Announcing the Legal Cloud Computing Association

I’m pleased to announce an initiative that has literally been years in the making, from initial conversations between Jack Newton of Clio, Steph Kimbro of VLO Tech (now Total Attorneys) many moons ago. Clio, DirectLaw, Rocket Matter, and Total Attorneys have banded together as the initial seed companies to form the Legal Cloud Computing Association. […]

Why Dropbox Rocks For Law Offices

The following is an excerpt from a post originally appearing on The Mac Lawyer earlier this week entitled “Dropbox is Sweeping the World, So We Integrated Rocket Matter With It” Earlier this year at ABA Techshow, when talking to The Mac Lawyer and TechnoEsq (Finis Price) in the actual flesh, we asked, what, if any […]

5 Reasons Why Legal Cloud Computing Will Dominate Practice Management Within Three Years

When Rocket Matter first appeared on the legal technology scene (I prefer the term ‘dance floor’), we emerged as the first legal specific online practice management software on the market. Almost simultaneously, we were joined by other worthy competitors (and some not so worthy – Hi Kathy!). In the two and a half years since […]

Legal Cloud Computing Ethics and the NY State Bar

I’m encouraged that New York and North Carolina are developing rational, well-measured opinions on legal cloud computing that protect the interest of attorneys and establish a level of reliability for the vendors themselves. However, the ABA’s recent suggestions that cloud providers are essentially outsourced providers requiring oversight seems a little impractical to me. The point of cloud computing for lawyers is to make life easier and eliminate headaches.