Legal Technology

Interview – Lisa Damon and Stephen Poor from Seyfarth Shaw

Lisa Damon and Stephen Poor, innovators and leaders at the global law firm Seyfarth Shaw, talk with Prof Mike and Dean Dan about developing Seyfarth Lean, the name the firm gives to its widely-recognized applied innovation strategies: data-driven process improvements, project management techniques, and legal technology R&D that have changed the firm’s DNA.

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Interview – Simon Quirk

In this interview, Dean Dan chats with his friend Simon Quirk, recovering lawyer, professional services consultant, and long-time serial entrepreneur. The discussion ranges over the nature of legal practice, how to do innovation in law firms, and what we should think about the new point solutions in legal tech and regtech.  Join us, won’t you?

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Interview – Dean Gordon Smith

Dan and Mike talk with Gordon Smith, Dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University (BYU) about emerging challenges and opportunities for US law schools.  Gordon’s research and teaching background is in business law and entrepreneurship.  In this interview, he talks about bringing his expertise to bear on innovation and entrepreneurship…

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Interview – Ray Worthy Campbell

Dean Dan talks with Professor Ray Campbell, from Peking University-School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China. Before becoming a law professor, Ray clerked for U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger of the United States Supreme Court, and was a partner in the multinational law firms of Kirkland & Ellis and Jenner & Block. Listen to his fascinating…

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Ep7 – The End of Law Schools

Dean Dan and Mike Madison talk about whether the future has caught up with law schools. They catch up with Professor Ray Campbell, from Peking University-School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China, who suggests that the future of legal education doesn’t look like the way that we’ve always done things…

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Ep 5 – The rise of Legal Ops and Platform plays

Dean Dan has broken out of our ivory tower and gone to speak with a third party! Mick Sheehy was formerly a GC at Telstra – and is now a Partner of New Law @ PwC. We speak about CLOC, Legal Operations, and Tech Platforms. If you don’t know what any of these terms mean…listen…

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Ep 4 – Our (radical) predictions for 2028

Our three brave co-hosts go “on tape” to predict what the legal industry will look like in 2028 (ten years from now). Dean Dan, Lethal Lisa and Most Interesting Mike cover law firms, lawyers and law schools. Nothing is safe. Platform plays and multi-disciplinary practices are also covered. Agree or agree to disagree – please…

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Ep 3 – Dean Dan was into AI before it was Cool

In this episode, Lisa Leong, Mike Madison and Dan Hunter unpack all the hype around “Artificial Intelligence” in the context of law. Prof Dan was on the public speaking circuit in the 90s banging on about AI – but in those days, no one was listening. Lisa thinks that he was so into AI that…

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Ep 2 – The Most Interesting American

Introducing our third co-host, Prof Mike Madison from the University of Pittsburgh Law School. No ordinary law professor, Mike has been “stockpiling” legal education reforms for over a decade. Mike gives us a brief overview of the issues for the future of US-style legal education.

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Ep 1 – Why this Podcast?

Introducing Lisa Leong, the diminutive disruptor, and Prof Dan Hunter, Dean of Swinburne Law School. Lisa reminisces about how they met – and then they chat about what this podcast is about, who it is for and why we started it. This episode explores Experience Design – and why, to them, innovation is not “just…

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