Smart, talented, transforming the world, and all 35 and under, LinkedIn's Next Wave identifies today's top young influencers in industries from enterprise technology to healthcare. In the legal industry, eBrevia CTO Jacob Mundt was named one of the top 10 individuals changing legal for the better.

"While legalese can seem unreadable to the non-lawyer," he tells LinkedIn, "it is actually quite formalized and structured, which makes this a great fit for natural language research." But the Columbia grad isn't looking to take away legal jobs; he says lawyers will still be around in 20 years — just doing more important work.

Together, the brightest minds in legal technology and design are making legal work not only more effective, but more enjoyable, too. See the full list of Next Wave legal innovators here.