Janine Sickmeyer Wins 2019 Fastcase 50

NextChapter Founder & CEO Janine Sickmeyer was announced as a Fastcase 50 Honoree, a prestigious and impressive list of legal innovators and legal tech visionaries. Every year since 2011, Fastcase awards a diverse group of people who are moving the legal industry forward. Inspiring the entire legal industry, the Fastcase 50 awards highlight the big names of legal as well as those who often go unnoticed. Everyone honored in the Fastcase 50 list is paving the way towards a more diverse and modern legal world that is constantly shifting and advancing.


Janine Sickmeyer of NextChapter | @myfriendjanine

Janine Sickmeyer is extremely honored to be a part of the 2019 Fastcase 50 list. Her passion for legal tech shines through NextChapter. In addition to the modern and forward-thinking bankruptcy software she built, Janine also innovates other areas of the industry with creative marketing efforts and delighting customers.




This year's FastCase 50 list includes so many other female powerhouses disrupting the legal tech industry! Read about how these ladies are changing the way law is practiced with legal tech apps, in law schools, and more.



Erin Levine of Hello Divorce | @hellodivorce

Erin Levine is a family law attorney practicing in California who recognized a need for filing divorces without the large attorney retainer fees. She created Hello Divorce to give people in California several more affordable options for filing for divorce.


Dorna Moini of Documate | @dorna_moini

As a former trail lawyer, Dorna Moini was well-versed in the tedious process of legal forms. With Documate, Dorna made it possible for any attorney to automate their workflows by uploading their documents - without any coding necessary.


Kim Bennett of K Bennett Law | @kbennettlaw

Kim Bennett is changing the typical law practice model with her virtual law firm that offers subscription-based services to small businesses. Her on-demand legal assistance for copyright and trademark law is the most affordable option for small businesses.


Cat Moon of Vanderbilt Law School | @inspiredcat

Cat Moon is bringing legal innovation into the classrooms of Vanderbilt Law School as the Director of Innovation Design. Her Immersion Innovation program exposes the best and brightest young minds in legal to smart contracts, blockchain, and more.


Congratulations to everyone who won the Fastcase 50 award. Thank you for bringing such impactful change to the legal world.