This is not an attempt to create a list of all of the legal technology in the world. Think of this as a curated walkthrough of some popular legal technology tools.
Here's how many law firms have done signings for the last 20 years. All this is changing because people don't have access to printers and scanners right now. Instead, they are forced to use e-signatures - and discover by accident all the inefficiencies of the last 20 years... pic.twitter.com/YRiqujrS7C— Jack Shepherd (@jackwshepherd) April 30, 2020
- Salesforce is the best-known web-based tool for managing customer contacts, although not legal-focused
- HotDocs remains popular with a big installed base, although long in the tooth
- Docassemble, a powerful open source alternative built on Python with strong customizability and expert system capabilities
- A2JAuthor.org, a popular non-commercial frontend to HotDocs which also includes limited document assembly capabilities that don't rely on HotDocs
- Neota Logic, a powerful and popular system for building expert systems
- QnAMarkup.org is a tool for rapidly building interactive flowcharts, with some advanced add-ins to support form filling as well
I think these are good examples, but I can't be objective!
If you were to introduce someone to legal tech who knew nothing about it. What would be the best of breed apps you would showcase that let them understand what it is all about?#legaltech— Quinten Steenhuis (@QSteenhuis) August 19, 2020
Author: Quinten Steenhuis, updated August 2020.