Texas A&M Integrates Legal Technology at Ignite Law Event

September 7, 2015

TAMU Law Professor Milan Markovic at Ignite LawTexas A&M University School of Law was among the ​primary sponsors at the Ignite Law-Las Vegas Conference in early September.

The Ignite website describes the conference as a “geek event” for the top legal innovators across the country to present briefly on how they’re using their expertise to change the law and world.

With just five minutes and 20 slides to present, associate professor Milan Markovic spoke on how T​exas A&M Law is integrating legal technology into law practice.  He said this will help lawyers do their job better, and that the school is benefiting from programming with tech companies, including Avvo, Legal Zoom and more.

He hopes other law schools can gain such experience.

Ignite Law eventL-R: Arturo Errisuriz, Texas A&M Law Assistant Dean, Office of Career Services; Dan Lear, Avvo Director of Industry Relations; Milan Markovic, Texas A&M Law Associate Professor of Law
“I also encouraged legal tech companies to reach out to law schools and engage with them because we've changed a great deal since the time of Kingsfield,” he said.

Arturo Errisuriz
, Assistant Dean, Office of Career Services, attended the conference with Markovic and said it was very successful.

“The conference provided us with a unique opportunity to connect with attorneys on the forefront of where technology and the law come together so that we can better prepare our law students,” he said.

- Article by Jennifer Nassar, Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University School of Law