Event Details

TALL has teamed up with the Legal Innovation Zone to present a brown bag lunch session. Hear the latest industry trends from the entrepreneurs leading the charge and learn about the Legal innovation Zone. The session will begin with a talk by Hersh Perlis, the Director of the Legal Innovation Zone. This will be followed by a conversation with three legal tech companies and their founders: Codify Legal Publishing, Evichat and Diligin.


This session provides an exciting opportunity to learn about what is up and coming in the legal technology field. The session is limited to 40 people. Please register by March 26, 2018.


If there are any questions, please contact Robert Keshen.


Presenter bios:

Paolo Tonelli

CEO and Founder

Paolo is the founder of Codify Legal Publishing. Paolo is an experienced CEO with a proven track record for automating complex legal processes. Paolo has years of experience with statutory law, legal publishing, regulatory compliance, and automating complex areas of law. As CEO of Codify he is involved in all aspects of the business. He is also responsible for developing the vision of the company and for conceptualizing and prototyping Codify‘s products.


Laura van Wyngaarden


With her experience as the managing director of a Toronto marketing firm, Laura brings strategic vision and management capability to Diligen. She ensures order and efficiency in the project management design of our software and in the day to day operations of Diligen. Laura has her MA from Oxford University.


Puneet Tiwari


Puneet Tiwari grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and now is a practicing lawyer in Toronto. Puneet has always had a keen interest in how technology and the law interact, and how they can help each other. Puneet received his Bachelor’s in Political Science at Carleton University and his Law Degree from Western Michigan University.


Hersh Perlis


Hersh Perlis is the Director of the Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University. Prior to coming to Ryerson he spent almost 5 years at Queens Park as a Senior Advisor to several ministers. While at Queens Park he helped create, expand and oversee a number of key initiatives on behalf of the government. These included the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games as well as other initiatives such as the Industrial Electricity Incentive Program and the Right to Play program for rural and remote First Nation communities. Prior to his time in government he was Director of Development for a national not-for-profit organization.