ABA Journal: Legal Rebels
The ABA Journal Legal Rebels Podcast features men and women who are remaking the legal profession and highlights the pioneers who are changing the way law is practiced and setting the standards that will guide the profession in the future.
Whether grappling with political issues of the day or an oppositional faculty, David Van Zandt has continually forged ahead for the changes he believes in.
Luz Herrera talks about how a low-bono practice can enable a lawyer to balance the desire to help people with making a living.
Jeff Carr talks about why he came out of retirement, and how his principle of the Three Es calculated the value of legal services to clients.
Emery Harlan, co-founder of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, talks about how little has changed for diversity in the profession.
Ralph Baxter talks about his days with Legal rebels, where his profession has been and where he thinks it’s headed.
Monica Goyal talks about new legal technology and why young lawyers nowadays aren't trying to experiment with it as much as we thought they would.
Tom Martin talks about his business, LawDroid, and how Chatbots have a place in a law office because they can handle busy work that eats up precious time in a lawyer’s day.
Colin Rule talks about the possibilities–and pitfalls–for online dispute resolution technology.
Ken Adams talks about LegalSifter, a system that addresses the fact that many customers are doing the same tasks when dealing with contracts.
Nicole Bradick discusses identifying something that's not working in a law firm and the importance of investing the energy to fix it.
Amy Porter on her experience founding the online payment platform AffiniPay and how she drew on her experience as a college athlete.
Joyce Raby doesn't believe technology is the saving grace for the justice ecosystem, but she continues to work with technology at the Florida Justice Technology Center.
In this episode of the Legal Rebels Podcast, Peck discusses his career and the technological changes he experienced with the ABA Journal’s Victor Li.
Mike Dillon discusses how digitization and globalization affected the operation and practice of a general counsel’s office.
Richard Granat speaks about his experience as an older entrepreneur and how his age is a benefit, not a detraction.
Mary E. Juetten talks about Evolve Law and other legal technologies that are improving access-to-justice problems.
In this episode of the ABA Journal's Legal Rebels, host Jason Tashea talks to Robert Litt about the online threats that have been facing the U.S. since the creation of the internet.
Adriana Linares talks about her job helping lawyers identify tools and services that will help with their practice management.
Bob Ambrogi recounts his unorthodox path towards legal journalism, as well as where he sees the legal industry heading.
Bruce MacEwen discusses how he diagnoses the structural illnesses of law firms.
John Tredennick, the first to add "chief information officer" to his title, talks about how he earned respect and used it to make a difference.
Neota Logic co-founder Michael Mills talks about helping law firms and lawyers design their own tools.
Richard Susskind discusses his next book which focuses on technology in the courtroom.
In this episode of the ABA Journal's Legal Rebel's Podcast, host Terry Carter talks to Paul Lippe about his experience with legal innovation.
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Stacy Stern, a 2017 Legal Rebel Trailblazer, talks about making basic law free and available to one and all, while still turning a profit for Justia.
Stern, one of the co-founders of Findlaw, talks here about the expansion of Justia, which champions free law for all in the United States and Mexico.
Legal Rebels Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer talk about Open Legal Services, a not-for-profit law firm they founded in Salt Lake City in 2014.
In this special ABA TECHSHOW episode of the ABA Journal’s Legal Rebels Podcast, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Sarah Glassmeyer.
Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Sam Glover, founder of Lawyerist, a one-time blog turned robust legal information site.
At ABA TECHSHOW this year, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Nicole Black.
This year at ABA TECHSHOW, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebels Ed Walters and Kevin O’Keefe.
Legal Rebels Trailblazer Roland Vogl, CodeX co-founder, talks about his love of the entrepreneurial ethos of Stanford Law's home base of Silicon Valley.
The website Lawyerist founder Sam Glover talks about getting attorneys information they want.
At 69, Legal Rebels Trailblazer Judge Herbert Dixon is still proselytizing about high tech in courthouses and courtrooms.
Trailblazer Randi Mayes talks about how the mindset of lawyers will change their use of technology in the future.
In this episode of Legal Rebels from the ABA Journal, Craig Ball encourages lawyers from all pasts to learn to use technology in their practice.
Legal technology has changed since 1999, when Ed Walters and Phil Rosenthal founded the legal research service Fastcase—but not as much as they’d like.
Jean O'Grady discusses being at the forefront of pushing the legal industry toward embracing technology as a means of enhancing the practice of law.
Stephanie Francis Ward talks with Jerome Goldman, Legal Rebels Trailblazer because of OYEZ, his U.S. Supreme Court-focused multimedia archive.
Stanford Law School Professor Deborah Rhode discusses legal ethics, discrimination, and criticism of legal education.
Charley Moore talks about Rocket Lawyer, his online, do-it-yourself legal services provider that helps individuals and small businesses access legal forms.
Lawyers often think technology should always work. That’s aspirational, says Sharon Nelson, president of the cybersecurity, information technology and digital forensics firm Sensei Enterprises Inc. “People can screw up, but technology fails too,” says Nelson. “You really need to recover from what the problem is, as opposed to pointing fingers and being angry.” Nelson and...
“We didn’t start out to be disruptive,” says John Suh, LegalZoom’s chief executive officer. “We were set up to fix a problem. The legal system was broken and too many people were frozen out of it.” For Suh, the main goal of LegalZoom continues to be providing access to the legal system for millions of...
Ernie Svenson-a.k.a. well-known blogger Ernie the Attorney-was an early evangelist for what he calls The Paperless Chase. The basic premise: “Anything you can do with paper, you can do more with PDF. Way more.” Now he spends a lot of time teaching, training and speaking, all aimed at enabling small-firm and solo lawyers with the...
Lawyer and longtime journalist Monica Bay didn’t let sexism or a technology-averse legal establishment keep her from breaking new ground. “The baby boomer lawyers were so entrenched with the idea that ‘only the girls touch anything with a keyboard’ that they absolutely refused to do anything involving tech,” Bay recalls. “They thought it was beneath...
Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a...
Victor Li is the legal affairs writer for the ABA Journal. Previously he was a reporter for Law Technology News, the American...
Molly McDonough, editor and publisher since Feb. 3, 2017, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. She had been...
Jason is the founder and director of Justice Codes and the criminal justice technology consultant at the Research and...
Angela Morris is an Austin, Texas-based freelance journalist covering legal news for publications like law.com, The National Law Journal,...
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