Margaret Hagan, Director, Legal Design Lab and Lecturer in Law at Stanford University, will be the first keynote speaker for the brand new legal organization, the Association of Legal Technologists—nick-named ALT. They group will launch it’s first conference on February 11-13, in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa.
Hagan‘s topic will be “Legal Design Thinking” methodology. “Legal Design Thinking means taking a creative, experimental, and user-centered approach to how we provide legal services,” said Hagan on the conference website.
The conference, named “ctrl ALT del: Networking Rebooted,” aims to find new ways to address legal problems, by bringing in a broader group of people —including those who are usually outside of legal, explained Judith Flournoy, a member of the ALT’s executive board (and Chief Information Officer at Kelley Dry.)
The conference will have two tracks: Track1: DevOps: Implementing Technology. Track 2: The Changing Legal Landscape.
Hagan is also “a lecturer at Stanford Institute of Design (the d.school.” She launched the “Program for Legal Tech & Design, experimenting in how design can make legal services more usable, usesful & enganging,” she states on her biography.
More about Hagan:
• Stanford Law School. Stanford Center on the Legal Profession. Legal Design Lab.
• Margaret Hagan
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