Casetext & Gavelytics

Using Trial Court Briefs in Legal Research
Panelists
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Valerie McConnell, Attorney and Director of Support, Casetext

Valerie was previously a litigator at Jones Day where she represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including products liability and intellectual property cases. She then joined an intellectual property litigation boutique, where she represented clients in patent, copyright, and trademark cases. She received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from Princeton University.

Rick Merrill headshot
Rick Merrill, Founder and CEO, Gavelytics

Rick received his law degree from the UCLA School of Law, where he was the Senior Articles Editor of the Journal of Law and Technology and also a judicial extern for the California Superior Courts. Rick completed the Executive Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Business and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. When he’s not designing cutting-edge litigation solutions, Rick loves spending time with his wife and children, playing golf, and skiing.