University of Denver

Unlocking Legal Regulation Knowledge Center

All About Unlocking Legal Regulation

Click here to learn everything you need to know about IAALS' project and our progress

Recent News & Updates 

April 15, 2021
Sometimes a lawyer is overkill
The Seattle Times, Editorial Board

April 15, 2021
Fingers Crossed for a Sandbox!, Amy Salyzyn

April 14, 2021
All Eyes on Utah: Launching the ‘First Nonlawyer-Owned’ Law Firm, Alaina Lancaster

April 6, 2021
Global Law Leaders Said to Ignore Big Four Threat—For Now
Bloomberg Law, Sam Skolnik

March 2021
Proposal for a Limited Practice Rule to Narrow North Carolina’s Access to Justice Gap
Justice for All Project





Past Events

  • December 9: Professional Regulation and Federalism—Let’s Remove Access Barriers, with Dan Rodriguez (Former Dean, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law). Watch the presentation. Read the Q&A.
  • October 27: Reimagining Legal Services for All People—Lessons from Pioneers around the World, with Crispin Passmore (Founder/Principle, Passmore Consulting), Will Morrison (Strategic Policy Counsel, Law Society of Ontario), and Abigail Moy (Director, Legal Empowerment Network) —and moderated by David Lat (Founding Editor, Above the Law). Watch the presentation.
  • August 20: The Future of Legal Services with Rohan Pavuluri (Cofounder/CEO, Upsolve), Andrea S. Jarmon (Founder, Jarmon Law Group), and Andrew Arruda (Cofounder/CEO, ROSS Intelligence). Watch the presentation.
  • August 20: Reimagining Law with Hon. Mary Anne Mason (Ret.), CBA/CBF Task Force, and Zack DeMeola, IAALS. Watch Part 1. Watch Part 2.
  • June 25: The Future of Legal Services with William Henderson. Watch the Presentation.
Other State Action 



Chicago Bar Foundation

Washington, D.C.




New Mexico

New York

North Carolina




Regulations in Other Countries 
Other Resources 

ABA Center for Innovation Legal Innovation Regulatory Survey

National Center for Access to Justice’s Justice Index

Get in Touch

Are you working to unlock legal regulation? Do you see information missing from this Knowledge Center or have updates to share? We want to know. Submit your information here, and join the conversation online with #reimaginelaw and #unlockinglegalregulation.

Submit Your Resources Here!