Top Stories from this week’s Legal Current

February 8, 2013

Thomson ReutersHere are the top stories this week from our colleagues at the Legal Current blog

Thomson Reuters acquires Practical Law Company

Thomson Reuters recently acquired Practical Law Company. In this video clip, Allison Guidette, managing director of Large Law Firms at Thomson Reuters, discusses the importance of this acquisition and what it means for the company.

Allison Guidette talks cloud-based solutions, Elite and trends in the legal industry

It’s a little known fact, but Thomson Reuters has 30 years running cloud-based applications – with Westlaw. In this video clip below, Allison Guidette, managing director of Large Law Firms at Thomson Reuters, talks about why we are moving more of our capabilities into cloud-based solutions, as well as trends impacting large law firms and how Thomson Reuters is responding to those trends.

Kris Nimsger discusses hosted practice technology

Thomson Reuters recently announced the launch of hosted practice technology, which is a comprehensive cloud-based suite of litigation solutions. In this video clip, Kris Nimsger, managing director of Litigation Solutions, discusses how hosted practice technology aligns with the longer term strategy to bring our products closer together in a more integrated way.

Concourse for government

We’ve launched Concourse, but did you know there is a version just for government legal departments? In this fiscal environment, government agencies are struggling with how to manage their workloads and they don’t have the ability to hire more people. In this video clip, Steve Rubley, managing director of the Government segment of Thomson Reuters, talks about how these agencies are looking to do more with less, and how Concourse can help.

New alliance to strengthen expert resources for legal professionals

Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services has joined forces with the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the leading international organization of lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation, expanding the wealth of resources available to DRI members.

Walter Isaacson talks innovation at LegalTech

Last week, Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute and author of books on Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Henry Kissinger and Steve Jobs, spoke on innovation and leadership to an invitation-only gathering of legal professionals at the Thomson Reuters headquarters at 3 Times Square. In this video recap, Isaacson reflects on the unique leadership styles of these innovative leaders, and the common threads between them.

Bob Schukai on mobile trends in the legal space

Increasingly, lawyers and other legal professionals are migrating to mobile as a way to do business, and Thomson Reuters is reacting. In this video clip, Bob Schukai, global head of Mobile Technology at Thomson Reuters, talks about how mobile is important to Thomson Reuters Legal’s transformation into a solutions business, as well as trends in how legal professionals are using mobile.