The Wisdom to Know It’s a Machine’s Job

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

From Classroom to Election Winner

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

ABA Taps Dean to Lead Next Wave

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

Legaltech News honors Suffolk Law

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.

LegalZoom innovator on law for the rest of us

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 Students Team up with Legal Process Outsourcing Innovator Integreon

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

Ranked among the top 10 law schools teaching the technology of law practice

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

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

Updates from the Institute

Fall Semester 2014 Legal Technology and Innovation Concentration. In October 2013, Suffolk Law’s faculty unanimously approved a new Legal Technology and Innovation concentration, creating one of the first formal programs in the country to equip J.D. students with the skills and knowledge they need to compete more effectively in a rapidly evolving legal marketplace. Key

Suffolk Law Launches New “Major” in Legal Technology & Innovation

Suffolk University Law School has launched a new Legal Technology and Innovation Concentration, creating one of the first formal programs in the country to equip JD students with the skills and knowledge they need to compete more effectively in a rapidly evolving legal marketplace. The concentration—which is similar to a major—will prepare students for 21st