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LawNext is a weekly podcast hosted by Bob Ambrogi, who is internationally known for his writing and speaking on legal technology and innovation. Each week, Bob interviews the innovators and entrepreneurs who are driving what’s next in the legal industry. From legal technology startups to new law firm business models to enhancing access to justice, Bob and his guests explore the future of law and legal practice.

Aug 3, 2018

The $500 million secondary investment announced recently by online legal services company LegalZoom is the largest investment ever in a legal technology company. It comes as the company continues to expand both its services and its geographic reach. With a valuation of $2 billion and a customer base of 4 million, what will this investment mean for LegalZoom now and into the future?


In this episode of LawNext, host Bob Ambrogi speaks with Chas Rampenthal, general counsel and corporate secretary of LegalZoom. In a wide-ranging conversation, they talk about the investment, LegalZoom’s mission, it battles with state bars, its expansion overseas, its growing network of outside attorneys, and the need for disruption in legal services delivery.