The Legal Innovation and Technology Conference is a single-day single-track conference taking place on Monday, April 3rd, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Suffolk Law School, Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108. The conference will start with breakfast in the 1st Floor Function Room and end with a reception in the 5th floor Commons and Sky Lounge. Presentations will be streamed via a Zoom webinar and archived on our YouTube channel.

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast & Welcome

Continental breakfast and opening comments from Andrew Perlman, Dean of Suffolk University Law School.

Andrew Perlman
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
LIT Projects (Case Studies in Innovation)

Students will showcase their work helping folks navigate complexity and access justice.

Quinten Steenhuis
Regis J. Acosta
Elicia M. Inman
Ana Morrissette
Kajol Raju
Nini D. Sprinkle
Jessica Vandervort
Kavya Verma
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10:20 AM - 10:30 AM. BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Collaborating at Scale

Hear short presentations from practitioners and academics working on large-scale collaborations about their work.

Amanda Brown
Rochelle Hahn
Matthew Newsted
Sheriece Perry
Video    Slide Decks
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM. BREAK
11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
What's the Secret Sauce for Collaborating at Scale?

David Colarusso will moderate panel discussion exploring the nitty gritty of how to actually make large-scale collaborations work.

Amanda Brown
David Colarusso (moderator)
Rochelle Hahn
Matthew Newsted
Sheriece Perry
12:25 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch & Keynote

Daniel is Senior Counsel for Special Projects and Innovation at the US Department of Justice. He leads the Civil Rights Division's effort to use the design process & entrepreneurial principles to test solutions for sticky challenges in legal practice & civil rights. He also runs Concept Lab, the Division's idea incubator.

Daniel Yi
Dyane O'Leary (introduction)
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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM. BREAK
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Meet Docassemble; Make a Guided Interview

In anticipation of Docacon on the 4th, we'll introduce folks to Docassemble. Docassemble is an open source tool powering much of legal tech. In this session attendees will have the option to work along with our presenter to turn an existing court form into a prototype guided interview. Bring your own internet capable device (wifi will be provided).

Quinten Steenhuis
Bryce Willey

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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
LIT Bits

Rapid-fire talks (20 slides in five minutes).

Casey Chiappetta
Brittany Hill
Thomas Innis
Diego Alcala Laboy
Darrell Malone Jr.
Nicole Siino
Becky Slogeris
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4:15 PM - 4:30 PM. BREAK
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (5th Floor Commons and Sky Lounge)
Reception + AI & the LIT Lab

David Colarusso will demonstrate some of the Lab's new legal AI tools (including an attempt to tame GPT for legal writing), while you enjoy drinks and light hors d'oeuvres. This is also a great chance to catch up with other attendees and speakers.

David Colarusso
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