Robert Ambrogi is a lawyer and legal journalist who has been writing and speaking about legal technology, legal practice and legal ethics for more than two decades. He writes the award-winning blog LawSites, is a columnist for Above the Law, and hosts the podcast about innovation in law, LawNext. He also serves as publisher and editor-in-chief of LexBlog.com
In 2011, Bob was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” In 2017, he received the Yankee Quill award for journalism from the Academy of New England Journalists and was honored by the ABA Journal as a Legal Rebels Trailblazer.
Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of The National Law Journal and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division. Before joining ALM, he was with Boston-based Lawyers Weekly Publications, where he was founding editor of the national newspaper Lawyers USA and editor-in-chief of the company’s flagship newspaper, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
A 1980 graduate of Boston College Law School, he is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and past-president of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. In his law practice, he represents newspapers and the news media.
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