Councils and Advisors

The activities of the Center are driven by members of our Advisory and Governing Councils as well as Special Advisors. They are:

Governing Council

Advisory Council

Andrew Perlman, Chair
Dean
Suffolk University Law School
Boston, MA
Hon. Ann Aiken
District Judge
US District Court of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Marty Smith, Vice-Chair
Founding Director
MetaJure, Inc
Bainbridge Island, WA
Lisa Foster
Former Director
Office of Access to Justice (not serving in her official capacity)
Washington DC
Nathan D. Alder
Attorney
Christensen & Jensen
Salt Lake City, UT
Jordan Furlong
Principal
Law21
Ottawa Canada
Chad Burton
CEO
CuroLegal
Dayton, OH
Martha Minow
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Mark Chandler
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Cisco
San Jose, CA
Janai Nelson
Associate Director-Counsel
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
New York, NY
John R. Fernandez
U.S. Chief Innovation Officer & Partner
Dentons US LLP
Washington, D.c.
Alex “Sandy” Pentland
Director
MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics Labs
Cambridge, MA
Margaret Hagan
Fellow
Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession
Stanford, CA
Daniel Rodriguez
Dean
Northwestern Pritzker Law School
Chicago, IL
Hon. Carolyn B. Kuhl
Presiding Judge
Superior Court of California
Los Angeles, CA
James J. Sandman
President
Legal Services Corporation
Washington DC
Mary McQueen
President
National Center for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA
Ed Walters
CEO
Fastcase
Washington DC
Camille Nelson
Dean
Washington College of Law American University
Washington DC
Denis Weil
Innovation Executive
Chicago, IL
Melba Pearson
ACLU of Florida
Miami, FL

Special Advisors

Carter Stewart
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Menlo Park, CA 94025
William C. Hubbard
Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Columbia, SC
Robert G. Taylor
VP, Senior Corporate Counsel
Liberty Mutual Group, Legal Strategic Services
Boston, MA
Judy Perry Martinez
Attorney
New Orleans, LA
 Hon. Eric T. Washington
Chief Judge
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Washington DC
William H. Neukom
President
World Justice Project
Seattle, WA