Jack Newton


As the CEO and Co-founder of Clio and a pioneer in cloud-based legal technology, Jack Newton has spearheaded efforts to educate the legal community on the security, ethics, privacy considerations, and benefits of running a law firm in the cloud.

Under his leadership, Clio is bettering the lives and businesses of lawyers while making legal services more accessible and equitable for all through cloud-based and client-centered technology. Jack’s efforts to transform the legal experience for all has already made a deep impact on the legal industry. 

Jack is the author of The Client-Centered Law Firm, a #1 bestseller that’s helping law firms thrive in today’s experience-driven era. He is also the host of Daily Matters, a podcast dedicated to conversations with legal professionals, industry leaders, and subject matter experts about the future of law. 

Jack has been recognized with some of the highest honours in the business world, including Canada’s Most Admired CEO by Waterstone Human Capital, EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year award, BIV’s Forty under 40, and was named a 2019 Fellow to the College of Law Practice Management. Most recently, Jack has been awarded Person of the Year at the 2020 Technology Impact Awards, held by the BC Tech Association. Clio has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte, and as having one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital. Additionally, Clio was the first company to receive the BC Tech Association’s Company of the Year Anchor Success category. 

Follow Jack on Twitter at @jack_newton for up to date commentary on technology, the legal industry, and the future of the profession.

My Sessions

What Legal Can Learn from Other Industries

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Many lawyers don’t like to think of themselves as business owners, but a law firm is a business, and running one means being aware of business concerns like product-market fit, efficiency, and above all, the customer experience. Join this session to learn the lessons legal can take from other industries, and discover how to innovate […]


Building Bridges to a Complete Legal Ecosystem: Getting Lawyers off an Island

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Continued isolation and increased law firm management responsibilities have put lawyers on an island in an industry that would thrive as an ecosystem. With a focus on building ways to connect lawyers to each other, technology, client needs, and the greater legal community our profession can together meet the overwhelming demands. In this session, we […]