Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.
Lili Krámer is a sociologist-criminologist at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), a human rights NGO. She coordinates HHC’s project for promoting the use of plain language by criminal justice actors (judges, lawyers and police), in order to make the criminal procedure more accessible to people without a legal background.
Maria Mindlin is CEO of Transcend, a company that provides plain language and translation services to courts and agencies in the U.S. She also teaches and trains others in the legal sector so they can learn more about readability and user testing. Maria’s work integrates today’s technologies with plain language, accessibility, and design.
Tanushree Padath is a Project Manager/Visual and UX designer at Transcend. She makes plain text more accessible by incorporating design principles and iconography. She also conducts design and usability workshops for the legal sector. She has served as a judge in the 2019 Clearmark awards in the website category.
Tialda Sikkema works in the law department of the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Since 2009, part of her work is to train judicial officers in document quality and legal writing. For ten years she was a member of an appeal commission in labour cases. In 2018, she will finish her PhD […]
Robert Eagleson has been involved in ground- breaking plain English work in Australia. He contributed extensively to the first plain English legal document (a car insurance policy) in 1976. As commissioner in charge of the plain English reference to the Victorian Law Reform Commission, he demonstrated that even complex legislation could be written in plain […]