Future Law

“The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible. For the fainthearted, it is unknown. For the thoughtful and valiant, it is ideal.”  – Victor Hugo


Future Law looks at how things are done today in the legal industry, and pushes them towards a better experience for lawyers and clients.

Future Law will see technology reshape the legal industry. Future Law technologies will make the law more accessible. Future Law can reduce the drudgery of a legal career.

Contracts that practically write themselves. Programs that know how well you negotiate different clauses. Legal bots that help you get out of parking fines. Apps that intelligently read and extract key performance indicators and dates to give insights. Contract automation. Artificial intelligence. Smart contracts. Legal chat bots.
The more you investigate new legal tech, the more amazed you will be. Investigate with Checklist Legal.

For more on different aspects of Future Law, check out the below futuristic (& not so futuristic) topics:

  • Automation
  • Productive Contracts (also known as Reverse Sandwich Contracting)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Paperless Contracts
  • Blockchain technology
  • Smart Contracts
  • Digital legal thinking
  • Legal chat bots



How do you get your contract ready for a faster world of automation and digital contracts? Checklist Legal uses a method called Reverse Sandwich Contracting. 

See the ebook ‘Secrets of Productive Contracts’  to learn more about the Reverse Sandwich Contract method – a fast, low-cost way to get paperless contracts ready for a faster future of automation & increase productivity.

Secrets of Productive Contracts by Verity White eBook Checklist Legal




The Techindex by Stanford Law School’s Codex program is a great starting point if you are looking for companies who are innovating the legal industry in a particular category.


Law Technology Now

Hosted by Monica Bay and Bob Ambrogi, these experienced legal tech journalists are well-known in the industry and regularly present relaxed, conversational discussions with different legal innovators.

Evolve Law Podcast

Co-founded by Mary Juetten (Traklight) and Jules Miller (formerly Hire an Esquire), these legal tech entrepreneurs run a podcast looking at Future Law and an annual Legal Tech Fellowship. Evolve Law recognises lawyers are relatively slow to adapt. Lawyers are more likely to evolve. Keep an eye out for the Darwin Talks; Thought-provoking insights from legal innovators who might know the answer to the question “What will be next for the law?”