TV has romanticized lawyers with shows like Suits, The Practice, and the Good Wife. But the reality is, legal advice is expensive and overwhelming, especially for small to medium sized businesses. In the US, companies like LegalZoom have made getting access to legal documents easier. In Indonesia, the practice of using lawyers the old fashioned way is still prevalent.
Irma Surya is the founder and CEO of Plato, a legal platform in Indonesia. In this episode of Sidedoor, Irma and I discuss the genesis of Plato, how the platform works, and the challenges growing a legal platform in Indonesia.