On LawNext Podcast: Courtroom5 CEO Sonja Ebron on Arming Professional Se Litigants to Reach Courtroom

For individuals who should go to courtroom with out a lawyer, navigating the justice system might be daunting. Courtroom5 is a singular justice tech firm that addresses that downside by offering professional se litigants with the coaching, instruments, paperwork and help they should symbolize themselves. For litigants who want additional assist, it additionally provides entry to à la carte lawyer companies.

Our visitor this week, Courtroom5’s cofounder and CEO Sonja Ebron, was motivated by her personal experiences as a professional se litigant to develop a manner to assist others who discover themselves in the identical scenario. With a doctorate in electrical engineering and expertise as an entrepreneur, she and cofounder Debra Slone, a PhD librarian and former library faculty professor, launched Courtroom5 in 2017. 

Courtroom5 can be a founding member of the Justice Technology Association, shaped earlier this 12 months to help know-how firms that assist folks navigate authorized issues. Ebron and Slone had been each named to the 2022 Fastcase 50, which honors regulation’s “smartest, most brave innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.” 

Take heed to be taught why Ebron based Courtroom5, the way it helps those that can’t afford a lawyer, and what she sees as the long run for her firm and the broader panorama of justice tech. 

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