Dyane O’Leary

Suffolk University Law School

Professor Dyane O’Leary directs the Legal Innovation & Technology Institute & Concentration at Suffolk Law in Boston, teaches in the first-year Legal Practice Skills Program, and teaches a new course called Adv. Legal Writing Innovation & Tech for the Modern Lawyer. Last year with West Academic she published the first student-centered coursebook of its kind called Legal Innovation & Tech – A Practical Skills Guide for the Modern Lawyer. She is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, Fastcase 50 Award honoree, and was named one of the American Bar Association’s “Women of Legal Tech” in 2022. She is currently Chair of the AALS Section on Technology, Law & Legal Education.

My Sessions

Ethical Tech: Beyond the Duty of Competency

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As legal technology options, opportunities, and debates grow even more robust–and complicated–with the explosion of Generative AI, using Comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1 as an umbrella concept to cover them all can be a tempting starting point. But while few would disagree with the idea that “lawyers should be competent with technology,” this sweeping […]


Collaborating to Bridge the Justice Gap with Legal Technology

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Improving the Access to Justice Gap is a complicated problem that won’t be solved by any one initiative. But law schools are among the many stakeholders on this critical issue, and some are collaborating within the law school curriculum to inspire tomorrow’s lawyers to consider access to justice as part of their future work. The […]

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