Legal services providers to soar post-pandemic

Cenza

All businesses – from manufacturing and information technology to food and legal – have been adversely impacted. The entire legal ecosystem will likely undergo a seismic shift in the way it operates. What’s in store for legal service providers?

Legal services sector gains 4,800 jobs in January

ABAJournal

The legal services industry added 4,800 jobs in January following a loss of 1,500 jobs in December. Despite the improved outlook in January, the industry still…

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Arizona Licenses First Three Alternative Business Structures for Delivering Legal Services

LawSites

The Arizona Supreme Court has approved the first three entities to be licensed as alternative business structures, enabling businesses owned by non-lawyers to deliver legal services under the liberalized licensing rules the court approved last August.

Alternative legal service providers continue to increase their market share, survey finds

ABAJournal

Alternative legal service providers continue to make significant inroads in the legal industry, growing their global market share to $13.9 billion by the end of…

3 Best Practices for Tackling Tech Trends in the Legal Field

LegalReader

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ABC Legal Wins Legal Vendor of the Year Award 

LegalReader

In OnCon’s first legal awards, peers selected ABC Legal as the top legal vendor. Business legal services legal support services OnCon process process server

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Law Firm, Aid Group Sue Indiana Gov. Holcomb for Cutting Pandemic Benefits

LegalReader

Political Litigation erici holcomb federal pandemic benefits Indiana indiana legal services pandemic unemployment assistance pua unemploymentOne labor advocate says that Gov. Holcomb's decision will disproportionately affect minorities.

Business Law Issues and Trends

LegalReader

Actions to improve the overall practice, such as the potential limits on billable hours and the possibilities of legal services outsourcing are also expected to make more waves this year. .

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A People’s Choice’s Ventura County Legal Document Services Can Help You Save Money!

APeoplesChoice

Unfortunately, some clients discover our services only after spending countless hours in court and unnecessary funds on attorneys fees. Therefore, we always recommend extensively researching your options for legal assistance BEFORE hiring a lawyer.

Expectations For the Legal Industry Moving Forward

InHouseOps

Jonah Paransky, executive vice president and general manager of Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions, reflects on the effects COVID-19 will have on the legal industry moving forward, as it relates to diversity, alternative legal service providers, and what he’s both concerned and excited for looking ahead.

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Pros, Cons, and Alternatives: California’s Courts Self-Help Center

APeoplesChoice

Many people who try to use the California courts self-help centers end up calling a registered legal document assistant service instead. Read on to learn how these self-help centers can help you, and whether a service such as A People's Choice's may be better suited for your situation.

The Rise of Non-Law Firm Competitors: Mitigating Concerns of Job Replacement Through Regulatory Sandboxes

LegalReader

Legal services have a reputation of being expensive and are therefore viewed as unattainable. The price tag of legal support is one that many Americans cannot afford.

Editor’s Picks: Secret’s out, clients are on TikTok | Why AI matters to the military | Why subscription models make sense

LegalTalkNetwork

One way to get legal futurists to be uncivil or at least rant is to talk about the billable hour as a foundation of law practice. Legal Rebels Podcast host Lyle Moran interviews Joyce Tong Oelrich and Zohra Tejani, the founders of Tong Tejani.

Evolve The Law Podcast: Trista Engel Of Paragon Legal [Sponsored]

AboveTheLaw

Whether you're filling a hiring gap or managing overflow work, Paragon Legal can help you to resource your legal team. Listen in as CEO Trista Engel explores the expanding universe of project-based legal services on this week's podcast.

Legal industry has 40,600 more jobs than a year ago

ABAJournal

The legal services industry gained 3,800 jobs in April, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released Friday by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the…

CLM providers leverage ALSPs to increase tech adoption and implementation

Cenza

As ALSPs climb up the value chain in the legal industry, CLM providers have an opportunity to build meaningful relationships with them. And, the legal industry has not remained impervious to its impact. And this is where alternative legal services providers (ALSP) come into play.

Women of Legal Tech: Catherine Bamford

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. How did you become involved in legal tech? What do you see as the most important emerging tech, legal or not, right now?

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The Legal Tech’s Predictions for 2021

LawTechnologyToday

The evolution of the legal technology industry has progressed significantly over the last few years. This has resulted in the provision of legal services and the practice of law needing to adapt accordingly. Looking Ahead 2021 feature legal tech

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Make Money Monday: Take a Page Out of Legal Zoom’s IPO With Subscription

My Shingle

To paraphrase from Legal Zoom’s recent IPO filing, legal services value is all about subscription, subscription, subscription. As the saying goes in real estate, house value is all about location, location, location.

Women of Legal Tech: Rebecca Hernandez Benavides

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. Rebecca Hernandez Benavides is the Director of Legal Business and Strategy at Microsoft.

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Afternoon Briefs: Legal industry jobs jump again; Boies Schiller emails admissible at former CEO’s trial

ABAJournal

Legal industry gains 1,700 jobs in May The legal services industry gained 1,700 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released Friday by U.S

Whiter House Strengthens Legal Assistance for Minorities, Poor

The Crime Report

President Joe Biden will direct the Department of Justice to restore key functions of the Access to Justice Office and reestablish the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable, reports AP news. Justice Digest Legal Rights Policy & Politics

Women of Legal Tech: Camila Lopez

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. How did you become involved in legal tech? This is how People Clerk and my involvement in legal tech came about.

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Women of Legal Tech: Roberta Tepper

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. How did you become involved in legal tech? What do you see as the most important emerging tech, legal or not, right now?

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Women of Legal Tech: Kelli Raker

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. I also bring my experiences working in and volunteering with nonprofits and my passion for equity to my work in legal tech.

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Women of Legal Tech: Jennifer Wondracek

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. Jennifer Wondracek is the Director of the Law Library, Professor of Legal Research and Writing at Capital University Law School.

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Book Review: Unbound - How Entrepreneurship Is Dramatically Transforming Legal Services Today

TheLegacoExpress

How Entrepreneurship is Dramatically Transforming Legal Services Today. "The longer you wait, the farther -- and faster -- you will have to go just to catch up. You will be left behind in the ashes." The ongoing trend, described by the authors as a "fire," however, presents opportunities in the form of re-growth and regeneration to those who are innovative and entrepreneurial. Related Links: Originally published in Issue 3 (of Vol. 3) of the Legaco Express for Paralegals.

What can legal learn from medical when it comes to ethical AI?

OpenLawLab

These may be analogous to legal tracks that are beginning, or may begin soon, for legal help & AI. Our Legal Design Lab work with Suffolk LIT Lab is already working the first thread, of spotting people’s problems through AI.

‘Radium Girls’ and workplace safety | Press under arrest | Growth of legal-adjacent careers | Becoming an influencer

LegalTalkNetwork

Legal-adjacent careers on the rise. Because of a paradigm shift in the delivery of legal services, many traditional paths to legal careers are on shaky ground. During this change, a new set of legal career options is emerging. More from Legal Talk Network.

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Legal industry gained 7,200 jobs last month but is still below last year’s numbers

ABAJournal

The legal services industry has gained jobs for two months in a row but still has 35,700 fewer jobs than a year ago. The legal

Why Can’t The Legal Function Prove Its Value?

InHouseBlog

The legal function is oft-derided, and for many good reasons that have stood the test of time. But with the advent of digital transformation, which is affecting all industries, legal services are being reverse-engineered by customers to best suit their needs. at Legal Mosaic.

Legal industry loses 1,400 jobs in March following big gain in February

ABAJournal

The legal services industry lost 1,400 jobs in March, leaving it 35,000 jobs behind where it was in March 2020—the month that the coronavirus outbreak…

Pro Bono Net and Legal Aid Groups Partner To Launch Eviction Resource For N.Y. Tenants

LawSites

At a time when many are predicting a tsunami of eviction cases resulting from the pandemic, the organization Pro Bono Net , in collaboration with several legal aid organizations, has launched TenantHelpNY.org , an online resource designed to help tenants in New York understand their housing rights.

The future of legal business models and regulation

OpenLawLab

A quick sketch of Professor Gillian Hadfield’s presentation to the California Bar’s task force on innovation and access to legal services, on the need for business mod4l and legal regulatory reform. Can we create more efficient, accessible legal services if we create new business models that have scaled up entities that employ lawyers – but aren’t run by lawyers?

The new hottest segment in legal tech: Contract Lifecycle Management

Cenza

Contract lifecycle management (CLM) has become a hot topic in the legal space; a must-have solution for CXOs looking to get a handle on their legal agreements. A Growing CLM Market Increases the Need for Contract Extraction and Migration Services.

Law firms’ relationships with consumers and legal technology. A new era?

SimplyLawJobs

Our partner The Student Lawyer covers the benefits, challenges and relationships law firms have with consumers and legal technology, by author Elizabeth Adeogun. In this article the growing applicant and use of legal technology will be analysed. The benefits of legal technology .

The rise of hybrid working within the legal industry

SimplyLawJobs

Despite the seeming difficulty of this new reality, the legal market seemed to adapt quickly, with virtual court proceedings becoming a regular occurrence. In this article, we discuss the gradual rise of the hybrid work model and its implications on the legal industry.