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Stephanie Kimbro, MA, JD, is Co-Director of the Center for Law Practice Technology and a Research Fellow at Stanford Law School with the Center on the Legal Profession. She is the recipient of the 2009 ABA Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering and the author of Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online(2010), Limited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client (2012),Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyers’ Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace (2013), and Online Legal Services for the Client-Centric Law Firm (2013). The second edition of her book, Virtual Law Practice, will be published in the spring of 2015.

In addition to practicing law for ten years, delivering unbundled, online legal services to clients, Stephanie founded a legal technology startup which was acquired in 2009. She writes about the ethics and technology issues of delivering legal services online and is interested in the use of technology to increase access to justice. She has provided presentations and guest lectured for many state bars, law schools and other organizations interested in legal technology and other law practice management topics. Her current interests include the use of gamification and games to increase engagement with the public around legal issues.

Stephanie is a member of the ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. She as taught as an adjunct professor at several law schools and is currently developing two mobile games for legal services.



Languages spoken: English, French

Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 50%
  2. Ethics: 50%
    8 years


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    I endorse this lawyer. Stephanie KImbro is a leading lawyer in North Carolina providing estate planning services over the Internet using a virtual law firm platorm. She pioneered this approach to delivering legal services in North Carolina and also nationwide. For clients looking for an online service in estate planning in North Carolina, Ms. Kimbro web site is the place to go.


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Contact info

Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession

559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA, 94305


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family Favorite AwardWilmington Parent2012
Family Favorite AwardWilmington Parent Magazine2011
Family Favorite AwardWilmington Parent Magazine2010
Legal RebelABA Journal2010
Keane Award for Excellence in ELawyeringAmerican Bar Association (ABA)2009
Family FavoriteWilmington Parent Magazine2009
Family Favorite AwardWilmington Parent Magazine2008
Family FavoriteWilmington Parent Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FellowStanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession2014 - Present
Co-DirectorCenter for Law Practice Technology2013 - Present
AttorneyBurton Law LLC2012 - Present
Technology ConsultantTotal Attorneys2009 - 2012
Attorney/OwnerKimbro Legal Services LLC2006 - 2012
AssociateShanklin & Nichols2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
ABA LPMChair of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association Law Practice Management CouncilMember2009 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association Tech Advisory CommitteeMember2009 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers DivisionCo-Chair of Internet Committee2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar Association Law Practice DivisionCouncil Member2012 - 2014
ABA ELawyering Task ForceMember2009 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
ABAConsumer Law Revolution: The Lawyer's Guide to Online Marketing Tools2013
ABALimited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client2012
ABAVirtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online2010
Michigan Bar JournalBest Practice Tips for the Virtual Law Office2010
Massachusetts LOMAP“Introduction to Virtual Law Practice and Delivering Unbundled Legal Services Online2010
EbookPracticing Law Online: How To Create a Virtual Law Office2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Dayton School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
Miami University of OhioN/AMA - Masters2001
Centre CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Clearwater Bar Association, Family Law SectionSocial Media in the Legal Profession2010
CLEVirtual Law Practice: Delivering Legal Services Online2010
CLEThe Virtual Law Office: Making it Work for You2010
CLEHow to Operate a Virtual Law Office and Deliver Legal Services Online2010
Boyd School of Law, UNLVeLawyering and the Future of Legal Work2010
ABA JournalLeverage the Internet to Serve Your Clients and Grow Your Practice2010
ABA Annual Meeting20/20 Vision: The Impact of Technology and Globalization on Ethics for the 21st Century Lawyer2010
ABA Annual MeetingThe Virtual Law Firm: How to Build Your Practice in An Online World2010