(003) How to Build Legal Technology, Part 1: Empathy, Design & Solutions
This post is the first in a series on how to build legal technology. While LegalTech shares many attributes with its cousins FinTech (financial) and RegTech (regulations), there are many factors that make the legal ecosystem uniquely difficult to build within: ambiguous laws, regimented professional labor markets, maladapted business models and an extremely conservative resistance…Read More
(002) How to Build a Legal Engineer
Fazlur Kahn, often called the greatest structural engineer of the 20th century, created the “bundled tube” structural method when designing the world’s tallest office tower for the Sears corporation. He described his innovation to a colleague by tapping several cigarettes out of a pack and showing how the many “tubes” could be staggered and bundled…Read More
What is a Legal Engineer?
By combining two of the worlds oldest and most respected professions, Legal Engineers will guide the future of society . When humans developed agriculture and permanent settlements at the beginning of civilization, grain production and populations increased, requiring skilled individuals to collect, organize, duplicate and interpret information. As societies built multi-layered hierarchies of power to…Read More