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Ralph Baxter, Legal Industry Pioneer, Joins as Co-Host of Podcast Law Technology Now

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On October 23rd, Ralph Baxter premiered as the newest host for the Legal Talk Network podcast Law Technology Now. The show, which has been producing episodes since 2008, explores the latest trends in legal technology and provides advice on improving the practice of law through innovative thinking. Baxter will host alongside co-host Daniel Linna, Director of Law and Technology Initiatives and a Senior Lecturer at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Baxter became synonymous with innovation in legal service during his nearly quarter century as Chairman and CEO of Orrick, leading the firm as it built on its California foundation to become one of the world’s premier global law firms, and adopted ground-breaking service, resource, abd career models. Baxter now advises law firms, legal technology companies, and others engaged in legal service as they modernize. He is on the board of directors of Intapp, the legal advisory board of LegalZoom, a fellow at CodeX, the Stanford Center for Law and Informatics, the advisory board at the Center on the Legal Profession at the Stanford Law School, the advisory board on the Center on the Legal Profession at the Harvard Law School, and the Leaders Council of the Legal Services Corporation. Baxter also served on the board of directors of Lex Machina prior to its sale to LexisNexis.  

Laurence Colletti, Executive Producer of Legal Talk Network, says about Baxter’s new position, “It’s a real privilege to work with Ralph. He brings his highest caliber professionalism to every production. Not only is he a gifted communicator but he understands the legal profession and its challenges deeply.”

Law Technology Now will be released twice monthly and features influential experts who are helping to reshape the legal landscape. Three episodes featuring Ralph Baxter are currently available: 

Current host Daniel Linna introduces Baxter, his career, and his efforts to bring innovative business strategies to legal services.

This episode features a panel of guests from London-based firm Bird & Bird about the implications of Brexit for US businesses.

This episode expands on Bill Henderson and his work with the Institute for the Future of Law Practice. 

  • The next upcoming episode will feature guest Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn and the current president of the American Bar Association.

For more information about Ralph Baxter and Law Technology Now, visit Legal Talk Network and You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, other podcast apps, or download the Legal Talk Network app.

About Legal Talk Network

Legal Talk Network is a podcast network for legal professionals with hosts from well-known organizations and brands in legal, including the American Bar Association, Thomson Reuters, The Florida Bar, The State Bar of Michigan, Robert Half Legal, Above the Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, State Bar of Texas and Clio. The network averages over 275,000 unique monthly downloads and has 28 active podcasts that cover industry trends and events, important legal news and developments, including access to justice, law school, diversity, legal technology, and the future of law. Learn more at


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