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A blog about legal tech, startups, productivity and bankruptcy law updates.

ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley 2020


The ABA TECHSHOW held its fourth-annual startup pitch competition, the Startup Alley, and recently announced the winners for the upcoming live competition that will showcase the 15 innovative legal startups. Before the TECHSHOW begins with its welcome event, the winners will face off in the finals, and the TECHSHOW attendees will judge and choose the winner. All 15 finalists will be part of an exhibit featuring their product or service in the Startup Alley, which will be in the EXPO Hall during the TECHSHOW.

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NextChapter's New Look (User Interface Updates)


NextChapter released its new user interface, and we’re excited to tell you about the updates! These changes reflect our commitment to continuously improving the platform so that your job is easier. Key changes include a new design, more progress tracking features and navigation options, and increased mobility, among many others.

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Attorney Directory: First


Part of growing your law practice is ensuring that clients can find you. Because most people use online searches to find their products and services these days, they have a strong online presence to be digitally searchable. NextChapter was the first legal software to also introduce an online attorney directory to help our attorneys get more clients. The Modern Attorney Directory makes you easy to find, and clients can instantly look over your credentials, personal information, and fees.

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Janine Sickmeyer at the Women of Legal Tech Summit


NextChapter Founder and Managing Director, Janine Sickmeyer will be speaking at the Women of Legal Tech Summit. Janine is a former Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC) honoree as one if its 2017 Women of Legal Tech.

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Our Favorite Legal Trends for 2020


The practice of law changes every year with each trending development, many of which aim to improve the way law firms operate. With the introduction of AI and machine learning into the modern office and the continuous updating and enhancement of these technologies, there are even more opportunities for streamlining as you plan for the year ahead.

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