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Preston Clark started this blog in 2010 while he was a corporate attorney. Today he is a sales and marketing executive in the tech industry in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he focuses on SaaS/B2B start-ups.
Michele Collu joined the Law Insider team in 2014. Based in San Francisco, Michele is passionate about legal tech and the evolving landscape of the legal profession. Michele received his LL.M. from Berkeley School of Law (Boalt) with a Certificate of Specialization in Law & Technology. He received his J.D. from Università Commerciale ‘Luigi Bocconi’, in Milan, Italy, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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Excerpt from Young Lawyers, Go West
“Let’s be clear. The legal profession was disrupted long before many of us got here. I’m not here to preach #disrupt. Disruption is what created this… opportunity. We may not have seen it coming while digging through case law in the law library, but it happened and it’s real. And now we’re faced with a difficult decision. Do we stick it out and make our way through the traditional legal track that’s seemingly collapsing beneath our feet? Or, do we take the incredible education that we have, and try to do something great with it?” -Young Lawyers, Go West!
More About the Founder:
Preston Clark started this blog as a vehicle to discuss the dramatic changes impacting the world of legal and business services. He was formerly assistant general counsel for the University of Miami, but transitioned into the business and legal services industry in 2010. He has worked with legal services pioneers like LegalZoom and RocketLawyer, as well as business services giants like Reed Business, Ceridian, and Intuit. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Preston is a sales and marketing executive for B2B start-ups.
Prior to his professional career, Preston was a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador and a very mediocre D-II basketball player. Among other achievements, he was SBA President during law school and sat on the board of trustees for the University of Miami from 2007-2008.
Here are a few of Preston’s favorite articles from the blog: