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#BakersDozen Interview with High Performance Counsel

Posted by Lily Bruns on Jan 12, 2017 12:00:00 PM

In an interview with Zac Hale for High Performance Counsel, Allegory Founder and CEO, Alma Asay, shares the story of what drove her to be a leader in legal tech and comments on change in the legal industry.

"My goal – for my own company, as well as the industry – is to enable lawyers to be lawyers again." - Alma Asay Tweet this

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Topics: Alma Asay, Leadership, Press, Interviews, High Performance Counsel, Female Founders

What is Litigation Knowledge Management?

Posted by Lily Bruns on Nov 14, 2016 12:00:00 PM

What is Litigation Knowledge Management? At the ING3NIOUS SoCal eDiscovery & Information Governance Retreat, Allegory founder and CEO, Alma Asay put this question to a panel of law firm experts, who offered valuable insights, summarized below, on the increasing challenges of managing litigation knowledge, and how technology can help.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Gibson Dunn, E-Discovery, Ing3nious, Panel, Tucker Ellis, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Insights, Bill Dance, Mike Hagen, Diana Feinstein, Procopio

It's Not Just Software, It's Best Practices - Podcast for Law Technology Now

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Allegory Founder and CEO Alma Asay sat down with Bob Ambrogi of Law Technology Now on the Legal Talk Network to discuss litigation management applications and why law firms can no longer afford to litigate without the right software for analyzing and accessing evidence.

"You may just be talking about 10,000 documents, but at that stage, you don't just need to know that those are relevant to the case, you actually need to know those documents inside and out."

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Topics: Alma Asay, Legal Talk Network, Law Technology Now, LegalTech, Interviews, Litigation Management, Podcast, Insights, Academy for Private Practice, Bob Ambrogi

The Worlds of Silicon Valley and New York Law are Very Different for Women - Legal Executive Institute Interview with Alma Asay

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In a recently published interview for the Thomson Reuters' Legal Executive Institute, Allegory founder Alma Asay shares how "The Worlds of Silicon Valley and New York Law are Very Different for Women."

Early after founding Allegory, Asay spent six months in Silicon Valley and discovered first-hand the challenges of financing a start-up.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Entrepreneurship, Press, LegalTech, Interviews, Thomson Reuters, Women in Tech, Legal Executive Institute, Silicon Valley, Female Founders

Alma Asay Invited to Speak at 2016 International Judicial Symposium in South Korea

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Speaking to a large audience is nothing new, but this time, Allegory Founder Alma Asay took her discussion of law and technology across the world.

On October 18, Asay spoke at the International Judicial Symposium in Seoul, South Korea, at the invitation of the Supreme Court of Korea. The topic of the symposium was "The Challenges of and Responses to the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Future of Judiciary."

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Topics: Alma Asay, BNA Law, Judicial Policy Research Institute, Ethan Katsh, Lex Machina, Slideshare, Panel, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Bloomberg, Events, Conference, South Korea, David Perla, Hyung-Du Kim, Yeong-ik Kim, Intellicon, Joshua Walker, Dory Reiling, Fredric Lederer, Insights

Allegory at Thomson Reuters' Law Firm Leaders' Forum

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 16, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Going head to head with five other legal technology companies, Allegory participated in a Shark Tank style showcase at the 21st Annual Law Firm Leader's Forum presented by Thomson Reuters' Legal Executive Institute.

Judges invited legal technology startups that already had traction in the legal marketplace working with law firms and corporate legal departments to deliver better service.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Ralph Baxter, Ron Dolin, Entrepreneurship, Bill Henderson, Dan Katz, Video, Press, LegalTech, Thomson Reuters, Events, Law Firm Leaders Forum, Legal Executive Institute, Pitch, Female Founders

Legal Entrepreneurship: Evolving Market Needs - Panel at LexTech West

Posted by Alma Asay on Sep 26, 2016 12:00:00 PM

On September 26, the MaRS LegalX cluster and McCarthy Tétrault teamed up to present LexTech West in beautiful Vancouver.

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Topics: Alma Asay, BigLaw, Panel, LegalTech, Events, Insights

5 Ways Lawyers Can Pitch Technology To Win New Business - Article for Law Technology Today

Posted by Lily Bruns on Sep 14, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Legal technology doesn't just pay off in time-savings, it can improve a firm's prospects and help build better relationships with clients. Software purchases are often a mandate to improve internal processes, but that's only the beginning of its potential impact on legal work and business.

In a new article for Law Technology Today, Allegory founder and CEO Alma Asay shares "Five Ways Lawyers Can Pitch Technology To Win New Business."

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Topics: Alma Asay, Law Technology Today, BigLaw, Press, LegalTech, Business Development

Redefining Complex Litigation - Alma Asay at Legal Horizons Conference

Posted by Lily Bruns on Jul 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Not many litigators would leave Big Law to start the grueling journey of a legal tech entrepreneur, but our Founder, Alma Asay saw an industry at a tipping point and knew she had the solution to a growing problem. At the Janders Dean & Chicago-Kent College of Law Legal Horizons Conference, Asay was invited to share her insights on the future of litigation and what drove her to build Allegory's litigation management platform.

When most people think about litigation technology, E-Discovery software comes to mind. When practicing at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Asay was frustrated that few vendors and technologists support the traditional practice of litigation:

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Topics: Alma Asay, Litigation, E-Discovery, Video, Litigation Management, Education, Events, Insights, Female Founders, Janders Dean, The Law Lab Channel, Chicago-Kent College of Law, EDRM

The Next Generation of Litigation Technology: Looking Beyond eDiscovery

Posted by Lily Bruns on Jul 18, 2016 4:00:00 PM

On July 18, 2016, Allegory founder and CEO Alma Asay moderated a panel at the ING3NIOUS 2016 NorCal eDiscovery and Information Governance Retreat, exploring the next tipping point in litigation technology. The panel offered valuable insights, summarized below, on the increasing challenges of litigation management and how technology can help.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Gibson Dunn, E-Discovery, Ing3nious, Panel, Rhonda Jenkins, Clyde & Co, Sam Kepler, Perkins Coie, Seth Schreiberg, Uber, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Chip Nierlich, Insights

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