LexisNexis® Announces Fifth Cohort of Legal Tech Accelerator Participants

AiLanthus, Clause Logic, Docket, Don’t Get Mad Get Paid, FastVisa, IPGen, JusticeText, Office and Dragons, PainWorth and People Clerk selected from record global applicant pool

September 9, 2020 – Raleigh, NC — LexisNexis today announced that ten participants have been selected for its Legal Tech Accelerator program.  The program was started to give startups a leg up in the rapidly expanding legal tech industry. In line with the broad LexisNexis vision to transform the way law is practiced, each of the ten accelerator participants – AiLanthus, Clause Logic, Docket, Don’t Get Mad Get Paid, FastVisa, IPGen, JusticeText, Office and Dragons, PainWorth and People Clerk – is driving innovation in a distinct area of the law.

“We are excited to have these ten programs join our Accelerator,” said Jeff Pfeifer, Chief Product Officer, LexisNexis North America. “Our format has been adjusted this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but that has created an opportunity for companies in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. to participate. We are also excited to have three participants from the Duke Law Tech Lab join our program as a result of the coordination between our programs.”

The Legal Tech Accelerator is an extension of LexisNexis long-standing support of the legal startup community worldwide and helps us power legal market innovation, whether inside or outside our business. The program leverages LexisNexis and Lex Machina industry-leading market expertise and deep knowledge in the legal, technology and startup domains. Participants receive mentoring and guidance throughout the program, which will occur virtually this year over a ten-week program.

The ten members of the fifth round of the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator program are:

  • AiLanthus AI-based platform makes document automation and document management simple, fast, and efficient.
  • Clause Logic integrates lawyer-designed automation into Microsoft Word to reduce workflow friction for legal professionals, so that they can build better documents faster using their own work product.
  • Docket is a modern platform designed for in-house counsel to centralize matter intake, manage departmental collaboration, and gain deep analytics into the legal department.
  • Don’t Get Mad Get Paid enables users to collect back child support in less time and for less money.
  • FastVisa is an all-in-one cloud-based immigration management platform for legal professionals and companies that allows for collaboration, efficiency and transparency to the complex immigration process.
  • IPGen uses deep learning artificial intelligence and natural language generation to streamline and automate aspects of the patent and trademark procurement processes to save time, money, and associated risk.
  • JusticeText is an audiovisual evidence management platform designed to produce fairer outcomes in the criminal justice system by expediting the review of body camera footage, interrogation videos, jail calls, and more.
  • Office & Dragons helps lawyers and their clients develop transactions together by structuring information in an intuitive way and using it to automatically create and edit contracts, cutting time and cost and eliminating error.
  • PainWorth helps people automagically calculate, manage and settle their own personal injury claim​ faster, far cheaper and more fairly.
  • People Clerk guides you throughout the small claims process giving you the tools to prepare, settle, and litigate your dispute.

Throughout the rigorous 10-week curriculum, Legal Tech Accelerator participants gain knowledge and expertise in a variety of topics, including technology and product development, running an agile product development organization, building a strong company culture, selling to legal departments and law firms, leveraging legal data, and identifying best practices in customer success, marketing and fundraising.

“We are really happy to give back to the legal tech community by helping these promising companies succeed,” said Owen Byrd, Lex Machina Chief Evangelist and General Counsel. “Our participants get to interact with other startups – including LexisNexis companies Lex Machina, Intelligize, Ravel Law and Law360 – and learn from each other on how to build their businesses, market their products, and succeed in this challenging and competitive legal environment. We look forward to seeing all of the great things that this batch of tech accelerator participants will do.”

For more information, or to apply for future tech accelerator programs, visit www.lexisnexis.com/accelerator. Follow developments in the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator on Twitter, @LNAccelerator.

About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 150 countries with 10,600 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

About Lex Machina
Lex Machina’s award-winning Legal Analytics® platform is a new category of legal technology that fundamentally changes how companies and law firms compete in the business and practice of law. Delivered as Software-as a-Service, Lex Machina provides strategic insights on judges, lawyers, parties, and more, mined from millions of pages of legal information.

Based in Silicon Valley, Lex Machina is part of LexisNexis, a leading information provider and a pioneer in delivering trusted legal content and insights through innovative research and productivity solutions, supporting the needs of legal professionals at every step of their workflow.

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