Chad Burton

Chad Burton

Chad Burton is the CEO of Curolegal and is a former litigator who developed one of the nation’s first “new model” law firms, leveraging cloud-based technology and modern business practices to develop a lean virtual law firm. He serves on ABA Law Practice Division’s Council and as chair of the Division’s Futures Initiative. He also serves on the Governing Board for ABA’s Center for Innovation. He regularly speaks around the country on topics related to legal technology, virtual law practice and the future of the legal profession. Chad has been quoted and published in publications like the ABA Journal, Inc., the Atlantic, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Chad was named to the Fastcase 50 list of global legal innovators in 2014 and received an award by ALM for the Most Innovative Use of Technology for Firm in 2012.

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Guest Appearances
March 22, 2017
#112: How to Ditch Your Computer and Work from Your Phone, with Chad Burton

Chad Burton, explains how (and why) he ditched his computer for an iPad Pro, and then ditched his iPad Pro for his iPhone.

March 21, 2017
ImmigrationJustice.us: How Lawyers can Respond to Trump’s Immigration Laws

This podcast focuses on ImmigrationJustice.us, a website built to organize legal professionals who are seeking ways to help immigrants.

November 1, 2016
ATL APP 2016: Yes, You Are Competing With LegalZoom

Joe Patrice, Dan Lear, Larry Port, and Chad Burton discuss the importance of leveraging legal technology and the dangers to your business if you don’t.

September 30, 2016
Is LegalZoom Ruining The Legal Profession Or Enhancing It?

Joe Patrice brings on Chad Burton and Nicole Bradick of CuroLegal to cohost a wide-ranging discussion with LegalZoom General Counsel Chas Rampenthal.

August 31, 2016
Finding Alternative Careers in the Law

Joe Patrice, Chad Burton, Chas Rampenthal, Joshua Lenon, and Laurence Colletti talk about their own experiences using a law degree.

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: Cloud-Based Tools for Communication

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Chad Burton and Nicole Bradick from Curo Legal at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Together, they discuss Chad’s conference presentation on eliminating email and running a virtual law office. Cloud based tools mentioned include Basecamp, Box, Dropbox, Drive, Slack, Yammer, Clio, Rocket Matter, MyCase, and Intake 123....

November 11, 2014
ABA Law Practice Division: Chad Burton and Adriana Linares on E-Lawyering

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews E-Lawyering Task Force Co-Chair Chad Burton and Vice-Chair Adriana Linares at the 2014 American Bar Association Law Practice Division Fall Meeting. Together, they discuss core components to delivering legal services using technology, helping clients be more comfortable using portals to exchange information, and the future of the E-Lawyering...

October 22, 2014
Clio Cloud Conference: Adriana Linares Interviews Chad Burton

New Solo host Adriana Linares interviews Curo Legal co-founder and CEO Chad Burton at the Clio Cloud Conference. Together they discuss Burton’s speech about virtual communication and collaboration and highlights of the conference so far. In addition to co-founding Curo Legal, an outsource practice management company for law firms, Burton founded the virtual law firm,...