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Legal Talk Network is excited to announce the legal and technology professionals that will be judging the Denver node of the Global Legal Hackathon.
Legal Talk Network located at 3120 Blake St. Denver, CO 80205
Solutions that improve the business of law
From blockchain pros to legal technology experts, Denver registrants will have an all-star panel critiquing their work on legal solutions, and deciding who will go on to the global round.
Continue reading the judge’s bios below, and register if you want to build solutions to improve the business of law or increase access to justice. All levels of experience and skills are invited to participate.
John Tredennick CEO, Catalyst Repository Systems – John has spoken before more national and international audiences on legal and technology issues than he can remember. He’s published four best-selling books on law and technology issues and written or been featured in countless articles in virtually every major legal publication. John began his career as a litigator with one of the largest law firms in the Rocky Mountains. In 1995 he became the firms chief information officer (CIO), the first in the country for a major law firm, while remaining a litigation partner. In 1995, John created an internal division at the firm offering litigation services and trial consulting. Not long after that, his team began developing client extranets to help manage complex litigation. The idea of Catalyst was inevitable: a spin-off company providing secure collaboration repositories for the case, deal, and document management. John has also served as chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Management Section and founded and founded the Law Practice Today.
Scott Sanderson Patent Attorney, Sanderson IP Law, Ltd. Scott has over a decade of experience at a large IP specialty law firm in Chicago including years at a patent litigator before shifting focus to patent prosecution. Favorite technical areas in which Scott has advised and obtained patent rights for clients in the past include hard drives, breed-and-burn nuclear reactors, national supply chains, e-commerce retailing, and internet service providers. He is currently the founder of Sanderson IP Law, a firm that devotes substantial time to studying decentralized consensus in areas of interest including decentralized corporations and decentralized jurisdictions, crypto economics, wet and dry smart contracts, and decentralized funding mechanisms.
Laurie Kuhn COO & CoFounder, Flyreel – Laurie is the COO and cofounder of Flyreel, the most advanced AI-assisted underwriting solution for commercial and residential properties. Previously, she was the senior director of strategic solutions at UserTesting, where she drove strategy and execution of customer journey initiatives to improve time to value, customer experience, retention and expansion. She also gained experience as the industry director of customer experience analytics at ForeSee and the head of digital planning and analytics at Samsung.
Randy Robinson Professor, University of Denver – Sturm College of Law – Randy is an attorney, professor, and writer. He has diverse experience in business, education, and law. Randy is a strategic thinker and planner who has advised both individuals and businesses on growth strategies, customer acquisition, career planning, and leadership training. His academic interests center on the intersection between law, technology, public policy, and the future. Randy is currently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where he teaches in the Lawyering Process Program.
Chad Perlov Content Manager, LexisNexis – Chad is a content manager for Lexis Practice Advisor in its IP & Technology group, specializing in technology transactions and IP/IT in corporate transactions. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Chad founded a mobile media startup focused on designing content discovery solutions for legal professionals. Previously, Chad was an IP, technology and commercial editor for Practical Law. Prior to joining Practical Law, Chad served as general counsel for Axispoint, Inc., a New York-based IT services and software development company. He has also worked for large law firms in New York and Sydney, as well as in-house at Orange Glo International, a well-known manufacturer of household cleaning products.
Jack Grow President & CEO, LawToolBox.com – Jack is an attorney experienced in civil litigation emphasizing appeals and commercial disputes and insurance coverage. In addition to practicing law, Jack developed and delivered Law Toolbox, a product to help lawyers automate deadlines based on rules promulgated by the courts in which they practice. Since its introduction in 1999, Law Toolbox has evolved and now calculates deadlines, instantly updates those deadlines to attorneys and their support staff to give them summary reports, sends emails to the users, and sends practice tips and a first draft to the pleadings that are due.
Sam graduated from Hope College in May 2016 and has just recently emerged into the online marketing world via Lawgical. She likes dogs, cameras, and short walks on the beach because she burns easily.