Home Daily News Is litigation management software hitting… Legal Technology Posted February 23, 2018, 7:00 am CST Ari Kaplan Ari Kaplan speaks with Alma Asay, the chief innovation officer for Integreon, an alternative legal services provider that recently acquired her company, Allegory, a cloud-based litigation management platform. This Q&A has been condensed. Ari Kaplan: Tell us about your background and your new role at Integreon. Alma Asay: I was a litigator at Gibson Dunn in New York and absolutely loved litigating, but it felt like we could spend more of our time being lawyers if we had better technology. I also thought it would take someone who understood the way that lawyers think and work to create a solution. So, I left Gibson Dunn in 2012 to start Allegory. I was very excited last fall when Integreon acquired the company, and I’m now focusing on combining Allegory with the other services that Integreon offers, as well as looking at how we can deliver the … [Read more...] about Is litigation management software hitting a tipping point?
The new Condominium Authority Tribunal — the province’s first of its kind launched last November — is designed to quickly resolve condominium disputes.But the tribunal will not award the cost of lawyers’ fees to winning litigants, barring exceptional circumstances. And that may have both a positive and a negative impact for its users, say lawyers.The new tribunal is initially only dealing with records-related disputes. Condo unit owners who are searching for more information, for example, about condo board decisions or someone serving as a director on a board have a place to turn if they’re not satisfied with the board’s response. The goal was to create a process that was quick, convenient and affordable for litigants to settle and decide condominium-related disputes in Ontario and transform how disputes are resolved, according to the province’s guidelines. James Davidson, a founding member of Davidson Houle Allen LLP Condominium Law in … [Read more...] about Condo tribunal won’t award costs to winning litigants
In Touch magazine reportedly delayed publishing an interview with porn star Stormy Daniels for six years after Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen threatened litigation.Four former employees of In Touch’s publisher told the Associated Press that Cohen had threatened legal action in emails. The AP story did not reveal the sources’ names.Daniels had told In Touch she had a sexual trust with Trump in 2006. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Cohen allegedly paid Daniels $130,000 in October 2016 to keep quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. Cohen allegedly used a Delaware company called Essential Consultants to make the payment to Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. The article is based on anonymous sources.Essential Consultants is incorporated in Delaware where companies don’t have to publicly disclose the names of their managers.Daniels denied she had a sexual or romantic affair with Trump and denied receiving hush money in a … [Read more...] about Tabloid reportedly delayed Stormy Daniels story for 6 years after litigation threat by Trump lawyer
A lady doctor has made a written complaint to the district judge of Rohini court after being served stale food at the canteen in the court complex which made her sick with food poisoning, hyperacidity and severe stomachache.Parul Sharma, a doctor who runs rehabilitation centre and special school in north west Delhi, has been pursuing a case wherein she has sought police action in a fake medical degree racket.She was visiting the Rohini district court on January 17 for a meeting with her advocate Birender Sangwan to discuss the developments in the matter which was listed for January 18.“After meeting the advocate, my mother and I went to the canteen and ordered few food items. When I took first few bites, I just thought there is some problem with the taste but my mother sensed the food was stale,” Parul said.When they enquired with the cook, he at first refused to admit the food had gone foul but later said he might have used the raw material from a day before and offered to … [Read more...] about Litigant Complains To Rohini Court Distt Judge After Being Served Stale Food In Court Cafeteria
Baylor Law School will be launching what they say is the nation’s first executive LLM in litigation management program for experienced lawyers this coming fall.Texas Lawyer had the story.Many law schools have LLM programs that focus on litigation or trial advocacy. Baylor’s new LLM program, on the other hand, will address the rise of litigation costs by showing lawyers the nuances of managing large cases through the latest technology and strategies.“We are not teaching you how to try the lawsuit,” Baylor law professor Liz Fraley, who co-created the LLM program, told Texas Lawyer. “This is: Samsung calls you and says, we’ve been sued by Apple, or we’re suing Apple and it’s hundreds of millions of dollars at issue. How do you design a plan that makes it cost-effective, outcome effective, and where you discover the case in a way that doesn’t take five years and billions of dollars? That’s what this program is … [Read more...] about Baylor Law to offer LLM program in litigation management