Legal battles often erupt around technical issues where the parties engage in a 'battles of the experts.' These battles often result in poor and costly outcomes....
Bay Area, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2016
Today JuriLytics announced that Grande Lum will be joining the company as a Senior Advisor. Previously, Grande Lum was appointed by President Obama, and confirmed by the Senate in 2012, as the Director of the Community Relations Service (CRS) at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Under his leadership, CRS was deployed in major community conflicts concerning law enforcement and race including the tragedies in Sanford, Florida; Ferguson, Missouri; and Baltimore, Maryland.
JuriLytics provides blind peer reviews of expert witnesses used by litigation attorneys. Legal battles often erupt around technical issues where the parties engage in a “battles of the experts.” These battles often result in poor and costly outcomes, since most judges and juries alike have difficulty deciphering complex technical information from an expert witness. JuriLytics aims to reduce the risk and costs of an expert witness use by exposing faulty analyses earlier. For more information, visit: http://www.jurilytics.com.
“I joined JuriLytics because of the ground floor opportunity to be part of a team of innovators that is ushering in peer review for litigation disputes,” says Lum. “It is exciting to pioneer the use of independent science and technology expertise to revolutionize the settlement of lawsuits.”
Lum joins JuriLytics as a visionary with a track record of innovation in the legal profession and alternative dispute resolution. As Senior Advisor, Lum will help JuriLytics expand expert witness peer review to arbitration contexts, where an increasing number of disputes are adjudicated.
JuriLytics, LLC is pioneering the use of expert witness peer review to rapidly resolve disputes with technical or scientific controversy. Founded in 2014, JuriLytics provides judges and litigation attorneys a way to cut through technical confusion using the age-old tool of peer review. JuriLytics was founded by Prof. David Faigman, who is also Acting Chancellor and Dean of U.C. Hastings College of the Law, and Dr. Amit Lakhani, a Berkeley-trained computer scientist and electrical engineer.
About Grande Lum:
Grande Lum is Senior Advisor to JuriLytics, LLC, Director of the Divided Community Project at the Ohio State University Moritz School of Law, and Research Fellow and Lecturer at Stanford Law School’s Gould Center for Conflict Resolution. Previously, Grande Lum was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate in 2012 as the Director of the Community Relations Service (CRS), an agency within the Department of Justice. Mr. Lum guided CRS during a time when race and law enforcement reemerged as a critical national priority. Prominent conflicts between law enforcement and race that occurred during his administration included those involving tragedies in Sanford, Florida; Ferguson, Missouri; and Baltimore, Maryland. He authored The Negotiation Fieldbook and Tear Down the Wall: Be Your Own Mediator in Conflict. Grande Lum received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.