Category: Legal Tech

ON #FOUNDERSDOZEN – JUSTIN MAXWELL CO-FOUNDER OF SMITH.AI SPEAKS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

We couldn’t be more excited to share this first interview in our new #FoundersDozen series – and our interviewee is a genuine rockstar: Justin Maxwell co-founder of Smith.AI. With his mainstream background now applied to legal, his interview is perhaps one of the most authentic and valuable pieces you’ll read this year on life as a startup founder – the good, the bad and the ugly. No holds barred. Enjoy!

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On #BakersDozen: Sarvarth Misra CEO of ContractPodAi In Interview for High Performance Counsel

Sarvarth Misra is the CEO of ContractPodAi – a disruptive, SaaS based legal tech business providing AI powered end to end contract management solution. He reflects the forward-thinking of a new generation in the legal industry with a sharp eye for the opportunity that great technology can create.

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On #BakersDozen: Somya Kaushik CEO and Founder of Esq.Me In Interview With High Performance Counsel

High Performance Counsel (HPC) interviewed Somya Kaushik for #BakersDozen. Somya is CEO and Founder of Esq.Me. Her experience of legal industry entrepreneurship and her perspective on the legal industry’s direction make for compelling reading. Read her insights here on HPC.

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On #BakersDozen: Monica Zent, Founder & CEO of Foxwordy In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Monica Zent is one of the bright shining lights in modern law. With her upbeat, “can do” attitude she is one of the driving forces at the epicenter of legal industry change via innovation and smart enabling technology. A valued HPC Advisory Board member, and a force to be reckoned with, here she tackles the infamous #BakersDozen.

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On HPC #BULLETPOINTS: Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Named CODiE Award Finalist for Best Legal Solution with LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer

Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions: LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer solution is a 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Legal Solution category. The CODiEs are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. LegalVIEW BillAnalyzer was honored as a finalist in one of 52 business technology categories.

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On #BakersDozen: Caleb King, Co-Founder of Mplace Speaks With High Performance Counsel

On the forefront of change in workforce deployment, co-founder of Mplace, Caleb King tackes the issues of modern law and leadership – in the #BakersDozen. Thought: one of the greatest challenges the legal industry faces is adjusting its business model to continue to deliver the high level of service that blue chip clients have come to expect, while engaging and retaining today’s millennial work force.

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BOLD THINKING, NOT TINKERING – THOUGHTS ON THE GLOBAL LEGAL HACKATHON – CURATED BY MARY MACK

The Global Legal Hackathon (#GLH2018) brings together multiple streams of entrepreneurial activity (internationally) and taps into a global community of individuals and organizations with a passion for innovation via legal technology. Its success is unprecedented and bodes well for future developments.

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On #BakersDozen: Raymond Blijd In Interview with High Performance Counsel

When I speak with Raymond, I know the future of law will indeed prove exciting – just not the way some people think. With some of the freshest perspective in the industry, here he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen and his responses are well worth noting. Like Ford in his day, the answer lies in looking beyond what is comfortable to identify what is next.

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HPC Expert Commentary: Can You Hear Me Now? The Future Of Law In Our Pockets

It’s September 12 and what you don’t already know about the new iPhone, you’re probably going to find out today. The ’phone in your pocket represents the empowerment of a generation and every future generation – the ability to self-serve, self-select, self-support. This is hugely relevant in the context of engaging people who are qualified and who want to be found for legal services work these days. The task of finding and mobilizing qualified legal talent shouldn’t be complicated. I repeat “shouldn’t”. In future, it won’t be thanks to truly disruptive tech like Mplace. And that’s the point.

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HPC Analysis: Market Forces and Smart Leadership Shape Successful Technologies Like Mplace

Ford observed that his customers would have asked for faster horses but he saw the need – and opportunity – for the car. In modern law, it may be said that the co-founders of Mplace have a similarly bold view. The opportunity for something better, like Mplace, far outweighs the incremental changes others may suggest. Caleb and Aden are onto something – you can feel it. But even moreso, when you run the numbers, you know it. This may explain why several major customers and partners have signed on to work with them this year.

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On #LegalMosaic: Mark Cohen Discusses “The Future Lawyer”

HPC Contributor and Advisory Board Member Mark Cohen opines on the future role of lawyers and the special role they still have to play in society. As the lawyers of the future recreate the legal marketplace, they must zealously defend the rule of law. Its defense will be their most important matter, a constant reminder of what it means to be a lawyer and why the profession is so important to preserving the freedoms so many take for granted.

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Legal Delivery Is Becoming Digitized. What Does That Mean?

The features of digitized legal providers are becoming well-defined– they are customer centric, tech and process enabled, agile, diverse, accessible to clients in real-time, intelligent, globally branded, scalable, multi-disciplinary, and enterprise focused. Few—if any—law firms fit this description. The Big Four accounting firms, Accenture, IBM, and others certainly do. Consider that General Electric recently moved its global in-house tax department to PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Law firms should take notice. This is the next phase of legal digitization: managed legal services.

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Mplace Inc. adds Global eDiscovery Leader Consilio to Client List

Mplace Inc., an innovative online talent marketplace servicing the document review, contract review, and due diligence markets, has just announced the addition of Consilio to its growing list of clients. Launched one year ago, Mplace is growing at a rapid pace. Consilio joins some of the nation’s leading law firms and global eDiscovery providers, as Mplace’s notable clientele.

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