Access to Justice


Enterprising Lawyers

Using Tech to Expand the Pro Bono Provider Pie

By | Jul.19.18 | No Comments

When the phrase “legal tech” comes to mind, it’s usually associated with the tools that propel law firm operations, or even automating tasks otherwise performed by lawyers to reduce corporate legal spend. But what if legal …Continue reading »


Access to Justice Q&A

Ann Pruitt of TALS: Promoting Legal Wellness Via Technology

By | Jul.13.18 | No Comments

In Attorney at Work’s new Q&A series, Mary Juetten checks in with leaders and entrepreneurs working to solve the access to justice problem. This time: Ann Pruitt of TALS. I met Ann Jarvis Pruitt, Executive Director of …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Support Diverse Legal Tech Entrepreneurs

By | May.18.18 | No Comments

In recent years, a frustrating paradox has emerged: Far more legal technology is being built than ever before, yet somehow the justice gap in America keeps widening. A whopping 86 percent of low-income individuals who …Continue reading »


Virtual Law Practice

Urban Lawyers, Rural Clients: Tech Considerations

By | Oct.26.17 | No Comments

Most legal professionals would agree that the profession is saturated. With so many lawyers out there, there is heavy competition for clients. But as I wrote about in “Representing Rural Clients from a Big-City Office,” …Continue reading »


Access to Justice

State of the Group Legal Services Industry: Things to Know

By | Aug.03.17 | No Comments

Earlier this year, I attended the Group Legal Services Association (GLSA) annual meeting, in Scottsdale, Arizona. The highlight was the spirited “State of the Industry” panel. While the panel reported that the industry isn’t yet …Continue reading »


Innovation

Legal Incubators Help New Solo Practitioners Overcome Hurdles

By | Jul.10.17 | No Comments

It is said that new lawyers only face two challenges when opening their own practices: not knowing how to practice law and not knowing how to manage a practice. Other than that, the rest is easy. In …Continue reading »


LAWYER STARTUPS

10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur James Jones Jr.

By | Jun.15.17 | No Comments

James Jones Jr. bumped up against a problem most new lawyers face when he first hung his shingle: where to find clients. That later led to a big idea. After practicing law for a decade, …Continue reading »