Brent Melton worked in banks for 42 years before retiring. He realized that banks needed a better way to understand the legal descriptions of the properties in their asset portfolios. He realized that new technologies could help banks “visualize” their properties. The more information banks have about their properties, the better.
An overly-broad statute defined a small mapping company in Mississippi as an “unlicensed surveying” company. This statute would have shut down Vizaline, but with help from IJ, Vizaline fought back to protect its First Amendment…