Ron Dolin

Ron Dolin

Adjunct Professor


Ron Dolin received his B.A. in math and physics from U.C. Berkeley before heading to Geneva to work at CERN, the high-energy physics lab. After several years, he left for graduate work, obtaining a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Santa Barbara with his dissertation on scalable search. Dolin ended up as one of the first 100 employees at Google, leaving to get a law degree from U.C. Hastings.

Dolin is an angel investor, focusing on legal technology startups, and has taught legal technology and informatics at Stanford Law School and Notre Dame Law School. Dolin has taught MCLE courses on document automation for the CA Bar, and was on the executive committee of the Bar'€™s Law Practice Management and Technology section. He co-founded the Program for Legal Technology and Design with SLS alum Margaret Hagan and is working on legal innovation at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession.

Dolin has been asked to participate on panels and give talks at universities such as Stanford and Harvard, and organizations such as COLPM, ILTA, and ACC, on issues related to legal technology and innovation. Dolin was selected as one of the 2014 Fastcase 50 and 2014 ALM Recorder'€™s Innovator Award recipient. Dolin's current work can be found at his blog at

Courses Taught

LAW73131, Legal Technology & Informatics Law


Articles "Training Tomorrow's Lawyers"€, ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine, Summer 2014 "Right to Privacy: Do You Have Standing?", co-authored with Nancy Situ, The Recorder, March 7, 2013 "€œNew Tricks for an Old Dog: Teaching Legal Technology"€ Center on the Legal Profession, Stanford Law School, August, 2013