Jess Birken shares her practical advice for any lawyer who is interested in building "digital information products" and subscription legal services.
A2J Tech is design and software development firm that specializes in legal technology that increases access to justice. Joseph has years of hands-on experience working with legal aids, law firms, and even other technology companies to research, design, build, and market a wide variety of legal tech projects.
Jess was named to the 2020 Chicago Law Bulletin's 40 Under 40 for their work inspiring lawyers to think differently and create innovative law practices. We discuss (a) lawyer incubators; (b) examples of law firms building hybrid services / tech products; and (c) changes to regulation of legal profession that would allow for more innovation.
What does it look like for a small immigration law to start building their own "legal apps" for self-help triage and intake? Kim Felton, cofounder of Onward Immigration Law, explains how a knack for tinkering and a desire to claw back time for a more balanced lifestyle led to dive into the world of DIY technology.