Dentons’ Venture NextLaw Labs Invests in Fee Transparency Firm Apperio

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The World Largest Law Firm Dentons and “NextLaw Labs, a venture launched last year for financing new legal services technologies, has made its second major investment with legal tech start-up Apperio.  NextLaw Labs and Apperio will work together to streamline matter management, track legal spend in real time and standardise the legal tender process. Apperio’s tools enable clients to monitor the amount of partner/associate time spent on each transaction/case.”

Full Disclosure:  I am a member of the advisory board of NextLaw Labs.

The 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law – King College London (June 2017)

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The program committee for the 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law has just named King College London as the host for the biannual ICAIL conference.   Mark you calendars for 2017 in London!

 

Quantitative Methods for Lawyers – Course Materials – Professor Daniel Martin Katz

http://www.quantitativemethodsclass.com/Quantitative Methods for Lawyers is the first course in a two course sequence and it assumes no prior knowledge of statistics / quantitative thinking.  You will learn basic concepts and will receive an introduction to R (the open source programming language which is lingua franca of statistical computing).   Those with a prior knowledge of statistics, etc. might be advised to simply start with our Legal Analytics course (which is a primer in machine learning / advanced analytics for lawyers that I teach with Michael Bommarito).

Technology, Data & Computational – LJD Week Presentation @ The World Bank

Today I had the pleasure of participating in the Law, Justice & Development Week at the World Bank in its headquarters in Washington DC.  My panel was focused on Technology, Data and Computation to Promote the Rule of Law.  It was a great and meaningful conversation pointed toward substantive applications!