Mr. Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur

About Me:

I’m a technology lawyer turned legal-tech entrepreneur. Presently, I’m the co-founder and CEO of a startup that is using AI to automate contract drafting and review. We’ve raised $55,000 in funding. The intellectual property of my previous ed-tech startup was acquired by a unicorn company. I’ve spent 2 years working at a top-tier law firm.


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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: National Law University

Undergrad Major: Law

GPA: 4.0

GRE: 329

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Training people for distance running events | Teaching public speaking and creative writing to kids at orphanages | Travel blogging

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Law

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: CEO & Cofounder

Industry: Law

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) Raised $55,000 in preseed funding for my current startup.
2) Conducted sessions for 500+ students exploring entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities in the law.
3) Completed 2 silent retreats learning Vipassana meditation.
4) Awarded a gold medal for academic performance in law school.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term goal: Work for a legal-tech company (Thomson Reuters, Ironclad, etc.) as a product/marketing manager. Alternatively, work for a B2B SaaS company (Microsoft, Salesforce, etc.) in a similar role.

Long-term goal: Launch a legal-tech startup that builds products to streamline legal tasks and improves work culture in the legal industry.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 60%

    You are an intriguing guy. You are a lawyer who wants to put other lawyers out of work. You are trying to automate legal work, using AI technologies, to make lawyering less expensive and less labor intensive. A good deal of this has already occurred in the field of law but I imagine that there are a host of possibilities moving forward that could be even more revolutionary than we have already seen. This is a long way of saying that you have an appealing vision for your personal future and you would be riding a wave of change that has already started. You have the stats, from the 4.0 from the National Law University in Delhi, and a 329 GRE, which is 12 points …

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