We believe our nation’s justice system deserves the best technology available to achieve its mission of administering justice with fairness, equality, and integrity. Today’s courts, law enforcement officers, and prosecuting offices are busier than ever. We want to help make their jobs easier, faster, and ever more successful.
Our bottom line: making a positive difference in today’s legal system for both the courts and the public. We believe in what we do and we’re excited to share our vision with you.
MJ Cartwright - CEO
"Growing a business that enables millions of people to access justice who were unable to do so before."
MJ leads the Matterhorn team to make meaningful, usable, and fair solutions that expand online and mobile access to our courts for all people: “go to court” without going to court.
Prior to Court Innovations, she has been the CEO at CNC Connections, Arbor Ultrasound, Edington Associates, and ViaDerm. She has been on the executive and transition teams at HealthMedia acquired by Johnson & Johnson.
J.J. Prescott - Founder
“I wanted to use what I have to make the world a better place. I believe Matterhorn does that.”
J.J. Prescott is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. He is the principal investigator of the UM Online Court Project, which uses technology to help people facing warrants, fines, and minor charges resolve their disputes with the government and courts online and without the need to hire an attorney. The UM Online Court Project was the inspiration for Matterhorn by Court Innovations.
Teri Benedetti - Product Engineering
"I like that we are leveling the judicial playing field. We care about people and work to empower those who don't have the resources to overcome legal difficulties."
Teri came to Court Innovations with a background in customer service and engineering. She is very enthusiastic, nuts about data, and loves helping courts expand access to justice. When she isn't talking to courts she enjoys being handy, learning about everything, and exploring nature with her dogs.
Brian Derickson - Implementation
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."
Brian is an alumnus from the University of Michigan with a passion for innovation and public service. Brian enjoys working hands-on with our customers to deliver ODR solutions that reflect offline procedures and increase access in the communities they serve to resolve outstanding matters.
Katie Dobbins - Developer
"One of the core building blocks to a flourishing society is a good rule of law and easy access to justice. As such, I am excited to be on a team providing software that increases access to justice while reducing the workload of courts."
Katie has expertise in full stack development, agile development practices, and unit testing & test driven development. She has deep and detailed understanding of Matterhorn’s tech stack and its implementations in court systems across the nation.
Dunrie Greiling - Product Strategy
"Using my powers for good!"
Dunrie leads Matterhorn product and market strategy. She loves telling the story of the benefits of Matterhorn ODR (increasing access, fairness, efficiencies, customer service, enforcement). She leads the product roadmap planning and design activities with a collaborative style and strong user experience background.
Ben Howden - Technology
“... with proper design, the features come cheaply. This approach is arduous, but continues to succeed.”
-- Dennis Ritchie
"What's your beef, cheese fry?"
-- Ben Howden
Ben leads software development for the Matterhorn ODR platform. He has strong experience across multiple programming languages, platforms, and approaches to the software development life cycle. He was an Eagle Scout back in the day, too.
Mike Losey - Customer Success
"I find inspiration all around me from the passionate team at Court Innovations to the citizens and courts that we bring together online."
Mike is responsible for ensuring customers receive the support and guidance needed to leverage the Matterhorn Platform. Mike brings over 15 years of customer operations, sales, and account management experience from the digital media space and data management startup companies.
Andy Mohr - Outreach
Andy came to Court Innovations with a background in marketing, small business management, and customer service. He is passionate about social justice and the efforts to improve access to justice for all people. Andy loves working with people and finding the best ways to assist them in order to make their lives more enjoyable. Outside of the office, Andy loves spending time in nature with his wife and two rescue dogs.
Nate Szelag - Developer
"Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it." -- Alan Moore
Nate has strong experience in graphic design and customer service. He is passionate about being aprt of a diverse team to create a meaningful application that benefits all people. When he isn't coding, he spends time with his family, goes on random adventures, and finds interesting things to photograph. You could also call him a coffee junkie.
Axel Oreamnos - Remover of Obstacles
"I like to ram my horns against obstacles and blaze new trails. I also like new friends."
Axel heads our horns and hijinks department. Axel loves to spend time in new pastures, scale new heights, and herd with other forward thinkers who love tech and service. He also has a softer, cuddlier side, and shepherds team morale.