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Is a Virtual Assistant Right for You?

"Virtual assistants are hot whether you are a solo practitioner or work in a major law firm," says Chere Estrin, president and founder of The Organization of Legal Professionals. Moreover, she adds, the more tech-savvy the attorney, the easier it is to work with a virtual assistant, also known as a VA.


Lack of Awareness of Data Retention Rules Complicating Discovery

Employees’ lack of awareness, or guidelines, with respect to data retention policies could be potentially costly and damaging to U.S. companies, according to information from a Harris Poll sponsored by kCura.  


Future of Internet Privacy Uncertain in Wake of S.J Res. 34

A newly enacted law that rolls back FCC internet privacy rules has set off a flurry of speculation regarding its implications for web surfers.  


Casetext Nabs $12M in Series B to Support AI Digital Assistant  

Lawyers from Palo Alto-based Casetext pulled in an additional $12 million in investments for their company, which created a digital assistant that uses “artificial intelligence and natural language queries” to improve case law search efficiency. So reports the Silicon Valley Business Journal.


New e-Discovery Book Aims at Simplicity, Ethical Responsibility

Author and attorney Ralph Losey estimates he’s written nearly 2 million words about the increasingly popular practice of e-Discovery.


E-discovery Market to Explode by 2021: Report

Electronic discovery (e-discovery) is on course to explode at a compound annual growth rate of 23.4%, according to a report entitled 'E-Discovery Market by Solution, Service, and Vertical – Global Forecast to 2021', recently published by MarketsandMarkets.


So You Want to Be a Virtual Lawyer?

“The concept of the virtual practice is practicing law using a different business structure prone to using more technology and flexibility,” says Ohio-based attorney Chad Burton.


Is Your Clients' Confidential Data Secure?

One lesson hammered into every law student’s head is that, with few exceptions, attorneys are commanded to make sure client information remains confidential.


Why Can’t Johnny Jr. Associate Conduct e-Discovery?

Brian J. Donnelly, the Director of Educational Technology and a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, isn’t happy about the job most American law schools are doing when it comes to teaching their students how to implement technology in their future law practices.


Civil Procedure Amendment Impacts e-Discovery Duties of Parties

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) are tantamount to the rules of playing the board game Monopoly.


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