Richard Granat is a lawyer and a recognized expert on the delivery of legal services over the Internet. He has served as Co-Director of the Center for Law Practice Technology, Florida Coastal School of Law. Richard created one of the first virtual law firms in the United States and also was the Founder of DirectLaw, Inc., a virtual law firm platform provider. Richard also had served as Co-Chair of the eLawyering Task Force of the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association and is a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. In 2009, the ABA Journal recognized Richard as one of 50 Legal Rebels, throughout the Unites States – individuals who are engaged in changing the legal profession. In 2010, Richard received the Louis Brown Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Bar Association in recognition of his innovations in the delivery of legal services and in 2013, the ABA James Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering.
In October, Evolve Law hosted an event in which a panel discussed potential technological solutions to the access to justice gap.
This episode from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention covers the benefits of having a secure client portal as part of your law firm website.
A podcast about what a virtual law practice is, the drivers in the switch to online services, and the learning requirements of making yours a virtual practice.
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