We are thrilled you will be joining us at the first ever Legal Hackers Congress. The Congress is a retreat for leaders in the civic hacking and legal hacking communities. And we are so excited to see you there!
If you haven’t yet, definitely consider proposing a presentation or workshop. We’ll let you know when you’re scheduled!
When: 7 PM on April 24, 2015, to 3 PM on April 26, 2015
Where: SPACE, 444 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
What: a weekend of workshops, demos, panels, and presentations for community leaders
April 24, 2015
7 PM (at SPACE): Opening Reception and Panel–
“How to Hack Your Law Firm: Legal Practice 2.0”
Irina Matveeva – NexLP
Jonathan Pasky – OpenLegal
Stephen Nazaran – PageVault
Jay Hull – Davis Wright Termaine LLP
Amani Smathers – SeyfarthLean Consulting
Aileen Tan – kCura
Reception to follow
April 25, 2015
Legal Hacking & Legal Education
9 AM (at SPACE): Breakfast and Kickoff (Phil Weiss)
9:30 AM: MSU Law Program (Dan Linna)
10 AM: Disruptive Innovation & The Future of Legal Education (Michele Pistone)
10:30 AM: Cross-Border Legal Hacking (Jonathan Askin, Kanan Dhru, Dirk Henderickx, Robert Gullander, Sander van Voorst, Daniel Santiago Acevedo, Mauricio París)
11:30 AM: Vanderbilt Law School Program on Law and Innovation (Larry Bridgesmith)
Legal Hacking In the House!
12 PM: Follow the Law, Break the Mold: Lessons from Etsy’s First Lawyer (Sarah Feingold)
1 PM: Lunch!
2 PM: Legal Hacking Your In-House Counsel (David Pashman, Warren Allen, Tariq Badat)
Coding for Better Lawmaking
2:30 PM: Best DC Legal Hacks of 2014 (Rebecca Williams)
3 PM: Civic Hacking in Chicago
Building the Community
3:30 PM: Growing the Legal Hackers Community (Dan Lear, Aria Safar, Lauren Mack)
5 PM: Break for…
7 PM: Evening Outing at Millennium Park
April 26, 2015
Legal Hacking in Practice
9 AM (at SPACE): Breakfast!
10 AM: Agile! (John Grant)
11 AM: Bankruptcy Law for the Masses (Ngoc Nguyen)
11:30 AM: Lawyer to Coder (Tom Brooke)
12 PM: HP Big Data in Legal Hacking Applications (Martin Zerbib)
1 PM: Lunch!
2 PM: Parting words and thoughts
The 1st Legal Hackers Congress is only possible with the help of a few great companies that recognize the potential of this community: