I spoke with Matthew Volm, the co-founder and CEO of Tali, a voice-enabled time capture software tool. We discussed the genesis of Tali, how it works, the company’s announcement that it would be closing on June 30th, what legal tech startups should know before getting into the sector, tips for sifting through the hype and maintaining focus, and what’s next for the Tali team. Listen to our interview below:
I spoke with Josh Taylor, an attorney and the lead content strategist at Smokeball, a practice management software platform for small law firms. We discussed how technology can help a law firm increase efficiency and streamline communication, the biggest hurdle that legal professionals need to overcome in order to implement new technologies, the advantages that multi-national legal tech companies enjoy. and where the use of technology in solo practices and small law firms is headed. Listen to our interview below:
I spoke with Crawford Appleby, a Los Angeles-based transportation accident and qui tam attorney with Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC by day and legal tech entrepreneur by night. He recently launched Rulings.law, a free, online database of tentative rulings written by California state court judges. We discussed his background, the genesis of Rulings.law, how attorneys can use the site, what the creation of Rulings.law indicates about the trends associated with predicting case outcomes, and advice for practicing lawyers interested in becoming legal tech innovators. Listen to our interview below:
I spoke with Jodie Baker, the founder & CEO of Xakia Technologies, a matter management and legal data analytics software company for in-house legal teams. She is also the deputy chair of the Australian Legal Technology Association and co-chair of the Advisory Board to the Centre for Legal Innovation at The College of Law. We discussed the genesis of Xakia, how the use of tools like Xakia differ between small and large legal departments, ways that the growth of legal operations is changing corporate legal teams, and the trends driving the expansion of Australian legal tech. Listen to our interview below:
I spoke with Omer Hayun, the founder of Bestpractix, an AI-powered productivity platform for contract drafting. We discussed the genesis of Bestpractix, how it differs from other tools on the market, how it incorporates machine learning, and where the market for similar tools is headed. Listen to our interview below:
I spoke with Jonathan Reed, the co-founder and CEO of AdvoLogix, a cloud-based legal case and matter management solution for law firms and legal departments. We discussed the most pressing matter management challenges that law firms and corporate legal departments are facing today, best practices for overcoming them, the benefits that legal teams can expect from streamlining their matter management, and how it affects their overall business processes.
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I spoke with Deborah Farone, a law firm marketing advisor who served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Debevoise & Plimpton. She is the author of Best Practices in Law Firm Business Development and Marketing (Practising Law Institute, 2019), which is based on more than 60 interviews with leading law firm leaders and marketers, general counsel, and innovators in the profession.
We discussed the genesis of Best Practices in Law firm Business Development and Marketing, the interesting discussions in the book, the legal industry changes that law firm leaders and marketers need to address, how they are incorporating innovation, their strategic and practice planning mistakes, and how law firms can create a distinct brand in the current competitive climate.
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