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Saturday, June 12 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Opening the Digital Door: How courts and legal services can utilize technology to close the justice gap

Approved for 0.5 General CLEs.

Technology companies are seizing new opportunities to disrupt the legal field. Investments in “legal tech” leapt by 715% between 2017-2018 and saw investments of $400 million in the first quarter of 2019 alone. Legal tech makes lawyers more efficient through the use of artificial technology in e-discovery and virtual attorneys and places solutions to legal problems at people’s fingertips. As legal tech explodes, courts are also getting into the game. From e-filing, to electronic case management, to online dispute resolution, courts are finding creative ways to open up their digital doors.

This session will explore the ways that civil legal aid agencies and courts are rapidly adopting technology, including shifts due to COVID-19, stakeholder engagement, and guiding principles for technology adoption.


Amie Lewis

Senior Associate, Civil Legal System Modernization, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Amie is with The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Civil Legal System Modernization Project, where she works to make the nation’s civil legal system more accessible and affordable by implementing the most promising technologies and tools to assist self-represented litigants and improve state... Read More →

Saturday June 12, 2021 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT