John Tredennick

John Tredennick is the founder and CEO of Merlin Digital Magic. He spent his first twenty years as a partner and trial lawyer at a national law firm and his second twenty as the founder CEO of Catalyst, a leading e-discovery software company (recently sold to a large public company).

Microsoft Launches New Website to Feature Its Open Source Projects

Microsoft Launches New Open Source Website Whenever I have been asked to talk about open source software, I would always compare Linux, the free, open source operating system used for most Internet servers, to Microsoft Windows, the operating system used by most business users. Linux represented the revolutionary new way to develop software. Windows represented …

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What is NewLaw?

NewLaw is about new technology fueling new and disruptive strategits. If you are a legal innovator, you may want to read the Merlin take on this important topic and see if you match up.

Legal AI Algorithm Helps Canada Track Coronavirus Research

Maura Grossman, a member of the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation, and her colleague at the University of Waterloo, Gordon Cormack, have been tapped by the Canadian Health Authorities to use their groundbreaking Continuous Active Learning® algorithm, originally designed to make legal search and review more efficient, to find medical research documents that may speed …

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Merlin and Quointec release ARM Communications Advisor

Denver CO—Merlin Digital Magic and Quointec, a technology subsidiary of Actuate Law, jointly announced completion of the beta program of the ARM Communications Advisor and its general release to the FinTech market. The software was designed to help large-scale debt buyers manage accounts receivable collections in accordance with federal and state regulations.  The platform merges legal advice from …

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Unplugged: An interview with John Tredennick about life after Catalyst

Life After Catalyst Mary Mack,  the leader of EDRM,  interviews John Tredennick about  life after Catalyst. (ACEDs February 2019). Tune in for a fun broadcast. John Tredennick is the founder and CEO of Merlin Digital Magic, Prior to forming Merlin, he was the Founder and CEO of Catalyst Repository Systems and earlier was a trial lawyer …

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Episode 13: Two Lawyers and a Data Scientist Walked into a Bar . . .

John Tredennick, Tom Gricks and Dr. Jeremy Pickens are back on the EDRM virtual porch with our friend Mary Mack to talk about Artificial Intelligence and its impact on the legal profession.  Tune in for a fascinating discussion with a our guest Dr. Herb Roitblatt, one of the early pioneers of Technology Assisted Review and …

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