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What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what’s new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 exposition hall. Here are a few highlights.

 

Legal Technology Startups Get Their Shot

Scouting the brand-new products in the expo hall is one of the best parts of TECHSHOW. This year, the startups were easier to find: 12 new companies were invited to compete in a pre-show “Startup Competition,” and provided with booth space in the expo hall’s “Startup Alley.” During the showdown, hosted by Bob Ambrogi of LawSites and Mary Juetten of Evolve Law, two startups at a time gave two-minute head-to-head presentations, and the audience chose winners from each match. Those final six presented videos and the audience selected the winner, passive timekeeping app Ping. Doxly and UniCort placed second and third. Take some time to learn more about these startups — they’re doing amazing things:

 

 

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