Past Educational Programming

The Center presented a program at the ABA 2017 Midyear Meeting in Miami, FL. It will provide an overview of the legal landscape and the need for innovation, along with a quick tutorial on how to successfully develop and use apps to assist with the delivery of legal services.

Program Description: There are tectonic shifts occurring in the practice of law. Technology and globalization are impacting all sectors of the profession. Understanding these trends and harnessing them for your practice is essential to being successful in the 21st century.

This workshop will enhance your ability to thrive in this new arena. From providing you with a snapshot of changing market forces, to helping you develop practical uses for technology, this program will provide hands-on tools and information on how you can be more entrepreneurial in this new world.

Attendees also will receive a tutorial on the many ways to increase access to legal services through the use of online apps, as well as a demonstration of the new ABA Blueprint project that provides a suite of services for solo and small firms.


Ramon A. Abadin, Sedgwick LLP, Miami, FL


  • Chad E. Burton, CuroLegal, Dayton, OH
  • Jordan Furlong, Law21, Ottawa, ON
  • Judy Perry Martinez, New Orleans, LA
  • Margaret Hagan, Stanford University Law School, Stanford, CA
  • Legal Innovations 101 February 5, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm Hyatt Regency Miami, 3rd Floor, Miami Lecture Hall
    Program flyer with speaker bios.(PDF)