Next month, I will be meeting with a group of state bar officials to discuss what steps they can take to promote legal services innovation and access to justice. In preparation for that, I have been trying to outline the barriers to innovation in law. I figure that the first step to overcoming these barriers is to identify them.

I’ve developed a list of what I see as the principle obstacles and I am seeking your input on it. What have I missed? What do I have wrong. I’ve published the list as my column today at Above the Law.

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What other obstacles do you see? What needs to change for the legal profession to better deliver services to all who need them? Please check out the column and let me know your thoughts.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.