TECHSHOW 2020 BOARD
Brooke is a lawyer innovator and advocate for the utilization of technology to provide personalized, convenient, and affordable alternative legal solutions. In 2015 she founded MyVirtual.Lawyer (https://www.myvirtual.lawyer ), an online only law firm providing flat fee and subscription based limited scope services to self-represented litigants, individuals, and small businesses, primarily in the areas of family, estate and business law.
After establishing the MVL brand in Arkansas she co-founded MVL Licensing, an LLC providing attorneys in other jurisdictions the opportunity to leverage the MVL brand, systems, and processes to implement limited scope, virtual components into their firms. Her mission is to make legal help available and affordable for everyone, to offer a sustainable law firm model that helps entrepreneurial lawyers succeed, and to provide opportunities for forward thinkers, lady lawyers, and military spouse attorneys nationwide.
Brooke has worked on the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission’s task force on limited scope representation to advance practical and ethical initiatives that allow attorneys to better serve the needs of today’s legal consumers. Her extensive involvement with the Arkansas Bar Association includes: a three year term with the Young Lawyers Executive Council; Communications Committee Chair; and three years as Editor-In-Chief of the YLS In Brief newsletter, being awarded first place for the American Bar Association’s YLS Newsletter for two consecutive years. She is a 2013 graduate of the Arkansas Bar Association Leadership Academy and the 2015 recipient of the Judith Ryan Gray Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.
Brooke participated in the 2015-16 Law Practice Division fellowship program with the American Bar Association and currently serves as a member of the Legal Technology Resource Center committee. She is a 2017 American Bar Association Women in Legal Tech honoree, Feedspot ranked her blog among the top 100 divorce blogs in the nation, and she is a 2017 Fastcase 50 Award recipient.
She is a nationally recognized speaker and writer on topics related to limited scope representation, virtual lawyering, alternative fees, and legal technology.
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