Modular Legal Canvas
How might we design a modular platform to draft legal documents with the goal of making it more accessible for both lawyers and citizens.
This past week I have been experimenting with creating alternate information architectures and layouts for basic legal documents. Starting off with a basic NDA, I read through line by line picking apart the agreement.
After showing the mockup above to a few users I realized the following things:
- It feels more like an analysis of the document than a true and verifiable legal document.
- The design is more attractive and legible than a traditional legal document.
- Users feel concerned that something tricky is hidden beneath the abstractions.
I am going to do another iteration this week to see how I can address these observations.