Law Office Technology/Management Section

Issues relating to law practice management and computer technology are the focus of this section, which also informs its members on the latest in technology and practice management. It annually hosts the Law Tech CLE and exposition.

Chair
Meridian Law, PLLC
2900 Vanderbilt Place, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37212
Twitter: MeridianLawPLLC
Facebook: meridianlaw/
(615)229-7499
Vice-Chair
Jason Williams
203 Suesand Court
Pleasant View, TN 37146
Immediate Past Chair
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
502 Deaderick Street, Andrew Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243
(615)741-7902
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Thomson Reuters Announces Major Workforce Cuts

Thomson Reuters last week announced plans to reduce its workforce by 3,200 and close 30 percent of its offices by the end of 2020, Law Sites reports. Co-COO Neil Masterson said the reduction won't impact the “go-to-market capacity" of the company, which is the dominant provider of research and information services for the legal profession.
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Reports Show Firms Posting Decade-High Revenue Growth for 2018

Two new reports show law firms posted gains during the first three quarters this year that are the best in about a decade, The ABA Journal reports. The nation’s top 50 law firms outperformed other law firms, according to both reports, which were compiled by Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Legal Specialty Group and Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group. According to Wells Fargo, revenue increased 8.2 percent at the 50 top firms. Revenue growth was 5.7 percent at law firms ranked 51 to 100 and 2.3 percent for firms ranked 101 to 200. Niche firms outside the top 200 firms also performed well, with demand growing an average of 2.5 percent. The reports did also note a few negatives — the collection cycle has lengthened and law firm costs have risen.
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