Articles Tagged with QuickLegal

Earlier this week, I wrote about a legal startup that appeared to shut down after I questioned its management. As of this morning, its two sites are back online, after being offline for at least a week. You can check them out at and Of course, this development doesn’t change the questions I […]

[Update 3/15/17: As of this morning, LawTova’s two sites are back online, after being offline for at least a week. This development doesn’t invalidate the questions I raise below about LawTova’s connections to QuickLegal, another startup that shut down amid fraud allegations concerning its owner. If anything, this makes those questions all the more important.] A […]

Another lawsuit has been filed against QuickLegal, this one by a California attorney who says that the company failed to pay stock and wages due him for his work as QuickLegal’s general counsel in 2014. Justin C. Lowenthal, a lawyer in Davis, Calif., filed suit this week in U.S. District Court in San Francisco asking […]

Bluford is seated in the front row, second from left. The case of legal startup QuickLegal and its CEO Derek Bluford keeps getting curiouser. As I first reported in a post here two weeks ago, the CEO of this California-based startup – who was slated to be featured during a lightning round on legal innovation […]

Yesterday I published a post about Derek Bluford, CEO and founder of QuickLegal, and his recent agreement to have a judgment of $559,330 entered against him to settle a lawsuit charging him with impersonating a lawyer, forging legal documents and fraudulently swindling two clients. Bluford had not returned my call to him before I published […]

The plaintiffs hired California Legal Pros after seeing this webpage. Bluford is second from left in the front row. [Update 5/26/16, 6:25 p.m.: I just received this update from ALM: “ALM recently learned of the developments regarding QuickLegal and can confirm that QuickLegal won’t be participating in Legaltech West Coast. ALM works with CodeX, our […]