Richard Granat shared lessons learned from many decades of building and selling legal tech, including the difficulty of educating lawyers on the digitization of the legal profession and its impact on serving the everyday needs of legal consumers. He also discussed the lack of transparency in pricing models for legal services and described the fixed-fee services at MD Family Lawyer, which are bundled with legal advice.
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Mark Atkinson of the Incubator for Legal Practice and Innovation (ILPI) discussed the insights he’s had as a new lawyer after spending 25 years as a professional engineer. As he learns and studies the practice of law, that prior experience often leaves him asking, “Really? Why is that? There must be a better way.” The answers drove him to launch an innovative law firm incubator focused on improving access to justice.
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