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Legal Operations Index – Jay Smith


Jay Smith is a Legal Engineer at law firm Stephenson Law and Founder of SenseCheck, a legal tech company focused on improving beneficiary identification and bank verification in Private Client matters. Jay is a former lawyer turned coder with a “genuine interest and enthusiasm” for legal tech.

Jay has been nominated for the following achievements:

  • Founded his own legal tech company called SenseCheck which allows Private Client practitioners to secure identification and bank verification
  • Switched from Private Client lawyer to Legal Engineer which allowed him to find a role “he was truly passionate about
  • Has worked on pushing forward internal efficiencies using tech while a lawyer – including coding his own programs
  • Pushes forward the discussion on whether lawyers should code using his own experience on social media
  • Carries out legal engineering work at Stephenson Law building document automation workflows for fast growing businesses.