With its up-to-the-minute updates, Twitter is thought to be the most news-friendly social media platform. And, with 145 million daily users from all over the world, it's become an essential communication tool amongst many industries.
Whether you're new to legal tech or a seasoned specialist, there are a number of accounts that can help you access decentralized news and leverage connections in the community. Today we're sharing our top eight favourite Twitter accounts that inspire, inform and help bridge the information gap in our industry.
An extension to thelawyersdaily.ca, this Twitter account provides legal news, expert analysis, case digests and legal information directly concerning the Canadian legal landscape. The Lawyer's Daily tweets hourly updates to keep its followers engaged and involved in discussing big-picture ideas.
In our recent 5 Questions With... blog, we spoke with Andrew Bowyer, Founder of the Canadian Legal Innovation Forum. During the interview, he shared why he started Canada’s first legal innovation conference and the biggest challenges he’s observed in the Canadian legal sector. Mirroring Andrew's vision of providing easy access to innovation, the organization's Twitter page constantly promotes upcoming online and in-person events for those in the legal technology and information management field.
If you're familiar with our Friday Top Nine updates, you likely know we're a fan of Above the Law's content. Their Twitter provides a behind-the-scenes look at the world of law and provides news, insights and original commentary on breaking legal developments.
4. Bob Ambrogi
Bob Ambrogi is a media and technology lawyer, consultant, blogger, publisher and podcaster — all while leading one of the most thought-provoking Twitter profiles in the industry. He often promotes events and legal tech developments, while adding his expert commentary. Check out his Twitter profile here.
Canadian Lawyer Magazine is Canada's most comprehensive group of magazines for the legal profession. Their twitter account shares frequent updates on Canadian-focused legal news, profiles features and commentaries from industry-leading professionals.
Relativity's leading-edge software helps people organize data, discover the truth and act on it. Their Twitter account shares a wide range of articles, interviews, podcasts and corporate announcements (including updates on the speaker lineup for their recently-announced virtual Relativity Fest).
Powered by the American Bar Association, Law Technology Today's Twitter provides resources to lawyers on the latest topics and trends in the legal tech space. They promote both their own blog as well as a number of webinars on an ongoing basis to help lawyers access new information. Hot topics on their feed include privacy law, social media and data management.
MaRS Discovery District supports Canada’s most promising startups — helping them grow, create jobs and solve society’s greatest challenges. Their LegalX program is dedicated to moving the legal sector forward by connecting technologists, designers, coders, engineers and lawyers who drive change. MaRS' Twitter feed is chock-full of relevant, Canadian content pertaining to small businesses and their advancements in the technology sector.
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