Legal tech applications are needed more than ever right now. You may have an idea of your own, or you can draw inspiration from the ideas below. We'll give you a Documate account to build your own client-facing legal applications without using any code. (Think: your own LegalZoom or TurboTax for law.)
Are you a law student with a legal tech idea that involves document automation or decision automation? Grab your free Documate account and submit an entry for the Law for Everyone challenge.
Legal tech innovations are needed more than ever right now. Choose your own idea, or draw inspiration from the topics below. We'll give you a Documate account to build your own client-facing legal applications without using any code. (Think: your own LegalZoom or TurboTax for law.) The winning team will receive $1000 and a free Documate Enterprise account. Read below for eligibility & deadlines.
Participants must be enrolled in the Bucerius Legal Tech Essentials 2020 program or the Passport to Practice program and must submit their materials by the deadlines below to be eligible.
Teams must be between 3-4 members and must build legal tech applications on Documate to solve a legal problem. Any legal issue - corporate, consumer, government, and non-profit ideas - is eligible for entry.
Teams will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
On or before July 20, 2020 (11:59pm CST): Submit your project ideas using the form at the bottom of this page or at [email protected] (subject line: "Automate Law Challenge 2020"). Please include:
Participants will receive a free Documate account upon submission & will be listed on the participants page.
July 20-July 31: Build your applications, solicit feedback from other teams, and publicize your projects.
July 31-August 7 (11:59pm CST): Post a video (3-5 minutes) of your project to YouTube with the title "Documate Automate the Law Challenge: [YOUR TEAM NAME]." In the comments, add a link to your live automation application.
Send a link to your video to [email protected] by August 7th.
August 14, 2020 (1pm CT): Winners will be announced based on a 50/50 weighted scale of:
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