The use of technology in legal services (“legal tech”) has created exciting opportunities in the legal services market.
Legal tech is changing the issues that face non-profits, small businesses, and large corporations; individuals seeking access to justice; attorneys seeking clients; and government officials and private enterprises navigating complex regulatory environments. With faculty, staff, centers, and clinics that use and study legal tech, UC Hastings is preparing students to make an impact in this dynamic and fast-growing facet of law and justice. Legal tech at UC Hastings includes:
Provost and Academic Dean Elizabeth Hillman is a champion of these programs. "Being here in San Francisco means that UC Hastings is right alongside many new technology ventures," she said. "Our courses, faculty, students and community are embedded in the technological changes that are driving new economies in and beyond legal services. We're lucky to have so much action so close by — and to have so many alumni who are leaders in legal tech."