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The world’s most innovative minds in legal technology are getting together for the Global Legal Hackathon during the last weekend in February to build solutions that progress the business of law or provide access to justice. Denver-area programmers, lawyers, marketers, technologists, entrepreneurs and other legal professionals are invited to participate.
This is an opportunity to solve problems in legal through technology that will grab the attention of the legal industry on an International scale.
Legal Talk Network and the Global Blockchain Summit will be co-hosting the Denver node of the Global Legal Hackathon.
Legal Talk Network located at 3120 Blake St. Denver, CO 80205
Countries all around the globe like Brazil, India, Germany, Canada, England, South Africa, and Australia are all coming together to participate in the Global Legal Hackathon. The 54-hour event was organized by David Fisher, founder of Integra Ledger, and Aileen Schultz, Integra Ledger’s Director of Network Intelligence. The hackathon aims to be the largest legal hackathon with over 10,000 participants on six continents competing to create the best solutions specifically for legal problems. Some of the big names involved include Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer, Microsoft, and IBM, not to mention various other law schools, non-profits, and bar organizations.
Teams are encouraged to form prior to the event. They can be organized by law firm, company, law school, technology firms or within your personal networks. Teams can explore any issue related to progressing the business of law or access to justice.
Want to find a team to join, or recruit more members for your team? Register for the event, and we’ll get you connected. Here’s more info on team formation.
Doors open at Legal Talk Network at 4 pm Friday, February 23rd. Hacking begins at 6pm Friday and presentations are due to hosts at 7:30 pm Sunday. Judging is at 9 pm Sunday.
The winning teams from each location then participate in a second round being reviewed by a panel of global judges. The top performing teams are invited to an awards banquet in New York, where the official global winners will be announced.
See the full schedule here.
The ideas and concepts coming out of legal hackathons have the opportunity to significantly change access to justice, cybersecurity, and legal ethics for the better. Lawyers, law students, legal tech companies, developers, and other professionals can all come together and make a difference in this industry. Spend a weekend making something that can change a lifetime!
For those interested in being a part of the world’s biggest legal hackathon, register here to join us at the Denver office.
Because this aims to be the largest legal hackathon ever it’s kind of a big deal. This means lots of potential exposure for you and your company. You have the option of sponsoring locally or globally.
We are seeking law firm CIO’s, legal tech executives, GC’s and those immersed in legal technology as judges.
Trent Carlyle of Legal Talk Network, and John Carpenter of the Global Blockchain Summit will serve as hosts of the Denver node of the hackathon. Contact us here, for sponsor inquiries, judge nominations or general questions about the Denver node of the hackathon.