LexCloud.ca Empowers a Firm to Grow and Prosper

LexCloud.ca Empowers a Firm to Grow and Prosper

Maureen Whelton
Managing Partner

Stevenson Whelton MacDonald & Swan LLP

Litigation and Personal Injury
14 lawyers, 15 staff
Toronto, Vaughan, Oakville, & Oshawa, Ontario

Stevensons LLP and MacDonald & Swan LLP were ready to make big changes to their firms. Their ambitious plans included merging and growing their practices to multiple locations. Among many things, this required a complete re-evaluation of their IT. Four offices spread across central Ontario required a robust, reliable system that could be easily and consistently employed across locations. They needed IT that empowered their newly formed firm to grow and prosper, and at the same time, not break the bank at a crucial time in their evolution.

CEO Mike Dewdney speaks at OTLA Cloud IT panel

CEO Mike Dewdney speaks at OTLA Cloud IT panel

On November 16th, 2017 our very own CEO Mike Dewdney took part in a panel for the Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association (OTLA) on the positives and drawbacks of adopting Cloud IT for law firms.

Cyber-security experts warn against the new Terdot virus

Cyber-security experts warn against the new Terdot virus

Cyber-security experts across the globe are warning that a sophisticated new virus designed to use social media to spy on and collect banking details is loose on the Internet. The virus is what is known as a ‘banker’ virus designed to steal sensitive financial information that can then be used to steal money from its victims.

AI outperforms lawyers in challenge on case predictions in UK

AI outperforms lawyers in challenge on case predictions in UK

CaseCrunch, a recent AI startup founded by Cambridge law students, has won a challenge against 112 lawyers in predicting outcomes of claims with the UK Financial Ombudsman for mis-selling Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). The competition provided participants with factual scenarios for PPI mis-selling claims and asked for a yes or no prediction on whether the claim would be upheld.

Abacus private cloud buys HotDocs document automation

Abacus private cloud buys HotDocs document automation

In a sign of the growing presence of private cloud platforms, AbacusNext, a US private cloud vendor, has purchased document automation leader HotDocs.

HotDocs boasts a user-base of more than one million customers in 60 countries. It is expected that AbacusNext will integrate document automation into its products such as Amicus Attorney.

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