There’s a shortage of women in science, technology, engineering and math. And there’s still a 17 percent gender gap in pay—across the board—in all of legal (18 percent at Big Law). But within the legal technology community there are many women with thriving careers. Monica Bay interviews Portland, Maine’s Nicole Bradick, 37, CEO at Theory and Principle, a legal technology product development firm.

Education: Virginia Tech, B.A., Political Science, 2002. University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 2006. She is a lawyer, admitted in Maine.