This week Casemaker and vLex announced an innovative partnership with the Kentucky Bar Association making the AI enabled research Assistant Vincent available to every lawyer in Kentucky. I wrote about the launch of the Vincent AI assistant in October 2018. Casemaker provides the primary law underpinning the vLex US collection. Vincent is the only Artificial Intelligence tool that can analyze legal documents in two languages (English and Spanish) and across 10 countries.

Under the new agreement all Kentucky Bar members will have access to vLex and Vincent through either the Casemaker or vLex Platform. Kentucky Bar Association members have  had access to Casemaker since 2005. Kentucky Bar Association President summarized the significance of this alliance as a great equalizer for members. “We are thrilled to continue our valued relationship with Casemaker, and now to build upon that by offering cutting-edge AI capabilities to our members,” said John Meyers, Executive Director of the KBA. “For smaller firms, in particular, this will be a great equalizer, enabling them to tap into technology previously only available to the very largest firms in the country.”

Additional vLex Developments vLex recently entered into an arrangement with the  Alberta Law Libraries to provide remote desktop access to Vincent and as well as vLex Canada, US, and UK content to the 11,000 lawyers in that province. This is the third Canadian province offering all lawyer access to Vincent. Manitoba (Vincent, Canada, US, UK) and Saskatchewan (Vincent, Canada). vLex recently announced the  launch of  a converged vLex Justis platform. According to the press release  “the converged platform comes almost exactly 1 year after vLex acquired Justis and it pulls the content and features of the JustisOne platform into a vLex experience. “ vLex also entered into an  ABA global partnership  earlier this year.