Alternative Legal Service Providers

Episode 23: Jim Doppke on the Ethics of Legal Tech (and the Duty to Supervise Robots)

Legal ethics attorney Jim Doppke returns for an encore appearance in Episode 23. Jim discusses the impact that legal tech and legal innovation have on the Rules of Professional Conduct and other rules that govern how lawyers practice law. Jim explains how Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (Lawyer’s Duty of Competence) and 5.3 (Responsibilities…

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Episode 11: Lucy Bassli on The Modern Legal Ecosystem and Unicorn Lawyers

In Episode 11 we talk to Lucy Bassli founder of InnoLegal Services and Chief Legal Strategist at Law Geex. Lucy started her career in Big Law (at Davis Wright Tremaine) and ultimately landed a job in Microsoft’s legal department where she served as Assistant General Counsel. At Microsoft, Lucy was responsible for, among other things,…

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Episode 3: Kent Zimmermann on Alternative Legal Service Providers

In this episode, we speak with Kent Zimmermann about the rise of alternative legal service providers (AKA legal process outsourcing companies or LPOs). Alternative legal service providers, or ALSPs, help clients and their attorneys accomplish work that has historically handled by law firms, such as document review for electronic discovery, or due diligence contract review…

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