Legal Technology and Design
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ADVENTURESInLEGAL TECH & DESIGNby Margaret Hagan & Ron Dolin
It’s relatively easy to do, but not many people do it
The Legal Systemneeds
with a focus on efficiency& usability.
in waysthat are deep &empowering?
How canwe train a new generation of
professionals that can play hybrid roles?
The Legal Profession is Changing Now.
Some interesting things are afoot around the country, a legal innovation movement is taking off.
Where are interesting things going on?
Interesting Visual Design:e.g., Privacy Icons
Interesting Legal Products:
e.g, online dispute resolution,legal collaboration
STANFORDSHOULD BE a LEADER in this COMING NEW ERAOF LAW
1. Develop new standards & practices for quality legal experiences
2. Train a new generation of legal technologists & designers
3. Cultivate a pipeline of new legal startups
WHAT THE LAW NEEDS:
1. METRICSAndSTANDARDS:Consumer Reports, &Usability Center
2. A Legal Technology StartupPipeline
3. Training for New Legal Technologists&Legal Designers
HOW?A DESIGN + TECHAPPROACH
OUR DESIGN APPROACH:1. We Experiment2. We Talk Less – Do More3. We Put the User First4. We Love Feedback5. We Love the Problem more than our Solution6. Everything is a Prototype
Technology isnot theMAGICALsolution,but it’s crucialto any solution.
LEGAL DESIGN STUDIO
INTERESTINGTHINGS WE’VE FOUND OUT
People may be scared of law,and they may dislike lawyers,
but they are hungry for good legal strategies.
Companies & law firms want to hireHYBRID LAWYERS,
but it’s hard for them to find these legal technologists or
Non-lawyers,have to be convinced that
law is something worth working on, but then they
get it –we can find collaborators to work with to make the
legal system better.
WAYFINDERS,they want an overview of their situation &
sight of what their possible paths are.