Granat Legal Services, P.C.
Richard Granat is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Granat Group Inc. and a recognized expert on the delivery of legal services over the Internet. He is presently Co-Chair of the ELawyering Task Force of the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association and serves on the Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services of the ABA. Richard is also a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar and most recently, chair of the Law Practice Management Section of the Maryland Bar Association. Richard has been involved in developing innovative legal services delivery systems for over 30 years, first as part of the initial working group that created the National Legal Services Program, and then later as Director of the Center for Legal Studies at Antioch Law School in Washington, D.C., the nation's first clinical law school, and later President and Dean of the Philadelphia Institute for Paralegal Training, the nation's first paralegal school. He was the founding CEO of Automated Legal Systems, Inc., an affiliate of The Philadelphia Institute, one of the first legal software companies to publish legal applications for the personal computer. Richard has taught at the University of Maryland School of Law, the District of Columbia School of Law, Rutgers School of Law of Law, courses in Computers and the Law and Law Practice Management. Richard is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law (J.D.), the University of Pennsylvania (M.S.) and Lehigh University (B.A.). http://www.granat.com