Legal Technology

Law Librarians: The Hidden Bastions of Data-Driven Innovation

It is not uncommon to hear of venture capital’s hesitancy to invest in legal tech startups. The challenges are many: a long sales cycle, cultural conservatism and entrenched processes to name a few. Within the academic community, we’ve heard a similar reason for not investing in evolving and increasingly important legal tools. A law school […]

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UPL, Technology, and Access to Justice

I was asked to participate on a panel at the ABA’s Center for Professional Responsibility’s 2nd UPL School in Chicago on April 17th. The panel topic was “The Users and Abusers: Technology and the Unauthorized Practice of Law“. I’d written a guest blog at MyCase in 2013 called “Using A Document Automation System – Authorized  […]

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Slides from COLPM Futures Conference

Slides from COLPM Futures Conference

These are the slides from my presentation at the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) Futures Conference on October 17, 2014 at Suffolk University School of Law in Boston. I looked at separate sectors of the legal profession, including law schools, legal clinics, law firms, courts, in-house, and legal regulatory bodies, and listed the top three changes […]

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