Strategies for growth

Wednesday 27th Jun 2012

2012 is shaping up to be a challenging year for firms. Demand growth is sluggish and expenses are rising. Mark Medice, program director for Peer Monitor, talks about a session at the Elite User Conference discussing strategies firms can employ to drive growth in an uncertain economy.

New version of MatterSphere shown at Elite User Conference

Tuesday 26th Jun 2012

Increasing efficiency and delivering greater value to clients have been frequently discussed topics at the Elite User Conference. To help firms achieve those goals, the latest version of Mattersphere legal matter management software is being shown to customers. Patrick Hurley of Elite discusses how Mattersphere integrates with Elite 3E.

Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge is available for pre-sale now!

Monday 4th Jun 2012

Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge is now available for pre-sale at the Westlaw Store. The book, co-published with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, takes a rare and detailed behind-the-scenes look into the life and trials of a federal court judge as well as the man behind ...

Thomson Reuters wins multiple top honors

Friday 1st Jun 2012

WestlawNext, Westlaw, Elite and Thomson Reuters News & Insight recently were awarded top honors in the 2012 Best of The National Law Journal in its inaugural Reader Rankings. WestlawNext finished first in three categories, including: Best Online Legal Research Vendor; Best Legal Research iPad® App; and Best Solo Firm/Solo Practitioner Research Vendor. Westlaw was also ...

Using Engage to manage budgets, matters

Monday 28th May 2012

Nathan Bowie, managing director, Thomson Reuters Elite, discussed at the 2012 Elite User Conference how alternative fee arrangements have been prominent with firms and their corporate clients. Along with the rise of AFAs is a trend towards budgeted matters. With the economic changes the legal market has seen recently, firms are using tools such as Engage to become proficient ...

How legal work is changing in the “new normal”

Monday 21st May 2012

In the final video of the three-part interview, Susan Hackett, CEO and CLO of Legal Executive Leadership, and featured speaker at the recent Serengeti Summit, discusses the way legal work used to be done versus how it is expected to be done in the future, comparing the methods and practices in the “old normal” to what will be expected in ...

Critical tools for lawyers

Wednesday 16th May 2012

Susan Hackett, CEO and CLO of Legal Executive Leadership, and featured speaker at the recent Serengeti Summit, presented on “The Past, Present & Future of Legal Department Concerns & Drivers.” Hackett is often referred to as “the voice of the in-house bar,” and served as the senior vice president and general counsel for the Association of Corporate ...

Serengeti User Summit kicks-off in Seattle

Thursday 10th May 2012

Serengeti is hosting the Serengeti Summit this week, May 9-11, in Seattle. The summit provides an opportunity for those already using the highest-rated legal e-billing and matter management system, Serengeti Tracker, to drive workflow efficiencies and uncover insights to improve the overall performance of their law department. Attendees have been learning how to further maximize results and deliver even greater ...

Thomson Reuters strengthens bio diversity near its swiss office

Monday 30th Apr 2012

Walk into any Thomson Reuters office, world-wide, and you will see concerted efforts and initiatives to thoughtfully incorporate environmental sustainability in the way we operate and conduct our business. Last week, employees from the Thomson Reuters Global Resources office in Baar, Switzerland, spent a day creating a new habitat for wildlife in their community by planting more than ...

Thomson Reuters Manufacturing, Distribution & Engineering employees take their award-winning work home with them

Thursday 19th Apr 2012

Having learned the principles of lean manufacturing through his job at Thomson Reuters Eagan manufacturing, distribution and engineering (MD&E) plant, employee Scott Tierney applied the concepts to how he mows his 3-acre lawn, reducing the time it takes to complete the job from three hours to roughly two hours. And Tierney, who works in the ...

Westlaw Case Notebook 3.0 launches

Monday 16th Apr 2012

Organizing and analyzing vital case information can now be done more efficiently than ever.  Westlaw Case Notebook 3.0 provides greater integration with legal research and e-dsicovery. The new version more efficiently builds strong cases by pulling essential case information together in one place, including e-discovery documents, briefs, transcripts, pleadings, key facts, legal research and more. Westlaw Case ...

Highlights from the 2011 Annual Report

Monday 9th Apr 2012

Earlier this week, we released our 2011 Annual Report in an interactive format available online at Along with information on the company’s financial performance as well as business unit overviews, this year’s annual report contains a variety of dynamic content including interviews with our new business leaders as well as stories of how we are building the ...

The exciting world of Elite mobile

Sunday 1st Apr 2012

Thomson Reuters Elite Director of Product Management Justin Farmer introduced the attendees of the 2012 Elite User Conference to 3E Mobile. The new mobile system was created as a native iOS app for the iPad®, as well as a mobile website allowing the ability to access 3E via any web-enabled mobile device.  Legal Current caught ...

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