Podcast: Nicole Clark, CEO and Co-Founder at Trellis Research


Welcome to episode 325 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today’s guest is Nicole Clark, CEO and Co-Founder at Trellis Research in Los Angeles. Founded in 2017, Trellis is a state trial court legal research and analytics platform with AI-based insights on judges, opposing counsel, motions, dockets and legal issues. They make state trial court data searchable and analyze it to give law firms insights into the way judges are ruling. Legal teams are able to “Google” search state trial court records and uncover key intelligence on opposing counsel, motions, rulings, dockets and other legal issues.

Prior to founding Trellis, Nicole was a business litigation and labor and employment attorney who handled litigation in both state and federal courts. She regularly represented multinational corporations in claims ranging from high-profile trade secret disputes to complex class-action litigation. Frustrated by sending internal emails and collecting anecdotes on judges in order to make strategic case recommendations, she built Trellis to solve her own need for access to data, information and analytics at the state trial court level. 

In the episode, Nicole tells us about:

The origins of Trellis Research

Early challenges of bringing the concept to life

Benefits that the platform currently brings to users

Interesting projects & day-to-day life of the engineering team

What the future looks like for Trellis Research

Why Trellis Research is a great place to work

To find out more about Nicole and all the great work happening at Trellis Research, check out the website www.trellis.law and follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter @trellis_law. You can also connect with Nicole directly on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @Nicole_A_Clark.

Trellis is also providing AI in Action listeners with complimentary 14-day access to its platform. Visit trellis.law/free-trial/activate/AI-Podcast to get started today.

What did you think of Nicole’s  podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Legal industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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