There was very little real AI or blockchain news over the holidays, especially legal-related. But there was a plethora of posts reviewing 2018 and forecasting 2019 and beyond, so that’s the focus of this post. I suggest you skim these titles and then skim through the lists included in most of the posts; you’re likely

  • Wow. This tool sounds like a serious way for in-house counsel to leverage AI to better choose outside counsel. There’s No Such Thing As A Competitive Legal Market — But There Are Ways To Make It Better. “Bodhala’s legal analytics offer in-house counsel a wealth of information about the entire Am Law 200, high-quality boutiques,

  • From Law360BigLaw’s High Costs Drive Cos. Toward Boutique Law Firms. I expect the same forces that are driving companies to engage smaller law firms (i.e., desire for better, faster, cheaper services) are driving them to Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSPs) and firms employing technology to better leverage their attorneys’ work.