Jeannette Eicks

Vermont Law School

Jeannette Eicks is a Research Professor of Law at Vermont Law School where she is the Co-Director of the Center for Legal Innovation. She teaches Evidence, Technology for Lawyers, Addressing Climate Change through RegTech, Cybersecurity Law, eLawyering, Law Practice Management, eDiscovery & Big Data, and Building Legal Applications for Social Justice. She facilitates collaborative projects between students, faculty and industry partners and advises students seeking commercialization paths for their legal apps. Her published works include “Evidence Challenge,” an Evidence learning game published by LexisNexis in 2014, and a chapter in “Educating the Digital Lawyer,” an eBook co-edited by Professor Goodenough and published by LexisNexis in 2012. Her article “UPL: An Aging Rule in a DIY Culture” is forthcoming as is her chapter in the Oxford Press Legal Technology Compendium tentatively titled “Contracts as Software.”

Professor Eicks’ past experiences include serving as CEO of an application development and Internet consulting firm, directing information technology for Vermont Law School, and establishing several computer science degree programs during her tenure as a Professor and Department Chair at Vermont Technical College.

Professor Eicks received her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., J.D. from Vermont Law School, and Master of Internet Strategy Management from Marlboro College.

My Sessions

Lawyer Entrepreneurship: Teaching Lawyers to Innovate and Disrupt

In law schools we teach students to think like lawyers. Some law schools are now provoking disruption by offering courses that teach law students how to create their own businesses, which may focus on innovating, working on the edges of, or even replacing legal practice. This panel will discuss how law schools are currently fostering […]

Academic Track

Planning for the Future: What’s Next in Teaching Technology?

In this session, we want your help to plan concrete next steps – first, on training law students to use technology to improve the delivery of legal services, and second, to create an agenda for future TECHSHOW Academic tracks. Your input can help this track to become the cornerstone and premier event for driving the […]

Academic Track