Automation of In-House Legal Tasks: How and Where to Begin

Published Thu, September 24, 2020 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Legal operations departments aim to support the delivery of legal services in an efficient manner. To that end, resource management and solving problems through technology are core responsibilities of the department. But, the tasks of a legal department vary from answering legal phone calls, filing patents, reviewing and approving contracts, and litigating, just to name a few. With such a varied workload, what to automate can be difficult to identify. To help, I have put together a brief overview of where to start.

Now Live! Season Five of Law & Candor

Published Tue, September 22, 2020 by Lighthouse

We are thrilled to announce the one-year anniversary of our Law & Candor podcast. One year, five seasons, and 30 episodes later, we are still here and wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution. Click the image to listen to season five now or scroll down for more details. 

eDiscovery Meets the Millennial: The Evolving Impacts of Technology and How We Are Now Communicating in the Workplace

Published Thu, September 17, 2020 by Michelle Lippert

Co-authored by Michelle Lippert and Brooks Thompson

Google Drive: What Happened to Our Date?

Published Tue, September 08, 2020 by Josh Headley

Like most cloud-based productivity platforms, Google offers solutions for both home and business environments. Free for personal use applications such as Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Drive deliver a rich set of communication and Office-like functionality that have near feature parity with their commercial corporate-focused G Suite counterparts. From the perspective of evidence acquisition in the civil arena, we find a significant number of organizations bypassing the conventional Microsoft stack in favor of G Suite. These organizations...

Microsoft 365, G-Suite, and the Growing Demand for Consulting and Testifying Experts

Published Thu, September 03, 2020 by Sarah Moran

Moving to the Cloud represents a seismic upheaval in the design of an organization’s internal infrastructure – one that significantly changes the way legal and compliance teams operate. We are used to working within a static infrastructure system that doesn’t change unless we decide to change it, enabling us to feel in control of company data and risk. The Cloud, however, is not designed that way. It is a dynamic force that is constantly shifting under our feet.

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