Anne-Marie Rábago

Modern Juris

Anne-Marie Rábago is the founder and principal of Modern Juris which provides training, tools, and support to help solos and small firms build sustainable practices designed to serve the latent legal market.

Prior to starting Modern Juris in 2020, she directed the Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator (TOJI) at the State Bar of Texas. She led TOJI from its April 2017 launch and quickly scaled the program to become the largest legal incubator in Texas (possibly the world). In 2019, Anne-Marie guided TOJI’s statewide expansion and transition to virtual delivery. Prior to TOJI, Anne-Marie directed the Access to Law Initiative, a legal incubator at California Western School of Law.

For over a decade, Anne-Marie has been a frequent CLE speaker and organizer. In addition, she taught Federal Income Tax at California Western School of Law, Taxation of the Business Entity at University of California San Diego Extension, and Introduction to Taxes for the Solo/Small Firm Attorney for Solo Practice University®.

In 2009, Anne-Marie started Rábago Business & Tax Law, APC, and over the following seven years, she advised hundreds of small business owners on tax and legal compliance matters. For this work, she was named a San Diego Super Lawyers® Rising Star in 2016 and 2017. Anne-Marie is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Member of the American Bar Association (ABA). She serves on the Programs Board and Membership Board of the ABA GPSolo Division, as well as the Executive Committee of the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA).

After completing her JD at California Western School of Law, Anne-Marie earned an LLM in Taxation from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in California and Texas. In her spare time, Anne-Marie is an avid craft beer enthusiast who enjoys world travel adventures with her husband.

My Sessions

Using Your Business to Fund Your Impact

Grand CD North

You’re ready to embrace a better legal business model that provides for wellbeing and activism. Learn how to leverage technology to allow you to show up for yourself, your team, your clients, and your community. At the end of the session, you will be introduced to tools and resources you can implement in the next […]


Ethically Managing Modern Emergencies: Are You Ready?

Grand A

Before March 2020, we might have thought of emergency preparedness as having a succession plan. Now, we must prepare for abrupt changes to the workplace including dramatically altering how and where our firm operates in as fast as one day. In this session, attendees will learn how to create a strong emergency preparedness plan, how […]