Technically Legal is a podcast about legal tech, legal innovation and the impact of tech on the law and legal industry.
In each episode we interview an innovator in the legal industry. Guests discuss how technology is changing the practice of law and how they are implementing legal technology and innovation into their legal departments and law firms.
The podcast is hosted by Chad Main, an attorney and founder of Percipient, a tech-enabled legal services provider. Chad launched Percipient on the belief that when technology is leveraged correctly, it makes legal teams more effective.
Using Tech to Provide Access to Affordable Legal Services for Creators (Eric Farber of Creators Legal)
Eric Farber discusses the founding of Creators Legal, a LegalZoom like app for creators.
Eric is an entertainment lawyer, but in 2008 with the economy in shambles, he, like many, pivoted and launched Pacific Workers a workers compensation law firm.
So, how is that Eric decided to launch a legal tech company? Based on his experience in the entertainment world, he knew many creators cannot afford proper legal representation.
Eric saw an access to justice issue and built Creators Legal.
Building A Legal Tech Start Up With Nicole Clark (Co-Founder of State Court Analytics App Trellis)
We talk to Nicole Clark, Co-Founder of Trellis, a state court data analytics platform.
Nicole created Trellis to “scratch her own itch”. She was working on a pleading and unfamiliar with the judge. She sent an email to her firm to find out if any had experience with the judge.
Another lawyer in the office had the same legal issue in front of the same judge. Nicole, said to herself, why isn't there a database of information about state court judges? It was then that the idea for Trellis started.
The Nuts and Bolts of Ransomware Insurance & Ransomware Attack Response With Kelly Geary (EPIC) & Rich Gatz (Coalition)
The ransomware episode.
Our guests are Kelly Geary, National Practice Leader Executive Risk & Cyber/Professional Services Claims for EPIC Insurance Brokers, and Rich Gatz, Claims Counsel for Coalition.
On the show, they talk about the history of cyber insurance coverage and what parts of ransomware and cyber incident response insurance covers. To close out the conversation, they explain what goes on behind the scenes in a cyber attack response.
What's Going on With Blockchain and the Law (2021 Edition) With Lewis Cohen of DLx Law
Blockchain. Crypto mining. Proof of stake. Smart contracts. NFTs and DAOs. Crypto regulation.
Lewis Cohen of the blockchain focused law firm of DLx Law talks about all of that and more.
Lewis explains what a blockchain network is and how transactions are verified on the network. He also talks about the legal and intellectual property implications of NFTs and decentralized autonomous organizations. Lewis also touches on recent efforts to regulate cryptocurrencies and blockchain businesses.
How Courtroom5 is Using Legal Tech to Close the Access to Justice Gap (Sonja Ebron & Maya Markovich)
After Sonja Ebron represented herself in court a couple times she quickly figured out litigation without a lawyer is difficult.
So, what did she do about it? She founded Courtroom5, a “do-it-yourself” litigation support tool.
When Courtroom5 participated in the Duke Law Tech Lab incubator program, Sonja met Maya Markovich who joined the Courtroom5 advisory board. They explain how Courtroom5 is trying to bridge the access to justice gap and make it easier for litigants without a lawyer.
Using Tech To Rate Contracts & Streamline Negotiations With Otto Hanson (Term Scout Founder)
Otto Hansen talks about the company he founded, Term Scout, that uses machine learning to analyze and rate contracts. Specifically, it analyzes contracts to determine whether they are in line with industry standards and how vendor or customer friendly they are.
The goal of Term Scout’s rating system is to cut down on contract negotiation and eliminate the back and forth about uncontroversial terms so the parties can focus provisions that will require more give and take before they are finalized.
Love this podcast- a must for any legal tech
Stumbled upon this podcast and it is a treasure. As a KM manager at a firm, previous law librarian, this podcast is engaging, relevant, and makes me nod my head while also giving me perspective on what is going on in the legal realm outside my organization. Def worth listening to if you have any sort of interest in legal tech!
Engaging conversations on legal tech.
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Chad Main provides a unqiue window into the legal tech world by asking engaging questions to interesting people who are breaking new ground in the profession. I can see why it made the ABA Journal 2018 Web 100.