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    LexLab's events calendar is packed with relevant and interesting events, hackathons, and talks in the Bay Area. See you there!


    Any questions about events? Email sargeantsamara@uchastings.edu

    Meet the new Cohort

    January 23rd 12-1PM

    Meet the 5 new startups in LexLab’s new cohort as they pitch their ideas

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

    February 13th 12-1PM

    Featured Speaker: Andrew Arruda

    Startup Financing

    April 2nd 12-1PM

    Demo Day & LexLounge

    Join LexLab as the five companies in our Spring 2020 cohort pitch to a panel of judges and potential investors.


    There will be a LexLounge happy hour full of mingling and legal tech networking after the pitches from 5-6PM.

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  • Greatest Hits

    Our favorite past events

    Demo Day

    April 15, 2019 @ UC Hastings

    Clearlaw.ai, Due Course, and Syntexys - our inaugural cohort - 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.

    Alternative Law Firm Models

    April 3, 2019 12 pm @ LexLab

    Not all law firms are created equal. In fact, some of them are drastically different from one another. As technology becomes even more pervasive in the legal industry, learn how the industry is changing and reacting. Lunch Provided. Speakers include Patrick Palace of Palace Law, Augie Rakow of Atrium LLP, Sameena Kluck, of Paladin, and Nick Long, Director of Gravity Stack at Reed Smith LLP.

    How to Fund your Startup

    March 28, 2019 12 pm @ LexLab

    From venture to bootstrapping, we're getting into the nitty gritty of startup financing as it pertains to legal tech startups. Speakers are Stephan Eberle of Scale Venture Partners, Lewis Hower of Silicon Valley Bank, and Dan Rubins of Legal Robot.

    Diversity in Legal Thought and Practice

    March 22, 2019 12 pm @ UC Hastings

    The UC Hastings Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group launches 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, at Noon – 1 p.m. in the ARC. Ms. Warner is the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Sirius XM/ Pandora. This event is open to all members of the UC Hastings community and their guests. Light refreshments will be served, and Ms. Warner will stay after the event officially ends to engage with interested students.

    Data-Driven Law: Leveraging Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

    March 14, 2019 12 pm @ LexLab

    The law is probably one of our largest and most complex data sets. As data analytics becomes more and more integral to the practice of law, it becomes our responsibility to learn more about what that means for the practitioner. Join us as we welcome Dan Linna, Visiting Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and legal tech thought leader for a discussion on data analytics in the law.


    Feb 20, 2019 @ Logikcull

    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. \

    How to Sell to Law Firms and Legal Ops

    February 14, 2019 @ LexLab

    A Panel discussion on how to sell to legal customers from all sides of the legal profession, as well as an emphasis on the law firm sales cycle. Confirmed speakers include Maya Markovitch, Director of Product at NextLaw Labs, Derek Duarte, CEO of Blackstone EDiscovery, Thornton Schaaf of Headnote, and June Liebert of Sidley Austin. 

    Lunch & Learn: How They Built This

    February 7, 2019 @ LexLab

    A conversation with four Founders from successful legal tech companies including Gavin McGrane from PacerPro, Adam Hahn from Judicata, AJ Shankar from Everlaw, and Jake Heller from Castext.


    Law School: Innovation's New Frontier

    Nov. 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

    Nov. 8, 2018

    A panel discussion on how legal tech helped the Sierra Club to oust Scott Pruitt from the EPA, and how technology is transforming the FOIA practice. Panelists include 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

    On March 29th 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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