This podcast is designed to offer ideas, guidance, and perspectives on how to effectively navigate a perpetually shifting professional landscape, with a unique focus on the legal industry and the technology that is driving its evolution.

Latest Episodes

July 16, 2019

I spoke with Ashley Pepitone, a practicing attorney in Atlanta and the co-founder of JurisBytes, the developer of JurisMS, a texting application for secure and private lawyer-client texting, which won the ABA Techshow Startup Alley competition in March. We discussed how attorney-client communication has evolved, current communication challenges, and advice for solo and small firm practitioners on selecting technology.

July 11, 2019

I spoke with Fayiaz Chaudhri, the CEO of Aimactek, an artificial intelligence and machine learning software developer focused on the legal industry. We discussed the genesis of Aimactek, the difference between AI and machine learning, how AI is transforming corporate law departments, and where its application is headed in the legal industry.

July 8, 2019

I spoke with Isabella Galeano, a law professor at Esade Law School in Barcelona, host of The Quirky Lawyer podcast, and the founder of The Technolawgist media platform. We discussed the genesis of The Technolawgist, how it aligns with The Quirky Lawyer podcast, trends in the Spanish legal market, ways that lawyers are distinguishing themselves in the current market, and the direction of the legal industry.

July 1, 2019

I spoke with Nate Latessa, the president of Heureka, an index in place, search, and analysis software platform for corporate legal, compliance, and cybersecurity departments. We discussed the genesis of Heureka, the benefits of improving an organization’s data hygiene, how data classification impacts e-discovery, and where e-discovery is headed.

June 26, 2019

I spoke with Rachi Messing, a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, where he leads the company’s internal e-discovery team. We discussed how Microsoft manages its own e-discovery, how e-discovery has historically fit into Microsoft’s overall vision for a holistic workspace, where cloud-based e-discovery is headed, and Microsoft’s plans for e-discovery in 2019.

June 21, 2019

I spoke with Alex Nwaka, a principal with Touchdown Ventures, which provides venture capital services on behalf of leading corporations. We discussed the model of providing venture capital as a service, why law firms are investing in venture capital, how they are deploying their capital, and the challenges of supporting legal tech companies.

June 14, 2019

I spoke with Aileen Schultz, a Toronto-based business strategist, the co-founder of the Global Legal Hackathon, and the founder and president of the World Legal Summit. We discussed the genesis of the World Legal Summit, its mission, and how it differs from other legal events and organizations.

June 7, 2019

I spoke with Neil Sahota, an IBM Master Inventor, an advisor to the United Nations, and the co-author of Own the A.I. Revolution: Unlock Your Artificial Intelligence Strategy to Disrupt Your Competition (McGraw-Hill Education, May 22, 2019). We discussed his inspiration for writing the book, how legal professionals can unlock their artificial intelligence strategy, ways to filter out the noise, and tips for maximizing its benefits. Listen to our interview below:

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