RichardGranat Richard S. Granat

Richard S. Granat CEO

Richard S. Granat is the CEO and Founder of LawMediaLabs, Inc., DirectLaw, Inc.,  and SmartLegalForms, Inc.,  He is also Co-Director of the Center for Law Practice Technology, Florida Coastal School of Law.

Richard is presently Co-Chair of the eLawyering Task Force of the Law Practice Management Section and most recently a member of the Section Council of the American Bar Association‘s Law Practice Management Section. He also serves on the Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services of the ABA.   Richard is also a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar and was previously, chair of the Law Practice Management Section of the Maryland Bar Association. Richard created one of the first virtual law firms in the United States  in 2003, which was the prototype for the DirectLaw Virtual law firm platform. A frequent speaker and writer, Richard’s articles about elawyering have appeared in Law Practice Today, the New York State Bar Association Journal, the Maryland State Bar Association Journal and other legal industry publications. Richard was named a “Legal Rebel” by the American Bar Association Journal in 2009. was awarded the Louis M. Brown Lifetime Achievement Award for Innovation in the Delivery of Legal Services in 2010 and the James I. Keane Memorial Award for Excellence in eLawyering in 2013.  He is also a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management. Richard advises emerging start-ups in the legal industry including: LegalForce, AttorneyFee, LexSpot, and FedArb. Richard is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law (J.D.), the University of Pennsylvania (M.S. in Organizational Development) and Lehigh University (B.A.). Legal Rebels Profile 2009 – American Bar Association http://www.twitter.com/directlawusa     

Gregor Weeks - Chief Technology Officer-LawMediaLabs, Inc.

Gregor Weeks, CTO

Gregor is a graduate of the University of Scranton and has completed his J.D. at the University of Maryland School of Law. He is the architect of the DirectLaw virtual law firm platform. Gregor is chief technology officer for LawMediaLabs, Inc.,   Gregor was previously an Intranet Administrator with Planning Systems, Inc. and Technical Assistant at the Office of Naval Research.

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