TechBirmingham thrives through its immensely talented and diverse group of member companies. Meet our Member Companies is an ongoing Q&A series highlighting this group of movers, shakers and makers in B’ham’s tech industry.
Meet Jack West, CEO of Book-It Legal. Jack has lived in Birmingham for 25 years and recently launched his company. Read on to learn more about Book-It Legal and the great things they are doing in Birmingham and beyond.
We are modernizing and improving the attorney/law-student-clerk relationship by building a web platform to connect students with attorneys to collaborate on projects. Our goal is to help students gain real experience in areas of the law that interest them while giving attorneys immediate access to a pool of top students to help them out with basic tasks.
What do you think is the biggest misconception about your industry?
We actually don’t find there to be any misconceptions about our industry.
How do you feel about B’ham’s tech scene?
Birmingham has a burgeoning tech scene, and we are proud to be joining such a fine community. Simply put, we need more tech talent. Attracting that talent is our biggest challenge and one Birmingham is tackling with the likes of Innovation Depot, Velocity, and TechBirmingham, of course!
What exciting news or product/service announcements does your company have on the horizon?
We plan to launch our platform in mid-August.
Thanks so much for sharing, Jack!
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