“We’re trying to help [close] the access to justice gap because the U.S. is so far down on offering overall accessibility and affordability and we are so far behind our European counterparts.” —Nicolle Schippers
On this edition of the Lawyerist podcast, Sam talks to Nicolle Schippers about what legal insurance is and how it can help to bridge the access to justice gap.
Nicolle is the Associate General Counsel and Legal Industry Advocate at ARAG, a legal insurance company, where she has served as counsel for over eight years. In her role at ARAG, in addition to her legal duties, Nicolle manages the Regulatory Compliance and Provider Relations teams and consults on the future of the legal insurance industry. Prior to ARAG, Nicolle worked as a corporate consultant for Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company and also served five years in the Air Force as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) during which time she held the roles of criminal prosecutor, family law attorney, claims and tax attorney, and defense counsel.
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