ABA Journal

Big Data & Cloud Computing

24 ABA Journal Big Data & Cloud Computing articles.

How one bankruptcy software company had a banner year despite filings hitting a low

When COVID-19 began hitting the United States hard last year, Janine Sickmeyer was among those in the bankruptcy world who thought that there would be a tsunami of cases. But contrary to the prognostications of many, the influx never materialized.

New data shows lateral associate hiring happening across the board

Lateral hiring for associates increased in nearly all practice groups in the first quarter of 2021, with data privacy, entertainment and media and insurance practices showing the most activity, according to a legal data company.

Afternoon Briefs: US lawyer sentenced in Hong Kong tussle; Air Force at fault in mass shooting

US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison

Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening

CEO of cloud and mobile litigation company discusses the future of litigation workflow

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Erez Bustan, the CEO of American LegalNet, a leading cloud and mobile litigation platform.

Experienced cloud-based law firm thrives during COVID-19, co-founder says

“You make a lot more money when you come work for us than you do at a traditional firm,” says Kevin E. Broyles, a co-founder and managing partner of FisherBroyles.

Arizona will implement Thomson Reuters’ digital evidence platform statewide

Arizona’s court system will begin utilizing Thomson Reuters’ cloud-based court exhibit and evidence sharing platform to assist with the handling of digital evidence across the state, it was announced Wednesday.

Attorney urges other lawyers to use outrage over George Floyd’s death to demand policing reforms

Speaking on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump urged attendees of the annual Clio Cloud Conference on Wednesday to use the widespread outrage generated by Floyd’s death at the hands of law enforcement to demand policing reforms.

COVID-19 sparks rapid tech adoption that has helped lawyers weather economic downturn

COVID-19 has sparked lawyers to adopt technology at a much faster clip than previously seen in the legal industry and ahead of consumer expectations for doing so, according to cloud-based company Clio’s 2020 Legal Trends Report.

Private equity firm purchases law practice management platform Rocket Matter

A private equity firm based in New York has acquired Rocket Matter, one of the leading practice management platforms in the legal industry since its launch more than a decade ago.

General counsel of Fortune 500 company talks gratitude, empathy and a decade of lessons he learned

Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Matt Fawcett, the general counsel of NetApp, a Fortune 500 cloud data services and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

ABA and Clio team up to assist lawyers amid the coronavirus pandemic

In a move designed to help attorneys confront the many difficulties posed by the ongoing public health crisis, the American Bar Association and legal technology company Clio have formed a new partnership that includes providing annual Clio customers with complimentary one-year memberships to the ABA.

Nearly 800 COVID-19 lawsuits have been filed, according to law firm’s tracker

Wondering what kind of lawsuits are being filed in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic? A lawsuit tracker has the answer.

Law firms are seeing major slowdown in business because of COVID-19, data shows

The shock to the global economy stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic has produced a 40% drop in the number of new legal matters being opened each week in the U.S. compared to late February, according to cloud-based company Clio’s recent analysis of data from its practice management software.

Afternoon Briefs: Lawsuits challenge shutdown orders; judge ordered to stop hearings

Suits challenging shutdown orders fail in two states

Lawsuits challenging shutdown orders in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire have so far been unsuccessful.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Sunday denied a…

Afternoon Briefs: DOJ opens criminal review of Russia probe; DeVos held in contempt

Department of Justice reportedly opens criminal inquiry into origins of Russia probe

The U.S. Department of Justice’s review of the origins of the Russia probe has shifted from an administrative…

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