Robert Ambrogi

Bob Ambrogi

Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.

The $650M Casetext Story: Coloring Book Edition


Once upon a time, in a magical city called San Francisco, three former lawyers came together to develop an innovative legal research platform, as an alternative to traditional legal research services such as Thomson Reuters Westlaw and LexisNexis. They called their new company Casetext. 


Their original idea was…

In Case of ‘Real Lawyers Against A Robot Lawyer,’ Federal Court Dismisses Law Firm’s Suit Against DoNotPay for Unauthorized Law Practice


In what it described as a case pitting “real lawyers against a robot lawyer,” a federal court in Illinois has dismissed a law firm’s suit against the self-help legal service DoNotPay.

In March, the Illinois law firm, MillerKing brought the putative class action against DoNotPay on behalf of “all law firms in the…

Major Thomson Reuters News: Westlaw Gets Generative AI Research Plus Integration with Casetext CoCounsel; Gen AI Coming Soon to Practical Law


Thomson Reuters today delivered on its promise to integrate generative AI within its flagship legal research platform, introducing AI Assisted Research in Westlaw Precision, available immediately to all U.S. Precision customers at no extra cost.

It also previewed its coming integration of Casetext CoCounsel as an AI legal assistant across multiple TR products, including Westlaw…

Important: Startup Alley Deadline Extended to Monday!


For anyone scrambling to get a Startup Alley application in under the wire, I have good news. Today’s deadline has been extended to Monday. The official (and final) deadline for applications is now Monday, Nov. 13, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

This is your last chance to apply for a spot in the Startup Alley…