Why Switch from On-site to Cloud IT?

Why Switch from On-site to Cloud IT?

Adopting tech that’s new to your firm may seem like a bigger challenge than keeping your old on-site model. Despite expressing frustration with the cost and hassle of updates, downtime, and capital expenditure, some law firms still lean toward on-site systems – just because they are comfortable with what’s familiar.

Toronto Legal Hackathon. And the Winner is…

Toronto Legal Hackathon. And the Winner is…

On the weekend of June 2nd, Neesons hosted a Legal Hackathon that brought together several hundred programmers, software designers, lawyers, and other interested parties. A dozen teams formed on Friday night and the coding began!

Teams were provided with several possible challenges including improving automated transcription, using AI to streamline document review, creating a system to pro-actively monitor file status, and a wildcard – anything they could think of that would improve the legal industry.

LexCloud.ca clients don’t WannaCry

LexCloud.ca clients don’t WannaCry

For three days last month, the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack spread across the globe with chilling speed. From Friday May 12th to Monday May 15th, it infected over 230,000 computers worldwide. The attack worked by locking files on the computers and displaying a ”ransom note” requesting a sizeable payment in Bitcoin crypto-currency to unlock them.

LexCloud.ca attends the OTLA Long Term Disability Conference

LexCloud.ca attends the OTLA Long Term Disability Conference

On May 26th 2017, lawyers and professionals from over 100 firms gathered in person and online for the Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association’s (OTLA) Long Term Disability Conference.

The conference is an opportunity for members of OTLA to network, learn from industry innovators, and receive credit for professional development.