Risk Management Survey Finds Law Firms Have Concerns about Risk, Security and Lawsuits and Inadequate Technology to Address Them

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American LegalNet 2017 Risk Management Survey Finds Law Firms Have Concerns about Risk, Security and Lawsuits and Inadequate Technology to Address Them

Los Angeles, CA– October 4, 2017 – Today American LegalNet, Inc. (ALN) announced the results of its third annual Risk Management Survey, conducted during ILTACON 2017 in August. Register to receive the complete survey results here.

Overview of Findings
The 2017 Survey aimed to determine what law firms considered their greatest risk exposures, and to gauge their confidence and available resources to address these concerns.
In summary, the Survey results showed:
– growing uncertainty regarding who had overall responsibility for risk management
– expansion in risk management worries to include threats like malware/ransomware
– agreement that malpractice lawsuit risk was rising
– evidence of outdated or decentralized calendaring and docketing systems
– surprisingly slow adoption of cloud-based calendaring/docketing systems
– despite challenges, respondents felt capable of addressing these risks
– more than half planned to invest more in risk management in the coming year

Highlights of the 2017 American LegalNet Risk Management Survey Results:

  • Nearly One-third of Respondents Don’t Know Who’s Responsible for Risk Management – At 28.73%, “Don’t know” was the most popular answer to the question “Who bears overall responsibility for your firm’s risk management function?” even though two new answer choices were added this year: Governance Committee and IT Director. There was a definite drop in General Counsel’s responsibility from last year– the 2016 figure was 38.16% and 2017’s figure was less than half that at 18.78%.
  • Top Risk Management Challenges Include Malware/Ransomware & Human Error – While in 2016, 55.88% of 2016 respondents had ranked Cyber Threats as their #1 biggest risk management challenge, in 2017 Cyber Threats was joined by Negligence/Human Error and new entrant Malware, Ransomware and Viruses, the latter not surprising, given the devastating impact of WannaCry and other recent attacks. Cyber Threats scored 28.32% on the 2017 top risks list with Malware and Negligence both scoring 21.97% each.
  • Risk of Malpractice Suits on the Rise – 48.84% of 2017 survey respondents answered “Agree” that the risk of legal malpractice suits had increased in recent years, only 6.98% disagreed, and the remaining 44.19% said they weren’t sure. 2016 “Agree” responses were already strong in 2016 but the number increased 9.13% in 2017.
  • Negligence and Human Error Most Likely Causes for Malpractice Claims – 2017 respondents said the most likely underlying causes of malpractice claims were “Negligence/Human Error” with 36.42% and “I don’t know” with 34.68%. The “I don’t know” answer was added to the survey this year; since one-third of respondents chose it, it’s clear there is a substantial lack of awareness about malpractice claim risk exposures.
  • Outdated Docketing Technology Creates Significant Risk – 59.54% of 2017 respondents answered “Agree” that a decentralized or outdated docketing system created significant risk for their firms. Only 9.25% disagreed, and 31.21% were not sure. Compared with 2016 survey numbers, the 2017 “Agree” numbers increased by 3.66%, the “Disagree” number decreased by 3.99%, and the “Not sure” number was about the same.
  • Slow Adoption of Cloud-based Docketing/Calendaring Tools
    Only a total of 10.43% responded to the two “Yes” options about having a cloud-based docketing/calendaring solution. A very large majority of 72.39% said “No” and 17.18% said “Don’t know”. Even though cloud-based technologies have gained credibility and popularity in many areas, the survey results show that adoption of cloud-based docketing and calendaring is slow and minimal in law firms so far.
  • Confidence in Capability to Address and Mitigate Risk – this year’s respondents were confident in their ability to address and mitigate risk. A large contingent, 76.69%, responded they were capable, more than capable or extremely capable. 20.25% said “We have work to do” and only 3.07 said “Minimal.”
  • More Plans to Increase Investment in Risk Management this Year – More than half of 2017 respondents (57.67%) said they would be making additional budget available for risk management initiatives in the next 12 months, an 11% increase over the 2016 response to this question.

About the 2017 Survey Respondents
The 2017 Survey respondent pool was more than double that of the 2016 survey, and was comprised of a diverse group of legal IT, general counsel, risk & compliance, and practice support professionals. The 2017 survey had 43.55% IT department respondents and more than half specializing in other areas like legal, risk/compliance and practice support. The 2016 survey responders were primarily IT professionals (71.8%).

The largest 2017 survey majorities responded from the biggest firms with 500+ attorneys (24.54%) and from firms with 101-250 attorneys (20.25%). 2017 marked a 6.21% increase over 2016 in responses from 500+ attorney firms.

According to Erez Bustan, CEO and Founder of American LegalNet: “The 2017 Risk Management Survey produced intriguing results. Taking this new data into account, American LegalNet will continue to focus on identifying and solving risk management problems for law firms from a technology standpoint.”

For more information or to receive the survey results, visit: https://www.alncorp.com/2017-risk-management-survey-results/.

About American LegalNet, Inc.

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. American LegalNet is based in Los Angeles. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com or email sales@alncorp.com. Follow us on Twitter @ALN3, and on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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American Legalnet to Launch Enhanced Forms Workflow Microsoft Word Integrated Toolbar and Forms Workflow Beta Site at Iltacon 2017 next Week

LOS ANGELES – August 10, 2017 – Next Monday, August 14th at ILTACON 2017 in Las Vegas, American LegalNet, Inc. (ALN) will launch its enhanced Microsoft Word® Integrated Toolbar, which now includes more user-friendly search features to find and fill forms, customize the interface’s look and feel, organize forms, and upload content. At ILTACON, ALN will also unveil a beta version of its enhanced Forms WorkFlow Online Library for online access and purchase of forms. For beta access instructions, please e-mail beta@alncorp.com.

Forms WorkFlow provides a comprehensive set of up-to-date official court, corporate, regulatory and legal forms for law offices and businesses. In addition to providing immediate access to over 80,000 forms, Forms WorkFlow also provides a powerful set of tools to reduce risk and maximize efficiency, including auto-filling form data, preparing jury instructions, and more.

Most of the Am Law 100 firms use Forms Workflow every day, having downloaded millions of forms over the past 15 years.

FORMS WORKFLOW MICROSOFT WORD INTEGRATED TOOLBAR – LAUNCHING AT ILTACON

The updated Forms WorkFlow Toolbar, appearing as a new tab within the Microsoft Word ribbon, provides clients with streamlined access to search for, select, and complete forms directly from Word. The Toolbar’s modernized interface includes several new data-related productivity features including selectable attorneys, cases and courts, as well as the ability to auto-fill form fields with data imported and synchronized from other firm databases such as human resources or time-and-billing systems.

The Forms WorkFlow Toolbar has been completely reengineered to provide cutting-edge compatibility and support for popular technologies including:

– 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Office and Windows

– Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

– Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10

– Local, cloud, or on-premise databases

FORMS WORKFLOW ONLINE LIBRARY – BETA SITE NOW AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

The new Forms WorkFlow Online Library has been completely rebuilt from the ground up for greater speed and efficiency, improved ease of use, intelligent quick searching, and branding customization. Administrators can easily manage users and subscriptions, customize the branding and forms/documents available to users, as well as create new folder structures. Intelligent searching allows users to type in a few letters of a form type to show relevant selections. Law firms of fewer than 10 attorneys will be able to purchase forms directly from the FormsWorkflow website, while 10+ attorney firms can request information to be contacted by American LegalNet account executives. The beta is up-and-running and the site will officially launch in the near future. For beta access instructions, please e-mail beta@alncorp.com.

Erez Bustan, CEO and Founder of ALN, said: “We are incredibly proud to be launching both the newly rebuilt Forms WorkFlow Toolbar and the Forms WorkFlow Online Library at ILTACON next week. These releases are the culmination of great work by our development team and valued input from our customers who suggested useful, intuitive features to improve both products. We look forward to connecting with ILTA members next week to demonstrate the new technology.”
American LegalNet will be exhibiting at ILTACON in Las Vegas next week from August 14-17 (booth#341) and will be sponsoring a demo room and other events during the conference. For more information, contact Dan O’Day at DOday@alncorp.com.
About American LegalNet, Inc.
American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com or email sales@alncorp.com. Follow us on Twitter @ALN3, and on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Contact: Christy Burke
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American Legalnet Establishes Agreement With Albany Law School Professor Patrick M. Connors

Los Angeles, CA – September 26, 2016 – American LegalNet, a provider of innovative workflow management technologies to law firms, has established an agreement with Patrick M. Connors, the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School, where he teaches New York Practice and Legal Ethics. At the request of American LegalNet, Professor Connors will be providing educational written and spoken content to benefit New York law firms. For more information about Professor Connors, please refer to his bio below.

Professor Connors will be generating a variety of objective opinions, publications and presentations created to keep New York lawyers abreast of New York Civil and Federal Practice, including related date calculations, and risk management issues.

Professor Connors will be providing the following useful resources in the coming months:

Monthly articles authored by Professor Connors which American LegalNet will distribute, covering issues of New York Civil Practice, Federal Practice and/or general risk management.

Two live presentations in New York City covering recent case law and statutory developments in New York Civil Practice, Federal Practice and/or general risk management. Professor Connors’ presentations will be relevant to management attorneys or other law firm professionals interested in these topics. One or both of the presentations may offer CLE credit – dates and venues are still to be determined.

For more information about the Professor Connors publications and events mentioned above, please contact American LegalNet.

Erez Bustan | President and CEO
American LegalNet, Inc.

MORE ABOUT PROFESSOR PATRICK M. CONNORS

Patrick M. Connors is the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School where he teaches New York Practice and Legal Ethics.  In Fall 2015, Professor Connors was a visiting scholar in Residence at Touro College’s Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.  He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law where he taught Professional Responsibility from 1991 to 1999.

Professor Connors received his B.A. degree from Georgetown University and his J.D. degree from St. John’s Law School where he was editor of the Law Review and research assistant to David D. Siegel.  He is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education seminars on recent developments in New York Practice, professional ethics and legal malpractice.  He has also served as an expert witness and consultant on issues pertaining to attorney ethics, legal malpractice and civil procedure.

American Legalnet Releases Risk Management Survey Results, Revealing Law Firms’ Concerns: Rising Cyber Threats, Malpractice Suits and Outdated Technology

Los Angeles, CA – September 23, 2016 – Today, American LegalNet, Inc. (ALN) announced the results of its second annual Risk Management Survey, conducted during ILTACON 2016 in August/September. The Survey aimed to benchmark which risks were most pressing for ILTA members and gauge their readiness to address them. The 2016 Survey showed that ILTA members – a mixture of law firm and corporate legal department IT, compliance, risk management, legal and support professionals – had major risk management concerns and expressed lesser degrees of confidence than last year in their capabilities to address the threats.

The 2016 Survey respondents worked for law firms of all sizes with the largest contingent (45%) from firms of 101-500 attorneys. The majority (71.8%) of respondents were law firm IT professionals including CIOs, CTOs and IT.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2016 AMERICAN LEGALNET RISK MANAGEMENT SURVEY RESULTS:

More General Counsels Now Bearing Risk Management Burden – Compared to the 2015 Survey’s results, the 2016 Survey respondents indicated a definite shift in risk management responsibility to the General Counsel’s shoulders rather than IT executives or heads of risk/compliance. In 2016, 38.16% of respondents said their firm’s General Counsel bore the responsibility for their firm’s risk management function, an 8.94% increase from the 2015 number (29.22%). CIO/CTO responsibility for risk management dropped 17.26% from 38.31% in 2015 to 21.05% in 2016.

Biggest Risk Management Challenge is Cyber Threats – 55.88% of 2016 respondents ranked cyber threats as their #1 biggest risk management challenge – a 36.6% increase from 2015. This makes sense given the year’s Panama Papers and DNC hacking scandals, among others.

Changing Confidence Levels in Capability to Address and Mitigate Risk – When asked to rate their firm’s overall capability to address/mitigate risk, 55% of respondents said they were “Capable” to deal with risk, a 14.72% increase from 2015. However, the “Minimal” and “We have work to do” responses increased from last year and the “More than capable” and “Extremely capable” responses both decreased, showing that respondents were less likely to express more than basic-level confidence for risk management preparedness. 85% of firms saw the need for further investment in risk management, though only 46.67% had budget to make the changes now.

Risk of Legal Malpractice Suits Is Rising – 39.71% agreed with the statement “The risk of legal malpractice suits has gone up significantly in recent years.” 5.88% disagreed and 54.51% said “not sure.” Respondents said the biggest underlying causes of their firm’s malpractice claims were: Negligence (23.53%), Conflicts of Interest (22.06%), Calendaring Errors (11.76%) and Missed Case Notifications (8.82%).

Outdated Docketing Technology Creates Significant Risk – Since American LegalNet provides powerful docketing solutions for law firms, the survey drilled down to capture more detail about calendaring and docketing technology. More than half of responding firms (55.8%) said that a decentralized or outdated docketing system created significant risk. When asked whether their firm had a centralized docketing/calendaring solution, 60.66% of firms said “Yes” and 21.31% said “No, we have decentralized tools”. Only 27.87% of respondents said their current docketing solution was built on the latest technology, indicating that many were using outdated software.

According to Erez Bustan, CEO and Founder of ALN, the 2016 American LegalNet Risk Management Survey clearly shows that law firm IT professionals are facing significant challenges protecting their firm from outside threats as well as internal liabilities. “We at American LegalNet feel strongly that technology can be the answer to bolstering law firms’ confidence and strength to combat risk and prevent malpractice suits,” says Bustan. “Ideally, this Survey will show law firm management how important risk management is, so they will authorize their IT leaders to invest in responsibly protecting the firm and its clients.”
American LegalNet will be exhibiting at the National Docketing Association’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas next week on September 25-27.

ABOUT AMERICAN LEGALNET, INC.

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts.

Contact: Christy Burke
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Blank Rome Selects American Legalnet’s Edockets, Docket Alerts and Smart Dockets to Streamline and Consolidate Firm-wide Docketing and Calendaring

Los Angeles, CA – August 29, 2016 – American LegalNet, Inc. (ALN) announced today that Blank Rome LLP has purchased its eDockets court-rules-based calendaring and docketing systems software as well as Docket Direct local/federal court feeds and Smart Dockets™ court date calculator app. Blank Rome also bought the eDockets/iManage Document Management System integration and national court rules as part of their subscription.

After acquiring Dickstein Shapiro in February 2016, Blank Rome had several different docketing and calendar applications including two versions of CompuLaw, MA 3000 and CourtAlert. Maintaining many different systems was not sustainable, and merging them together would have been complicated and expensive. Instead Blank Rome decided to buy American LegalNet’s software, a comprehensive system which encompassed court rules from all U.S. jurisdictions.

Blank Rome’s CIO Larry Liss explained: “We were reorganizing the whole docketing function and wanted to consolidate on one system for docketing and calendaring. After careful review, the firm selected American LegalNet’s product suite including eDockets, Docket Direct and Smart Dockets. American LegalNet handles all jurisdictions and will make our firm more efficient. The software also integrated with our Thomson Elite 3E financial system which was a priority.”

Karen Jablonski, Senior Director of Attorney and Client Services at Blank Rome remarked: “I spoke with several references from American LegalNet’s impressive client list and heard a lot of honest, positive feedback. American LegalNet can service our firm on a national basis, and using eDockets will open up new possibilities for Blank Rome to use its calendaring function in other practice areas. Also, we will make the process much faster – eDockets calendar updates take less than 30 minutes, dramatically faster than the 3 hours our incumbent system requires. eDockets will also increase our attention to risk management so we don’t miss critical dates which pleases our clients and our professional liability insurance carriers, too.”

Erez Bustan, CEO and Founder of ALN, said: “We are excited to have Blank Rome as a new client for American LegalNet. Our team is currently working to ensure they have a successful conversion and rollout of our software. We look forward to collaborating with them since we view clients as valuable partners who actively participate in the development process.”
About American LegalNet, Inc.

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts.

New Edockets Reporting Features and Edockets/Netdocuments Integration Will Be Announced at ILTAcon

Encino, CA – August 24, 2016 – Next week at ILTACON 2016, American LegalNet (ALN) officially announces the planned release of a newly redesigned reporting system for its eDockets court-rules-based calendaring and docketing systems software. eDockets reporting will now incorporate the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Reporting Tool to provide many new benefits including greater flexibility, accessibility and power in reporting.

New eDockets reporting highlights include: drilldown data reporting; user-friendly interface; subscription-based delivery of reports on specific dates; and easy export to common file formats including HTML, PDF, CSV, XML and TIFF. Complete rendering of reports is available in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Click here for a complete, detailed list of new reporting features.

Also at ILTACON, ALN is announcing a new integration between eDockets and NetDocuments document management system (DMS). eDockets/NetDocuments integration includes enhanced security via one-time authentication with NetDocuments; document storage at the docket and event level across cabinets, folders or workspaces; individual or batch profiling of documents imported from ALN’s AutoDocket system; and download/viewing of all attachments imported manually or from AutoDocket.

Erez Bustan, CEO and Founder of ALN, remarked: “Reporting and integration are two of the most popular additions that eDockets customers request. We have been able to extend our reach in both areas with our new reporting capabilities and NetDocuments integration. Microsoft’s SSRS Reporting Tool substantially expands eDockets’ native reporting features, bringing many benefits without adding complication. Also, we are proud to partner with NetDocuments, a successful widely-used document management technology provider. By connecting eDockets and NetDocuments software in creative, useful ways, we enhance our mutual customers’ experience of both products.”

ALN will be demonstrating the new eDockets reporting features and NetDocuments integration at ILTACON booth#208. The company is also sponsoring WiFi services at ILTACON so ILTA members can connect free of charge from Sunday, August 28 through Friday, September 2 in the Gaylord National Convention Center.

Upon logging in for WiFi connection, ILTA members will have the option to participate in ALN’s Risk Management Survey which will benchmark ILTA attendees’ priorities and choices regarding risk management, docketing and calendaring.

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com.

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American Legalnet Completes Successful Nationwide Customer Deployment

DUANE MORRIS LLP GOES LIVE FIRMWIDE WITH EDOCKETS

Encino, CA – December 17, 2015 – American LegalNet Inc. (ALN) announced today that Duane Morris LLP, with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, has deployed American LegalNet’s industry leading calendaring and workflow solution – eDockets.

“The eDockets product suite from American LegalNet allows us to consolidate multiple regional software products into one single national platform with regional support,” said John Sroka, CIO at Duane Morris LLP. “The smooth deployment and seamless transition to eDockets speaks to the product and the knowledge and dedication of the staff at ALN. With eDockets, we are now communicating with one platform and we are able to use that platform across jurisdictions to manage information about court actions and deadlines.”

The announcement validates ALN’s vision to be the #1 provider of litigation workflow solutions, helping law firms streamline their workflow to mitigate risk, increase efficiency, and minimize operation costs with a national platform that includes local expertise.

“We are excited to partner with one of the top law firms in the country,” said Erez Bustan, President and CEO of American LegalNet. “The successful deployment of eDockets at Duane Morris reinforces our commitment to our customers to deliver innovative legal workflow solutions and services to enhance efficiency and reduce risk.”

Duane Morris LLP joins a growing number of firms, including 50% of the Am Law 100 firms, who have partnered with American LegalNet to reduce risk by using its product, and to ensure that they have the most current content for their day-to-day practice. American LegalNet’s suite of workflow solutions, individually or combined, allows law firms to improve the workflow critical to supporting the entire litigation or filing lifecycle.

“The smooth deployment and seamless transition to eDockets speaks to the product and the knowledge and dedication of the staff at ALN.”

John Doe

ABOUT AMERICAN LEGALNET, INC
American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of litigation workflow solutions – including eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com.

ABOUT DUANE MORRIS
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

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Seyfarth Shaw Llp Signs up to Use Edockets to Manage Firmwide Docketing and Workflow Management

Seyfarth Shaw LLP signs up to use eDockets to manage firmwide docketing and workflow management

Encino, CA – November 9, 2015 – American LegalNet Inc. (ALN) announced today that Seyfarth Shaw LLP, recognized as one of the most innovative law firms, has signed up to implement American LegalNet’s industry leading calendaring and workflow solution – eDockets.

“ALN, with its eDockets product suite will allow us to consolidate multiple regional software products into one single national platform with regional support,” said Andrew Jurczyk, CIO at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. “As a technology leader among the top law firms in the country, we strive to adopt new technologies that mitigate risk and increase efficiencies across the firm. With eDockets, all our offices can now communicate with one platform and be able to reduce our IT resources for docketing as well minimize the risk of missing court actions and deadlines.”

The announcement validates ALN’s “Desktop to Courthouse” workflow solution vision to help law firms streamline their workflow to mitiatge risk, increase efficiencies, and minimize operation costs with a national platform that includes local expertise.

“We are excited to partner with one of the top law firms in the country,” said Erez Bustan, President and CEO of American LegalNet. “Seyfarth Shaw is an innovative firm and in choosing us to be their partner, we know they along with their customers will be extremely pleased with the efficiency of the legal workflow solutions we develop.”

Seyfarth Shaw LLP joins a growing number of firms, including 50% of the Am Law 100 firms, who have partnered with American LegalNet to reduce risk by using its product suite, and to ensure that they have the most current content for their day-to-day practice. American LegalNet’s suite of workflow solutions, individually or combined, allows law firms to improve the workflow critical to supporting the entire litigation or filing lifecycle.

About American LegalNet, Inc

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com.

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw has more than 850 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean® client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit www.seyfarth.com.

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American Legalnet Launches Docket Alerts™ – the next Generation Case Monitoring and Docket Verification Solution

New case monitoring solution delivers the fastest, most accurate and consolidated alerts to the legal community

Charleston, SC – October 26, 2015 – American LegalNet Inc. (ALN) today announced at the National Docketing Association Annual conference, the launch of Docket Alerts™, a case monitoring docket verification solution that allows law firms to efficiently search and monitor the activity of pending cases in the New York State Unified Court System and the Cook and Collar counties of Illinois, by delivering email alerts whenever an event occurs.

Docket Alerts addresses the need to monitor cases via a standalone cloud-based to mitigate risk while maximizing operational efficiency with the fastest, most accurate and consolidated alerts to the legal community. The key features of Docket Alerts are:

With Docket Alerts, law firms can now gain a competitive advantage by receiving fast, accurate alerts -, including missed court calendar events, e-filed documents, case edits in consolidated, concise, easy-to-read formats, and PACER notifications.

“We are the new standard for legal work flow technologies and have a responsibility to the legal community to ensure they have the advanced tools they need to minimize risk and increase operational efficiencies,” said Erez Bustan, President and CEO of American LegalNet. “With Docket Alerts, we have perfected case monitoring with speed, accuracy and reliability – the hallmarks of the ideal case monitoring solution.”

Powered by ALN’s industry leading workflow technologies, alerts are sourced from direct court feeds and are delivered in an easy to read format with concise details of the cases. For a limited time, Docket Alerts is available on a 60-day free trial basis with unlimited cases and alerts. To get started, visit www.DocketAlerts.com.

ABOUT AMERICAN LEGALNET, INC:

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empowering them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and Docket Alerts. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com.

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Press Release: American Legalnet Appoints New vice President of Sales and Client Services

American LegalNet solidifies growth, appoints Dan O’Day as the Vice President of Sales and Client Services

Encino, CA – October 29, 2015 – American LegalNet Inc., the leader in legal workflow solutions, today announced that Dan O’Day has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Client Services. Dan brings over 20 years of legal and software experience in developing and growing legal technology solutions to his new role.

“Dan shares our values, customer focus, and drive for innovation. Plus, his extensive experience within the legal technology industry coupled with a proven record to drive growth within an organization make him an extraordinary leader for our team,” said Erez Bustan, President and CEO of American LegalNet. “Dan will be an essential asset for ALN as we continue to grow with new products, jurisdictions and build stronger relationships with new and existing clients.”

“Being a legal industry veteran for over 20 years, I have seen it all and American LegalNet’s innovation is a game changer in the market,” said Dan. “I’m looking forward to combining my experience with the company’s innovation as we look to help law firms mitigate risk and increase efficiency”

Prior to joining American Legal Net, he held several roles within Thomson Reuters Elite. Dan is a growth focused leader and most recently was general manager for four business lines within Elite. Prior to that role, he ran the Product Management organization for all Elite products, including Elite Enterprise and 3E. He began his career in legal software as a programmer working on the Case Management and Conflict of Interest systems. He has a J.D. and M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and is licensed to practice law in California.

About American LegalNet, Inc:

American LegalNet (ALN) was founded in 1996 and is a trusted partner to law firms, empower them with innovative workflow management technologies that help mitigate risks, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs so they can focus on their core competencies. Today American LegalNet is the premier provider of Desktop to Courthouse workflow solutions that include eDockets, Docket Direct, Forms WorkFlow, Smart Dockets and eFiling. For more information, visit https://www.alncorp.com.

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