Let’s be honest, when it comes to providing support and services, lawyers are some of the most challenging clients. In my interview with Gina Buser of Traveling Coaches at LegaLTech New York 2012, we discuss best practices for providing technological support and guidance to lawyers and attorneys. Among the topics we cover are establishing a positive relationships with lawyers, talking to them about data security and providing tech support for the iPad in the legal workplace.
PS Ranganathan, Head of TCS Legal Services, On Marketplace Trends and His Company’s Legal Management Solution
In my interview with PS Ranganathan—Director & Global Head of Legal Services at Tata Consultancy Services—we discuss prominent trends Ranga is seeing in the legal technology industry, TCS’ unique approach and their Legal Management Solution. We also look ahead to TCS’ future plans and their long-term strategy for their LMS offering.
Legal Tech New York attendees should be sure to stop by the Workshare booth (#124) to see the latest product innovations for document comparison, metadata removal, PDF and SharePoint. Workshare Point version 1.2, will be on display. See how the solution supports Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010.
Kroll Ontrack President & CEO Dean Hager discusses the drive for efficiency as one of the top trends in the legal industry today. In our interview, Hager touches on how Kroll Ontrack—and specifically their product Verve—addresses this issue. Verve promises lower costs and better results, as the product is intended to put lawyers and law firms in control, giving them access to market leading electronic discovery and data processing technology. Also, Hager concludes with the many things Kroll Ontrack has going on at LegalTech New York 2012.
Following are the points I made at Legal Tech New York today on the program “Growing and Retaining Your Client Base through Technology & New Media.” I’m speaking from 10:30-11:45am on a panel discussion with my colleagues Len Gilbert, Vice President, Promotional Solutions and Customer Experience, LexisNexis, Samantha Miller, Director of Product Management, Website Services, LexisNexis, and Adrian Lurssen, Co-Founder, VP of Strategic Development, JD Supra.
Aderant CEO Chris Giglio and VP of Marketing Jim Hammond On the “New Aderant” And Aderant Expert 8.0
LegalTech is the temporary home for some of the largest technically-driven companies in the world (and it shows in the size of the booths). Aderant, an independent legal software corporation, is one such company visiting New York. We got the chance to interview Chris Giglio and Jim Hammond, the CEO and VP of Marketing at Aderant, about some of the services they provide to their clients, and their newest product, Aderant Expert 8.0, an extensive piece of software that offers a financial management system for law firms and professional services firms.
Clio has two pieces of exciting news to announce at LegalTech New York 2012: first off, the company recently received a $6 million round of funding and, second, they’ve released document automation for their platform. In my interview with Clio CEO & Co-Founder Jack Newton, we discuss the company’s plans for the new funding, which includes growing its talented team and expanding into international markets.
DocSolid President and Founder Steve Irons Discusses Paperless Solutions and New Product KwikTag Legal
Like all companies, law firms can find themselves drowning in paper. Finding quick and easy solutions to this problem can be a hassle, which is where DocSolid steps in. DocSolid provides document imaging solutions for law firms, helping them move from a paper-based model to an electronic one. In this interview at LegalTech New York ’12, DocSolid President and founder Steve Irons discusses his company, along with their new product, KwikTag Legal, which is designed specifically to help large law firms scan documents into a variety of different formats.
Lawyers Diary & Manual COO Edward Denne and Executive Director Dominick Esposito On New Product LDMOnline
One of the benefits to visiting LegalTech New York 2012 is getting a chance to see a vast number of companies providing a variety of technical solutions for the legal industry. Here we have Dominick Esposito and Edward Denne of Lawyers Diary & Manual discussing the support and solutions they offer to members of the legal community. They also got a chance to spotlight one of their new products, LDMOnline, which helps people find legal and government professionals with just a few pieces of information.
No doubt about it, predictive coding is the most talked-about topic in electronic discovery right now. But somewhere close behind it, we have the subject of transparency in e-discovery. As Jackson Lewis Partner and National e-Discovery Counsel Ralph Losey explains, transparency isn’t about becoming invisible. It’s treating the judge and the opposing counsel as teammates, not enemies. Losey also explains predictive coding in basic understandable terms, comparing it to iTunes’ Genius button.