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Jin Ho Verdonschot

Jin Ho Verdonschot

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Jin Ho combines expertise from dispute system design, access to justice, UX/UI design, and (online) dispute resolution. He helps courts and other justice sector organisations to update and innovate their procedures and justice processes. For the past 8 years, he has been utilising technology to build better user interfaces for the justice system.

Jin Ho initiated, designed and implemented several IT based justice applications in both the developing as the developed world. He was involved in the development of the microjustice research and innovation program that focused on designing effective justice processes and busines models that serve the poor. Jin Ho had a leading role in studies that developed best practices in dispute resolution in different parts of Europe, Africa and Asia. He is an experienced facilitator of workshops and focus groups with policy makers, legal professionals as well as with end-users. In law school, he modernised the largest Dutch law review, including its circulation and business model.

Before he became a justice technology architect, Jin Ho has both been an entrepreneur and an academic. He started entrepreneuring when he was in primary school, started a business when he was 17 and another one when he was 24. He also worked as an academic for 6 years. Jin Ho’s PhD study reflect his deep belief that the justice system can have better user-friendly interfaces. He explored and designed innovative processes for developing sharing rules. These are user-friendly legal rules that guide people on distributive issues.

Jin Ho was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea and became a Dutch national through adoption at a young age.