Dan Lear

Dan Lear

Dan Lear is a lawyer with a passion for blazing a unique path in the legal sector. Dan is also the co-founder of the Seattle Legal Technology MeetUp and has been deeply involved with a number of national and international legal technology groups and initiatives. Dan has worked as a lawyer for technology companies large and small and worked previously in-house at Microsoft. Dan graduated with a JD/MBA from Seattle University School of Law in 2007. Dan was most recently the Director of Industry Relations for the online legal marketplace Avvo.

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December 17, 2018

Bonus: Tech Tuesday at the SDCBA

Live from the San Diego County Bar Association, tune in to hear the latest about what lawyers should know about legal technology today. In this On The Road, host Adriana Linares welcomes guest speaker, Dan Lear, to talk about five important trends that solo and small law firms should pay attention to in the legal...

March 20, 2018

Bringing the Access to Justice Twitter Rant Offline

Host Laurence Colletti gathers together some of the most vocal access to justice ranters on Twitter so they can share their ideas in real life.

March 20, 2017

ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Alternative Uses for Your Law Degree

Stacy Stern, Nicole Bradick, and Dan Lear talk about alternate ways to use your law degree.

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.

May 25, 2016

Top Tips for Attorneys from the 2017 ABA TECHSHOW Board

As attorneys graduate and head into the legal marketplace, or leave a law firm to start a solo practice, it can be hard to know where to find resources with tips on starting your new career. What are the most important things that a newly solo practitioner should know? What are some best practices for...

October 29, 2015

Clio Cloud 2015: Leveraging APIs for Better Practice Management

An application programming interface (API) is a system that connects software applications to each other, providing more functionality for users. For example, a password manager might interface a LinkedIn App, allowing for easy sign-in. So what does this technology mean for lawyers? At the 2015 Clio Cloud conference, Adriana Linares interviews panelists Dan Lear, Debbie Mignola,...

March 25, 2015

ATL Converge: Emerging Technical Trends

Lawyer 2 Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi interviews Above the Law Converge panelists Dan Lear, Tasha Cooper, Mike Schmidt, Ryan Lytle, and Joe Patrice about Emerging Technical Trends and Best Practices. Together they discuss lawyers blogging and what it means to be “part of the social media conversation.” Additionally, the panelists address the issues of oversharing,...

February 17, 2015

ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Avvo for Lawyers with Dan Lear

Legal Talk Network Host Jason Marsh interviews Dan Lear from Avvo at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Lear explains that Avvo is an online legal marketplace where lawyers can improve their client visibility. Many lawyers can greatly benefit from claiming and improving their Avvo listing. This includes lawyers doing client-facing legal work like consumer practices,...

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