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Quinten Steenhuis

Quinten Steenhuis

Quinten Steenhuis is a senior housing attorney, systems administrator, and developer at Greater Boston Legal Services, where he has worked since 2008. Quinten has practiced housing and eviction defense law since 2008, and has been a professional programmer and web application developer since 2001. He speaks at area law schools and blogs frequently on the topic of legal technology. In addition to systems administration and individual representation of low income tenants, he currently works on projects addressing social justice and access to justice with technology focusing on the topic of housing and evictions. Quinten is an active member of his local community, serving as an appointed member of the City of Cambridge’s Recycling Advisory Committee, serving on the Access to Justice Commission’s working group on housing through the Justice for All initiative, founding a neighborhood political action group, and serving as 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.

Quinten first began working on technology for social change in 2001 when he was a member of the global Indymedia tech collective. He was a founding member and web developer for the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and a founding members of its radio news magazine that lasted from 2004 until 2013 and was syndicated on the Pacifica network satellite and 9 local radio stations.

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Guest Appearances
February 23, 2024

Fresh Voices on Legal Tech with Quinten Steenhuis

The core of what Quinten Steenhuis does at Suffolk University’s Legal Innovation and Technology Lab is find new ways to help poor people gain access to legal help to work toward closing...

February 13, 2024

AI for Self-Help and Legal Aid at the Innovations in Technology Conference

Legal tech experts discuss generative AI and its applications for legal services on the latest episode of Talk Justice. The episode was recorded live at LSC’s recent Innovations in Technology Conference (ITC) in...

March 18, 2020

Evaluating Legal Technology Applications

Marc Lauritsen and Quinten Steenhuis talk about how lawyers should be more engaged with legal technology applications and how to get started.