• Legal Technology Laboratory digital platform

    The Legal Technology LaboratoryThe Legal Technology Laboratory digital platform is a unique initiative that brings law students and faculty together with legal technology innovators within the context of innovative prototyping and development projects related to the practice of law and policy making. The website features a continuously evolving portfolio of projects in the areas of Automated Document Creation, Blockchain-Enabled Smart Contracts, Codifying the Law, Data Analytics, Intelligent Legal Compliance, and Legal and Regulatory Process Reengineering.

  • Collegian of Tarrant County College

    The online edition of the Tarrant County College District publication. This website is powered by Joomla. It features an article by section display, photos gallery, videos gallery, events calendar, slideshow, live Facebook feed and Twitter updates. Staff member participated in this project.

  • Entrepreneurship Law

    Entrepreneurship Law!

    Eshiplaw.org was originally hosted and managed by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as part of the Entrepreneurship.org platform which provides access to resources for all aspects of starting and growing a business. I was hired to transfer the Eshiplaw.org section of the Entrepreneurship.org website to a new and independent platform to be managed by the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. The new Eshiplaw.org website was built using Joomla Content Management System and third-party plugins to manage membership, news letters, and the calendar of events. The new website is mobile friendly and provides users with greater capabilities to manage their information, subscriptions, and authored content.

  • Famous Trials Website

    Famous TrialsThe new version of Famous Trialswebsite is built on Joomla Open Source Management System. It provides a cleaner design and updated features to the same great historical and educational material. Famous Trials website, created and maintained by Law Professor Doug Linder since 1995, provides access to original trial accounts and additional historical material to more than 75 trials.

  • Joomla Migration 1.5 to 3.x

    MMHCA website

    In 2014 I helped a Dallas-based web agency migrate two of their client’s web portals (MMHCA and NJCA) from Joomla version 1.5 to 3.1.1

    The migration from Joomla! 1.5 to 3.x is a major migration. Although there are few extensions that can help with migrating some type of the content, there is no simple way to migrate the installation and the structure due to the many changes in features and database tables between these two versions. In addition many if the extensions that have been used with the 1.5 version have been discontinued and we needed to find an alternative solution. The migration started by installing a fresh version of Joomla 3.1 then migrating the content manually.

  • Kansas courts now accept protection order petitions online

    Before the pandemic, we were approached by Kansas Judicial Branch to study the possibility to develop self-guided interviews for self-represented litigants seeking protection from abuse and protection from sexual assault, harassment, and human trafficking. Applicants seeking a protection order were required to visit the court to obtain and file the necessary forms. However, unlike other states, Kansas court clerks are not allowed to provide assistance with the completion of any forms or advising how a particular definition of a word applies to a specific situation. Applicants often have difficulties with legal jargon, filing the right forms, or omitting crucial information that could impact their cases. When the courts were ordered to close to the public due to the pandemic, the entire in-person process stalled and it became critical to find an alternative solution.

    With the help of a grant approved by the State Finance Council from federal coronavirus relief funds, we embarked on a project to create a scalable, accessible, and mobile-friendly web portal where a person seeking a protection order is guided through an online interview, and the answers used to populate forms a judge will review before granting an order.

    In 70 days, we created Kansas Protection Order Portal (www.kspop.org). Applicants use a short interview to determine their eligibility for a protection order and if so, what forms they need to use. If they are not eligible for a protection order, we redirect them to a directory of resources organized by county and expertise. Applicants ready to start a petition could do so from the same portal. By answering dynamic and easy-to-understand questions, applicants will generate all the necessary forms and automatically file them with the court.

    The portal was launched in December for a limited number of counties in the state of Kansas. It will become available to all 115 counties in early January 2021.

    From the preliminary feedback we have received, both applicants and clerks appreciate the new process. But most importantly, people who need a protection order will no longer have to visit the courthouse in person to file the required forms. This is a significant improvement over the in-person process which places vulnerable individuals at tremendous risks.


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  • propertybylori.com

    This is the main website for Lori Dugdale, Remax Top Agent - Platinum Award Winner. The website offers a user firendly map to search available properties on DFW area. It also features a video gallery of more than 50 videos. Lori Dugdale is one of the first agents to use video tours to market her properties in DFW area!

  • SCM Real Estate Services

    Dynamic website for SCM Real Estate Services. This website is powered by Joomla. It offers many features as front-end editing, private sections, document manager, customized contact forms, property listing, Craigslist html generator.

  • SkyWalker Property Partners

    Joomla 2.5-based website with custom template designed by BrandEra Marketing and plenty of third party extensions installed to showcase press releases, photo galleries and case studies.

  • UMKC School of Law Website

    UMKC School Of Law

    The new UMKC School of Law website became available to the public in January 2014. I started working on this project on September 2013 along with the Communication Director and two student assistants.

    The new website was built on a WordPress platform and a customized template from Rockettheme. It runs several additional plugins and is also linked to other third party services.
    The new website came as a replacement of the old one which was a collection of hundreds of static HTML pages that have grown tremendously over the years which made the navigation harder for anyone looking for any information about the School of Law.

  • Web-Based Productivity Database

    PHP/MySQL web-based database for SCM Real Estate Services. The database features real estate deals and listings with possibility to generate custom reports, views, and charts.