NAMWOLF Annual Meeting and Expo in Minneapolis, MN this week

Monday 23rd Sep 2013

This week, the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), is holding their ninth annual NAMWOLF Meeting and Expo in Minneapolis. NAMWOLF, founded in 2001, is a nonprofit organization comprised of minority and women-owned firms. Their organization states, “Many corporations and public entities interested in diversifying their outside law firm ranks have ...

Thomson Reuters teams up with University of Wisconsin-Stout for SEO course

Wednesday 11th Sep 2013

It’s not often that a major corporation like Thomson Reuters teams up with an educational institution to create an entirely new course and curriculum. FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business, and the University of Wisconsin-Stout just started what is believed to be the first post-secondary course in the nation on search engine optimization (SEO). It’s part of ...

Hasan’s trial: What you need to know from key author and former Fort Hood judge advocate Richard Rosen

Friday 23rd Aug 2013

Few doubted that Army Major Nidal Hasan would be found guilty in his military trial, which resumed last week, especially given his self-identification as the shooter who killed 13 and injured 31 in Fort Hood, Texas in 2009. Beyond issues of guilt and innocence, however, are controversies surrounding his charges and his plea, two major factors ...

ILTA 2013 with Thomson Reuters Managing Director of Large Law Allison Guidette

Wednesday 21st Aug 2013

Allison Guidette sat down with Legal Current to welcome clients and partners to ITLA 2013 and to discuss a major release from Elite. “As data becomes more voluminous, it becomes even harder for law firms to really get their arms around all of the firm’s relationships,” notes Guidette, “And we’re very committed at Elite to ...

Day two at ILTA 2013 – Thomson Reuters Elite, Business Law Solutions podcast and emerging technologies

Wednesday 21st Aug 2013

Day two at the annual ILTA conference in Las Vegas was filled with some interesting sessions, and attendees from Thomson Reuters hosted two of them. The morning kicked off with Justin Farmer, director of Product Management at Thomson Reuters Elite, speaking in a session titled “ERM + CRM Success: It Starts with the Right Technology.” ...

Elisabet Hardy talks Elite’s new business development solution

Friday 16th Aug 2013

It’s that time of year again – summer is dwindling, there is a chill in the air, kids are getting ready to head back to school…and legal industry professionals are flocking to Las Vegas for the annual International Legal Technology Association conference (ILTA)! ILTA 2013: The Catalyst is a four-day educational conference with over 200 ...

Dan Dabney on reclassifying headnotes in the Key Number System

Wednesday 17th Jul 2013

In the video below, Dan Dabney, chief taxonomist at Thomson Reuters, describes how our attorney-editors continue to make alterations to the Key Number System, including reclassifying 300,000 headnotes for the revisions to the Election Key Number. This year, the editorial staff also combined the topics “schools” and “colleges and universities” into a new topic: “education.” This ...

From the floor at AALL: Practice technology for academics

Monday 15th Jul 2013

This post was written by Mike Carlson, reference attorney at Thomson Reuters Reference attorneys are among the folks participating in this year’s American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference. At the end of the first day on Sunday, we chatted about some trends we noticed working the trade show floor. One clear trend was the ...

Mark Craddock on buzz topics at Vantage Miami

Tuesday 2nd Jul 2013

In the video clip below, Mark Craddock, sales and marketing director for Elite, talks about how alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) and fixed fees are the buzz topics floating around at Vantage Miami, and how Elite’s MatterSphere can help legal organizations tackle these topics as well as other day-to-day activities.

Cary Burch recaps Vantage Miami 2013

Friday 28th Jun 2013

In the two video clips below, Cary Burch, president of Thomson Reuters Elite, gives a quick recap of the Vantage Miami 2013 Conference, and a warm send off to those who were not able to attend.

What keeps you up at night?

Friday 28th Jun 2013

In the General Session at Vantage Miami on Tuesday, Bill Burch, vice president of Global Sales for Thomson Reuters Elite, reflected on the concerns he is hearing from senior management at law firms. As his head hits the pillow at night, his brain starts racing with concerns and challenges around the competition. Thoughts like, “show ...

Patrick Hurley on the global legal community at Vantage Miami

Thursday 27th Jun 2013

How many countries will you visit this year? If you are Patrick Hurley, vice president of Global Expansion for Elite, that number isn’t static. With just over half the year left, his passport still has a lot of stamps yet to come. In the video clip below, Hurley reflects on gaining knowledge about the global legal ...

Elisabet Hardy on upcoming Elite product releases and enhancements

Wednesday 26th Jun 2013

In the video clip below, Elisabet Hardy, vice president, Product Management for Elite, talks to Legal Current from Vantage Elite in Miami, FL, about upcoming Elite product releases, such as Workspace and Enterprise 3.10. She also discusses enhancements on matter management tools like MatterSphere, and has an exciting announcement about the eBilling Hub.