The American Bar Association’s ABA TECHSHOW 2023, which showcases the most useful and practical technologies available in the legal industry, will be held March 1-4 in Chicago.
Two keynote panels will be held: “Legaltech Visionaries,” on Thursday, March 2 at 8:30 a.m. CST, will feature innovators Erin Levine, CEO and founder of Hello Divorce; Kim Bennett, co-founder of Fidu Legal; and Jazz Hampton, CEO and general counsel of TurnSignl. Also, on Friday, March 3 at 8:45 a.m. CST, an expert panel will discuss proposals to amend the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct to address the growing access-to-justice problem and other challenges affecting legal services delivery.
For the seventh consecutive year, ABA TECHSHOW will host the Start-up Pitch Competition, which will kick off the gathering on March 1 at 5 p.m. CST. Fifteen legal startups will face off in the competition, judged by TECHSHOW attendees who will pick the most innovative startup for the year.
Other programs this year include (all times are CST):
- “The Future of Law is Hybrid: How to Leverage Videoconferencing Technology in Your Law Practice” – Thursday, March 2, 10 a.m.
- “Early and Often: Better Client Communication Through Automation” – Thursday, March 2, 11:15 a.m.
- “Using AI and Data Analytics in Litigation” – Thursday, March 2, 11:15 a.m.
- “Preparing for the Global Workforce: Leveraging Technology to Advance DEIA Goals” – Friday, March 3, 11:15 a.m.
- “NFTs and Web3: What Are They and How Does Intellectual Property Law Apply?” – Friday, March 3, 11 a.m.
- “Justice Tech: Using Innovation to Reduce the Access to Justice Gap” – Friday, March 3, 2 p.m.
The TECHSHOW, sponsored by the ABA Law Practice Division, closes with the “60 in 60” program, which will combine the best of “60 Sites,” “60 Tips” and “Gadgets and Gizmos” into one fast-paced session.