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    Online platform for pro se litigants wins grand prize at Duke Law Tech Lab Demo Day

    Duke Law

    September 23, 2019

    A Durham-based start-up offering tools and resources for pro se litigants took the grand prize at Duke Law Tech Lab’s third annual Demo Day, the culmination of a pre-accelerator program for promising early-stage legal technology companies. Read more.

    5 startups to pitch their legal platforms at Duke Law Tech Lab demo day

    WRAL Tech Wire

    September 19, 2019

    Duke University’s Law Tech Lab is graduating its latest class of startups this Friday at a demo day event. Read more.

    LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator picks 2 Triangle firms

    WRAL Tech Wire

    September 11, 2019

    Two emerging startups from the Triangle are among the nine firms selected for the fourth cohort of the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator. Read more.

    Duke Center on Law & Technology selects 12 early-stage companies for pre-accelerator program

    Duke Law

    June 25, 2019

    Twelve early-stage legal technology companies, including five with a core mission of expanding access to legal services, are participating this summer in the Duke Center on Law & Technology’s online pre-accelerator program, Duke Law Tech Lab. Read more.

    Duke Law Wants to Help Early-Stage Startups Weather Legal Tech Challenges

    Legal Tech News powered by Law.com

    June 21, 2019

    The third-year pre-accelerator program not only helps budding companies through general startup challenges, but also through roadblocks specific to a legal industry sometimes resistant to change. Read more.

    Duke Law ‘Pre-Accelerator’ Picks 12 Startups, Links to LexisNexis Accelerator

    Artificial Lawyer

    June 18, 2019

    The Duke Law Tech Lab, run by Duke Law school, has launched its latest legal tech incubator with 12 companies. This is the third year the programme has run, which they describe as a ‘pre-accelerator’. The project will potentially then feed some of the top cohort members into the LexisNexis legal tech accelerator, also in the US. Read more.

    Future Law School. What does it look like?

    Forbes

    February 12, 2019

    Crises in the justice systems across the world leave a huge imprint on the legal education system, which already has enough internal and external problems. Even reputable universities in the world are now actively seeking innovative solutions and people who are able to provide them with a qualitative push in the direction of improving the efficiency of educational services. Read more.

     

    Startup Competition Guide: Accelerators targeting legal tech companies

    Vator

    December 20, 2018

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

    Legal Innovators: Duke Law Tech Lab

    Attorney at Law Magazine

    October 1, 2019

     

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  • News Archive

    Event Spotlight: Hello Divorce Wins at Duke Law Tech Lab

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

    December 2018

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    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.

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    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

    Fastcase

    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.

    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.