What lawyers can learn from open source

Posted February 6, 2019 | View revision history

Inspired by the post 15 rules for communicating at GitHub from a few years back, I spoke with Sam Glover from the Lawyerist podcast on how lawyers can adopt the workflows, tools, and philosophies of open source to make their legal practice more remote-friendly.

You can listen on iTunes, Google Play, or right here:

If you want to learn more about how GitHub uses GitHub for non-code things like legal and HR, this Fast Company article is a great read.


Ben Balter is a Senior Manager of Product Management at GitHub, the world’s largest software development network, where he oversees the platform’s Community and Safety efforts. Named one of the top 25 most influential people in government and technology, Fed50’s Disruptor of the Year, and winner of the Open Source People’s Choice Award, Ben previously served as GitHub’s Government Evangelist, leading the efforts to encourage government at all levels to adopt open source philosophies for code, data, and policy development. More about the author →

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