Posts Tagged: Legal Tech

Lawyers Moonlighting as Entrepreneurs

  So many articles have been written about how lawyers make terrible entrepreneurs. Lawyers are mischaracterized as risk averse, unimaginative and perfectionists to a fault. Most also believe that lawyers lack general business know how. While some of these may have been accurate in the past, lawyers today are entrepreneurial and innovative, mostly out of… Read more »

Some LegalTech for the Litigators

Litigation may not be easily disruptable in the Silicon Valley sense of the word (Doc Brown was wrong about 2015), but it most certainly can be optimized. LegalTech startups that are focused on litigation, and more specifically legal process outsourcing (LPO), are nothing new. Pangea3, Mindcrest, LawScribe, are just a few of the more well-known… Read more »

How to Protect Your Knowledge and Competitive Advantage With Emerging Technology

How to Protect Your Tech Innovations in Emerging Markets: a Primer With the tech boom turning whiz kids into billionaires, it’s more important than ever to put your stamp on your ideas for emerging technology. As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg showed us, just because you invented it doesn’t mean you own it. So how do you protect… Read more »

Lawline: A LegalTech Success Story

    LI: The same year you graduated from law school you started Lawline. How did the decision to go into LegalTech win-out over a more traditional legal path? DS: After I graduated college I worked in online advertising sales for 4 years. I then decided to go to law school because I wanted to… Read more »

Law Insider: Most Popular LegalTech Articles of 2014

2014 was a great year for LegalTech. Despite the false rumors of its demise via TechCrunch, LegalTech grew stronger than ever in 2014. Along the way, Law Insider got the opportunity to meet and interview many of the best LegalTech start-ups. On behalf of Law Insider, Preston and I would like to thank you for making our… Read more »

The Avvo Maneuver: Going from B2B to B2C in LegalTech

Back in April of this year, Avvo raised a $37 million Series D round– taking its total funding to $60.5 million. For those keeping score at home, that’s a lot of coin in the LegalTech space. That’s more than RocketLawyer, Lex Machina, Anaqua, Pangea3, Shake, and just about any other LegalTech start-up we can find… Read more »

The Winter of LegalTech

In the emerging LegalTech world, investors and entrepreneurs can feel like the first kids to run across the first magical snowfall of winter. In every other industry and waking moment of daily life technology urgently blinks, beeps and competes for the same dirty, slushy stretch of sidewalk. In law, acres of fresh opportunity still exist untouched… Read more »

LegalTech Interview: Christina Gagnier

Christina Gagnier leads the Intellectual Property, Internet & Technology practice at Gagnier Margossian LLP, with a specialization in social media, copyright and information privacy. Gagnier serves as the Chief Executive Officer of TRAIL, managing platforms like JobScout and HealthScout. She also blogs in the Technology section of The Huffington Post, and serves as the host… Read more »