The legal technology market is booming! It is estimated that investments in legal technology exceeded $ 1 billion in both 2018 and 2019, causing an explosion of new legal technology products. In our roles as legal technologists, legal technology evaluators, and ultimately legal technology buyers, we have seen hundreds of new and emerging legal products that promise “digital transformation”.
In this crowded and competitive field, the main characteristic of a product’s success is its rapid use and acceptance. However, something as obvious as lawyer adoption remains elusive and a popular topic among law firms and vendors. A recent article suggests that law firms are still struggling to adopt their existing tools, let alone new ones.