The 2019 Innovations in Technology Conference will be held at the JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. All attendees must register using the conference registration website
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Wednesday, January 9 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Opening Plenary: Rapid Fire Tech Talks

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This fast-paced and informative general session will feature 6-minute talks highlighting a variety of topics in legal technology and access to justice. Each presenter will have 20 slides that are advanced automatically every 20 seconds. The rapid-fire talk topics in this session are:
  • Head in the Cloud? You Better Know the Ethics Too - Mark C. Palmer
  • International Developments in Access to Justice - Roger Smith
  • Lawyer Websites, Access to Justice & Behavioral Economics - Renee Knake
  • Legal Tech Sustainability Begins with Integrating the Future Lawyer - Sara Agate
  • The History of Legal Services from 2019 to 2039 - Will Hornsby

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Sara Agate

Future Lawyer 2019, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sara Agate has been embracing tech for several years in telehealth as a thought-leader on how urban communities face similar access to healthcare services issues as rural areas. She joins the legal tech space with a focus on bridging the gap between health, law, and tech. She is on... Read More →

Will Hornsby

Lawyer, The Law Office of William Hornsby
Will Hornsby served as staff counsel at the American Bar Association from 1988 to 2018, where he advanced models and policies to improve the delivery of legal services to those of moderate incomes. In this role, he fostered unbundled legal services, self-help centers, lawyer incubators... Read More →
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Renee Knake

Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center
Renee Knake is a Professor of Law and the Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center. In 2019, she will be the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneruship and Innovation at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University. She is an author of two... Read More →
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Mark C. Palmer

Professionalism Counsel, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
Advocating #professionalism for @illinoiscourts | @UIllinoisLaw Adjunct Professor | father, husband, attorney, traveler #legaltech #futurelawMark C. Palmer serves as Professionalism Counsel under the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism to facilitate the promotion... Read More →

Roger Smith

Professor, London South Bank University
Roger is an English lawyer who has worked in a variety of NGOs. He authors a website and blog on global developments in technology and access to justice for the Legal Education Foundation (law-tech-a2j.org).

Wednesday January 9, 2019 9:15am - 10:00am CST
Ile De France Ballroom 3rd Floor