Catching Up With Briefcatch – A Superpowered Editing Tool

Back in 2018, I reviewed Briefcatch, a supercool word add-on editing tool invented by legal writing guru Ross Guberman that that makes intelligent proofing and style suggestions and assigns a grade to your writing.  While I raved about the product in my original post, alas, as a Mac user, I was never able to actually…

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Lawyers and Judge Handle Zoom CATastrophe PURRfectly

A cat may have nine lives…but a video of a lawyer appearing as a cat at a virtual court hearing is trending towards nine million views.  If you’re not already fur-miliar with what happened, here’s a quick hiss-tory of the Zoom Cat-astrophe. Rod Ponton, a county attorney in Texas logged into a Zoom hearing on…

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A Decade’s Worth of Tech for Lawyers That Made Me Swoon

For me, finding the right law firm technology is just like falling in love. Every interaction is effortless. You feel a magnetic, almost addictive attraction that makes you want to spend more time getting to know everything about the object of your affection. You become a better person because you’ve found something that to bring…

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Another Day, Another Directory for Lawyers

Via Bob Ambrogi’s  Law Sites blog, I learned of the launch of Modern Attorney, a new legal directory intended to serve the needs of today’s millennials. Developed by Next Chapter  which was recently acquired by Fastcase, Modern Attorney includes the types of information believed to be important to millennial in choosing a lawyer – such…

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322 Legal Tech Tools for NonLawyers…That Lawyers Can Also Use

Last week, the American Bar Foundation released a Survey of Legal Tech for Non-Lawyers, authored by MacArthur Fellow, Professor Rebecca Sandefur. Sandefur’s exhaustive study identified 322 technology tools for non-lawyers that offer assistance with a range of criminal and civil problems. As shown on the chart, most of the tools serve one of three functions:…

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