• News & Updates

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    Startup Competition Guide: Accelerators targeting legal tech companies


    December 20, 2018

    Accelerators targeting legal tech companies include Tech Lawyer Accelerator, Duke Law Tech Lab and LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator. Read more.

    Event Spotlight: Hello Divorce Wins at Duke Law Tech Lab

    Attorney At Law Magazine, NC Triangle Edition, Vol. 6 No. 6

    December 2018

    Read the article.

    Duke Law Tech Lab caps three days of legal technology events with Demo Day

    Duke Law

    October 23, 2018

    A start-up offering a do-it-yourself divorce platform won the grand prize in Duke Law Tech Lab’s second annual Big Ideas Demo Day competition, capping three days of events devoted to showcasing emerging legal technologies and innovative companies and entrepreneurs leading them. Read more.

    Evolve the Law Podcast: Jeff Ward

    Evolve the Law Podcast

    October 19, 2018

    Jeff Ward is the Director of the Duke Center on Law & Technology, which coordinates Duke’s leadership at the intersection of law and technology with programs like the Duke Law Tech Lab, a pre-accelerator for legal technology companies, and the Access Tech Tools Initiative, employing human-centered design thinking and available technologies to create tools to enhance access to legal services.

    Read more.

    Seal Software and the Duke Law AI Showdown – #TheRealThing

    Artificial Lawyer

    October 11, 2018

    At the invitation of Duke Law professor, Jeff Ward, last week Steve Harber and I, along with our Seal Software colleagues, Scott Ripps and Ian Walker, had the pleasure of collaborating with the Duke Center on Law and Technology, and law school students from Duke, UNC and Wake Forest, to test just how effective real AI can be for the analysis of thousands of corporate contracts in just a few hours. Here’s what we did. Read more.

    Why more law schools are prioritizing technology integration

    EdTech Magazine

    August 23, 2018

    Universities are investing in video conferencing, artificial intelligence and more to ensure future lawyers remain competitive and prepared. Read more. Or, read it in French.

    Duke Law Tech Lab teams will present innovative ideas at Oct. 5 Demo Day

    Duke Law

    August 22, 2018

    Seven teams have been chosen to participate in the Duke Law Tech Lab, a 10-week accelerator program for legal and civic service start-ups. Read more.

    Fastcase 50


    Jeff Ward recognized as one of Fastcase 50's 2018 honorees. Read more.

    Duke Law's lab could make Durham a legal tech hub

    WRAL Tech Wire

    April 14, 2017

    While last week’s Duke Law Tech Lab Demo Day was the first in the nascent Duke-based accelerator’s history, it signaled the start of an effort grand in both ambition and scope. Read more.

  • Team News & Updates

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    Overthinking Conflict Podcast

    Disputly (Formerly LegalWin)

    Legal IT Today


    Above the Law


    Attorney At Law


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    Skopos Labs

    The Washington Post


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