Renee Newman Knake.
With Great Legal Tech comes Great Responsibility
11.15 – 11.30am | Sumac Room
Never before have lawyers held such a stunning array of technology tools at their fingertips for offering increasingly affordable and accessible legal services to our clients. With these advancements, however, comes a special duty to comply with professional rules and other ethical obligations. This session draws upon insights from legal services innovations around the globe to help lawyers leverage great legal tech while also meeting their professional and ethical responsibilities.
Learn more about the professional and ethical responsibilities that come with great legal tech in Renee’s recent ALTA blog post.
Renee Newman Knake is a Professor of Law and the Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston, and holds the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at RMIT University. Recognized as an American Bar Association Legal Rebel and member of the Fastcase50, she founded one of the first law-school-based laboratories to inspire entrepreneurship and innovation in legal services. Her award-winning publications (three books and 20+ articles) are cited in a range of media including Bloomberg, CNN, and the Wall Street Journal. She served as Reporter for the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services as well a delegate to the World Economic Form Global Agenda Councils on Justice and Rule of Law.