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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

From Production to Trial, the Tools Attorneys Use and Still Need - ILTACON 2016

Posted by Lily Bruns on Aug 31, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Allowing software to do the heavy lifting of document management is a big (and necessary!) leap for the litigation industry, and adopting this technology remains a challenge. Nobody knows this better than the attorneys who use the limited tools on the market designed specifically for them. A recent session at the 2016 ILTA Conference, titled "From Production to Trial: The Tools We Use and Still Need", showcased demonstrations of up-and-coming litigation-focused software, including our very own Allegory. This time, instead of getting the usual pitch from software companies, actual users were front and center.

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Topics: Litigation, Case Study, Catherine McPherson, Clare Foley, Melisa Twomey, BigLaw, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Conference, ILTA, ILTACON, Geoffrey Vance, Jeremiah Kelman, Thomas Vidal, Insights

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

What Is Allegory and Why Do You Need It?

Posted by Alma Asay on Jul 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Allegory is a litigation management tool - encompassing not only evidence and transcripts, but the full scope of materials, issues, and work product critical to winning a case. Just as “practice management” software helps lawyers in small firms manage their law firm, Allegory helps lawyers – at firms of all sizes, from two-person boutiques to Vault 10 BigLaw – collaborate and manage their litigations.

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Topics: E-Discovery, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Education, Insights

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