How Lawyers Work: Tom Martin, Legal Chatbot Expert and T-Shirt Fanboy

In this week’s edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Tom Martin. Tom created LawDroid, a chatbot that drafts and files California incorporations over Facebook Messenger. He is also a co-founder of Vancouver Legal Hackers

You can follow Tom on Twitter and LinkedIn.

What apps or tools are essential to your daily workflow?, GSuite, Dialpad, Basecamp, Zendesk, chatbots, cat.

What does your workspace look like?

My workspace is my iPhone or wherever I can find space for my MacBook Pro.

How do you keep track of your calendars/deadlines?

Google calendar, email and SMS reminders, cattle prod.

What’s your coffee service setup? (Other beverages are fine, of course, but you should really be serving coffee!)

Keurig with reusable K-cups, Pike Place or Kauai Coffee, generous amounts of cream, no sugar, three-cup minimum.

What is one thing that you listen to/read/watch that everyone should?

Lawyerist, of course, but also Chopin helps to tame the savage beast.

What’s your favorite local place to network or work solo?

SFU VentureLabs.

What are three things you do without fail every day?

Take daughter to school, get distracted by Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn, use a lot of emojis.

Who else would you like to see answer these questions?

Roland Vogl.

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