It may be a surprise to some that there was legal technology back in 2010. But they could be forgiven for their lack of historical perspective. After all, the way legal technology is deployed, designed and purchased has changed so much over the past decade that it can seem like a fairly new phenomenon.

In the eyes of those operating at different corners of the legal market, such changes can look quite different. But all this evolution has one thing in common: it’s fueled by a growing acceptance of technology and the disruption it brings.