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Quinten Steenhuis

Quinten Steenhuis

Quinten Steenhuis is a clinical fellow and adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School in the Legal Innovation and Technology Lab. Between 2008 and 2020, Quinten was a senior housing attorney, systems administrator, and developer at Greater Boston Legal Services, where he worked between 2008 and 2020. He currently teaches courses including Legal Technology for Small Firm Practice and Lawyering in the Age of Smart Machines.

Quinten’s signature projects include MADE, the Massachusetts Defense for Eviction tool which he conceived and created at Greater Boston Legal Services, and the MassAccess Project, a COVID-19 emergency response collaboration at Suffolk Law School involving an international team of participants.

Quinten has practiced housing and eviction defense law since 2008, and has been a professional programmer and web application developer since 2001. His work focuses on social justice and addressing the access to justice gap, particularly with the use of legal technology. In addition to his academic, legal, and technology work, Quinten serves as an appointed member of the City of Cambridge’s Recycling Advisory Committee, the Access to Justice Commission’s working group on housing, is the long-time president of a Scrabble club in Somerville, MA. He received his B.Sc. in Logic and Computation with an additional B.Sc. in Political Science from Carnegie Mellon University and J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Guest Appearances
February 28, 2023

How a Virtual Assembly Line Accelerated an Access-to-Justice Project

Suffolk Law Professor Quinten Steenhuis discusses his team’s successful collaboration with legal aid orgs to use technology to scale help for the courtformsonline.org project and the potential to use tech to extend...

January 25, 2022

Emerging Trends in Legal Tech from the Innovations in Technology Conference

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