Judge Herbert B. Dixon, Jr.

Superior Court of DC

Herbert B. Dixon, Jr. is a senior judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. He is a former member of the ABA Board of Governors and the House of Delegates. He is the technology columnist for The Judges’ Journal magazine and a member of the ABA Journal magazine’s Board of Editors. Judge Dixon was the chair of Superior Court’s Electronic Filing Pilot Project, which received national recognition for its success, and oversaw implementation of the court’s technology-enhanced courtroom project. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to the intersection of law and technology

Judge Dixon is a former presiding judge of both the Civil Division and the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of Superior Court; a former co-chair of the DC Courts’ Strategic Planning Leadership Council, the entity charged with writing the strategic plan for the District of Columbia Courts and evaluating progress in achieving the goals and objectives of the plan; and a former chair of the National Conference of State Trial Judges. During 2007 – 2010, Judge Dixon is the first known active judge to serve on the TECHSHOW® Planning Board. He received his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.

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Embracing the Digital Courtroom: Exploring Current and Future Trends

Grand MN

The presentation will explore the digital courtroom and the evolving landscape of the judicial system, examining the digital tools currently in use and anticipating what the courtroom of tomorrow may look like. These tools include such things as online judges, holograms, chatbots, online scheduling, digital case management, artificial intelligence and beyond. We will discuss how […]


LLMs –Disruption of the Legal Profession Has Just Begun

Grand I

There is no dispute that Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Large Language Model (LLM) technology is changing the practice of law. This dynamic exploration of LLMs is a must attend session to expand your knowledge of generalized consumer chatbots (e.g., ChatGPT) and specialized legal technology products leveraging LLMs (e.g., Casetext’s CoCounsel, Harvey, Westlaw Precision). Led by an […]

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