Margaret Hagan Will Keynote ALT Launch

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.

Margaret Hagan to Keynote the Inaugural Association of Legal Technologists Conference
Margaret Hagan

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” 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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Monica Bay is a Fellow at CodeX and a freelance journalist. She is a member of the California bar. Email: Twitter: @MonicaBay.