Inside the Integreon Partnership Last spring, between “Conflicts of Law” and “Intellectual Property Survey”, Maddy McCormick, 3L, was slipping away to a lab on the sixth floor of the library. There, surrounded by law books and computers, McCormick would review, dissect and evaluate some 20 different contracts for a biosciences company. Welcome to the
After winning election, legaltech graduate brings tech-savvy approach to old-school court Stephanie Fattman JD’16 was elected register of the Worcester Probate and Family Court. Now she’s using Suffolk Law know-how to rethink the court’s systems. Fattman, 28, threw her hat into the political ring as a candidate for the register's seat as a second
As Chair of the ABA Center for Innovation’s Governing Council, Dean Andrew Perlman is helping a team of legal tech innovators rethink the practice of law. The American Bar Association (ABA) has tapped Suffolk Law Dean Andrew Perlman to help lead a new Center for Innovation. The Center is tasked with ushering in innovative
Suffolk Law's Institute on Law Practice Technology & Innovation and the Accelerator Program were named Legaltech News’ 2016 Pro Bono Innovator of the Year. Student-designed pro bono apps and computer programs create parenting plans, affidavits of indigency, consumer protection demand letters, responses to complaints for debt collection, and security deposit demand letters, among others.
Chas Rampenthal, General Counsel of LegalZoom, doesn’t trifle with the niceties. He offers no diplomatic circumlocutions or plans to subtly alter the current regulatory system for lawyering. Instead, in his keynote address at Suffolk Law’s Legaltech Symposium, he put that system on a skewer and, at least metaphorically, set it aflame. Watch Rampenthal’s talk.
Suffolk Law has boldly gone where few law schools have gone before, teaming up with one of the world’s leading legal process outsourcing companies, which will train students in an office right on campus. The students will work under the supervision of legal experts from Integreon, a leading legal process outsourcing company that specializes
By Richard Granat on May 6, 2013 Posted in Competition, Legal Education, Training and Education, Virtual Law FirmsThe eLawyering Task Force of the Law Practice Management Section of the ABA was created in 2000 by then President of the ABA, William Paul. At that initial meeting Gary Munneke, a founding member of the Task
Suffolk Law’s legal tech program is “designed to provide law students with the knowledge and skills that 21st-century lawyers need.” View article --ABA Law Practice Magazine
Law School’s Accelerator to Practice Program wins top honor for innovators in the provision of legal services to average income Americans. ABA Honors Accelerator Program Cross-training program's innovative approach to serving average-income clients draws national award Suffolk University Law School’s Accelerator to Practice Program has been selected as this year’s recipient of the
Lawyers and legal scholars know all too well that low-income citizens lack speedy, efficient access to the justice system. Now, in an age when people from all economic levels own some kind of hand-held mobile device, legal service advocates believe smart, efficient Web-based technology can bridge that divide. And so was born the first