Music City Legal Hackers Organizers Win Access to Justice Award

Legal Hackers is proud to announce that Larry W. Bridgesmith and Caitlin “Cat” Moon have been honored with the Janice M. Holder Award by the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services for their work with Music City Legal Hackers organizing its first legal hackathon focused on access to justice! The Janice M. Holder Award recognizes an attorney, public servant, or other advocate … Read More

Kyiv Legal Hackers Host First Legal Hackathon!

On May 27-28, 2017, Kyiv Legal Hackers hosted its first legal hackathon! The event was spread across two locations in the Ukraine, with over 150 people attending the pitch night for the 15 projects produced during the weekend. First prize went to Playbook, an app to help seed investors make sure their legal documents are correct from the start. The … Read More

Music City Legal Hackers Host Inaugural Legal Hackathon

The Music City Legal Hackers, in conjunction with Code for Nashville, hosted their first legal hackathon on April 7-8, 2017 at Vanderbilt Law School! The hackathon challenged participants to solve problems submitted by Tennessee pro bono and “low bono” legal nonprofits. For those who were interested in legal hacking and access to justice, but did not want to join the hackathon, Massachusetts … Read More

Making it Real: Legal Hacking Comes to DUMBO (and London and San Francisco…)

For almost two years now the Legal Hackers community has brought lawyers, politicians, technologists, advocates, artists, and business people together to explore and create alternative solutions to pressing legal and regulatory problems.  Two weekends ago, we made a substantial step forward in putting those discussions to practice. On February 8th and 9th in DUMBO, a group of talented lawyers, coders, … Read More