Richard S. Granat

DirectLaw, Inc.
Organization Type: Vendor (e.g., software, systems, etc.)
Position/Title: President & CEO
Functional Area: Management
Year of Induction: 2007

6231 PGA Blvd., Suite 170-104
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

Business Phone: 561.622.9971
Fax: 561.622.9971


Richard Granat has been developing innovative legal services delivery systems for over 30 years, first as Counsel to the working group that created the National Legal Services Program, Office of Economic Opportunity (1965-1968) and then as Director of the Center for Legal Studies at Antioch Law School in Washington, D.C., the nation’s first clinical law school, (1978-1981) and later as CEO of the Paralegal Institute which he founded in 1981 and ran if for ten years. Currently, as President and CEO of Epoq U.S. Inc., he continues to innovate as an internet entrepreneur blazing a trail of viable and ethical models for the delivery of legal services on line. His generous contributions of time and creative ideas to legal aid and to the ABA and the Maryland Bar have helped lawyers who serve the poor and hundreds of practicing attorneys become more efficient and effective.
— 2007