Tech Fires Legal Hires
New Hires And Buyers While Technology Fires The Legal Industry
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Will automation take away our jobs? Eventually, according to this Ted Talk. The more interesting question is who are the new hires and buyers in the sector formally known as Legal? Fires ūüĒ• As this recent CNBC story poignantly states: Lawyers could be the next profession to be replaced by computers. Meanwhile, new possibilities are bound…

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Protect your PrivaCee
PrivaCeee: How to Protect Our Most Precious Asset
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There I was at the dinner table, looking at my little diva shooting her latest Musica.ly¬†music video. Pondering how to write my Privacy Policy in such a way she¬†would a least give it a glance. Then I realize, she and millions¬†like her will never read a¬†legal document on the web…unless they could perhaps watch it…

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Dreams & Intuitions for 2017
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As I was crunching data for the 2016 year in review, my mind started wandering into 2017. Logically, I felt of swell of predictions and trends. However, I¬†once attempted a prediction and, in my humble opinion, the future turned out to be worse. Instead, I’ll just jot down some of my dreams and intuitions¬†for 2017.…

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2016 Year in Review: The Bold, The Bots & The Beautiful
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The 2015 year review¬†featured the cool, the beautiful and intelligent. This year I like to honor the bold, the bots, and the beautiful in the legal industry. First some metrics. Legal Startups Notable numbers from 2016 as reported in¬†The Hottest Summer¬†& Legal Startups Charts: 40+¬†average Legal Startups per month; 50+ average Legal Startups per month…

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Legal Industry Roadmap 2016
Legal Industry Roadmap: How Legal Tech Will Transform Our Lives
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Was there a lawyer in the room when Elon Musk decided to unleash¬†Tesla’s Autopilot to the masses? A decision to put the lives of heedless humans in the hands of a robot. If there were lawyers in the room, what would they say? If they weren’t in the room, why weren’t they? To answer these…

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Alyen
Alyen: 5 Unusual Lessons My First LawBot Taught Me
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On October 9th, 2014 I told myself to go¬†build robots¬†for law. After exactly¬†2 years I can finally say: I did. It’s been a 16-year journey and here are my five unusual lessons. You may fail When you try Alyen, remember: I may be the least qualified person to attempt this. I’m not specialized¬†in Immigration Law…

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Premonition Win Loss NL
What is the Legal Industry’s Biggest Problem?
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On September 29th I shared an image from Premonition on Win-Loss rates of Dutch Lawyers, Here’s what happened next.

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A Message To Legal Tech: 4 Signs Winter Is Coming
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After a couple of record breaking months during the Hottest Summer in Legal Tech, I believe winter is upon us and here’s why.

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The History Of The Future Of Law, 2056 AD
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“…Son, did you know you needed a license to drive your car!? You needed a license to start a company. Heck, you even needed a license to be a lawyer.”

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Summer of 2016: The Hottest on Record for Legal Startups
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You may have missed it but June 2016 broke the single month record set this February with 44 legal startups registering on AngelList. But wait, there is more…

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Evolution of Law And How Lawyers Can Engineer A Fair Society
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How many laws does it take to run one of the most digital advanced economies in the world? I stumbled onto some interesting figures while looking for an answer.

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Evolution of Law Charts
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..Evolution of Law inspired the charts below.. Curious to know more? Just ask ūüĎźūüŹĹ..

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