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    Video highlights: National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services

    May 22, 2015 3:51 PM by John Glynn

    The ABA co-sponsored with Stanford Law School the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services May 2-4 to spur fresh thinking on addressing the justice gap by making the delivery of legal services more innovative, efficient and effective. At the summit, 200 legal leaders joined innovators in the law and other industries to develop action plans for increasing access to justice.

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    Technology innovators share lessons for better legal services delivery

    May 14, 2015 5:06 PM by John Glynn

    A panel of innovation experts discuss how the legal profession might benefit by examining how organizations in other sectors are adapting to the changing demands of clients and evolving technology during “Innovation Beyond the Legal Sphere,” a May 3 program of the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. Panelists include Denis Weil, former McDonald's vice president of concept and design; Judit Rius Sanjuan, Doctors Without Borders’ access campaign manager; and Ron A. Dolin, a legal technologist and research fellow at Stanford Law’s Center on the Legal Profession.  

    The ABA co-sponsored with Stanford Law School the national summit May 2-4 to spur fresh thinking on addressing the justice gap by making the delivery of legal services more innovative, efficient and effective. At the summit, 200 legal leaders joined innovators in the law and other industries to develop action plans for increasing access to justice.

    The summit is a key event of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, created by Hubbard. Speakers included Richard Susskind, author of the renowned 2013 book "Tomorrow's Lawyers," in which he predicts legal institutions and lawyers will change more radically over the next two decades than they have over the last two centuries. Participants also heard from legal innovators such as Mark Britton, founder and CEO of legal services website Avvo; Colin Rule, founder of online dispute resolution company Modria; and John Suh, CEO of LegalZoom. Testimony was also provided by representatives of other industries including Richard Barton, founder of travel services website Expedia, online real estate sales company Zillow and employment website Glassdoor.

    The summit was co-chaired by Jeremy Fogel, director of the Federal Judicial Center, and Deborah Rhode, director of Stanford University's Center on the Legal Profession.

    Technology innovators share lessons for better legal services delivery

    May 14, 2015 4:24 PM by John Glynn

    A panel of innovation experts discuss how the legal profession might benefit by examining how organizations in other sectors are adapting to the changing demands of clients and evolving technology during “Innovation Beyond the Legal Sphere,” a May 3 program of the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. Panelists include Denis Weil, former McDonald's vice president of concept and design; Judit Rius Sanjuan, Doctors Without Borders’ access campaign manager; and Ron A. Dolin, a legal technologist and research fellow at Stanford Law’s Center on the Legal Profession.  

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    Futures Commission chair: “We have to make a difference now”

    May 14, 2015 8:39 AM by John Glynn

    In her closing remarks during the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services Judy Perry Martinez, chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services issues an urgent call to action. 

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    Internet innovator offers advice on more efficient and effective ways to deliver legal services

    May 13, 2015 4:09 PM by John Glynn

    Richard Barton, founder of travel services website Expedia, online real estate sales company Zillow and employment website Glassdoor, offers his perspective on how the legal profession should adapt to meet the challenges presented by the ever-changing legal landscape. His remarks come during “Barton’s Laws of Disruption,” a conversation with ABA President William Hubbard at the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services at Stanford University on May 4.

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    NAACP Legal Defense Fund leader urges lawyers to step up, repair broken justice system

    May 13, 2015 4:06 PM by John Glynn

    In a keynote address during the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services, Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, issues a call to action, urging lawyers to take a proactive stance to restore confidence in the criminal justice system.  Citing recent racial unrest in her hometown of Baltimore and in other cities across the country, Ifill encourages lawyers to seize the opportunity to save a whole generation who believes “the rule of law is selective, unfair and inequitably applied.”  

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    California Supreme Court justice: Globalization, technology will shape legal profession’s future

    May 13, 2015 1:34 PM by John Glynn

    Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, associate justice of the Supreme Court of California, discusses how technology can help lawyers deal with modern-day legal issues during the opening session of the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services at Stanford University on May 2. Summit co-chair, Jeremy Fogel, director of the Federal Judicial Center, serves as moderator for the question-and-answer session.

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    ABA president calls for innovation with an eye to the future

    May 12, 2015 3:21 PM by John Glynn

    American Bar Association President William C. Hubbard welcomes attendees to the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services at Stanford University on May 2. 

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    Putting it all together: A wish list for the future

    May 5, 2015 4:53 PM by John Glynn

    In a series of break-out sessions during the two-day conference, participants were divided into five working groups focused on overcoming obstacles and identifying and prioritizing possible solutions.  As the summit comes to a close on May 4, Michigan State University College of Law professor Renee Knake, who serves as reporter for the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services outlines potential next steps: 

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    Legal insiders share insight, solutions for reimagining a new legal system

    May 5, 2015 4:50 PM by John Glynn

    Experts at the epicenter of the justice gap offer advice on how to improve the delivery of legal services during “Innovation Within the Legal Sphere,” a May 4 program of the National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services.  A program of TED-talk style presentations by Lucy Endel Bassli, assistant general counsel, Microsoft Corporation; Oliver R. Goodenough, director of the Center for Legal Innovation at Vermont Law School; Margaret Hagan, a fellow at Stanford’s Center on the Legal Profession; James Sandman, president, Legal Services Corporation, and John Suh, CEO of LegalZoom.

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