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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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Speaking at COLPM Annual Meeting

I am looking forward to giving a TED talk style presentation at the College of Law Practice Management 2014 Futures Conference. I’m calling it “I-Alladdin: A Legal Magic Carpet Ride.” If you are in the Boston area, October 16-17th, consider attending at Suffolk University Law School. I’ll post the slides from this presentation after I […]

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Investing in Legal Technology

My contribution to the legal community as an investor was covered in the ABA Journal entitled “These venture capitalists skip law firms for legal services startups”. From the interview: “When you’re working on something like legal aid, that’s not likely to lead to for-profit startups,” Dolin says. “But in consumer law, there’s plenty of room […]

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Integration of Legal Technology in the Law School Curricula

I co-authored an article with Stephanie Kimbro entitled Course Correction: Teaching Tomorrow’s Lawyers Legal Tech Skills for the summer edition of the ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine. I developed the syllabus for and taught the first course on legal informatics at Stanford Law School. Several of my students from that course have gone on to find innovative paths in the legal industry, […]

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