Clinnovation: Where Legal Innovation Meets Clinical Pedagogy

Speakers et al.

Additional names coming soon. Also, we're keeping a Twitter list of speakers and attendees: Clinnovation 2018. Let us know if we missed you @SuffolkLITLab.


KEYNOTE: Ralph D. Gants, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

"Ralph D. Gants became the 37th Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court in July 2014 when he was sworn in by Governor Deval Patrick. He was appointed as an Associate Justice on the Court in January 2009. Before joining the SJC, he served for more than eleven years as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court, and was Administrative Justice of the Superior Court's Business Litigation Session in 2008." More from profile »

 Alphabetical List (Speakers and Organizers)

Alma Asay, Chief Innovation Officer, Legal Solutions, at Integreon Discovery Solutions

Alma Asay is the Chief Innovation Officer, Legal Solutions, at Integreon Discovery Solutions, a leading global provider of alternative legal services. At Integreon, Alma focuses on opportunities to improve legal services delivery for both corporations and law firms by applying best modern practices across people, processes, and technology. Alma joined Integreon as part of its acquisition of her litigation management software business, Allegory, where she was Founder and CEO. Before founding Allegory, Alma was a successful litigator at top law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. In 2017, Alma was awarded the prestigious “Legal Rebel” title by the American Bar Association and became the first female founder to have her legal technology business acquired. In 2016, she was named a Fastcase 50 award winner and by the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center as one of 10 “Women of Legal Tech.”

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Nicole Bradick, Founder and CEO of Theory and Principle

Nicole Bradick is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Theory and Principle, a legal technology product design and development firm. Nicole and her team work with clients to create custom web and mobile applications exclusively related to law and justice.

Prior to founding Theory and Principle, Nicole led the product team that built a number of groundbreaking web applications in the legal industry, including Hate Crime Help, Veterans Legal Checkup, ABA Blueprint, and LawHub.

Nicole has been published or quoted in several national publications, including the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the ABA Journal, Venture Beat, and more. She has spoken at countless global legal and technology events, including South by Southwest, Reinvent Law, and ABA TECHSHOW. For her work in this area, Nicole was named a 2012 ABA Journal “Legal Rebel” and was named to the Fastcase 50 list of global legal innovators in 2014.

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Ray Brescia, Professor of Law Albany Law School

Professor Brescia combines his experience as a public interest attorney in New York City with his scholarly interests to address economic and social inequality, the legal and policy implications of financial crises, how innovative legal and regulatory approaches can improve economic and community development efforts, and the need to expand access to justice for people of low and moderate income.

Before coming to Albany Law, he was the Associate Director of the Urban Justice Center in New York, N.Y., where he coordinated legal representation for community-based institutions in areas such as housing, economic justice, workers' rights, civil rights and environmental justice. He also served as an adjunct professor at New York Law School from 1997 through 2006. Prior to his work at the Urban Justice Center, he was a staff attorney at New Haven Legal Assistance and the Legal Aid Society of New York, where he was a recipient of a Skadden Fellowship after graduation from law school.

Professor Brescia also served as Law Clerk to the pathbreaking Civil Rights attorney-turned-federal judge, the Honorable Constance Baker Motley, Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York. While a student Yale Law School, Professor Brescia was co-recipient of the Charles Albom Prize for Appellate Advocacy; was a student director of several clinics, including the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic and the Homelessness Clinic; and was Visiting Lecturer in Yale College.

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Eugene Buff, Founder and President of Primary Care Innovation Consulting

Dr. Eugene Buff is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) and Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) with over twenty years of combined scientific, consulting and management experience. He has substantial expertise in a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to healthcare, biotechnology, medical devices, consumer products, materials and chemical manufacturing.

Dr. Buff is a Founder and President of Primary Care Innovation Consulting (PCIC), a new type of innovation management and business development firm supporting companies’ growth through open innovation. PCIC provides technology strategy consulting for both large and small companies globally and has unique access to cutting edge innovation at universities, incubators and accelerators worldwide.

Dr. Buff earned his Master degree in Biochemistry as well as his Medical Doctor degree from Russian State Medical University. He is a Ph.D. in Genetics and is a coauthor of 14 papers in peer reviewed international journals.

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Sarah Boonin, Associate Director of Clinical Programs and Clinical Professor of Law

Sarah Boonin teaches in the areas of mental health and disability law, women's reproductive health, and legal ethics. She designed and teaches Suffolk's first Health Law Clinic. The Clinic provides students with an opportunity to hone their legal skills under close supervision through live client practice in the areas of guardianship, Social Security disability practice, and healthcare benefits. Professor Boonin and her clinical students specialize in serving clients with complex mental health needs. Professor Boonin serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Programs. She is a member of the Access to Administrative Justice Sub-Committee, which advises the Supreme Judicial Court's Access to Justice Commission.

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David Colarusso, Director of the Legal Innovation and Technology Lab, Clinical Fellow

David Colarusso is the Director of Suffolk University Law School's Legal Innovation and Technology Lab. An attorney and educator by training, he has worked as a public defender, data scientist, software engineer, and high school physics teacher. He is the author of a programming language for lawyers, QnA Markup, an award winning legal hacker, ABA Legal Rebel, and Fastcase 50 honoree. In 2017 he was named one of the ABA's top legal tweeters.

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Carolyn Elefant, Power, pipelines & property law at Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant and Owner ay

Carolyn Elefant owns the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant in Washington D.C., a national practice where she represents renewable and alternative energy companies and communities and landowners impacted by gas pipeline infrastructure and eminent domain. From 2005-2014, Carolyn also co-founded and served as counsel for the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition, a national trade association responsible for delivering $100 million in federal appropriations for marine renewables and establishing a regulatory framework for new projects.

Since 2002, Carolyn has published, the longest running blog on solo and small firm practice and law firm entrepreneurship. She is also author of two books, Solo by Choice and co-author of Social Media for Lawyers, the Next Frontier. Over 5000 students have enrolled in Carolyn online course, Launching a Successful 21st Century Practice.

Carolyn was a 2010 ABA Legal Rebel, a member of the inaugural Fastcase 50 honorees, and an energy and environmental Superlawyer for Washington D.C. since 2012. Carolyn appeared on the Daily Show in 2014 to discuss a law firm subscription service model for gun owners.

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April Faith-Slaker, Associate Director of Research Innovations, the Harvard Access to Justice Lab

April Faith-Slaker is the Associate Director of Research Innovations at the Harvard Access to Justice Lab. Prior to working at the Lab, she served as Director of the Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives at the American Bar Association, where she worked to support the creation and expansion of state access to justice commissions. She also served as the managing editor for the Political and Legal Anthropology Review from 2007-2016. In a prior life, she lived in Nebraska, where she conducted program evaluation at Legal Aid of Nebraska and was a researcher at the University of Nebraska’s Center on Children, Families and the Law. April has an unusual concept of 'fun' that has been known to include things like turning data into music and telling embarrassing stories about herself in front of large audiences.

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Athena Fan, NextGen Fellow at the ABA Center for Innovation

Athena Fan is a NextGen Fellow at the ABA Center for Innovation. She is leveraging her legal-tech background and experience during civil advocacy clinic to help one of the most under-served groups in legal services: self-represented litigants. She is designing and developing a data driven conversational chatbot project using NLP and pre-determined Q&A to guide self-represented litigants to legal resources and to obtain legal help.

Athena was a former summer law clerk at the United States International Trade Commission, and interned at two IP law firms in Europe. Athena holds a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law, where she focused on intellectual property and cyber law.

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Margaret Hagan, Director of the Legal Design Lab at Stanford Law School &

"Margaret Hagan is the Director of the Legal Design Lab and a lecturer at Stanford Institute of Design (the She was a fellow at the from 2013-2014, where she launched the Program for Legal Tech & Design, experimenting in how design can make legal services more usable, useful & engaging. She teaches a series of project-based classes, with interdisciplinary student groups tackling legal challenges through user-focused research and design of new legal products and services. She also leads workshops to train legal professionals in the design process, to produce client-focused innovation. Margaret graduated from Stanford Law School in June 2013. She served as a student fellow at the Center for Internet & Society and president of the Stanford Law and Technology Association. While a student, she built the game app Law Dojo to make studying for law school classes more interactive & engaging. She also started the blog Open Law Lab to document legal innovation and design work. Margaret holds an AB from the University of Chicago, an MA from Central European University in Budapest, and a PhD from Queen’s University Belfast in International Politics. She is originally from Pittsburgh." More from Stanford profile »

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Christina Jackson, Legal Operations manager and Vice President at State Street

Christina is an attorney with a passion for process improvement and technical innovation. She recently began a new role as Legal Operations Manager, Vice President at State Street, where she is focusing on implementing a new eBilling and Dashboard program; policies, communications, workflows/automation; and building the legal operations team.

Formerly, she worked for nearly ten years at General Electric, where she specialized in eBilling, reporting and analytics, knowledge management, legal ops strategy and communication. She lead the development of GE’s first Legal Operations Dashboard: a series of on-demand, near real-time, enterprise-wide visualization tools that provided data transparency and business intelligence regarding outside counsel spend and matters, diversity, and performance. Christina also lead GE’s outside counsel and legal vendor eBilling and matter management program, with a focus on shaping and enforcing protocols, process optimization, and training.

Christina received a JD from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA, and a BA from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. She also attended international programs at the University College London, England, and University of Lund, Sweden.


Dan Jackson, Executive Director of the NuLawLab at Northeastern University School of Law

Dan Jackson directs the NuLawLab at Northeastern University School of Law, an interdisciplinary innovation laboratory working to merge creative arts and law to create new models of legal empowerment. Dan is a 1997 graduate of Northeastern Law and a 1990 graduate of Northwestern University. Following a postgraduate clerkship with The Hon. Hugh H. Bownes at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Dan worked for 13 years with the law firm of Bingham McCutchen, ultimately serving as the firm’s director of attorney development after practicing in the employment law group. Prior to law school, Dan worked as a designer for theater. He continues to do so, most recently with the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and The Provincetown Theater.


Aurora Martin, Founder popUpjustice

Aurora Martin is a social innovator, developing partnerships to re-imagine justice and invent a virtuous cycle of public good. Inspired by a commitment to build community, she is now the founder of popUPjustice, a social justice startup that aims to serve as a collaborative entity with various independent creatives and experts across sectors, incubating ideas at the intersection of technology, social justice, the arts, and popular culture.

Most recently, Aurora served as an inaugural Innovation Fellow with the American Bar Association to jumpstart a new knowledge sharing platform between scholars and advocates. Building upon her experience in the nonprofit community, Aurora also serves as a guest speaker for various seminars and workshops on diversity and leadership, Managing Director of the Social Justice Film Festival, and as faculty for the Nonprofit Certificate Program of the University of Washington Continuing Professional Education Program.

Aurora served up justice for nearly 20 years in Washington legal aid as a public interest lawyer who grew up from intern to executive director at Columbia Legal Services. During her tenure, she led Columbia’s transformation to become a creative social justice advocacy organization with a mission to integrate civil legal needs with civil rights, engaging in legal advocacy on behalf of people living in poverty through impact litigation, policy work, and multimedia education.

Other stuff she’s done includes a National Equal Justice Works Fellowship serving low-income tenants; developing various pipeline education programs serving farm worker students; and clerking for the Washington State Supreme Court.

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Kim McLaurin, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Director of Clinical Programs and Clinical Professor of Law

Kim M. McLaurin received her undergraduate degree from Hampton University and she is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. Following law school graduation, Professor McLaurin accepted a position at the Legal Aid Society of New York City and was employed in various legal positions within the Legal Aid Society until June 2008. Professor McLaurin most recently served as the Attorney in Charge of the Juvenile Rights Division within the Queens Office of the Legal Aid Society. In this position, Professor McLaurin was responsible for the operation of an interdisciplinary trial office of approximately forty staff members. Professor McLaurin was directly responsible for the office’s representation of children involved in Family Court matters, including juvenile delinquency and child protective cases.

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Vedika Mehera, Legal Solutions Architect at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, De Novo

"Vedika is a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and is passionate about the legal technology and process improvement space. She works as a program manager and data analyst for DWT De Novo's scaled solutions, providing clients with business intelligence and opportunities for continuous improvement. Vedika also works to ensure that internal systems and processes are running efficiently in order to meet changing client demands. As an attorney with a bachelor's degree in Economics and experience working at a variety of start-ups, Vedika brings a unique perspective and an agile approach to project management, solutions design, and change management." More from DWT profile »

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James Miller, Adjunct Professor of Law at the American University, Washington College of Law

James Miller is a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Office of Engineering and Technology and past Associate CIO for Mobile and Data Strategy at the Federal Communications Commission, Adjunct Professor of Law at the American University, Washington College of Law, an Affiliated Research Fellow of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information at the Columbia Business School and past 2004-2006 Mansfield Fellow. At the FCC, Mr. Miller focuses on regulatory and policy matters related to spectrum and Internet technology. As Adjunct Professor of Law at the American University, Washington College of Law he teaches U.S.-Japan Comparative Law and develops programs focused on East-Asia and technology.

As a Mansfield Fellow, Mr. Miller explored Japanese regulatory policies for broadband technology and the information society, particularly focusing on legal and regulatory reforms and spectrum policy, in the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Radio Policy Bureau (MIC), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Office of Senior-Vice Minister Yoshitaka SAKURADA, and the Tokyo District and High Court’s Administrative Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections.

He is a cum laude graduate of the Washington College of Law, American University, and holds a bachelors degree in Economics and East-Asian studies (honors) from the University of Kansas.

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Kimball Parker, Director LawX at BYU Law

Kimball Dean Parker is the Director of LawX, the legal design lab at BYU Law School. Under his direction, LawX developed SoloSuit, an automated software that helps debt collection defendants answer a lawsuit in Utah. In 2015, Kimball founded CO/COUNSEL, a legal crowdsourcing website that visually maps the logic of the law. For his efforts to make the law accessible, Kimball received a Fastcase 50 Award. He was recognized as a Forty under 40 recipient by Utah Business magazine. And he was named “Statesman of the Month” by the publication Lawyer and Statesman.

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Andrew M. Perlman, Dean, Suffolk University Law School

Dean Andrew Perlman is a nationally recognized voice on the future of legal education and law practice. Dean Perlman was the chief reporter of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20, which was responsible for updating the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct to reflect changes in technology and increased globalization. He also served as the vice chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, which produced projects and recommendations designed to improve how legal services are delivered and accessed. Most recently, he was appointed by the president of the American Bar Association to serve as the chair of the governing council of the ABA’s new Center for Innovation. More from University profile »

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Keith Porcaro, Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard

Keith Porcaro is a lawyer and technologist. He is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Keith's work focuses on building participation in complex systems and the formation of digital legal norms. Keith is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches a class on Criminal Justice Technology, Policy, and Law. Previously, Keith was CTO/General Counsel at SIMLab, where he helped governments, legal aid organizations, and other nonprofits use technology to make services more accessible. Keith has a JD from Duke University School of Law and a BSFS from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He is licensed to practice law in California.

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Jonathan Pyle, Contract Performance Officer, Philadelphia Legal Assistance

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. Before joining PLA, he practiced law in the areas of class action defense and government investigations, and served as vice-president of a management consulting company. In his spare time he develops free, open-source software for legal applications.

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Alexander Rabanal, Associate Director, The Law Lab, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Alexander Rabanal is the Associate Director of The Law Lab at Chicago-Kent. He also teaches the Justice & Technology Practicum, a course teaching students how to develop A2J Guided Interviews and how technology is being leveraged by legal aid. Alexander manages student participation at Chicago-Kent’s Self-Help Web Center, which provides legal information to self-represented litigants at the Richard J. Daley Center courthouse in Chicago. Alexander is a graduate of the University of Illinois and IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.


Chas Rampenthal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary,, Inc.

"Chas Rampenthal joined LegalZoom in 2003, initially as its general counsel and vice president of new product development. He currently leads LegalZoom’s initiatives for legal, government relations and corporate development (contracts, M&A and investment projects), and provides oversight for the company’s portfolio of legal products, with a focus on product quality. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and math studies summa cum laude from Southern Illinois University and his J.D. from the University of Southern California. Prior to law school, Rampenthal served honorably in the United States Navy as an officer and naval aviator." More from LegalZoom profile »

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Jules Rochielle Sievert, Creative Director of the NuLawLab, Northeastern University School of Law

Jules Rochielle Sievert is currently a Creative Placemaking Policy Fellow at Arizona State University through the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. She is also the Creative Director at NuLawLab at Northeastern University School of Law. Her most recent artist residencies have been with Center for Artistic Activism at Art Action Academy at the Queens Museum, with the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs and Department of Cultural Affairs in New York, Women With Wings Artists Residency in Boulder, Colorado, and with California State Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana. Her scholarship has been published in the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, and in Engaging Publics/Public Engagements published by Auckland Art Gallery & Auckland University of Technology in 2015. She has earned awards for her teamwork and collaboration with Nulawlab from the Kresge Foundation, 3 Tier 1 Awards from Northeastern University, two awards from the Legal Services Corporation Technology Innovation Grant Program and a Hiil Innovative Idea Award from Innovating Justice at the Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law. Her work has been mentioned in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and, The Los Angeles Times.

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Quinten Steenhuis, Senior Housing Attorney and Network Administrator at Greater Boston Legal Services

Quinten Steenhuis is a senior housing attorney, systems administrator, and developer at Greater Boston Legal Services, where he has worked since 2008. Quinten has practiced housing and eviction defense law since 2008, and has been a professional programmer and web application developer since 2001. He speaks at area law schools and blogs frequently on the topic of legal technology. In addition to systems administration and individual representation of low income tenants, he currently works on projects addressing social justice and access to justice with technology focusing on the topic of housing and evictions. Quinten is an active member of his local community, serving as an appointed member of the City of Cambridge's Recycling Advisory Committee, serving on the Access to Justice Commission's working group on housing through the Justice for All initiative, founding a neighborhood political action group, and serving as the long-time president of a Scrabble club in Somerville, MA. He received his B.Sc. in Logic and Computation with an additional B.Sc. in Political Science from Carnegie Mellon University and J.D. from Cornell Law School.

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Ellen Suni, Dean Emerita and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law

In recent years, Professor Ellen Suni has turned much of her energy to studying the future of the legal profession and legal education. She was a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Committee on the Future of the Legal Profession and has been involved in many programs on the topic. She co-chaired two national conferences in Kansas City on Law Schools, Technology and Access to Justice, which brought thought leaders from three domains together to confront difficult issues facing our profession and society. She was one of the leaders in bringing an academic track to the ABA TechShow and moderated roundtable discussions on Teaching Technology in the Academy: Are we finally at the Tipping Point? in conjunction with the 2016 ABA Tech Show and the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting. She has been actively involved with the law school’s many technology-based collaborations, including with KC Digital Drive, The KC Brigade of Code for America, the Kauffman Foundation, and the MIT Media Lab. She currently co-teaches the law school’s interdisciplinary lab course in law, technology and public policy.

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Gabriel Teninbaum, Director of the Institute on Legal Innovation and Technology & Professor of Legal Writing

Gabe Teninbaum is a professor and legal technologist at Suffolk University Law School. He serves as Director of the Institute on Legal Innovation & Technology (“LIT”), the LIT Concentration (akin to an undergraduate major), and the LIT Certificate (an online program for legal professionals). During his time at Suffolk Law, he has taught more than 10 different courses (including classes held in Hungary, Sweden, and at MIT) and published more than 30 law review pieces and other articles. In addition to his work at Suffolk Law, Prof. Teninbaum has also - simultaneously - held appointments as a Faculty Associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, as a Visiting Professor at the MIT Media Lab, and as a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project.

He is the founder of an educational technology startup,, which was named one of the Top 20 Legal IT Innovations in the world by ALM/Legal Week Intelligence; is a former trial attorney at Sugarman in Boston; and, before law school, protected dozens of dignitaries – including two sitting U.S. presidents—while serving as an Operations Support Technician in the U.S. Secret Service.

He has been named to the FastCase 50, which "honors the law's smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders,” and called “perhaps the most tech-savvy law professor in the country” by the ABA Journal, which named him to the Web100 (the top 100 legal professionals to follow on social media).

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Miguel Willis, Director, Access to Justice Technology Fellows Program

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. Miguel is the inaugural LSAC Presidential Innovation Fellow where he advises LSAC on diversity and other strategic initiatives. Miguel also currently serves as the Legal Technology Coordinator for Alaska Courts System’s Justice For All Project.

Miguel obtained his BA' in Political Science from Howard University 12' and his JD' from Seattle University School of Law 17'. While in law school, Miguel organized several legal hackathon events, collaborated on a number of justice technology projects and frequently presented on topics at the intersections of justice, technology and data.

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 Alphabetical List (Student Presenters)

Alessandra Ambrogio, Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow

Alessandra Ambrogio is a student at Suffolk University Law School and a 3:03 Certified Student Attorney with the Suffolk University Law School Clinical Program, specifically with the Family Advocacy Clinic. She is also the Legal Innovation and Technology Intern for the Family Advocacy Clinic.


William Bean, Legal Innovation & Technology Lab member

Will Bean is a second-year law student at Suffolk Law School and is focusing his studies on ways that technology can improve the legal profession in the future. During his first summer of law school, he interned with Hon. Lynn Rooney at the Lawrence District Court in Lawrence, MA. Will holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Industry Studies from Appalachian State University.


Michael DiFilippo, Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow

Michael DiFilippo is the Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow for the Health Law Clinic at Suffolk University Law School. He is a third year evening student and works at The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas, LLC in Topsfield, Massachusetts. Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Saint Anselm College and a Master of Arts in History from Salem State University. He is interested in the impact of new technology on the legal profession. In his spare time, Michael enjoys skiing in Maine and reading.


Corby King, Legal Innovation & Technology Lab member

Corby King is a 4th year night student, and parallel to his studies, he is building an automated intelligent system to help users with negotiation in the procurement process. He has mentors from MIT Enterprise Forum helping him with his startup. He enjoys playing Starcraft II during his free time and learning about game theory.


Anthony W. Metzler, Legal Innovation & Technology Lab member

Anthony W. Metzler is a member of the Legal Innovation and Technology Lab and the President of the Legal Innovation and Technology Student Association at Suffolk Law. Anthony currently works as a Law Clerk at Margolis & Bloom LLP, an estate planning law firm located in Boston. He is a 2L and hopes to pursue a career in Legal Innovation and Technology in corporate law. In addition, Anthony is a Staff member of the Journal of High Technology Law.

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Jeff Price, Legal Innovation & Technology Lab member

Jeff Price is a Program Manager with the U.S. Air Force and a third year evening student at Suffolk University Law School. He currently manages development and maintenance of the Joint Precision Airdrop System, which utilizes unique hardware and software to calculate optimal release points for aerial delivery of military cargo and personnel. Jeff is interested in how technology can advance the legal profession, and especially how legal services can become more efficient, accessible, and accurate. In his spare time, Jeff likes to volunteer, travel, and snowboard.


Nicole Siino, Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow

Nicole Siino is the Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow in the Juvenile Defender Clinic at Suffolk Law. Nicole works as a Student Attorney representing juveniles in juvenile delinquency matters. She is in her last year of law school and hopes to pursue a career in public interest law. In addition to being a Student Attorney and a Legal Innovation and Technology Fellow, Nicole is a Content Editor on the Journal of High Technology Law.


Charmain Wood, Legal Innovation & Technology Lab member

Charmaine Wood is a 2L evening student at Suffolk Law. She does not have a background in technology but is excited to learn how it influences the legal field. Charmaine was a student in the Coding in the Law course and continues her education with the Legal Innovation and Technology Lab. When she graduates, Charmaine hopes to pursue a career in Family Law.