Read the blog article: Will the future legal marketplace need less lawyers?

May 19, 2011 | Kira Insights

Will the future legal marketplace need less lawyers?

Jordan Furlong of Law21, in a post worth reading, argues that “The future legal marketplace is going to require fewer, differently skilled lawyers than it has” but that “the overall legal services market seems poised for strong growth” driven by demand and innovations from new legal service providers (“virtual law firms, legal process outsourcing companies, freelance and contract lawyer organizations, e-discovery specialists, automated document assembly programs, consumer-friendly legal kiosks and outlets, and many other options still at the embryonic stage”).

Read the blog article: Programming Law

May 13, 2011 | Kira Technology 

Programming Law

Marc Lauritsen, in his thoughtful talk at Ignite Law 2011 “Apps for Justice–Code to the Rescue,” argues that law schools should teach students how to program legal apps.

Read the blog article: What is Due Diligence?

May 10, 2011 | Resources

What is Due Diligence?

Ever wonder what “due diligence” is? Then we weren’t colleagues during my law firm days. But read on. DiligenceEngine is focussed on making legal due diligence faster, better and cheaper.

Read the blog article: A less gilded future?

May 5, 2011 | Kira Insights

A less gilded future?

The Economist had a very good article today on changes and challenges for large law firms. Well worth reading. A few points prompted by it:

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