LIT BitsLIT Bits are rapid-fire talks focusing on legal innovation and technology where the speaker is given only 5 min and 20 slides (set to advance automatically every 15 seconds). Below you will find a selection of prior LIT Bits to give you a sense of what to expect.
After the conference closes, we'll post 2019's LIT Bits here and in the LIT Bit section on the Lab's website. FWIW, here's some advice on giving a great rapid-fire talk.
ProTip: You can make a video fill your screen by clicking on the full screen button at the bottom right of the video. This should appear once you start playing the video.
The Interface is Everything, Nicole Bradick
Nicole Bradick, founder and CEO of Theory and Principle (a legal design and dev shop focused on legal tech) talks about legal tech and access to justice—what's wrong and how to fix it. Spoiler alert: the interface is everything. You can learn more about Nicole and her work at the links below, or you can check out her speaker listing.
Making Innovation Pay, Carolyn Elefant
Carolyn Elefant attorney and blogger at MyShingle.com talks about how law schools could act as a catalyst for innovation by making it clear that innovation pays. You can learn more about Carolyn and her work at the links below, or you can check out her speaker listing.
Roll for Initiative, Keith Porcaro
Lawyer and technologist Keith Porcaro talks about the roll-playing game he and Jason Tashea made for their Georgetown Law practicum Criminal Justice Technology, Policy, and Law. You can learn more about Keith and his work at the links below, or you can check out his speaker listing.
Access to Justice Technology Fellows Program, Miguel Willis
Miguel Willis is the founder and Director of the Access to Justice Technology Fellows Program. The tech fellows program equips tomorrow's lawyers with interdisciplinary skills training and hand-on experience developing cutting edge technologies and innovative solution aimed to improve the civil justice system. In this talk he tells us what that looks like. You can learn more about Miguel and his work at the links below, or you can check out his speaker listing.
Preparing Students for the Law Firm of the Future, Jonathan Pyle
Jonathan Pyle is the Contract Performance Officer at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, where he is responsible for regulatory compliance and implementing new uses of technology to analyze, streamline, and expand service delivery. In this talk he imagines the day in a life of tomorrow's lawyers and how law schools can prepare. You can learn more about Jonathan and his work at the links below, or you can check out his speaker listing.
Adapting Design Thinking in a Legal Hackathon, Athena Fan
ABA Center for Innovation NextGen Fellow Athena Fan talks about here experience participating in the recent Global Legal Hackathon and why she thinks we needs to embrace design thinking. You can learn more about Athena and her work at the links below, or you can check out her speaker listing.