ILTACon 2018 – Legal AI Comes of Age

ILTACon 2018 – Legal AI Comes of Age

Last weekend Artificial Lawyer arrived in the US for ILTACon, the biggest legal tech event on the planet, and enjoyed four days of discussions, meetings and even the chance to chair some sessions, on a range of subjects and with a big cross-section of the tech community. First, I’d like to …

Legal Geek of the Week: Laura Van Wyngaarden

The likes of Kira Systems and ROSS Intelligence may be the box office names on the Canadian LegalTech scene but there is new strata of start-ups vying for market share. Whilst Kira Systems – founded well before the word ‘LegalTech’ even existed in 2011 – now counts plenty of Big …

TODAY IN AI: DILIGEN LAUNCHES REAL ESTATE CONTRACT ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO PARTNERS WITH PLUM

Today in AI: Diligen launches real estate contract assistant

Several Canadian startups and post-secondary institutions have made announcements and launched new partnerships to make strides in AI. Here’s the latest on Canada’s movers and shakers. Diligen launches AI contract assistant for real estate documents Toronto-based Diligen, which has developed an AI-enabled contract assistant, announced that it has extended its platform …

Diligen Launches AI Contract Assistant for Real Estate Documents

Diligen Launches AI Contract Assistant for Real Estate Documents

Diligen for Real Estate extends company’s leading AI platform to help speed up manual lease review and lease abstraction process TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diligen, a leading artificial intelligence (AI)-based contract assistant, has extended the company’s AI contract platform to real estate documents with the addition of over …

6 Legal Tech Platforms that Can Modernize Your Law Firm

With the help of recent advances in technology, nearly every aspect of legal work is being impacted. Law firms that stubbornly oppose updating their practices risk trailing behind the modern lawyer’s footsteps. Implementing legal tech applications into your firm’s process can quickly help modernize your practice while improving efficiency. These six startups are changing the way …

The secret art of poaching top takent

The Secret Art of Poaching Top Talent

Building an outstanding tech team starts with hiring well. And in a competitive environment,  sometimes that means hiring away top IT talent from other firms. But if you’re not Google, Facebook or a blisteringly hot startup, how do you compete for standout candidates? To find out, we talked with tech …

Evolve the Law Summit

The EL Summit Pics: Panels, Pitches, Podcasts

The verdict is in, and the Evolve Law Summit was a resounding success. Legal tech innovators met with investors, corporate strategics, and mentors and came away with critical insights to position their companies for growth.  Here are highlights from the event. Keynote Bill Henderson Bill Henderson opens with scientific advice …

Will AI Change the Way We Work for Better or for Worse?

Will AI Change the Way We Work for Better or for Worse?

Concern about artificial intelligence taking over jobs isn’t new — and it certainly isn’t unique to the legal industry. Fear and skepticism usually creep in when an innovative technology promises to change the way an industry works. Consider ATMs, once thought to portend the end of bank tellers. In fact, …

Legal AI Companies Increase By 65% in One Year – LawGeex Report

Legal AI Companies Increase By 65% in One Year – LawGeex Report

Israel-based legal AI pioneer and doc review experts, LawGeex, has just published its latest ‘Inhouse Counsel’s LegalTech Buyer’s Guide 2018‘, providing lawyers and legal operations professionals with a broad range of data on legal tech and also AI solutions. It also shows that the number of legal technology AI companies has increased from 40 …