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Ty Brown, ZAF Legal

Ty Brown, ZAF Legal

Ty Brown is the CEO of ZAF Legal, a personal injury law firm with a twist. The firm charges zero attorney fees (or ZAF).

Nichelle Perry, NCCU Law

Nichelle Perry, NCCU Law

Nichelle (“Nikki”) Perry is an associate professor of law and director of the law library at North Carolina Central University School of Law.

Joryn Jenkins, Open Palm Law

Joryn Jenkins, Open Palm Law

Joryn Jenkins, founder of Open Palm Law, is a Florida attorney, divorce mediator, and expert in collaborative law.

Wanda Butler, We Decide

Wanda Butler, We Decide

Wanda Butler at We Decide discussed the company’s financial analysis software that simplifies the process of financial discovery in divorce.

Ken Johnson, Mediator

Ken Johnson, Mediator

Ken Johnson, licensed Florida mediator and expert in restorative juvenile justice, shared the kinds of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Joshua Schwadron, - Who Wrote That Up For You? Feb 17, 2023

Joshua Schwadron,

Joshua Schwadron at discussed his company’s innovative model for helping injured people pursue personal injury claims.

Dave Maxfield, Consumer Law SC

Dave Maxfield, Consumer Law SC

Dave Maxfield is a consumer protection lawyer in Columbia, SC and co-author of the first graphic novel ever published by the ABA.

Ted Edwards, Banks Law Firm

Ted Edwards is a principal at Banks Law Firm, the largest Black-owned law firm in the Carolinas, representing housing authorities and others.

Frank Patka IV, Changing Patterns

Frank Patka IV is a founder of Changing Patterns, providing education, mentoring, and resources for citizens returning from incarceration.

Samuel Tate, Tango Technology

Samuel Tate is founder at Tango Legal, an app maker that helps courts and law firms serve constituents and clients using conversational AI.

Delaney Edge, Aspiring Lawyer

Delaney Edge has wanted to be a lawyer for many years. She’s now taking the LSAT and preparing applications for law school.

Mike Whelan, Jr. at Lawyer Forward

Mike Whelan, Jr. is the author of “Lawyer Forward: Finding Your Place in the Future of Law,” a guide for solo law firms building a practice.

Jim Gibbs, CEO at Meter Feeder

Jim Gibbs is the co-founder and CEO of Meter Feeder, a mobile app that automatically pays for parking when you park your car.

Mark M. Bello, Author and Lawyer

Mark M. Bello is the author of several works of fiction based on the legal profession and politics, as well as children’s books on bullying.

Nick Rishwain,

Nick Rishwain at shared the process of sourcing, hiring and using an expert witness, and why so few work with pro se litigants.

Erin Levine, Hello Divorce

Erin Levine shared the painful experiences that led her to develop Hello Divorce to lower the cost of dissolving a marriage.

Tom Gordon, Responsive Law

Tom Gordon, executive director at Responsive Law, discussed the regulatory barriers that keep people from getting affordable legal solutions.

Kristen Sonday, Paladin

Kristen Sonday, co-founder and CEO of Paladin, discussed the role of pro bono legal services in closing the justice gap.

Stacey Lake, Law Wurk

Stacey Lake of Law Wurk shared the challenges and opportunities of hiring non-lawyers for legal tasks in family law and eviction proceedings.

Ed Walters, Fastcase

Ed Walters is CEO at Fastcase, a provider of software, data, and analytics that allow legal practitioners to work more efficiently.

Mike Zouhri, PainWorth

Mike Zouhri learned to settle an accident claim and turned those lessons into PainWorth, a tool to help settle a personal injury claim.

Startup Savant Profiles Courtroom5

Courtroom5 is a legal tech startup that provides online resources for anyone wishing to represent themselves in complex civil litigation.

22 Startups To Watch In 2022

Raleigh-Durham, NC is a home for innovation. View the gallery to see why Courtroom5 is among Triangle Inno’s 22 startups to watch in 2022.

Why Do Pro Se Litigants Lose So Often?

Pro se litigants are practicing law without a license, which is our right when we’re directly interested in a case. But it also means we lose, a lot.

Tell Me About Your Case

We keep our court cases secret from family and friends, so we’re isolated as self-represented litigants. Come tell me about your case.

Prophetic Genius Richard Zorza

By showing that the typical civil case involves a self-represented litigant, Richard Zorza becomes one of the Lawyers We Love the most.

The Tinley Park Squatter Is A Hero

The Tinley Park squatter played the system, but not as badly as the system has plagued her. She’s caring for family the best way she can.

The Pain Of Losing A Case On Appeal

Losing a case on appeal is painful. Your judge was either an idiot, or biased, or both. But appellate court judges should be better, right?