By Brad Blickstein, principal of the Blickstein Group and partner and co-head of NewLaw at Baretz+Brunelle
Back in June 2019, I presented “The Annual Law Department Operations Survey: Decoding a Decade of Data to Map the LDO Journey” at LMA P3 – The Practice Innovation Conference. During that session, I outlined how the law department operations role has changed since the 2008 launch of the survey, which asks in-house legal operations professionals to provide insight into many critical success factors for effectively managed corporate law departments.
By Josh Blandi, CEO and Co-Founder of UniCourt
Law firms, litigation support firms, and others in the legal industry vertical are quickly turning to legal data as a new and powerful driver of legal marketing and business development efforts. The evolution of access to computing power, combined with the growing availability of legal data — such as court, business, attorney bar and judge data — along with the rise of data science as a discipline, has led to its increased value in the modern economy. It’s no surprise, then, that this trend is coming to the legal industry.