Legal Aid, Meet Legal Tech

Law360, New York (July 27, 2016, 10:16 AM ET) — Jonathan Petts

Rohan Pavuluri In accounting, consumers have TurboTax to complete personal tax returns. In medicine, patients have WebMD to diagnose their conditions. And in teaching, students have Khan Academy. Despite tech advances in e-discovery, legal research and trial presentation, though, the delivery of legal services has remained largely unchanged since the time of Charles Dickens. One or more lawyers researches, writes and litigates for a single client.

This “a la carte” one-lawyer-per-client model has worked well enough in business law. But it has generally failed…

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