Faculty Profile: Larry Bridgesmith

Larry BridgesmithVanderbilt University
Current TBA Courses
Previous Courses Taught (16)
  • Dispute Resolution Forum 2019
  • Law Tech: Artificial Intelligence
  • Law Technology Blast
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law [Webcast]
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Online Dispute Resolution’s Influence on the Practice of Law [Webcast]
  • ADR 2016: Neuroscience
  • Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law [Webcast]
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law
  • Construction Law Forum 2017
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Online Dispute Resolution’s Influence on the Practice of Law [Webcast]
  • Modern Law Practice Series: Online Dispute Resolution’s Influence on the Practice of Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum 2016
  • Turn Disputes into Deals:
  • Tech Conference Registrants
  • Tech Conference
Biography

Larry Bridgesmith J.D., is Co-founder/CEO of LegalAlignment LLC and AccelerateInsite LLC. He has been a practicing lawyer in Nashville, Tennessee for over 40 years. Larry is the Chair of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission. He has been listed as one of America’s Best Lawyers, among the Leading Lawyers for American Businesses and SuperLawyer. He is an honorary member of the International Academy of Mediators and has served as a member of the Dispute Resolution Section Council of the American Bar Association. He founded Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management and served as its inaugural Executive Director. He holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. Larry is an adjunct professor in legal project management, conflict management and mediation at Vanderbilt University School of Law, Belmont University Massey Graduate School of Business, The Nashville School of Law, Sandra Day O’Conner School of Law, and the Albany Medical School Alden March Institute for Biomedical Ethics. He coordinates the Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt School of Law. In 2013, Larry was awarded the Grayfred Gray Award for Public Service in Mediation by the Coalition for Mediation Awareness in Tennessee. In 2017 he was recognized by receiving the Tennessee Bar President’s award and the Justice Janice Holder award for his innovation in legal technology applications. His practice in facilitation and training in organizational change management has taken him across the country and around the world.