I spoke with Tom Dreyfus, the CEO and co-founder of Josef, an Australian legal automation platform. Prior to founding Josef, Tom worked as a litigator in Melbourne, Australia and clerked at the High Court of Australia. We discussed the genesis of Josef, why legal professionals should leverage automation, the benefits and risks of a distributed or ground-up approach to legal automation, and the future of legal work.
I spoke with Alex Babin, the CEO of ZERØ, an AI-powered email platform. We discussed the genesis of Zero, how it leverages artificial intelligence to help users manage their email, the value of ZERØ Lite, how law firms can reinvent themselves in a remote-first working environment, and the advantages of applying automation to law firm operations.
I spoke with Patrick DiDomenico, the chief innovation officer for Jackson Lewis, a large national labor and employment-focused law firm with more than 60 offices throughout the United States, and the author of Knowledge Management for Lawyers (American Bar Association, 2016). We discussed his mission at the firm, key challenges in the current crisis, best practices for law firms adapting to a completely remote working environment, and the role of legal technology in this transformation.
I spoke with Josh Maley, the founder of Theorem, a platform designed to aggregate legal technology applications for law firms and corporate legal departments. We discussed the genesis of Theorem, how using it impacts how organizations manage their application suite, and advice for law firm and legal department leaders who are driving innovation.
I spoke with Marco Maggio, the vice president of Strategic Practices for the All Covered division of Konica Minolta. We discussed the key trends impacting the legal industry in 2020, those which are most important to your clients, why the predictability of outcomes has become so important, and whether legal innovation is at a tipping point.
I spoke with Debbie Reynolds, the founder of Debbie Reynolds Consulting, who provides guidance to corporations on global data privacy, data protection, and legal technology issues. We discussed the genesis of her consulting practice, the most pressing data privacy issue that companies are facing today, best practices that companies should implement to maintain compliance, and the impact of the CCPA on data privacy in the US.