Andrew Z. Adkins III

Social Evidence, LLC
Organization Type: Technology
Position/Title: Chief Information Officer
Functional Area: Technology
Year of Induction: 2005

3520 NW 41st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32606-6111

Business Phone: 352.538.5346

For more than 20 years, Andrew Z. Adkins III has consulted with the legal profession. He was one of the first legal technology consultants in the country and one of only a handful of truly independent IT consultants. Andy has focused much of his consulting on case, matter and practice management systems and has written two books on the subject. He has published hundreds of articles and made hundreds of presentations at the national, regional, state and local levels. In 1997, he established the Legal Technology Institute at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and became the director and primary consultant. He was also the chair of the ABA TECHSHOW in 2000 and 2001, and the co-chair of the LegalTech Conferences from 2000 to 2007.

Andy is a Trustee of the College of Law Practice Management.


Currently the Director of the Legal Technology Institute of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Andy has assisted countless law firms across the country to effectively develop and utilize technology to meet their needs and to enhance their efficiency. Andy founded the Legal Consulting Group, which is an association of independent computer consulting firms specializing in law office automation and has served in numerous other organizations. He is currently Co-Chair of the LegalTech Conferences, has served on the University of Florida Council on Information and Technologies and the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section, and chaired its TECHSHOW in 2000 and 2001. Andy generously shares his knowledge and expertise through his extensive writing and prolific speaking efforts and initiates strategies and techniques to enhance an individual lawyer’s ability to utilize technology to gain efficiency and to better serve clients.
— 2005