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ReInvent Law Silicon Valley 2013 – A New Hope

ReInvent Law Silicon Valley 2013 was the most important experience of my law school career. It opened my eyes to new and exciting opportunities within the legal services industry that I had never considered before. As a result, I have a renewed sense of optimism and look forward to the future rather than dread it. […]

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How long before IBM moves into the legal services industry?

IBM is applying the technology underlying the Watson supercomputer to new industries and is making a startling amount of progress. A recent New York Times article discusses the tremendous potential of Watson. Below is a video demonstrating how Watson can help doctors diagnose their patients’ illnesses. If Watson is already capable of providing medical advice […]

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ReInvent Law Silicon Valley 2013 Is Almost Here!

ReInvent Law Silicon Valley is a little more than a week away and I could not be more excited. The prospect of meeting other like-minded individuals (i.e. people interested in entrepreneurship, technology, business, design & the law) is extremely energizing. In honor of and in preparation for this conference, I am writing a fairly substantive […]

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Prediction About Non-Lawyer Ownership in the United States

Robert Carman and I created the following presentation in the Spring of 2012 for a class called Business, Law & Innovation at the University of Texas School of Law. We made two predictions: The Quality Solicitor’s business model will disrupt the market for legal services in the United States. In the next 5-10 years the majority […]

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We are entering an age of perpetual economic uncertainty. Globalization, telecommunications technology and information technology have changed how we live our lives and how we do business. We can do more with less. As a result, society is becoming more efficient and competition is becoming more fierce. The comments of Brian Arthur (Citibank Professor of Economics at Stanford University) […]

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