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Lyle Moran

Lyle Moran

Host of ABA Journal: Legal Rebels

Lyle Moran is a legal affairs writer for the ABA Journal. The San Diego-based journalist previously reported for the Los Angeles Daily Journal, San Diego Daily Transcript, Lowell Sun and Associated Press. He earned his journalism degree from Boston University.

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July 21, 2021

How one bankruptcy software company had a banner year despite filings hitting a low

NextChapter’s success last year came in its first full year after being acquired by legal research company FastCase.

June 16, 2021

A new evidence management tool aims to help public defenders process video and audio

Two University of Chicago alums and technologists have developed a technology platform known as JusticeText, an AI-powered evidence management tool primarily geared toward public defenders.

May 19, 2021

New AI-powered legal writing tool aims to help lawyers craft winning briefs

A former assistant attorney general has created an AI-powered legal writing tool to help other lawyers craft case-winning briefs in an efficient manner.

April 14, 2021

How one firm is trying to convince technology clients to embrace subscription pricing

When two women discussed starting their own law firm two years ago, the experienced in-house lawyers agreed that they should take a subscription-pricing approach with clients.

March 17, 2021

Experienced cloud-based law firm thrives during COVID-19, firm co-founder says

“You make a lot more money when you come work for us than you do at a traditional firm,” says Kevin Broyles, a co-founder and managing partner of FisherBroyles.

February 10, 2021

Virtual onboarding has provided some unexpected benefits, firm shareholder says

John Van Amsterdam says his law firm has prioritized frequent virtual contacts with new attorneys and staff, generating particularly good feedback from lateral hires.

January 13, 2021

Law firms should not rush lateral hiring, due diligence expert says

Michael Ellenhorn, the founder and CEO of Decipher, says law firms would be wise not to quicken the hiring process too much.

December 16, 2020

Deloitte is monitoring regulatory reforms but is focused on growing new practice

For now, Don Fancher says Deloitte is focused in the United States on growing the legal business services practice that it launched in July.

November 18, 2020

Constant communication has been key amid COVID-19, law school dean says

L. Song Richardson, the dean at the University of California at Irvine School of Law, discusses with the ABA Journal's Lyle Moran how to making remote learning successful during a pandemic.

October 14, 2020

Firms of the future: COVID-19 prompts more law firms to pursue real estate downsizing

Sherry Cushman, a vice chairman at Cushman & Wakefield, talks to the ABA Journal's Lyle Moran about law firms and real estate downsizing during the coronavirus pandemic.

September 16, 2020

This Louisiana judge continues to innovate during the COVID-19 crisis

Judge Scott Schlegel talks about his initial tactics into delivering justice online and delve into how he and his court responded to COVID-19.

August 19, 2020

Bench trial by video? This lawyer says it went better than expected

Kathy Ehrhart discusses the protocols she helped develop for the trial and talk about how the video proceeds went.

July 15, 2020

Legal reform advocates need to more actively engage the public

Paula Littlewood discusses the ongoing lawyer re-regulation efforts across the country and Washington State's pioneering limited license legal technician program.

June 17, 2020

BigLaw firm’s legal tech subsidiary has launched a steady stream of COVID-19 tools

Kimball Dean Parker talks about SixFifty and how this tool can help your law firm during COVID-19.

May 13, 2020

How hosting a national pandemic summit aided Nebraska courts with its COVID-19 response

Michael G. Heavican, the chief justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, talks about the National Pandemic Summit that he hosted in May 2019 for court leaders across the country.

April 15, 2020

Online estate planning sees surge during coronavirus crisis

Cody Barbo, CEO and co-founder of Trust & Will, talks about why he created the platform and his plans for the future.