Archive for the 'Legal Technology' Category

We all know that new technology without adoption, isn’t useful to advancing our organizational goals nor does it highlight the value of the technology.

But how do you articulate the value of the technology without adoption? It’s a bit of the chicken or the egg conversation that anyone deploying a new technology faces. Join us as we discuss how business sponsors can articulate the adoption and value of legal technology to drive sustainable change.

Questions Rachel will ask Nikki:
• Adoption is critical to the success to legal technology, during the planning process when should the conversation around adoption take place?
• Do you think challenge to legal tech adoption is a US centric problem or is this a global industry problem?
• Do you think lawyers are really change adverse or is the value not always articulated?
• Who should decide if technology is successfully adopted? Who is responsible for articulating the value?
• What skills do you think need to be applied to have successful adoption?

Moderator: 
@Rachel Shields Williams - 
Director, Knowledge Management, Sidley Austin LLP

Speaker:
@Nicola Shaver - CEO, Co-Founder, LegalTechnology Hub

Recorded on 06-23-2022​


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Now that Sentiment Analysis has gone live within RelativityOne, Relativity has gotten feedback of how clients are using this form of analytics. This podcast session will detail real world examples of how sentiment analysis has added to successful review.

The AI-powered Sentiment Analysis feature is now in Advanced Access and will be available to RelativityOne users later this year. Sentiment Analysis will allow users to identify positive and negative sentiment in their data. The analysis is conducted on a sentence-by-sentence basis so that even if negative sentiment is buried within a longer conversation, users will not miss that key information.

Moderator:
@Andrea Shirey - IT Consultant, Bayer Corporation Legal Department 

Speaker:
Dilan Dubey - Product Manager, Relativity

Recorded on 06-16-2022

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Driving adoption of even useful technology is notoriously difficult. What are some helpful strategies for Litigation Support professionals to get buy-in and training time commitments from busy attorneys?

Questions Sachin will ask speaker:
1. What are some of the considerations for a law firm to opt for managed document review over reviewing documents in-house?
2. What type of training on your platform or services do litigation attorneys need to make the shift to managed document review a seamless one?
3. What strategies have you found to be most effective when getting attorneys to modify their workflows to incorporate outside legal services?
4. How has the shift to remote work changed how law firm attorneys and in-house counsel work with legal service providers such as Quislex?
5. How would you suggest firms discuss and get client approval for the use of outside legal services?

Moderator:
@Sachin Gupta - ​Knowledge Management Attorney – Data & Technology Transactions, Latham & Watkins LLP

Speaker:
​Bobby Coppola - VP of Legal Solutions and Strategic Growth, Quislex

Recorded on 04-01-2022


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The legal community responded to the impact of the pandemic and lockdown by innovating rapidly and adopting virtual hearings. The UK commercial courts were ahead of the curve and delayed only four cases during the national lockdown period.

International arbitration matters continued to be heard around the world. The real innovation lies beyond just the use of video conferencing tools like Zoom and Microsoft.

In this podcast, learn how virtual hearings have continued to evolve, improve, and gain traction throughout the world in 2021.

Questions Marlene will ask the speakers:

  • What are the most significant changes to the hearing and trial process caused by online access? Good and bad. (Begins at 00:46 seconds)
  • There are certainly technical challenges with any online experience. What are some that are particular to online hearings and trials? (Begins at 4:54)
  • How about ethical issues? Approvals to host, rules of engagement? What do you have to consider and how do you ensure everyone is behaving appropriately? (Begins at 8:42) 
  • Does the non-legal prep work differ at all? If you are presenting at trial, It might be more like theatre in terms of delivery. But online is more like television. You have to worry about things like your background and lighting. I know people who take classes to learn about where to look at the camera and how to move. Things perhaps a broadcast journalist or social media influencer would learn (Begins at 12:56)
  • What is one funny experience you have had in an online hearing or trial? Any cat people? (Begins at 17:29) 

Moderator: 
@Marlene Gebauer - Director Of Knowledge Management, Locke Lord LLP

Speakers:
​Judge Christopher Sprysenski - Circuit Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit, Florida
Richard Howell - Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
@Jeremy Cooper - Senior Trial Consultant, Paul Hastings

​Recorded on 11-09-2021

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As firms move from jack-of-all trades providers to working with a host of best-in-class tools provided by smaller companies, opportunities for directly influencing product development and product pipeline have greatly increased. During this podcast, we will discuss specific ways in which firms can leverage their networks and vendor relationships to guide the creation of better, more cost efficient vendor offerings.

Moderator:
@Rebecca Holdredge - Innovation Manager, Husch Blackwell LLP

Speakers:
@Anna McGrane - COO, PacerPro
@Virginio D'Aversa - Senior Director Knowledge Management and Technology Innovation, Husch Blackwell
@Dan Anderson - CEO and Co-founder, SeeUnity
@Dan Hauck - Chief Product Officer, NetDocuments

Recorded on 09-02-2021​​

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There are tons of tools and programs out there that can be used for collections, but which ones are firms actually using? This podcast will discuss a few of the tools that firms are using in-house to do their own collections.

Confirmed Moderator:
@Charles Neal - 
Litigation Support/eDiscovery Manager, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Confirmed Speakers:
@Cameron Herzog - Director of IT, Brownstein Rask LLP
@Heather Lansberry - Litigation Support Manager, Ulmer & Berne LLP

Recorded on 07-06-2021

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We hear a lot, lately, about law firms developing new ways to deliver solutions to clients. Some law firms have spun off software development offerings while others have embedded application developers in their practice. New tools make it easier to develop new solutions, as well. This podcast panel of law firm experts will discuss their experiences – and lessons learned – in developing software solutions for clients.

Co-Moderators:
@Caroline Sweeney - Director of Knowledge Management & Innovation, Dorsey & Whitney 
@Amy Monaghan - 
Senior Practice Innovations Manager, Perkins Coie 

Speakers:
@David Cohen - 
Partner, Reed Smith LLP
@Kristi Smith - Senior Manager of Innovation Solutions, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Recorded on 5-12-2021

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Microsoft recently renamed Intune to Microsoft Endpoint Manager. This reflects Microsoft's strategy to promote and enhance this tool for use not only as a MDM platform, but to replace SCCM to manage PCs. In this podcast, the moderator will ask the two speakers to tell a little bit about past experience with Intune, what has changed, where is Endpoint Manager in its lifecycle and how would you go about implementing and using this. In addition, they will discuss is this something that your average I.T. admin could set up, deploy and maintain, or would one engage a 3rd party for setup and what are the obstacles?

Moderator:
@Mark Manoukian - IT Director, Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter

Speakers:
@Chris Owens - Chief Technology Officer, Kraft Kennedy, Inc.
@Scott Christensen - Vice President, Professional Services, Olenick

Recorded on 03-12-2021

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This podcast series will feature a couple speakers located across the globe who are doing things differently and can offer unique perspectives on what the state of legal innovation looks like in different places.

Moderator:
@Nicola Shaver​, Managing Director, Innovation and Knowledge, Paul Hastings, LLP

Speakers:
Ben Hunt, 
Legal Technology Manager, DLA Piper
Barbara Gondim Da Rocha, 
Head of Knowledge Management and Innovation, Rocha Marinho E Sales

Recorded on 7-14-2020

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This podcast series will feature a couple speakers located across the globe who are doing things differently and can offer unique perspectives on what the state of legal innovation looks like in different places

Moderator:
@Nicola Shaver, Managing Director, Innovation and Knowledge, Paul Hastings, LLP

Speakers:
@Jason Dirkx, Knowledge Management Counsel, Littler Mendelson P.C.
@Natalie Kuebler, Founder & Director, Altruistic Ventures

Recorded on 6-5-2020

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