Dec 20, 2021
#jimjimsreinventionrevolution #lawzy #legaltech
Jillian Baronoff is a lawyer turned entrepreneur who's passion is providing easily accessible, low cost legal service to the public. Listen to JJRR 89 as Jillian describes how frustrations she experienced in her law firm's model, with respect to charging clients and the lifestyle it required of her, provided the push to found Lawzy. Buoyed by the growing tech scene in her homebase of Miami, FL, Lawzy is spearheading much needed tech into law, providing contemporary connection for clients and lawyers.
07:51s Weather in Miami, Florida
09:27s Tech wave / scene in Miami accelerating during pandemic
11:38s Lawzy, the app: ask a lawyer a question
14:44s Law; an industry of gatekeepers
18:27s Challenges of state bar association regulations, preventing innovation
20:27s Lawzy approved by Florida bar, going state to state
21:56s Privacy advantages of app / cell phone versus laptop
24:41s Choosing entrepreneurship having parental role models
26:56s Stressed out at the law firm and dreaming of better lifestyle
31:20s Getting started with savings and raising funding with crowdfunding
34:02s Hiring the right tech expertise to fill in gaps vs like minded people
36:40s Reinvention revelation: you do not need to be perfect
39:12s Looking for feedback: the good, the bad and the ugly
“With law we’ve been very late to catch on to technology, arguably one of the latest industries.”
“I think to me the magic word of how to describe law is it’s really been an industry of gatekeepers.”
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