Dan Lear is a technology-focused business lawyer, blogger and legal industry gadfly, who has advised companies from startups to the Fortune 100. In 2014, Dan joined Avvo, where he is the Director of Industry Relations and frequently speaks to lawyers and bar associations. Dan has been mentioned, featured, or published in The ABA Journal, Law Practice Today, Law Technology News, Northwest Lawyer, Above the Law and other legal industry press.
The legal technology field is not immune to the lack of diversity found in the profession as a whole. Mentorship is essential to the success of young women and people of color entering this field, particularly from law school, but forming these relationships can be difficult because most potential mentors have not faced similar challenges. […]