Headline Roundup: Summer Legal Support News

Jul 18 2016 | posted by LORR Team

It’s been a busy summer for legal support news, with interesting articles, court decisions, and laws making headlines across the country. Haven’t had time to keep up with them all? We've got you covered.

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Check out our summer headline roundup now:

  • Though eDocument services and online repositories are sweeping the legal industry, there are also technological advances being made on all ends of the spectrum. Check out some of the recent tech innovations that are changing the way law firms work.
  • An appellate court in New Jersey recently upheld a decision to allow the public access to police dashboard camera footage. The case in question involved a police dog attacking a local motorist.
  • Legal Assistant Today has published an article on protecting client information from hackers — both for law firms and for the litigation support teams who service them.
  • A newspaper publisher in Georgia was recently jailed for an open records request. The court alleges the publisher made false statements on his request and failed to get judge approval before subpoenaing parties.
  • Apple’s latest iOS update for the iPhone has now made it possible to request medical records via smartphone. Learn more about how here.
  • Are you considering using videography of police in action in your case? Be sure to study up first. A recent article from NALA, The Paralegal Association, delves into the matter in the July/August issue of Facts & Findings.
  • Though paralegals and litigation support professionals are often dismissed by “real” members of the legal team, the truth is that they play a big role in a firm’s success or failure. This article delves into how paralegals and support pros can make themselves an invaluable part of any legal team.

Stay tuned to the LORR blog for more legal support news in the future. Need legal support for your law firm or team? Contact LORR today. We’re here to help.