I. Legal Design, Justice and Inclusivity:
Hallie Jay Pope
Legal information designer, educator, and cartoonist. Hallie Jay Pope is a legal information designer, educator, and cartoonist. She is the founder of the Graphic Advocacy Project, a nonprofit that works with advocates and communities to share legal knowledge. Hallie is currently a visiting professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she runs the Creative Advocacy Lab, a legal information design clinic that re-envisions lawyers as community educators, problem-solvers, and storytellers.Read More...
Early Stage Researcher at Tallinn University of Technology, Founder at Legal Design Turkey. Ebru Metin is an early stage researcher, a social entrepreneur and a lawyer. She is currently pursuing her PhD studies focusing on automated dispute resolution systems. Prior to this role, she founded the award winning social enterprise, Legal Design Turkey. She previously worked in different roles in Turkey, United Kingdom and Spain. She is a graduate of King’s College London (pursued with Jean Monnet Scholarship), Istanbul Bilgi University and Bilkent University. She is an ambassador of European Legal Technology Association, world council member of World Commerce and Contracting and law circle lead of Turkish Women International Network.
Postdoctoral researcher on designing for posthuman legalities—human-nature-machine relations. Joaquín Santuber is a postdoctoral researcher on designing for posthuman legalities—human-nature-machine relations. He is also a research fellow at the Plataforma Sociedad, Diseño y Tecnología, School of Design UC, Chile. His doctoral research in Design and Digital Technologies at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute, University of Potsdam (Germany) focused on designing for digital justice, studying the entanglement between people, law, and technologies in Chilean courts. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Joaquín’s work addresses questions about the governance of technology in judicial organizations and the tensions between the regulative power of digital technologies and the traditional sources of legal regulation by the State.
Senior Design Strategist at Portable. Emily MacLoud is a Senior Design Strategist at Portable, a research and design agency dedicated to identifying critical areas of social need and policy failure and driving transformational change through the innovative use of design and technology. Throughout her career, Emily has worked with community legal centres, justice departments, and court services across Australia and the UK. Her varied experience has given her a unique perspective on the intersection of design and law and the importance of adopting a systems lens when addressing complex problems. Emily currently serves as a member of the Macquarie University Law School Advisory Board.Read More...
For the last three years, worked as Service designer at the Finnish Ministery of the Interior. Mariana Salgado was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has lived in Helsinki for 23 years. She has worked as a service designer at the Ministry of the Interior, in Finland for the last 3 years. She has been part of the innovation and design laboratory Inland Design, which is dedicated to designing public policies. He completed a doctorate studies in Media Design, specializing in how to make museums more democratic spaces. She conducts the Diseño y Díaspora podcast, in which she recovers experiences from his discipline linked to social action. The work projects that she is most passionate about are those in which she can interact with vulnerable populations, thinking of a better future with imagination and creativity.Read More...
Founder of HÁPTICA, a service design consultancy agency. Angélica Flechas is a designer and a lawyer from Los Andes University in Bogotá Colombia. She has been working on service design for 9 years. She fell in love with this design wave when she presented a paper at the Global Service Design Conference in Helsinki in 2012 – Servdes. Then she decided to create her own Service Design Consultancy Agency – HÁPTICA – where she runs as Founder, Service, and Legal Designer Consultant, and General Manager. She has worked in different areas such as retail, FMCG, finance, hotels, health care, insurance, education, construction, government, and law offices, among others. She is also a teacher in the Business Administration and the Law program at Los Andes University.Read More...
Programme Manager for the Justice Innovation Labs at HiiL. Zainab Malik, is currently the Programme Manager for the Justice Innovation Labs at HiiL. She has over a decade of experience working on rule of law, access to justice and international human rights in West Africa, Middle-East and North Africa and South and South-East Asia. Zainab is also an experienced litigator with a Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School.Read More...
II. The Future of Legal Design:
Lawyer, UX-/UI-Designer and HPI-certified Design Thinker. Lina Krawietz is a Lawyer, UX-/UI-Designer and HPI-certified Design Thinker. In 2018, she co-founded the Berlin-based legal innovation consultancy This is Legal Design. The company advises in-house legal departments and law firms on designing user-centered (digital) legal products, processes, services, communication.
LL.M., Co-founder of the "This is Legal Design" (innovation consultancy). Alisha Andert, LL.M. (Amsterdam) is a fully qualified lawyer and also completed a design thinking degree at the Hasso Plattner Institute. She is co-founder of the innovation consultancy This is Legal Design, which specializes in the legal sector. Alisha is also the Chairwoman of the Board of the German Legal Tech Association and gained experience in the legal tech sector in her role as Head of Legal Innovation at Flightright and the digital employment law firm Chevalier. She also hosts the Talentrocket podcast "New Lawyers" and talks in this role with exciting people inside and outside the legal market.Read More...
Professor of Law, and Associate Head of the Law School, at Lancaster University. Michael Doherty is Professor of Law, and Associate Head of the Law School, at Lancaster University, UK. His main teaching and research expertise, beyond Legal Design, is in constitutional law and human rights and he is co-author of Public Law (3rd edn, Routledge 2023). He is active in legal education and pedagogy and he co-created the Connecting Legal Education online community in 2020, and is a former Chair of the Association of Law Teachers. Michael’s work in Legal Design encompasses education, cultural studies and disciplinarity, and access to justice. Professor Doherty is working with a team of Legal Design scholars and practitioners from around the world to launch the Legal Design Journal in 2023. Our goal is to provide a platform for great quality legal design work, and to make this as accessible as possible.Read More...
Director of NuLawLab at Northeastern University. Dan Jackson directs the NuLawLab at Northeastern University School of Law, where he educates the legal inventors of the future. He is also the co-director of the law school’s legal design program and serves as chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. He is a 1997 graduate of Northeastern Law and joined the NuLawLab after career as a litigator and talent development executive. Prior to law school, Dan worked as a designer for theater, and continues to do so whenever he can.Read More...
Professor of Educational Psychology at University of Helsinki. Kirsti Lonka is Director of Research Group of Educational Psychology. Kirsti is also Extraordinary Professor, Optentia Research Focus Area, North-West University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa (2016-) and Advisory Board Member of Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST 2015-).
Aleida Luján Pinelo
Postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Turku. Aleida Luján-Pinelo current work brings together epistemologies of the South and new (feminist) materialism to study and create practices that offer solutions to complex (legal) problems. She holds a master's degree in Gender and Women's Studies from the Universities of Granada and Utrecht, and a degree in philosophy from the Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City. She is co-founder and co-coordinator of the independent project Feminizidmap, a database on femi(ni)cides in German territory. Her interests include feminist (legal) theory, new (feminist) materialism, epistemologies of the South, critical pedagogies, and femi(ni)cide.Read More...
Associate Professor (New Frontiers of Design) at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture of Aalto University. Andrea Botero is Associate Professor (New Frontiers of Design) at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture of Aalto University where she leads INUSE research group, who explores designer-user relations in sociotechnical change. Her work engages with the possibilities, and contradictions of participating in the creation of environments, media and technologies that afford more relational and caring interactions among, and between people and their environment. Her design works explores technologies, services, media formats and genres for collectives and communities. Her research draws implications for how collectives come to understand the design spaces available to them and how designers could infrastructure those spaces better to support livable futures for communities and the environment. https://research.aalto.fi/en/persons/andrea-boteroRead More...
Global Head of Innovation for McKinsey Legal. Ilona Logvinova is the global Head of Innovation for McKinsey Legal, working across the legal department to architect, lead and implement cross-cutting and impactful innovation initiatives. Ilona is also Associate General Counsel and technology legal team team, working closely with applications of emerging technologies across use cases and industries.