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Client Service

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Many lawyers are exploring alternatives to the traditional full-service, pay-by-the-hour representation model.

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Legal Education

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Some schools are investing in practical skills or innovation education while others are dabbling, but many others have yet to try anything new.

Key Innovators

Caitlin (Cat) Moon, Daniel Martin Katz, Renee Knake Jefferson, Michele DeStefano, and Benjamin Barton

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Access to Justice

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Still a long way from where we need to be.

Key Innovators

Rebecca Sandefur and Deborah Rhode

Sub Topics

Access to Lawyers, Access to Courts & Judges, Access to Outcomes/Solutions, Access to Law, Accessibility, and Access to Understanding

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Cloud Computing

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Widely accepted as just normal computing now.

Key Innovators

Jack Newton, Larry Port, and Matt Spiegel

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Workflow Automation

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In progress, but moving slowly due to obstacles like the need to customize automations for each application.

Sub Topics

Document Assembly & Automation

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Outsourcing

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Outsourcing has become a popular option for law firms and legal departments to quickly add capacity and hire expertise.

Key Innovators

Julia Shapiro, Jules Miller, Alec Guettel, and Mark Harris

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Artificial Intelligence

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AI is widely used, but there is still massive unrealized potential.

Key Innovators

Noah Waisberg, Alexander Hudek, and Michael Mills

Sub Topics

Expert Systems and Machine Learning

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Limited-Scope Representation

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Limited-scope representation is fairly well known among lawyers, but it is not clear how popular it actually is in practice.

Key Innovators

Forrest (Woody) Mosten

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Big Data & Business Intelligence

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Data powers many of the services we rely on, but its potential is just beginning to be realized.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

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ADR is popular and effective, with innovation mostly focused on making it more accessible, including online dispute resolution.

Key Innovators

Shannon Salter, Colin Rule, and Chittu Nagarajan

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Regulatory Reform

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Several jurisdictions are considering reforms, and a few are even taking baby steps.

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Race & Gender Equity

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We've made a lot of progress, but we've got a lot of hard work ahead of us.

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Innovators

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Jimoh Ovbiagele

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Artificial Intelligence

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ROSS Intelligence

Andrew Arruda

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Access to Law

Associated With

ROSS Intelligence

Charley Moore

Working On

Access to Lawyers, Access to Outcomes/Solutions, Expert Systems, and Limited-Scope Representation

Associated With

Rocket Lawyer

Sarah Sutherland

Working On

Big Data & Business Intelligence and Access to Law

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CanLII

Natalie Anne Knowlton

Working On

Access to Justice

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Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS)

Jess Birken

Working On

Access to Outcomes/Solutions and Limited-Scope Representation

Nicole Bradick

Working On

Access to Justice

Omar Ha-Redeye

Working On

Legal Education

Sam Muller

Working On

Access to Justice

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Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL)

Pablo Arredondo

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

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Casetext

D. Casey Flaherty

Working On

Client Service

Damien Riehl

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data & Business Intelligence

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Standards Advancement for the Legal Industry (SALI) Alliance and Fastcase

Laura Safdie

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

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Casetext

Jake Heller

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

Associated With

Casetext

Michael Mills

Working On

Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence

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Neota Logic

Michael Sander

Working On

Big Data & Business Intelligence

Associated With

Docket Alarm and Fastcase

Rian Gavreau

Working On

Cloud Computing

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Clio

David Colarusso

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Legal Education

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Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

Quinten Steenhuis

Working On

Legal Education and Access to Justice

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Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

Elmer Masters

Working On

Legal Education

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Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

John Mayer

Working On

Expert Systems and Legal Education

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A2J Author and Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

Nicole Morris

Working On

Legal Education

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TI:GER

Rebecca Sandefur

Working On

Legal Education, Access to Lawyers, Access to Law, Access to Justice, and Artificial Intelligence

Thomas R. Bruce

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Access to Law

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The Cornell Legal Information Institute

Carl Malamud

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Access to Law, Legal Education, and Artificial Intelligence

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Public.Resource.Org

Itai Gurari

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

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Fastcase

Larry Port

Working On

Cloud Computing

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Rocket Matter

Sam Harden

Working On

Access to Justice

Larry Lessig

Working On

Access to Law

Ed Walters

Working On

Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, and Access to Law

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Fastcase

Jack Newton

Working On

Cloud Computing

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Clio

Mike Lissner

Working On

Access to Law

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Free Law Project

Lainey Feingold

Working On

Accessibility

Alice Armitage

Working On

Legal Education

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UC Hastings Law School

Forrest (Woody) Mosten

Working On

Limited-Scope Representation

Caitlin (Cat) Moon

Working On

Legal Education

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Vanderbilt Law School

Natalie Worsfold

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

Peter Aprile

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Artificial Intelligence

Michele DeStefano

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Legal Education

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LawWithoutWalls

Janine Sickmeyer

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Cloud Computing

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Fastcase and NextChapter

V. David Zvenyach

Working On

Accessibility and Access to Understanding

Joshua Browder

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Artificial Intelligence and Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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DoNotPay

Tim Stanley

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Access to Law, Access to Justice, and Access to Understanding

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FindLaw, Justia, and Public.Resource.Org

Erin Levine

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Limited-Scope Representation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Shantelle Argyle

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Access to Lawyers

Julia Shapiro

Working On

Outsourcing

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Hire an Esquire

Greg Garman

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Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Talitha Gray Kozlowski

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Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Kristin Tyler

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Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Mark Harris

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Outsourcing and Artificial Intelligence

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Axiom

Alec Guettel

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Outsourcing and Artificial Intelligence

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Axiom

Jules Miller

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Outsourcing

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Hire an Esquire

Adam Ziegler

Working On

Legal Education

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Harvard Law School Library Innovation Lab

Deborah Rhode

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Access to Justice and Regulatory Reform

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CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Jason Morris

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Artificial Intelligence

Benjamin Barton

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Legal Education

Alexis Natalie Chun

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Legalese

Wong Meng Weng

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Legalese

Amélie-Sophie Vavrosky

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Document Assembly & Automation

Jonathan Pyle

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Expert Systems and Document Assembly & Automation

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docassemble

Scott Kelly

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Afterpattern

Michael Hassin

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Afterpattern

Thomas Officer

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Afterpattern

Tony Webster

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Access to Law

Alma Asay

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Cloud Computing

Ansel Halliburton

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Artificial Intelligence

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Free Law Project and Lex Machina

Matt Spiegel

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Cloud Computing

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MyCase

Billie Tarascio

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Limited-Scope Representation and Access to Justice

Shannon Salter

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Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal and CanLII

Chittu Nagarajan

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Modria

Colin Rule

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Modria

Alan Sugarman

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Access to Law

Mark Lemley

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Artificial Intelligence

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CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and Lex Machina

Joshua Walker

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Artificial Intelligence

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Lex Machina and CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Eddie Hartman

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Access to Outcomes/Solutions and Expert Systems

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LegalZoom

Jae Um

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Big Data & Business Intelligence

William D. Henderson

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Legal Education

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Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP)

Renee Knake Jefferson

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Legal Education

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ReInvent Law Laboratory

Daniel Martin Katz

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Legal Education

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Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) and ReInvent Law Laboratory

Alexander Hudek

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

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Kira Systems

Jared Jaskot

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Artificial Intelligence and Client Service

Greg Siskind

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Expert Systems, Access to Outcomes/Solutions, and Access to Understanding

Jennifer Gerstenzang

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Access to Understanding and Client Service

Megan Zavieh

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Client Service and Limited-Scope Representation

Bahar Ansari

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Client Service and Cloud Computing

Brooke Moore

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Access to Lawyers and Client Service

Kimberly Bennett

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Limited-Scope Representation and Client Service

Mike Zouhri

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Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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PainWorth

Chris Trudel

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Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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PainWorth

Simone Spence

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Access to Outcomes/Solutions

Sonja Ebron

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Access to Courts & Judges and Access to Understanding

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Courtroom5

Debra Slone

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Access to Courts & Judges and Access to Understanding

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Courtroom5

Noah Waisberg

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Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

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Kira Systems

Blaine Korte

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Limited-Scope Representation

Mary Juetten

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Expert Systems

Felicity Conrad

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Access to Lawyers

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Paladin

Kristen Sonday

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Access to Lawyers

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Paladin

Groups

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Fastcase

Associated Innovators

Damien Riehl, Michael Sander, Itai Gurari, Ed Walters, and Janine Sickmeyer

Paladin

Associated Innovators

Felicity Conrad and Kristen Sonday

Harvard Law School Library Innovation Lab

Associated Innovators

Adam Ziegler

Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL)

Associated Innovators

Sam Muller

DoNotPay

Associated Innovators

Joshua Browder

Standards Advancement for the Legal Industry (SALI) Alliance

Associated Innovators

Damien Riehl

LawWithoutWalls

Associated Innovators

Michele DeStefano

Casetext

Associated Innovators

Laura Safdie, Pablo Arredondo, and Jake Heller

docassemble

Associated Innovators

Jonathan Pyle

British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal

Associated Innovators

Shannon Salter

Neota Logic

Associated Innovators

Michael Mills

Docket Alarm

Associated Innovators

Michael Sander

Free Law Project

Associated Innovators

Ansel Halliburton and Mike Lissner

LegalZoom

Associated Innovators

Eddie Hartman

LAWCLERK

Associated Innovators

Kristin Tyler, Talitha Gray Kozlowski, and Greg Garman

The Cornell Legal Information Institute

Associated Innovators

Thomas R. Bruce

Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

Associated Innovators

Quinten Steenhuis and David Colarusso

Justia

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley

NextChapter

Associated Innovators

Janine Sickmeyer

Public.Resource.Org

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley and Carl Malamud

Clio

Associated Innovators

Rian Gavreau and Jack Newton

MyCase

Associated Innovators

Matt Spiegel

ROSS Intelligence

Associated Innovators

Jimoh Ovbiagele and Andrew Arruda

Rocket Lawyer

Associated Innovators

Charley Moore

Rocket Matter

Associated Innovators

Larry Port

PainWorth

Associated Innovators

Chris Trudel and Mike Zouhri

Legalese

Associated Innovators

Alexis Natalie Chun and Wong Meng Weng

Afterpattern

Associated Innovators

Thomas Officer, Michael Hassin, and Scott Kelly

Hire an Esquire

Associated Innovators

Julia Shapiro and Jules Miller

Modria

Associated Innovators

Chittu Nagarajan and Colin Rule

Lex Machina

Associated Innovators

Mark Lemley, Joshua Walker, and Ansel Halliburton

Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP)

Associated Innovators

William D. Henderson

ReInvent Law Laboratory

Associated Innovators

Renee Knake Jefferson and Daniel Martin Katz

CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Associated Innovators

Deborah Rhode, Mark Lemley, and Joshua Walker

Courtroom5

Associated Innovators

Debra Slone and Sonja Ebron

Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS)

Associated Innovators

Daniel Martin Katz and Natalie Anne Knowlton

Kira Systems

Associated Innovators

Alexander Hudek and Noah Waisberg

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

Associated Innovators

Elmer Masters and John Mayer

A2J Author

Associated Innovators

John Mayer

CanLII

Associated Innovators

Sarah Sutherland and Shannon Salter

Axiom

Associated Innovators

Alec Guettel and Mark Harris

FindLaw

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley

TI:GER

Associated Innovators

Nicole Morris

Published on January 14th, 2021. Last updated on April 27th, 2021, by Sam Glover.