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Legal Tech Accelerator

Leveraging our expertise in legal, technology and start-up domains to advise and support program participants.

What We Do

Key Program Benefits


One-hour strategy sessions focus on a topics critical to a start-up. Curriculum highlights include: running an agile product development organization; product-market fit assessment; commercialization and growth strategies; UI/UX design; data-driven decision-making; sales and marketing approaches to law firms; best practices in customer success and support; venture funding; funding pitch refinement; transactions and licensing; and business operations.


Weekly hands-on sessions with LexisNexis executives on growing legal tech companies and ad-hoc discussions with other LexisNexis executives about technology, user experience design, product development, product marketing and other topics.


Leverage relationships with Stanford and other Bay-Area schools, businesses, VCs and other influencers.

In the News

The LexisNexis® Legal Tech Accelerator Press Releases:

  • LexisNexis Announces Fifth Cohort of Legal Tech Accelerator Participants

    AiLanthus, Clause Logic, Docket, Don’t Get Mad Get Paid, FastVisa, IPGen, JusticeText, Office and Dragons, PainWorth and People Clerk selected from record...

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  • LexisNexis Accepting Applicants for Fifth Cohort of Legal Tech Accelerator

    New virtual format planned to help legal market start-ups advance their businesses...

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  • LexisNexis Announces Fourth Round of Legal Tech Accelerator Participants

    Civvis, ClearstoneIP, Courtroom5, Discovery Genie, DueCourse, JDoe, Lawgood, TermScout and Tusk chosen after rigorous evaluation from a record...

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      Past participants summarize the program’s value best:

      Accelerator Timeline

      Step 1


      Applications Closed

      Step 2

      Applications Review

      Step 3

      Company Selection

      Step 4


      2020 Teams

      • AiLanthus (Motionize) AI-based platform makes document automation and document management simple, fast, and efficient.

      • Athena (Don’t Get Mad Get Paid) enables users to collect back child support in less time and for less money.

      • Clause Logic integrates lawyer-designed automation into Microsoft Word to reduce workflow friction for legal professionals, so that they can build better documents faster using their own work product.

      • Docket is a modern platform designed for in-house counsel to centralize matter intake, manage departmental collaboration, and gain deep analytics into the legal department.

      • FastVisa is an all-in-one cloud-based immigration management platform for legal professionals and companies that allows for collaboration, efficiency and transparency to the complex immigration process.

      • IPGen uses deep learning artificial intelligence and natural language generation to streamline and automate aspects of the patent and trademark procurement processes to save time, money, and associated risk.

      • JusticeText is an audiovisual evidence management platform designed to produce fairer outcomes in the criminal justice system by expediting the review of body camera footage, interrogation videos, jail calls, and more.

      • Office & Dragons helps lawyers and their clients develop transactions together by structuring information in an intuitive way and using it to automatically create and edit contracts, cutting time and cost and eliminating error.

      • PainWorth helps people automagically calculate, manage and settle their own personal injury claim​ faster, far cheaper and more fairly.

      • People Clerk guides you throughout the small claims process giving you the tools to prepare, settle, and litigate your dispute.

      Past Cohorts

      2019 Cohort

      • ClearstoneIP is pioneering and modernizing patent clearance management with a purpose-built and uniquely collaborative web platform.
      • Courtroom5 delivers access to justice to pro se litigants through a case management platform that provides bite-sized just-in-time legal information, document templates, searchable case law, elements-to-evidence case analysis, and other litigation tools.
      • Discovery Genie is an innovative web-based platform to simplify document production and indexing for litigators and paralegals.
      • DueCourse is a learning and professional development platform that helps lawyers take control of their career and map and track their professional development through frictionless, personalized learning.
      • JDoe is an anonymous, end-to-end encrypted reporting platform that connects survivors of sexual misconduct with world-class civil litigators to pursue justice together against repeat offenders.
      • Lawgood helps lawyers make better contracts without expensive practice resources or time-consuming research using crowdsourced data and decision support technology.
      • Tango Legal is a natural language platform that connects consumers with trusted legal solutions.
      • TermScout helps people and businesses understand contracts by providing simple reviews of commonly signed agreements.
      • Tusk is automating the fragmented, painful and expensive estate settlement process.

      2018 Cohort

      • Attune Capital Group, identifies metrics from transaction agreements in order to determine and monitor “what is market” for selected transaction parameters across different types of transactions over different time periods.
      • Digitory Legal, uses artificial intelligence to transform and analyze billing data and create predictive pricing models for complex legal work, helping customers effectively manage budgets and resources throughout the life of their matters.
      • Disputly, helps California residents quickly recover their security deposits.
      • Justis Connection, connects top legal talent of color to local residents of color, empowering communities through active engagement and education that teaches fundamental rights and responsibilities in the law.
      • Procertas, is a competency-based learning platform with an initial focus on helping legal professionals and law students develop proficiency with core technology tools like Microsoft® Word and Excel® and Adobe® Acrobat®.
      • Specifio, is changing the way patent applications are created through advanced natural language generation.

      Fall 2017 Cohort

      • Contract Wrangler: Contract Wrangler uses advanced machine-learning technology to uncover hidden data in business relationships and help clients maximize profitability and reduce risk.
      • dealWIP: Cloud-based workflow integration platform for complex legal transactions that provides a secure, frictionless and transparent environment for transactional attorneys and their valued clients to plan, manage, automate and streamline every element of their most important high-stakes corporate legal matters.
      • Lawcountability: A cloud-based software platform designed to help lawyers network more effectively for their business and professional development. It is a cost-effective way to offer regular marketing and business-development training online and on the go.
      • Medilenz: AI-powered technology at the intersection of legal and health care helping companies and law firms, for example, mine medical records for critical data and provide medical expert services to life sciences clients, addressing business and scientific needs.
      • ThreadKM: A web-based, real-time legal knowledge management platform that allows lawyers and other professionals to securely and effortlessly build cases and work together. It combines the benefits of broad-based document and knowledge management with the precision of a purpose-built tool for lawyers.
      • Vijilent: Automates people search for the legal industry. Data science company using machine learning to gather insights using social media data and working with law firms to harness the richness of that data and turn it into actionable knowledge.
      • vTestify: A virtual testimony platform that is developed to leverage advances in technology to improve both the quality of testimony and the methods through which it is obtained. vTestify addresses the needs of lawyers, legal professionals and above all, the clients serve, by tackling inefficiencies in the system through the use of technology.

      Spring 2017 Cohort

      • Visabot: An “immigration robot” powered by artificial intelligence that helps customers complete U.S. visa applications, including locating relevant open data about an applicant, guiding applicants in the process of gathering supporting documents, ensuring forms are filled out accurately, and drafting appropriate language to tell the applicant’s story.
      • TagDox: A legal document analysis tool that creates tags, allowing users to identify and structure information in a variety of document types, improving both the speed and the quality of the document review process; "tag results" can transform documents into easily readable summaries, checklists, database feeds or approval overviews.
      • A web-based application that automates legal document preparation for divorces and provides access to relevant professionals at affordable fixed rates, deploying a business model that targets both B2B and B2C customers.
      • Ping: An automated timekeeping application that collects all of a lawyer’s billable hours, capturing missed time and money (an estimated 20% across the industry), and operating entirely in the background in concert with standard legal billing software.
      • JuriLytics: Dedicated to improving the quality of expert testimony in the courtroom and reducing litigation costs, the company arranges peer reviews of expert reports to provide attorneys with powerful bases to exclude "junk science" through Daubert/Frye.

      Partner Programs
      Duke Law Tech Lab logo

      LexisNexis and the Duke Center on Law & Technology share a common mission to boost innovation in law and technology for the betterment of tomorrow's legal system in the United States. Having recognized gaps in the available structures between idea, scaling and long-term sustainability of legal tech companies, we are excited to announce a new collaboration this year between our programs.