouver but last week it held its seventh annual conference in San Diego. Good choice. Right within touch of the California tech playgrounds.It had a world-renown edgy keynote speaker – Glenn Greenwald, champion of Edward Snowden. … Continue reading Practice Management, Clio and Access to Justice
Friday saw the final conference in Jimmy Vestbrick’s and LegalGeek’s hard working week. This was its offering on Law for Good. The fast-paced range of speakers – to which those attending all three days were, no doubt, becoming accustomed – provides an opportunity to review where we are now. So, let’s take their content and … Continue reading Law for Good: taking stock of A2JTech
Yesterday was day two of the three day LegalGeek London conference extravaganza. This was the Legal Design day. The venue was different; the numbers smaller; the style more participative; the energy as apparent; the subject as interesting and the value as great. LegalGeek have done us well. The day was crisply organised. We began with … Continue reading LegalDesignGeek: doing it ourselves
Today’s LegalGeek London conference was a pretty total immersive experience. 2000 attendees jostle in a converted brewery, dispersing themselves around three stages and a number of common areas serving beer, coffee and food. These, together, have really become too small and it must be really difficult to find an even larger but equally edgy venue. … Continue reading LegalGeek: from DX to CX