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Trint AI Transcription Software for Lawyers – a Time Saver?

Trint AI Transcription Software for Lawyers – a Time Saver?

 

Lawyers know how much time transcription can eat up during the discovery process or in taking a deposition. Hours and days may accumulate on the task, where shortcuts are rarely an option. Written transcripts must match the spoken word.    Since veracity is key to transcriptions, an attorney needs to have as close to 100…

COVID-19 and ADA Website Compliance is Vital for Law Firms

ADA Website Compliance Is Vital for Law Firms

 

COVID-19 has thrown most of the legal profession online. The increased attention to online services is also bringing awareness to website accessibility.  Unfortunately, a large proportion of law firm websites are not in compliance with the guidelines outlined in the American With Disabilities Act (ADA). Many attorneys are very well-versed with the ADA, but their…

AI Data for Lawyers to Make Decisions is Doable, But May Be Biased

AI Should Help Lawyers Supplement Decisions Not Make Them

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a new and rapidly developing technology. Can AI replace human decision making, based on the analysis of given information? Some pundits see this as a possible future, others are more skeptical. In short, AI is the process of machine learning. This is done by plugging in data rich information and teaching…

Using Fastcase for Your Legal Research

Using Fastcase for Your Legal Research

 

Fastcase’s popularity is on the rise. Is it right for your firm? For years, Westlaw and LexisNexis were the two leading online legal research tools. However, a 2017 survey of Clio users indicates the emergence of a third legal research tool. Of the respondents, 20.58 percent said Westlaw was their research tool of choice, 20.35…

Facebook’s Facial Recognition Technology – A Step Too Far Legally?

Facebook’s Facial Recognition Technology – A Step Too Far?

The rapid development of technology has brought with it changes in social interaction, workplace productivity and even the legal landscape. Facial recognition software is the next hot topic. Like all new and emerging technology, it brings with it serious ramifications, especially if misused. One only has to look at the latest trend the FaceApp that…

Making a Chatbot Part of a Law Firm's Operation

Making a Chatbot Part of a Law Firm’s Operation

 

When someone needs a lawyer, they will usually search the internet. People searching for a lawyer want answers quickly. They do not want to call a number, find out an attorney is unavailable, and have to leave a message. A Chatbot engages the potential client in a conversation and is available 24/7. Many law firms…

Context for Courts by LexisNexis Makes Sorting Through Legal Rulings Easier

Context for Courts by LexisNexis Makes Sorting Through Legal Rulings Easier

 

At times, the thought of wading through thousands of rulings, documents and opinions to put together a brief is daunting. But, what if there was a way to make this process easier? LexisNexis’ Context for Courts might be the one tool that makes the almost impossible, possible. The technology behind Context for Courts is based…

Should Law Firms Use Chatbots Rather Than Mobile Forms?

Should Law Firms Use Chatbots Rather Than Mobile Forms?

 

You may have noticed that Chatbots are replacing mobile contact forms. The trend is not limited to retailers, airlines and hotels. It is also taking place on law firm websites. Should law firms abandon mobile forms and go entirely to Chatbots? Mobile forms may still have a place, especially on law firm sites, where the…