Why we [LexisNexis] Acquired Ravel Law

Jeff Pfeifer, LegalITInsider
To be successful in today’s competitive legal environment, lawyers need to make faster, more informed...
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Financial Times: Artificial Intelligence Closes In On The Work Of Junior Lawyers

Paul Caron, TaxProf Blog
“The 2020s will be the decade of disruption,” says Professor Richard Susskind, co-author of The Future...
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Law Schools and Law Students Both Benefit from Hands-on Experiential Learning Programs

Christy Burke, LegalTech Lever
Don Philbin, a top-ranked mediator in Texas as well as adjunct faculty member and double alumnus at Pepperdine...
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@United and @AmericanAir Prove #Apology Theory

Donald R. Philbin, Jr., ADRtoolbox.com and Picture it Settled
Researchers have recently studied the impact of apologies in averting and resolving disputes. But not even...
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What Solo and Small Firms Should Know About Artificial Intelligence

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Here’s the good news: robot lawyers are not taking over, despite emerging applications for artificial...
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Legal Sector Loses 1500 Jobs in August
James B. Levy, Legal Skills Prof Blog
That's what the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found in its August 2018 jobs report. It reflects the second straight month...

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Notice Provisions for Texas Lawyers
Rob Radcliff, Smooth Transitions
For some time Texas has been a hot market for lawyers.  Big firms from other parts of the country who want to shop here...

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July 2018 Multistate Bar Exam Scores Collapse To 34-Year Low
Paul L. Caron, TaxProf Blog
National Conference of Bar Examiners, July 2018 Average MBE Scores Decrease: The national average MBE score for July 2018 was 139.5, a decrease of about 2.2 points from the July 2017 average: This is the lowest score since 1984. 45,274 examinees sat for the Multistate Bar Examination in July 2018. This represents 2.9% fewer examinees than those who sat for the July 2017 exam, and is the smallest group of examinees to take the July MBE since 2001.

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EY (With 2,200 Lawyers) Seeks To Disrupt BigLaw With Acquisition Of Alternative Legal Services Tech Company
Paul L. Caron, TaxProf Blog
American Lawyer, The Big Four’s Recent Acquisition in the Legal Market is a Big Deal: There has been much talk in the past year that the Big Four were sniffing around the alternative legal services (ALSP) market looking for an acquisition. Many legal market watchers, including your (humble) analyst, publicly stated that they expected at least one Big Four-led acquisition into the ALSP space in 2018. That wait is now over. EY announced on August 7th that they will acquire...

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