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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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Legal Education

Status

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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Business Intelligence

Key Innovators

Jack Newton

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Big Data

Status

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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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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Artificial Intelligence

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

Key Innovators

Ed Walters

Sub Topics

Expert Systems and Machine Learning

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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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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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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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Regulatory Reform

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

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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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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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Kimberley Felton

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

Amy Bach

Working On

Big Data

Associated With

Measures for Justice

Kristen Sonday

Working On

Access to Lawyers

Associated With

Paladin

Felicity Conrad

Working On

Access to Lawyers

Associated With

Paladin

Mary Juetten

Working On

Expert Systems

Blaine Korte

Working On

Limited-Scope Representation

Noah Waisberg

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Associated With

Kira Systems

Debra Slone

Working On

Access to Courts & Judges and Access to Understanding

Associated With

Courtroom5

Sonja Ebron

Working On

Access to Courts & Judges and Access to Understanding

Associated With

Courtroom5

Simone Spence

Working On

Access to Outcomes/Solutions

Chris Trudel

Working On

Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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PainWorth

Mike Zouhri

Working On

Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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PainWorth

Kimberly Bennett

Working On

Client Service and Limited-Scope Representation

Brooke Moore

Working On

Access to Lawyers and Client Service

Bahar Ansari

Working On

Client Service and Cloud Computing

Megan Zavieh

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Client Service and Limited-Scope Representation

Jennifer Gerstenzang

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Access to Understanding and Client Service

Greg Siskind

Working On

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

Jared Jaskot

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Client Service

Alexander Hudek

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

Associated With

Kira Systems

Daniel Martin Katz

Working On

Legal Education

Associated With

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

Renee Knake Jefferson

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Legal Education

Associated With

ReInvent Law Laboratory

William D. Henderson

Working On

Legal Education

Associated With

Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP)

Jae Um

Working On

Big Data

Eddie Hartman

Working On

Access to Outcomes/Solutions and Expert Systems

Associated With

LegalZoom

Joshua Walker

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

Associated With

CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and Lex Machina

Mark Lemley

Working On

Artificial Intelligence

Associated With

CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and Lex Machina

Alan Sugarman

Working On

Access to Law

Colin Rule

Working On

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Associated With

Modria

Chittu Nagarajan

Working On

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Associated With

Modria

Shannon Salter

Working On

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Access to Outcomes/Solutions, Access to Law, and Access to Courts & Judges

Associated With

British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal and CanLII

Billie Tarascio

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Limited-Scope Representation and Access to Lawyers

Matt Spiegel

Working On

Cloud Computing

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MyCase

Ansel Halliburton

Working On

Artificial Intelligence and Access to Law

Associated With

Free Law Project and Lex Machina

Alma Asay

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Cloud Computing

Tony Webster

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Access to Law

Thomas Officer

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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

Scott Kelly

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Document Assembly & Automation

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Afterpattern

Jonathan Pyle

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Document Assembly & Automation and Expert Systems

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docassemble

Amélie-Sophie Vavrosky

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Document Assembly & Automation

Wong Meng Weng

Working On

Document Assembly & Automation

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Legalese

Alexis Natalie Chun

Working On

Document Assembly & Automation

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Legalese

Benjamin Barton

Working On

Legal Education

Jason Morris

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Expert Systems

Deborah Rhode

Working On

Access to Justice and Regulatory Reform

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CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Adam Ziegler

Working On

Legal Education

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Harvard Law School Library Innovation Lab

Jules Miller

Working On

Outsourcing

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Hire an Esquire

Alec Guettel

Working On

Outsourcing

Associated With

Axiom

Mark Harris

Working On

Outsourcing

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Axiom

Kristin Tyler

Working On

Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Talitha Gray Kozlowski

Working On

Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Greg Garman

Working On

Outsourcing

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LAWCLERK

Julia Shapiro

Working On

Outsourcing

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Hire an Esquire

Shantelle Argyle

Working On

Access to Lawyers

Erin Levine

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

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

Joshua Browder

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Artificial Intelligence and Access to Outcomes/Solutions

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DoNotPay

V. David Zvenyach

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Accessibility and Access to Understanding

Janine Sickmeyer

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Cloud Computing and Expert Systems

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Fastcase and NextChapter

Michele DeStefano

Working On

Legal Education

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LawWithoutWalls

Peter Aprile

Working On

Expert Systems

Natalie Worsfold

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Expert Systems

Forrest (Woody) Mosten

Working On

Limited-Scope Representation

Caitlin (Cat) Moon

Working On

Legal Education

Alice Armitage

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Legal Education

Lainey Feingold

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Accessibility

Mike Lissner

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Access to Law

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Free Law Project

Jack Newton

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Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence

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Clio

Ed Walters

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Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, and Access to Law

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Fastcase

Larry Lessig

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Access to Law

Sam Harden

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Access to Justice

Larry Port

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Cloud Computing

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Rocket Matter

Itai Gurari

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Artificial Intelligence

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Fastcase

Carl Malamud

Working On

Access to Law

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Public.Resource.Org

Thomas R. Bruce

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Access to Law

Associated With

The Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII)

Rebecca Sandefur

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Access to Justice, Access to Lawyers, Access to Courts & Judges, and Access to Outcomes/Solutions

Nicole Morris

Working On

Legal Education

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TI:GER

John Mayer

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Expert Systems and Legal Education

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

Elmer Masters

Working On

Legal Education

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Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

Quinten Steenhuis

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Artificial Intelligence and Legal Education

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Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

David Colarusso

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Artificial Intelligence and Legal Education

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Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

Rian Gavreau

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Cloud Computing

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Clio

Michael Sander

Working On

Big Data

Associated With

Docket Alarm and Fastcase

Michael Mills

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Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence

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Neota Logic

Jake Heller

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Artificial Intelligence and Access to Law

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Casetext

Laura Safdie

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Artificial Intelligence

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Casetext

Damien Riehl

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Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

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

D. Casey Flaherty

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Client Service

Pablo Arredondo

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Artificial Intelligence, Access to Understanding, Accessibility, and Legal Education

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Casetext

Sam Muller

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Access to Justice

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Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL)

Omar Ha-Redeye

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Legal Education

Nicole Bradick

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Access to Justice

Jess Birken

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Access to Outcomes/Solutions and Limited-Scope Representation

Natalie Anne Knowlton

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Access to Justice

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

Sarah Sutherland

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Access to Law and Big Data

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CanLII

Charley Moore

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

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Rocket Lawyer

Andrew Arruda

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Artificial Intelligence and Access to Law

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ROSS Intelligence

Jimoh Ovbiagele

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Artificial Intelligence

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ROSS Intelligence

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Fastcase

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley, Janine Sickmeyer, Jack Newton, Itai Gurari, Carl Malamud, Rian Gavreau, Michael Sander, Damien Riehl, and Ed Walters

Paladin

Associated Innovators

Kristen Sonday and Felicity Conrad

Harvard Law School Library Innovation Lab

Associated Innovators

Adam Ziegler

Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL)

Associated Innovators

Sam Muller

British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal

Associated Innovators

Shannon Salter

Standards Advancement for the Legal Industry (SALI) Alliance

Associated Innovators

Damien Riehl

LawWithoutWalls

Associated Innovators

Michele DeStefano

Free Law Project

Associated Innovators

Ansel Halliburton and Mike Lissner

The Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII)

Associated Innovators

Thomas R. Bruce

Suffolk University Legal Innovation & Technology Lab

Associated Innovators

Quinten Steenhuis and David Colarusso

Public.Resource.Org

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley and Carl Malamud

DoNotPay

Associated Innovators

Joshua Browder

Casetext

Associated Innovators

Jake Heller, Laura Safdie, and Pablo Arredondo

docassemble

Associated Innovators

Jonathan Pyle

Neota Logic

Associated Innovators

Michael Mills

Docket Alarm

Associated Innovators

Michael Sander

LegalZoom

Associated Innovators

Eddie Hartman

LAWCLERK

Associated Innovators

Kristin Tyler, Talitha Gray Kozlowski, and Greg Garman

Justia

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley

NextChapter

Associated Innovators

Janine Sickmeyer

Clio

Associated Innovators

Jack Newton and Rian Gavreau

MyCase

Associated Innovators

Matt Spiegel

ROSS Intelligence

Associated Innovators

Andrew Arruda and Jimoh Ovbiagele

Rocket Lawyer

Associated Innovators

Charley Moore

Measures for Justice

Associated Innovators

Amy Bach

Rocket Matter

Associated Innovators

Larry Port

PainWorth

Associated Innovators

Chris Trudel and Mike Zouhri

Legalese

Associated Innovators

Wong Meng Weng and Alexis Natalie Chun

Afterpattern

Associated Innovators

Thomas Officer, Michael Hassin, and Scott Kelly

Hire an Esquire

Associated Innovators

Jules Miller and Julia Shapiro

Modria

Associated Innovators

Colin Rule and Chittu Nagarajan

Lex Machina

Associated Innovators

Joshua Walker, Mark Lemley, and Ansel Halliburton

Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP)

Associated Innovators

William D. Henderson

ReInvent Law Laboratory

Associated Innovators

Daniel Martin Katz and Renee Knake Jefferson

CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Associated Innovators

Joshua Walker, Mark Lemley, and Deborah Rhode

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

A2J Author

Associated Innovators

John Mayer

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

Associated Innovators

John Mayer and Elmer Masters

Kira Systems

Associated Innovators

Noah Waisberg and Alexander Hudek

CanLII

Associated Innovators

Shannon Salter and Sarah Sutherland

TI:GER

Associated Innovators

Nicole Morris

Axiom

Associated Innovators

Alec Guettel and Mark Harris

FindLaw

Associated Innovators

Tim Stanley