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Free Virtual Bankruptcy Summit Introducing Bankruptcy Week Summit Join bankruptcy and legal tech professionals in the Bankruptcy Week Summit, sponsored by Fastcase and NextChapter. This completely virtual summit will be held from May 11 to May 15, 2020, and sessions will be held over Livestream. The best part? Registration is free! Here’s everything you need to know about the summit. What is Bankruptcy Week? The sessions in Bankruptcy Week will be given by industry experts and leading professionals regarding the state of bankruptcy law, including impacts already seen from the current pandemic. Topics will also help attorneys looking to…
Democratizing COVID-19 resources at a critical time  We talk about how we founded Fastcase in order to democratize the law, and after spending the last week reaching out to our bar partners, firm customers and publishing peers, the result is we have created the free Fastcase Peer Resource Center for COVID-19.  Our goal is to centralize real-time, relevant information and resources about COVID-19’s impact on our community to arm you with information you need. In addition to Fastcase, Docket Alarm and Law Street Media free legal resources, we wanted to support and highlight those resources we consider invaluable and…
In light of the COVID-19 epidemic the Fastcase team is working with our partners to ensure lawyers and volunteers have access to complimentary resources available to them.  Fastcase has created a COVID-19 resource hub, bringing together free legislative and government updates and COVID-19 content across leading news media sources.    The Federal Legislative Response to Coronavirus by Skopos The Federal Regulatory Response to Coronavirus by Skopos COVID-19 Cases by Court in Docket Alarm Stay on top of trending legal issues. Below are searches for recent legal cases involving COVID-19: Recent Cases and Pleadings Involving COVID-19 New Complaints and Pleadings Mentioning COVID-19
COVID-19 During Litigation: A Brief Tour of What is Happening Across Jurisdictions in the US Presented by Michael Sander, Founder and Managing Director, Docket Alarm Webinar Date: Friday, March 27, 2020 Webinar Time: 12:00 PM Eastern     Disaster Research Sources Presented by Ken Strickland, West Coast Reference Attorney, Fastcase Webinar Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 Webinar Time: 1:00 PM Eastern   Past Webinar Recordings   A Real-Time Review of COVID-19 Dockets & Documents, presented by Michael Sander, Founder and Managing Director, Docket Alarm       Take advantage of free Fastcase webinars on how to conduct legal research
Quarterly Journal Will Cover Emerging Complex Litigation   Washington, DC (March 19, 2020) – Legal publisher Fastcase and partner HB Litigation Conferences today announced a journal partnership to provide firms with expert insights into emerging litigation. The new Journal of Emerging Litigation will be led by Managing Director and Founder of HB Litigation Conferences Tom Hagy, who was the former Publisher and Managing Editor of LexisNexis Mealey’s Litigation Reports. The Journal will be published by Full Court Press, the imprint of Fastcase.   “With many new areas of emerging litigation, from vaping and the emerging health crisis to privacy breaches to the…
Fastcase Legal Research Platform Now Includes Over 700 Secondary Titles   Washington, DC and Chicago, IL (March 17, 2020) – Legal publisher Fastcase and the American Bar Association (ABA) today announced that select titles from the ABA’s leading sections are now available in the Fastcase legal research platform.   The ABA, a leading national publisher of legal treatises, books, and practice guides across all market segments and practice areas of law, has contributed 87 books to the Fastcase library. These are available for individual purchase by all Fastcase subscribers – more than three-quarters of all lawyers across the nation. Interested…
Take advantage of free Fastcase webinars on how to conduct legal research. These webinars are available for CLE credit in many jurisdictions, and a great way to accumulate CLE credit remotely. Click the webinar titles below to sign up for the next four sessions now.   Data Analytics: Fastcase and Docket Alarm Webinar Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020 Webinar Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern  Introduction to Boolean on Fastcase 7 Webinar Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Webinar Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern  Ethics and Legal Research Featuring Fastcase Webinar Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Webinar Time:…
Check out the February edition of the Fastcase Insider, a round-up of the latest and greatest innovations from Fastcase. Enabling you to practice law smartly is what drives us every day so we are eager to share what we have been up to.  Thanks for supporting our work, The Fastcase Team New Courts, Calendaring Innovation, and Alt Legal Connect Conference Discount Code It’s only February and we’ve been busy! Some highlights include:   We’ve expanded our state coverage to include Arkansas and Missouri.  These additions come at the heels of us adding Cuyahoga County, OH and the entire Georgia peach court system which includes 39 state courts in Georgia!…
Docket Alarm Calendaring Named Finalist for LegalLaunch: Product Innovation Competition   New York, NY – (January 31, 2020) Docket Alarm by Fastcase, the leader in customizable litigation analytics and docket research has been named a finalist for the LegalLaunch: Product Innovation Competition at the upcoming Legalweek on February 3-6th in New York, NY for Docket Alarm Calendaring. Docket Alarm Founder and Managing Director Michael Sander will be presenting on Tuesday, February 4th from 3:30-4:00pm at the 2nd Floor Promenade, LITE Stage at the New York Hilton Midtown.   The most exciting frontier in legal innovation is analytics and…
Fastcase is pleased to announce the release of version 7.5.3 of our flagship legal research platform. Houston, we have cleared the tower! Since starting Fastcase 7, we’ve designed our legal research platform with users in mind. We’ve been listening to our Fastcase 7 users, we’ve developed many of their good ideas, and we’re happy to release the changes we believe will make your experience even better! What have we done?   New Jurisdiction Selection Process   We heard from many users about selecting a jurisdiction, and we’ve honed the process to be even more straightforward. Our Jurisdiction & Sources selector…
All Members Gain Free Access to Leading Legal Research Library   Austin, TX and Washington, DC (Jan. 16, 2020) – Today, Fastcase announced an expanded partnership with the State Bar of Texas that provides free access to Fastcase’s nationwide legal research system for all active members.   For the past six years, State Bar of Texas members practicing in solo and small firms have enjoyed unlimited access to Fastcase’s nationwide legal research content as a free member benefit. Members practicing at firms with 11 or more attorneys were permitted limited access to Texas content and select federal offerings. Now, the…
Legal Publisher Makes Legal News More Accessible, Without Paywalls   Washington, DC – (January 15, 2020) Fastcase, a leader in legal publishing, today announced the relaunch of Law Street Media, a legal news service that publishes emerging legal news by industry and enables readers to track litigation, companies, and firms within industry sectors. The first service will cover high tech and will leverage Fastcase’s wealth of real-time docket, litigation, and analytics information to create legal news that generates business for its users.   Furthering Fastcase’s mission to democratize the law, Law Street Media provides legal news content for free,…
Today (December 9, 2019), Legal publisher Fastcase and The Florida Bar announce an expansion to the current member benefit offering originally only available to Family Law Members. Members of Tax Law, Labor & Employment, Criminal Law, Real Property and Business Law will now all be able to subscribe to daily case alerts by Fastcase.   This service will enable Florida Bar members to enhance their current Fastcase member benefit to have daily opinions delivered directly to your inbox. “Fastcase is pushing to continue to create the best service possible for our members. Fastcase understands that every moment counts in practice…
Legal Research Innovators to Exchange Technology Tools and Data   San Francisco, CA and Washington, DC (December 3, 2019) – ROSS Intelligence and Fastcase today announced a content, research, and development partnership enabling both parties to innovate more quickly to the benefit of lawyers, firms, and bar associations that they serve. As a result of the Fastcase partnership ROSS has achieved data completeness within its platform, which now contains case law, statutes, and regulations across all 50 states. Fastcase and ROSS will be progressively developing additional product integrations and joint features, to be released in the coming months.   “When we…
Docket Alarm Expands Coverage With Data From PAIR   Washington, DC – (October 23, 2019) Docket Alarm by Fastcase, the leader in customizable litigation analytics and docket research has expanded its coverage to U.S. Patent Application prosecution history from the Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system and all of the underlying documents.   The Docket Alarm team will be showcasing the PAIR addition at the upcoming AIPLA 2019 Annual Meeting on October 24-26th in Washington, D.C.   “If a patent gets enforced, the action usually takes place in U.S. District Courts or the I.T.C. and invalidity challenges often come before…
Platform Allows Tracking and Management of Cases in Multiple Courts from Clio   Washington, DC – (October 18, 2019) Docket Alarm by Fastcase, the leader in customizable litigation analytics and docket research has teamed up with Clio’s practice management software to create a seamless process for attorneys to track and manage their cases.    The timing couldn’t be better: With the Clio Cloud Conference 2019 on legal technology coming to San Diego on October 21 and 22, the Docket Alarm integration showcases Clio’s app marketplace, enabled by a robust API integration with services such as Fastcase legal research and…