LegalZoom Inc

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Name: LegalZoom Inc
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Legal Industry Video Awards – Entry #15: It’s Okay, I’ve got Lawdingo

Added on the 15th Apr 2014 at 3:17 pmHere’s our 15th submission to the Legal Industry Video Awards . This has been entered by Lawdingo to exlain the company’s goal of making it more convenient and affordable for users to connect with a lawyer (in contrast ... [Published Legal Technology Insider - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Dads: Parent labors over work deals for children

One of my children, whom I will decline to identify, decided that life is unbearable without a hedgehog. If you have never seen a hedgehog, they are little, prickly rodents that do not look anything like the cartoon video animal. They are expensive, especially ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

All rise: The era of legal startups is now in session

Image Credit: Clyde Robinson/FlickrThe legal industry has not been particularly well known for innovation and forward thinking. This massive industry, however, is presently in acute distress.News in recent years has highlighted the cracks in the traditional ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

UpCounsel: The Uber Of The Legal Industry?

Over the past few years, a variety of startups have disrupted traditional industries. A prime example is Uber, which has focused on the taxi market. So what might the other targets be? Actually, a juicy one is the legal market.  Of course, we have already ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

11 Places To Find Money To Start A Business

Next AvenueWhere grown-ups keep growingThe following article is adapted from the new book, .) Who doesn’t fantasize about starting a second career?Millions of Americans have launched one in midlife. In fact, about 20% of all new businesses in 2013 were ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Optimism Matters When Starting a New Business

A certain level of optimism goes hand-in-hand with starting a new business. Such an endeavor requires significant dedication and planning, and a willingness to take a financial risk.Small Business Trends brings us a story of optimistic entrepreneurs. ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Make the most of your tax refund

By Andrew HousserThe jury is still out on this year's tax totals, but for the 2012 tax year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) paid close to $323 billion in individual tax refunds to 121 million taxpayers. That makes the average tax refund nearly $2,700. ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

News review: instructions returned, Reynolds portrait is ‘plant’, new postgraduate loan scheme

Two thirds of instructions returned by criminal barristers in the first week of anti-Grayling protestsBARRISTERSLegal aid cuts: Criminal law barristers returned 305 instructions in the first seven days of their 'no returns' protest against the legal aid ... [Published Solicitors Journal - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Top Women In Venture Capital

Mary MeekerAt number 21, Mary Meeker continues to climb the Midas ranks and is now by far the top-ranked woman on the list after only three years since leaving Wall Street. As a leader of KPCB's Digital Growth Fund, Meeker is active on the boards of payments ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

JDB 048: Should You Be the Next LegalZoom?

3 Ways to be an Innovative LawyerI know that as a lawyer I am supposed to hate LegalZoom.  But the entrepreneur side of me really appreciates what they have done.  They saw a need – a large portion of the public that needed legal services but couldn’t/wouldn’t ... [Published JD Supra - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

New app helps with simple legal agreements

I am not a lawyer. Many times, when I take a question, I'll preface it by saying, "Now, I am not a lawyer…"There are times you should seek legal advice. But truth be told, many people are either too intimidated or can't afford to connect with a traditional ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Shapiro Goes from Dream Team to Dotcom

CIO — AS IF THE 1995 O.J. Simpson trial wasn’t a wild enough ride, former Dream Team member Robert Shapiro has taken the dotcom plunge.Shapiro recently cofounded LegalZoom.com, an online resource to help people draft simple legal documents when they don’t ... [Published CIO Magazine - Mar 18 2014]

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...What the SBA is doing is tantamount to a hospital announcing it's out of medicine, then doing nothing as its patients suffer," said Seagraves. "My mission is to pick up where the government is failing by providing entrepreneurs a means in which they can fund themselves through a self-directed 401k."
"You can buy forms from LegalZoom.com, for instance, that are guaranteed resources. You can also reach outout to your state bar association; they have pro bono and basic guidance available for these situations. If you don't have the resources to get an attorney, reach outout to LegalZoom or other document depos. They can offer guidance and the state bar may be able to fill out the forms for you. And, if you're worried about your time or escalating situation, give someone power of attorney so they can handle all this for you, while you focus on the bigger issues."
...But if they'd gone to counseling, she says, "it would have been, 'Let's talk about our feelings.' This is more of a guarantee: There's something powerful about signing on the dotted line. It's the difference between promises and results."
...to integrate their roles as counselors with the project and IT infrastructure, will be those best positioned—not those outside the profession—to be "the straw that stirs the drink in the legal delivery system."

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Optimism Matters When Starting a New Business [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 10 2014]
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Don’t Compare Virtual Reality to the Smartphone [Published Harvard Business Review - Mar 28 2014]
Are Contracts the Key to Long-Term Relationships? [Published Marie Claire - Mar 28 2014]
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National Purchasing Partners Welcomes the Monta... [Published PRWeb - Mar 28 2014]
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Don’t Compare Virtual Reality to the Smartphone [Published HBR Blog Network - Mar 28 2014]
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LegalZoom Moves Involuntary Chapter 7 against J... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 15 2014]
Creditors of Jacoby & Meyers Bankruptcy LLP with more than $1 million in claims have teamed up to liquidate the defunct law firm once touted as the “largest consolidation of consumer law firms in U.S. history.” According to a petition under an involuntary ...
Permira sells Renaissance Learning to Hellman &... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 13 2014]
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Metamorphic Ventures raises second fund, expand... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 11 2014]
Metamorphic Ventures announced today on its blog that it has raised “just shy” of $70 million for its second fund. The New York-based seed stage firm, which has invested in crowdfunding site Indiegogo and credit scoring service Lenddo, among others, ...
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