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The Next Wave: Argue Persuasively with Legal Language Analytics

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 61 minutes
Recorded Date: January 30, 2019
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  • Introduction to Legal Language Analytics
  • AI in action
  • Cloud Computing
  • Structuring unstructured data
  • Rhetorical structure
  • Syntax
  • Conference
  • Results: Uncovering trends in data
  • New offerings and opportunities
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: January 30, 2019


Imagine using breakthrough analytics across millions of case law documents to know the specific language your judge finds most persuasive. Tools enabling you to mine language and understand the way judges and attorneys write can increase your chances of winning in court, saving your firm time and money.

This panel discussion features attorneys that are both building and buying the new wave of language analytics, putting the tools into practice. Join us and learn how to extract persuasive language from court opinions and briefs so you can best present or argue your case.

This program was recorded as part of ALM's Legalweek Conference on January 30th, 2019.

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James M. Lee

Co-Founder & CEO

James M. Lee is co-founder and CEO of LegalMation. He is a founding partner of LTL Attorneys LLP, a nationally recognized litigation boutique. As an experienced litigator, he has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts. He has been recognized as a top business litigator by various legal publications including the National Law Journal. James has served as lead counsel to a number of Fortune and multinational clients including Wal-Mart, Thomson Reuters, Symantec, and VIZIO. He was formerly associated with litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel before co-founding LTL Attorneys. He is a frequent and noted speaker and commentator in the field of AI and innovations in the field of law. At LegalMation, James serves as the key driver of the Company’s vision and strategy.

He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, and his B.S. from the University of Southern California.

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Nik Reed

Senior Vice President, Product and Research & Development

Nicholas (Nik) Reed is the senior vice president of product and research & development at Knowable. Nik was the co-founder of Ravel Law, a start-up that transformed case law into analytics. LexisNexis acquired Ravel in 2017 and Nik became vice president of product strategy developing solutions like Context at LexisNexis. Prior to Ravel, Nik worked in investment banking and strategy consulting. Nik is a Stanford undergraduate and law school alumnus.

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Patrick DiDomenico

Chief Knowledge Officer
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steweart, P.C.

Mr. DiDomenico is the firm’s Chief Knowledge Officer and is responsible for the firm’s knowledge management infrastructure and strategic direction. In his role, Mr. DiDomenico oversees the Knowledge Management (KM) Department, which includes KM client solutions, KM firm solutions, KM Counsel (practice support lawyers), legal research services, legal project management, portfolio engagements, and other innovative functions. He works with the firm’s attorneys and clients to develop innovative ways to deliver greater value, focusing on quality, consistency, and efficiency. He is also a member of the firm’s Technology Strategy Committee, which helps the firm make the best use of technology to serve our clients.

Prior to his Knowledge Management career, Mr. DiDomenico served as commercial litigation attorney in New York for nine years.

Mr. DiDomenico is the author of the book Knowledge Management for Lawyers, published in 2015 by the American Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of knowledge management, legal technology, and innovation. Mr. DiDomenico is also the founder of the Knowledge Management for Legal Professionals group and Legal Project Management group on LinkedIn.

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