Legal technology is rapidly transforming both the practice and nature of law. This lunch talk seeks to explore both the current trends and the future possibilities of this transformation, as we begin to train the future generation of technology-savvy lawyers, and technologists who understand the intricacies and potential of what the law could be.
Ron Dolin is a Senior Research Fellow at Harvard Law's Center on the Legal Profession, working on legal quality metrics, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Notre Dame Law School, teaching a course on legal technology and informatics. Ron received his B.A. in math and physics from U.C. Berkeley before heading to Geneva to work at CERN, the high-energy physics lab. After a few years there, he left for graduate work, obtaining a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Santa Barbara with his dissertation on scalable search. Ron was one of the first 100 employees at Google and left after several years to get a law degree. He is a licensed attorney in CA.
Ron is also an angel investor, focusing on legal technology startups, and has taught legal technology and informatics at Stanford Law School. Ron has taught MCLE courses on document automation for the CA Bar, and was on the executive committee of the Bar's Law Practice Management and Technology section. He co-founded the Program for Legal Technology and Design with SLS alum Margaret Hagan and has worked on legal innovation at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession. Ron was selected as one of the 2014 Fastcase 50, and 2014 ALM Recorder's Innovator Award recipient.
Lunch will be served.