Document Checking and Formatting
What is Document Checking and Formatting?
Document checking and formatting tools aid with improving the internal text and organization of a document (such as by creating tables of contents, performing copyediting, grammar checks, and citation formatting and translations and redaction) and with combining, separating, or converting document formats.
BriefCatch Raises A $3.5M Seed Round to Expand Its Legal Editing Software and Add AI-Powered Features
LawCatch, Inc., developer of the BriefCatch legal editing software, has raised $3.5 million in an oversubscribed seed round. Lead investor in the round is TIA Ventures, which will take a seat on the LawCatch board. Other participants included RiverPark Ventures, C2 Ventures, and Wilson Sonsini Investments Co. BriefCatch founder Ross Guberman said that the company will use...
I Put WordRake’s New Version 4.0 to the Test Against the Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Opinion in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
As reported here yesterday, the legal editing software WordRake released a new version 4.0 that expands its functionality, adds new pricing options for less-frequent users, and introduces a new Simplicity editing mode for simplifying complex language. With this release, WordRake now has two editing modes: Brevity and Simplicity. You might consider the Brevity mode to...
WordRake Releases Version 4.0 of its Legal Editing Software, Including New ‘Simplicity’ Mode for Simplifying Complex Language and New Pricing
The legal editing software WordRake is today releasing a new version 4.0 that expands its functionality, adds new pricing options for less-frequent users, and introduces a new Simplicity editing mode for simplifying complex language. WordRake President Scott Johns calls this a “massive update” in which WordRake has “expanded functionality, dramatically increased editing algorithm quantity and...
I Ran Justice Alito’s Draft Abortion Opinion through the BriefCatch Legal Editing Software. Here’s What Happened.
The surreptitiously leaked draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade has been subjected to a firestorm of scrutiny and commentary. For good reason, the focus of the firestorm has been on the opinion’s ultimate ruling and its social and political implications. But, legal tech nerd that I am, I wondered how...
International Working Group Creates Best Practices Guide for Drafting Legal Documents
An international working group of academics, vendors, lawyers and other legal professionals is today releasing the legal industry’s first comprehensive guide to best practices and workflows for creating effective legal documents in Microsoft Word. Document Competency: What Every Legal Professional Should Know for Effective & Efficient Drafting in Word, is intended to establish for legal...
What Lawyers Can Learn From Journalists About Writing: My WordRake Q&A
I recently had the great honor to be interviewed by Ivy B. Grey, vice president, strategy & business development, at WordRake, about lessons learned in journalism that can be applied in law. The interview is now posted at WordRake, where we discuss what journalism can teach legal professionals about effective writing, interviewing, working with editors,...
3 Geeks and A Law Blog
The Geek in Review Ep. 124 – Maya Markovich and Ivy Grey on Creating More Value with the Time You Have
Dentons Nextlaw Labs‘ Maya Markovich understands that rational lawyers would observe market dynamics and client pressures to weigh the costs and benefits of adapting their behaviors to survive change, stay employed, and make their work more fulfilling. But, people don’t always make rational decisions. And, law firm’s economic structure incentivizes lower efficiency as a method...
Greg Lambert and Marlene Gebauer
Law Practice Tips
WordRake Tips with Ivy Grey (October 13, 2020)
WordRake is a great tool for lawyers to improve their documents and their writing skills. I consider myself to be a good writer. But when I use WordRake to review a final draft, it always provides several helpful suggestions. It is a great tool if you need to cut a few dozen words out of...
WordRake Donates Its Software To Help Hone Writing Skills Of Access To Justice Fellows
The legal technology company WordRake, whose software helps legal professionals hone their writing, has entered into a collaboration with the Access to Justice Technology Fellows, a program that trains law students to work with technology to enhance the delivery of legal services, through which each fellow will receive a one-year license to use WordRake at...
Creator of Popular Legal Podcast ‘Gen Y Lawyer’ Joins WordRake in BizDev Role
Nicole Abboud-Shayan, the lawyer and legal marketer who founded and hosted the popular podcast, The Gen Y Lawyer, has joined editing-software company WordRake as business development associate, where she will be responsible for helping to drive the company’s growth and support its strategic initiatives. “I’ve always been really intrigued by how people communicate,” Abboud-Shayan told...
Ivy B. Grey – 2020 Influential Women in Legal Technology
From : Blog Entry>>ILTA’s Blog EntryIn celebration of 2020 Women’s History Month, ILTA was pleased to announce a list of Influential Women in Legal Technology . Each Tuesday in March, readers will learn more about the women who were selected. Ivy B. Grey Vice President, Wordrake Chicago, Illinois, USA Ivy is a legal tech entrepreneur,...
First-Of-Its-Kind Project Launches To Expand Access To Canadian Legal Data
A first-of-its-kind nonprofit launching today seeks to broaden public access to Canadian primary law and other forms of legal data in order to advance access to justice, advance legal innovation, and help balance the sometimes competing concerns of open courts and personal privacy. Called the Legal Innovation Data Institute, the organization is modeled on open-data...