I'll go first. I'm Alex Su and I'm a lawyer who transitioned to legal tech. I've been in the space for 7 years, and worked as a quota carrying sales rep for most of my time. In 2021, I joined Ironclad, a leading legal tech company in the contracts space. In addition to my day job, I make memes and video skits poking fun at the legal profession. My goal is to connect with other like-minded people who are part of the legal ecosystem.

Here are links to my social accounts and writing:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-su/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyitsalexsu

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heyitsalexsu/

Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@legaltechbro

Above The Law: https://abovethelaw.com/author/alexsu/

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I’m The Subscription Attorney. I’m disrupting the legal profession by offering predictable and transparent pricing for legal services. I'm also on a mission to get more attorneys to adopt the subscription model and abandon the billable hour. To that end, I host and produce the podcast Law Subscribed, where I interview innovative attorneys and other legal disruptors. I’m a big proponent of using AI for legal services (done wisely) and help others with legal prompt engineering.

Law Firm: https://subscriptionattorney.com/

Podcast: https://lawsubscribed.com/#podcast (and on every podcast app)

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerbisverse/

Speaker Portfolio: https://mathewkerbis.com

Legal Prompt Engineering: https://legalpromptengineer.com

2023 ABA TECHSHOW Presentation: https://share.descript.com/view/KimbZTW7Sax

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If anyone on this thread is disrupting the billable hour (and legal services in general), then feel free to reach out at kerbis@lawsubscribed.com to see whether you're a good fit for my podcast!

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Jul 2, 2023Liked by Alex Su

Glad to be a part of this! My name is Brandon and I'm a senior associate at Drew & Napier LLC in Singapore - I'm a disputes lawyer who mostly works on international arbitration matters in the financial and technology spaces.

I'm keen on meeting other lawyers both in-house and in private practice, especially outside Asia; I'm starting to grow a practice myself and would love to connect with anyone who's interested. I'm at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandonyap2018/

Looking forward to speaking with everyone!

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Hi, I'm Kim Van Winkle, an antitrust lawyer in Austin, Texas. I'm currently Executive Editor of Antitrust Magazine for the American Bar Association. www.linkedin.com/in/kimvanwinkle

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Jul 2, 2023·edited Jul 2, 2023Liked by Alex Su

My name is Nick Holland. I’m a rising 2L at IU McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. I also am one of the founding members at a tech startup that uses AI/ML to optimize cloud spend. We just recently raised our Series A.

As a first generation law student, I am looking to connect with other lawyers or legal professionals to gain better insight into different practice areas and markets as I try and find my way in this field.

Here is my LinkedIn if you’d like to connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholasholland96

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Hi everyone.

I am Colin S. Levy, your friendly neighborhood legal tech guide and legal tech attorney, speaker, and author. I'm here to support the legal tech community however and any way that I can! Here my social accounts:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/colinslevy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Clevy_Law

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clevy_law/

Website: https://www.colinslevy.com/

I also am editing a book on legal tech: https://www.globelawandbusiness.com/books/handbook-of-legal-tech

I am happy to connect with anyone who has an interest the space!

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Hi, I'm Michelle and I'm a former prosecutor who transitioned to criminal legal system reform work a year ago. My day-to-day work at a large national nonprofit is a mix of consulting, project management, research, training, and grant writing. I'm also a part-time grad student in restorative justice, focusing specifically on criminal legal applications of various models.

I'm looking to connect with people who practice/d or are interested in: criminal law, nonprofit work, government, and public policy, as well as anyone who left or is working to leave the practice of law for something else, regardless of field. If you're an attorney or law student and you think I might be able to help with advice, please also feel free to reach out (with the understanding that I'm not on any hiring boards).


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Thank you Alex. Been following your tiktok for years and recently your blog posts.

I'm Ronald Mutasa and I'm a transactional renewable energy lawyer who has recently transitioned to being an in-house charity lawyer with the Advocates for International Development in London, UK. I am an avid techie and see myself further transitional into a tech related role, preferably in the charity sector where I believe my legal tech skills can find a home. I previously worked with DLA Piper both in Zimbabwe (12 years) and in London (1 year) as a consultant. In addition to my day job, I am active on LinkedIN where I run a LinkedIN group that shares articles on Generative AI. My goal is also to connect with other like-minded people who are part of the legal ecosystem and to educate those who have no time to scope around for information.

Here are links to my social accounts and writing:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronald-mutasa/

LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12007381/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyitsalexsu

Work website: www.a4id.org

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I’m an entering 1L at UC Law San Francisco (UC Hastings Law). I’m interested in pursuing a career in private equity, M&A, finance, venture capital, or some other related specialty. As a first generation law student, my legal connections are limited. I would like to meet folks who are law students, are based in California, or who work in a related field to those above. I would appreciate connecting with you learn more about what you do!



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Hi! I'm Moses Xie, a former scientist who transitioned to patent law/law school in his late twenties, now doing patent litigation based in Seattle. Now, I'm interested in learning about how others made important decisions in their careers as I map out the next decades. I'm especially interested in non-traditional paths that involve creating, writing, tech.

In addition to my day job, I like to educate founders and business people about IP, especially the patent process on Twitter and IG.

I would love to connect!

LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mosesxie/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/moseshxie

IG: https://www.instagram.com/moseshxie/


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Hi everyone! Elena Gurevich (1) Blockchain and AI Curious Intellectual Property Attorney; Director of Development at Center for Art Law, (2) looking to connect with fellow professionals in the space (3) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elena-gurevich/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ElenG_85

Center for Art Law: itsartlaw.org

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Hello, I'm David from California. I'm a retired litigation attorney building some crazy AI bots that specialize in labor and employment law.

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My name is Aaron Krigelski. I am co-owner of Strut Legal - a hyperlinked brief (eBrief) company based in Minneapolis. I also write a weekly newsletter called ProfessorPDF. There, I write about Adobe Acrobat DC, PDFs, as well as running a small business. I would love to meet more people in the legal tech field and help each other promote their unique skill sets.




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Hi Alex and all! Håkan here, should have become a programmer, ended up as a lawyer at some point. Have practiced law (mainly IT/IP), now "programming" again - working at Ericsson with all things legal automation (AI, expert automation, data modelling in the legal domain, CLMs etc etc etc). On the side I also consult around legal strategy, operations / automation, MS Power platform and play around with various open source tools for automation and AI (DocAssemble, MPT). Very much interested in what others have done and implement around automation - demos over memos / software over slideware.

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/hnordling/

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Thanks. Alex. Hi all, I was a Biglaw associate a million years ago. I knew from day one, I wanted no part of this. I was just waiting for an inciting incident. I’m the meantime, I’d leave at 4:30 every day, wear turtlenecks flouting the dress code and turn down assignments. I was floating on my back. Amazingly, I wasn’t fired. I quit after 3 months . Over the intervening years I’ve had several startups all in the legal marketplace.

One I sold to a public company.. Another I had to put into Chap. 7. I launched my latest

project 2 weeks ago, www.exjudicata.com

If you have ever thought why in the world someone armed with your skill set and record of achievement has to practice law ,I urge you to visit us. Good luck to all. And never listen to anyone who tells you that you are going to fail.— Neil

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Hi, I'm Ryan and I'm a former M&A attorney who left private practice to start a company. I'm based in LA. Happy to be here and looking forward to connecting with like-minded people!

My company, Standard Draft, is a platform designed to accelerate the process of drafting and negotiating b2b contracts. Our solution combines world-class, highly configurable contract forms with a two-sided platform for seamless drafting and negotiating. As an early user recently described it: "it's like the YC SAFE meets TurboTax."

company -- https://www.standarddraft.com/

twitter -- https://twitter.com/ryanrsamii

linkedin -- https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-samii-a397b741/

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I'm a CIO at a manufacturing company turned Law Student!

I'm located in North East Ohio and attend The University of Akron Law School.

I've been doing IT since '98 and am ready for a change! I feel as though I won't be able to escape my IT background so that's why I follow Alex!

I would love to connect with anyone in this space. I'm still at my current place until their next PE out but then the Law will be my home.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiedyedguy/

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Jul 3, 2023·edited Jul 3, 2023

hello guys, good to meet you all I'm Dan Copeland. Initially trained as an accountant, then worked as a Sales Director, then for 10 years as an independent consultant to firms mainly at the intersection of tech and law. My first client as a consultant was HighQ early 2012. Now gone full time at a new law firm Avantia Law, tech enabled legal services in private markets. If anyone wants a read on their growth / sales strategy do reach out and i would be happy to help. linkedin here : https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-copeland-6603a35a/

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Thanks for sharing the opportunity to introduce ourselves and network.

I’m Ileia - an account executive providing legal solutions during the discovery process. I started in the industry pre-pandemic and am loving that we are, finally, embracing technology.

My passion is centered around providing education and building awareness surrounding prevalent issues in our processes that are negatively impacting access to justice.


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Lawyer building and contributing to others building legal solutions for startups and SMEs. Most active project is a remote law firm working exclusively with tech companies.

I'd link to sync with other small firm / indie lawyers working in the same space, throughout the world.


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Jul 25, 2023·edited Jul 25, 2023

I'm Ben Herbert. I was an IP litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Los Angeles until the end of December. On Jan 3, I moved into the litigation finance world when I joined Law Finance Group ("LFG"). I run LFG's operations in LA and spearhead the generation of early stage IP and commercial litigation investments. My goal is to sharpen my sales skills as my current role is 75% sales driven. If folks in the community happen to need lit funding, that is gravy.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-herbert-50a46724/

Website: https://www.lawfinance.com/ben-herbert

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I’ll join the lawyers corner of this room.

I’m Kiran, an international arbitrator and disputes counsel, running my boutique law firm in Washington DC. I am also an adjunct prof at GW Law. I aim to disrupt thinking about the law, and approaches to teaching legal practice.

I write Law & Global (Dis)Order here on Substack, where I muse on the intersections of globalization, business, law, tech & dispute resolution:






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Hi Everyone! I’m Jason Edwards, and I am a civil litigation attorney in the suburbs outside Philadelphia. I do work for corporations, small businesses, and individuals. I am interested in the business side of the legal industry and am looking to grow my network. My litigation practice mainly focuses on insurance defense but have an interest in networking with GCs from all types of companies.

Here is my LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-edwards-esquire

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Hey folks! I'm David Drew, and like Alex I'm a lawyer who's transitioned to the tech side of the force. Since 2021 I've been helping to build the provider network at Priori, a marketplace platform that connects lawyers, firms, paralegals and other legal service providers with new client opportunities. Plus, I make a meme or two here and there. Always happy to connect with others in legal tech or attorneys, paraprofessionals, contract managers, legal ops pros – anyone who's interested in leveraging tech to build their professional practice and network.

Here are some links:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidhdrew/

Instagram / Threads: @lawfulneutralchaoticgood


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Thank you for the opportunity Alex.

My name is Rob Green, I am the CEO of The GRM Group, a business advisory, research and recruitment services company, serving law firms and legal teams for over 20 years.

The company was born in 2008 in Hong Kong and we've worked with clients in 50 cities, and I've lived on four continents (Africa now, and for the past 7 years).

Our Substack is globallegalmarket.substack.com - we cover the legal industry jobs, remuneration, Legal Tech and more across emerging and development markets.

I'm keen to chat to any legal professional across the African continent, and anyone looking to discuss the impact of Legal Tech on the Legal profession.

Podcast - youtube.com/@legalunicorns

Audio Podcast - https://legalunicorns.buzzsprout.com

Locals - https://legalunicorns.locals.com

Twitter - @globallawcareer AND @legalunicorns

Substack - globallegalmarket.substack.com

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I'm Nick Hafen and I recently joined BYU Law School as Head of Legal Technology Education. I practiced law for a few years in Chicago (bankruptcy law at a large firm and then solo practice). I've been interested in legal tech since law school and I'm excited to be doing it full time now. I still maintain a small subscription-based practice on the side doing transactional work for small businesses. Happy to connect with others in the legal tech arena.


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Thanks, Alex, for always encouraging us to engage and connect.

I'm Erin Dunn, an account manager at Priori, a legal marketplace. I'm passionate about alternative career paths for lawyers, pro bono and community engagement.

I've experienced more career pivots than most: forensic accounting, in-house lawyering, legal tech sales and my latest endeavor - account management.

I'm committed to lifelong learning and enjoy connecting with those who want to improve work life for all (especially in the law) and who subscribe to the Golden Rule.

Kindness > Everything

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/erin-dunn2023

Alternative career paths for attorneys (tips for success): https://www.priorilegal.com/blog/alternative-career-paths-for-attorneys-tips-for-success

Unconventional legal career paths (podcast): https://go.linksquares.com/cockpit-counsel-unconventional-legal-career-paths-on-demand

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Hey! I'm Kyle Westaway. I was an entrepreneur before I became an attorney, so I felt the pain points of an early stage founder working with traditional firms. So, when I launched my firm Westaway in 2008, I wanted to create a firm specifically designed for early stage founders. Here are a few ways we're innovating on the traditional business model of a law firm:

- Highly tech enabled = high efficiency

- No billable hours. We do our work on flat transparent fees right on our website.

- Fractional General Counsel - for a flat monthly fee startups get on-going legal support.

I'm looking to connect with other attorneys that are innovating on the legal business model.

Law Firm: https://westaway.com

Newsletter: https://www.founderfridays.co/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kylewestaway

Threads: @kylewestaway

Personal Website: https://kylewestaway.com

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Great idea! I'm Benjamin (Ben) Adams - I'm a commercial real estate lawyer with a healthcare focus and I help people (mostly large financial institutions and property funds) buy, sell, lease and finance healthcare assets i.e. hospitals and medical centres.

As a former banking lawyer, I have a bit of a side practice in commercial real estate finance too, where I usually act for the borrower.

I work in Baker McKenzie's Melbourne (Australia) office, where I am a Special Counsel, and have previously worked for the firm in Sydney and London.

Having said all that, I'm mostly here for the legal memes and lols mixed in with some great career and marketing advice. Meeting likeminded people is a bonus.

My linkedin is here, I'd be delighted to connect with you: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminadamslawyer/

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Jul 5, 2023·edited Jul 5, 2023

Hello everyone, I'm Jordan Gardner. I'm a former attorney, former founder of Law Student Connect, and now newly minted Sales Rep for Priori Legal. I am hoping to connect with in-house attorneys to see if we can help their team find more cost-effective outside counsel options to add to their bench.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rjordangardner/

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Hi I'm Shereen El Domeiri, former in-house counsel and I bring fractional GC services to small/midsized and women-owned businesses via flat fees and monthly rates . I am trying to keep up with technology and implement it into my practice on the daily. Many moons ago, I wrote my college thesis on the ethical treatment of AI (will post it one day, if I can restore it). My goal is to try to keep up with all the tech and stay close to innovative attorneys who are here to make the profession better day by day.

Law Firm: https://domeiri.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shereeneldomeiri/

Socials: @DomeiriLawOffice

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Hello! I'm Christina Godfrey, and I lead the customer success function at Lupl (a legal project management platform built for law firms and legal professionals). I fell into my alternative career in legal tech after graduating from law school and business school at William & Mary, and an LLM program at Stockholms Universitet. Before making the leap to start-up life in early 2020, I spent the bulk of my career to date at Thomson Reuters. I'd love to connect with fellow legal tech practitioners & enthusiasts in London (where my husband & I relocated from Seattle last summer), particularly those responsible for the customer journey/experience at their respective organisations, and fellow women in legal tech (and likely already fellow members of She Breaks the Law).

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cycarroll/

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Thank you, Alex, for doing this again. I was pleased to participate last time.

I'm Valerie Fontaine, co-founder of SeltzerFontaine LLC a Los Angeles-based legal search consulting firm. As "headhunters for lawyers," since 1989 we have been partnering with our legal industry employer-clients and attorney-candidates to achieve their long-term business growth and career development goals. We recruit and place top lawyers with preeminent law firms, corporate legal departments, non-profits, and governmental entities.

I earned my JD from UC Law San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings) and my BA from UCLA. I practiced law with a prominent Los Angeles law firm and entered the legal search profession in 1981.

I'm a frequent speaker and podcast guest discussing topics related to the legal marketplace and have published numerous articles in the national legal press, both in print and online. My book, The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development Strategies for Lawyers, published by NALP (National Association of Law Placement), now is in its second edition.

In 2021, 2022 and 2023, I was honored to be named to the Annual Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting and was one of three legal recruiters in the U.S. elected to its inaugural Hall of Fame, a “recognition for those consultants whose strategic insight has been unsurpassed in a career dedicated to helping law firms ascend.”

Check out my website at https://www.seltzerfontaine.com/ and find me on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/valeriefontaine/

It's nice to meet you!

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Hi - I'm Adam Ziegler. I'm a lawyer and programmer, and various other things. I write Code the Law (https://codethelaw.com), which is all about helping lawyers do more, better work through technology. Right now, I'm experimenting a lot with legal use cases for AI, and I'm especially interested in how AI might change and expand what lawyers do.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/abziegler

LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/abziegler

Web: https://codethelaw.com

Thanks for opening up this thread Alex!

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Hey, I'm Ryan. I'm a 2020 first-generation law school graduate in Los Angeles, California.

I'm interested primarily in working in a legal capacity in the video game/esports industry. Other areas of interest include cannabis law, space law, criminal justice reform, disability rights, OSINT, wellbeing in the legal profession, and privacy law.

Always happy to learn more about other practice areas and broaden my horizons.

I've had to postpone bar admissions tasks due to financial concerns. Job searching has been an absolute nightmare, with no apparent end in sight. I want to take the bar, but I am open to alternative career paths. Happy to connect with anyone who shares my interests. Help with getting my career off the ground is greatly appreciated as well. In fact, it's what I need the most at this time.

If you feel inclined to give me advice based on what I've said, I would appreciate it if you at least reached out to me and got to know me first. I've had issues with people giving me uninformed advice before, and I'm trying to avoid that, as it's a waste of time for all involved.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rlippert92

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Hi Ryan- I have been working in the video game tech space for a number of years. I'm happy to listen and then chat with you. I'll find you on LinkedIn. I'm in SoCal as well.

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Hi Alexandra! Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I got your message, and am happy to chat. Thanks for reaching out!

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Hi everyone, I am Joseph Siyaidon, a Nigerian based legal practitioner with extensive experience in arbitration and commercial litigation. I have acted as counsel and/or arbitrator in several international arbitrations and arbitral award enforcement proceedings, particularly in the maritime, energy, oil & gas, and construction industries.

I am hoping to meet GCs' and those who may need my services in Nigeria. My LinkedIn profile is https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-siyaidon-esq-mciarb-049666a3. Many thanks, Alex Su!

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