Come join us.
mix and mingle with legal hackers.
Music City Legal Hackers members and guests gather 8 — 10 times a year to explore ideas and issues relevant to the legal hacker movement.
Recent topics include the use of Augmented Intelligence and other technologies to transform the way e-discovery and other legal services are performed and delivered; and an introduction to Design Thinking as a tool set for embarking upon a legal hackathon.
add some tools to your hacking toolbox.
Leading up to the inaugural Music City Legal Hackathon, members plan to produce a series of boot camp events designed to prep hackathon participants and arm them with relevant hacking tools.
Boot camp topics include human-centered design thinking, project management, stakeholder proposals for a hackathon, and hacking with blockchain technology, and scheduled for February, March and April 2017. Visit the hackathon website for more details and to register.
hack real solutions to real problems.
In the planning stages, the inaugural Music City Legal Hackathon is happening on April 7 and 8, 2017 and the theme is LEGAL + TECH = ACCESS TO JUSTICE.
We're partnering with the awesome folks at Code for Nashville to bring together a diverse group of legal service providers, technologists, policy makers, academics, students, and clients — all committed to creating actionable solutions to pressing legal needs of the Nashville community.
Who are the hackers?
Meet the Music City Legal Hackers steering committee.
Larry Bridgesmith, JD
As adjunct professor of law, Larry coordinates Vanderbilt's Program on Law & Innovation. With more than 30 years of legal project management and practice experience, he's a driving force for adoption of lean and agile in the legal profession. Larry is also the mastermind behind Music City Legal Hackers. He's a primary point of contact for all of the group's activities.
J.B. Ruhl, JD
Vanderbilt Law School
J.B. is a professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School and directs the Program on Law & Innovation. As the David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law and Co-director, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program at VLS, J.B. pursues innovation in the delivery of legal services in many arenas.
Cat Moon, MA JD
Legal Technologist | firstname.lastname@example.org
Cat, a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, brings 18+ years of legal/project management and design thinking experience to her role as COO of a legal tech startup. She is webmaster for Music City Legal Hackers and serves on the steering committee for the inaugural Music City Legal Hackathon, scheduled for April 7 - 8, 2017.
Thoughts, musings, news, and ruminations by legal hackers.
Links of interest to legal hackers.
In no particular order.