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Director Wondracek Named to Fastcase 50

8/9/2021  - 

Jenny Wondracek, director of the Capital University law library and professor of legal analysis, writing and research, has been named a 2021 Fastcase 50 Award Winner.  The honor recognizes “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.”  

Director Wondracek was recognized for “charting a new course for the study of legal research and writing, designed to prepare law students to enter the profession practice-ready and proficient in the fast-changing world of legal technology.”  As the award announcement stated,  she “is updating the curriculum to address the duty of technology competence, and she’s equipping students for success in 2021 literacies such as remote working, communicating with clients online and via apps, and participating in court proceedings virtually. . . .Although we can’t be completely sure what the future has in store for this generation of law students, Jennifer is preparing them for whatever comes next, a model for legal educators everywhere.”

Director Wondracek assumed the leadership of the law library at Capital in November 2020, having previously served as Director of Legal Education Technology at UNT Dallas College of Law.

Fastcase, founded in 1999 as an alternative to WestLaw and Lexis, is a legal research platform that uses advanced technology to help provide a more affordable resource.  The Fastcase 50 list was established in 2011.

Read about the 2021 Fastcase 50 here:  https://www.fastcase.com/fastcase50/