• This semester at a glance

    LexLab's events calendar is full of relevant

    online events, hackathons, and panels. See you soon!


    Questions about events? Email lexlab@uchastings.edu

    Join us on Thursday, September 17, at 12 pm for Legal Tech Lightning Talks!

    Several LexLab-affiliated legal tech startups will present their companies and share potential student opportunities. Register here.

    Thursday, October 1, at 5 pm: Legal Operations Panel

    A panel of four legal operations experts will discuss how legal operations is changing the practice of law. Register here and learn more about the field of legal operations here.

    Thursday, October 22, at 12 pm: Deepfakes Panel

    A panel of technology and policy professionals will discuss the spread of deepfakes and potential counter measures. Register here.

    November 8-13: Hack Homelessness 2020

    Teams of lawyers, developers, designers, builders, and thinkers will compete to implement technology solutions for a legal issue related to one of several identified causes of homelessness. Register here to participate in the design challenge!

  • Past events

    Just a sample of some of our past events!

    Tech, AI and Self-Discovery: Finding your Passion Post JD

    February 13, 2020 @ UC Hastings

    Featured Speaker: Andrew Arruda, CEO of Ross Intelligence

    Meet the New Cohort

    January 23, 2020 @ UC Hastings

    We met the 5 startups in LexLab’s new cohort as they pitched their ideas!

    Demo Day

    November 21, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    The most exciting day of the year! Companies from our Fall 2019 cohort, including LawZam, 1Law, Formally, KaleidoGlobe, and SpeedLegal, presented their businesses to a panel of judges.


    California Privacy Law Panel

    November 14, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    LexLab organized a panel to discuss the new privacy regulations that came into effect January 2020. This event featured Mary Stone Ross, co-author of the ballot initiative that became the CCPA; Lothar Determann, UC Hastings professor and specialist in International Data Privacy; Alexandra Ross, Director of Global Privacy at Autodesk; and Rehan Jali, CEO of Security.AI.


    So You Want to Be a GC?

    November 7, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    Four UC Hastings alumni shed light on what it's really like to work as in-house counsel and talked about their different paths from law school to in-house.


    Hack Homelessness

    October 25-27, 2019 @ Make School

    Our first ever Hack Homelessness hackathon connected teams of lawyers, developers, designers, builders, and thinkers. A diverse group of approximately 60 people joined us to work collaboratively in search of solutions to some of the legal issues confronting those experiencing homelessness in San Francisco.


    New Legal Services Business Models

    October 10, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    At this Lunch & Learn, we explored cutting edge business models providing legal services.


    Access Through Innovation of Legal Services Taskforce Panel

    September 16, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    LexLab hosted a panel to discuss the California Bar's recommendations for changes in the practice of law as part of the public comment period. This lively event featured speakers Dan Rubin, a member of the ATILS Taskforce; Micha Star Liberty, President-Elect of the Consumer Attorneys of California; and Cynthia Chandler, director of the Bay Area Legal Incubator.


    Demo Day

    April 15, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    Our inaugural cohort of Clearlaw.ai, Due Course, and Syntexys presented their businesses to a panel of judges including Stephanie Corey of UpSolve, Samantha Von Hoene of Enjoy, Joe Green of Thomson Reuters, and Aravinda Seshadri of Silicon Legal Strategy.

    Lyft Off!

    April 10, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    A great conversation with the UC Hastings alumni who have shaped Lyft - one of the most exciting transportation companies in the country. We welcomed Kristin Sverchek, General Counsel, Lindsay Llewellyn, VP Associate General Counsel, and Loni Mahanta, VP Public Policy Development to campus for a cozy fireside chat with Professor Alice Armitage, Director of Applied Innovation at UC Hastings.

    Diversity in Legal Thought and Practice

    March 22, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    The UC Hastings Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group launched a new speaker series – “Diversity in Legal Thought and Practice” – with Hastings graduate and proud Legal Education Opportunity Program (“LEOP”) alumna Adelmise Warner on March 22, 2019, in the ARC. Ms. Warner is the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Sirius XM/ Pandora. This event was open to all members of the UC Hastings community and their guests.


    February 20, 2019 @ Logickull

    Our network is big and we're inviting them for drinks at Logikcull's headquarters in San Francisco. Meet your next cofounder, find the perfect product for your firm, meet new customers. LexLounge is a meet up for the whole SF Bay Area Legal Tech Community.


    Law School: Innovation's New Frontier

    November 13, 2018

    Daniel Rodriguez, Dean at Northwestern School of Law joined us for a lunchtime conversation exploring how law schools can leverage their assets for legal tech innovation.


    Democratizing Information with Legal Tech

    November 8, 2018

    A panel discussion on how legal tech helped the Sierra Club oust Scott Pruitt from the EPA, and how technology is transforming the FOIA practice. Panelists included Elena Saxonhouse, Senior Attorney at the Sierra Club and Patrick Barry, COO of Logikcull.


    AI & The Law

    October 23, 2018 (in conjunction with the Dean's Office)

    California Supreme Court Associate Justice Cuellar spoke on the importance of human values in the application of AI to the practice of law.


    Driving Change: The Law, Artificial Intelligence, and Autonomous Vehicles

    March 29, 2018 (hosted by CaseText)

    LexLab organized presentations on innovation in the delivery of legal services and an exclusive discussion on the issues that arise from testing driverless vehicles on public streets.


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