Pierre-Paul Lemyre

Pierre-Paul Lemyre

VP Business Development



Pierre-Paul is a lawyer, member of the Quebec Bar, with over 15 years of experience in the legal technology sector. His expertise consists in helping decision-making and regulatory bodies to improve the management and dissemination of their legal information. He supervises all of Lexum’s sales and marketing activities. He has a strong background in international cooperation, having been in charge of international projects when Lexum was an academic research laboratory. He is also recognized as an expert on legal issues related to free and open source software.

Articles written by Pierre-Paul Lemyre

Lexum’s Approach to Automatic Classification of Case law: From Statistics to Machine Learning

Lexum focus has always been on using the latest technology to automate legal publishing with the goal of improving the cost/benefit ratio of accessing legal information. For this reason, we historically favoured full text search engines over classification systems based on a thesaurus. The manual labelling of judicial and administrative decisions is a labour-intensive process that has traditionally... Read more

Connecting Public and Private Legal Information Part IV: Integrate CanLII with your Practice Management Solution

Last May my colleague Ivan announced four upcoming major milestones in Lexum’s plan for getting started with legal Knowledge Management-as-a-Service . Early this summer we reported the transformation of Lexbox into a private document repository allowing you to search your own material straight from the CanLII website . Later we integrated our citator to insert links pointing to public legal information... Read more

Connecting Public and Private Legal Information Part III: Get Notified When your Field of Expertise Evolves

On August 26th, Lexbox benefited from a major update. Among the new features included in this release is the capacity to link to the CanLII website the legal citations from your documents, as discussed in last month’s post . We invite you to try it out by submitting a few of your own files to your Lexbox account and checking how they get interconnected with CanLII’s content. But this post is about... Read more

Connecting Public and Private Legal Information Part II: Linking your Legal Citations to CanLII Material

A month ago, I introduced Lexum’s first step in providing Knowledge Management as a Service (KMaaS) via Lexbox. This development has made it possible for Lexbox users to start searching their own documents alongside the public legal information made available on the CanLII website. This post covers the upcoming release of the second feature tied to that approach. In a few weeks Lexum will integrate... Read more

How to Semi-Automate Typesetting to Save Time and Money

Typesetting is the operation consisting in setting the text onto a page so that it looks good.  It originates from the printing world in which typographers initially had to arrange physical types (letters and symbols) to imprint them on paper. Obviously, this work is now completed digitally with the help of dedicated software such as Adobe InDesign, LaTex, or QuarkXPress.  All these solutions are... Read more