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Ohio Supreme Court creates interactive specialty court map

The Ohio Supreme Court, ever in the forefront of court technology, has put up an interactive online map that shows every specialty court in the state. The map is a quick and informative way for the public (or lawyers, researchers and teachers) to find whether an appropriate specialty docket exists in an offender’s jurisdiction ... (full story)

Scary 2018 data legal department data breach stats

Data breaches of in-house legal departments have doubled in the last year.
Yes, you read that right. According to a 2018 survey by the Association for Corporate Counsel, one-third of in-house counsel offices experienced a data breach in 2017, up from 15 percent in 2016.
OBTW, I’ve been telling you this was going to hap ... (full story)

Encryption overview because you need this

It’s been a while since we covered encryption in any detail in this column, so when Law technology Today posted a detailed overview of the topic, it seemed like a good time to go over the field again.
Hopefully without belaboring the point, lawyers at this point in the history of technology are basically required to at leas ... (full story)

Kurent: Solo and small firm time tracking and billing

Kurent (www.kurent.com) is a cloud service that tracks time bills accordingly, tracks all of your accounts and integrates with LawPay to get you paid, all for less than $30 per user per month.
It basically helps coordinate all of the paperwork needed to get from the creation of the work product to billing, getting paid and track ... (full story)

Legal app roundup

The ABA has a nice post about current useful legal apps that lawyers can access from their phones/tablets. Here’s an overview.
Email aggregators. Most attorneys have multiple email accounts but still only want one app to access them all. Gmail, Outlook and your native smartphone email app all have this ability—you jus ... (full story)