Legal Geek
North America

2025 - TBC

Recess, Chicago

Join us in Chicago for a one-day law tech conference pairing expert talks with laid-back networking, interactive sessions, and lots of fun!

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LEGAL GEEK NORTH AMERICA

Event sold out - please do not arrive without a ticket

Legal Geek North America is back in Chicago and bigger than ever before! Our one-day legal innovation conference in Chicago is structured around learning, networking and having fun!

Event FAQs:

Opening hours: Thursday, June 20 2024 I Doors open 8.30am I Content from 10am – 4.00pm I Drinks in the venue until 9pm

Address: Recess, 838 West Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60642. The venue is easily accessible via public transport. See travel options

How to find your ticket(s)? Search your inbox for an email from [email protected] (check all folders including junk/spam). Can’t find it? Email: [email protected] (yes, it’s .co)

Event app: Ticket holders have been emailed (from [email protected]) with instructions on how to download our event app to access full agenda

Dress code: Our events are very relaxed and there is no dress code, please come as you feel comfortable. Our preference is no ties

Is there a cloakroom? There is a small cloakroom, please avoid bringing large bags

CLEs at Legal Geek: Learn more 

Ethos: We ask all attendees to read our Event Ethos and code of conduct.

Sold out: This event is now sold out, please do not arrive without a ticket.

Legal Geek North America 2023

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!

Thank you for attending the sell-out Legal Geek North America 2024!

Your participation helped make the event a great success and hope you enjoyed the talks, networking, and being part of our amazing community.

We can’t wait to see you again in 2025! 🎉

 

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LEGAL GEEK NORTH AMERICA 2024 HIGHLIGHTS

SUPERCHARGE LEGAL INNOVATION

Conference | Thursday June 20 2024 | Chicago
Doors open 8.30am | Talks on stage 10am – 4pm | Drinks 4pm – 9pm

Legal Geek North America is back in Chicago and bigger than ever before! Our one-day legal innovation conference in Chicago is structured around learning, networking and having fun! View first sessions.

Be inspired by short TED-style talks, ask-the-expert sessions, product pitches and interactive workshops. Connect over a barista coffee or two, or sample some delicious street food before taking part in a speed networking sessions. After a busy day, you’ll get to unwind at the infamous Legal Geek afterparty, alongside a DJ and karaoke session – and if you are in town the night before, you can join us on our boat tour (now sold out)!

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LEGAL GEEK NORTH AMERICA SPEAKERS 2024

A full list of speakers and the event agenda are available to ticket holders on the Legal Geek app.

40
SPEAKERS

TED-style talks

TED-STYLE
TALKS

thought leadership talks

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP TALKS

startup pitches

STARTUP PITCHES AND TECH DEMOS

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PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND Q&As

Nicole Yelsey
Nicole Yelsey

Kindworks.Ai

Jessica Escalera
Jessica Escalera

HSBC

Alicia Hawley
Alicia Hawley

K&L Gates

Elena Stein - Dyson
Elena Stein

Dyson

Michael Bjerg-Hansen
Michael Bjerg-Hansen

Document Drafter

Marni Helfand
Marni Helfand

The Planet Group

Ben Chiriboga​
Ben Chiriboga

Nexl

Brian Liu
Brian Liu

LegalZoom / Overture.Law

Nicole Bradick​
Nicole Bradick

Theory and Principle

Tim Lange
Tim Lange

Approved (Orrick)

Elise Tropiano
Elise Tropiano

Relativity

Katy Ryan
Katy Ryan

Orrick

Eric DeChant
Eric DeChant

American Society of Legal Engineers (ASLE)

Alex Mclaughlin
Alex Mclaughlin

Filevine

Charisma Starr
Charisma Starr

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Craig Nesbitt
Craig Nesbitt

DISCO

Michael Owen Hill
Michael Owen Hill

NetDocuments

Joy Heath Rush
Joy Heath Rush

International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)

Scott Milner​
Scott Milner

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Ian Spain​
Ian Spain

Vanta

Angela Green

Opentext

Scott Underwood
Scott Underwood

Kim Document

Cortney DeBasio
Courtney DeBasio

Thomson Reuters

Roma Khan
Roma Khan

CrushContracts

Navin Mahavijiyan
Navin Mahavijiyan

Black Paladin Solutions

Jeroen Thierens
Jeroen Thierens

Henchman

Zach Warren
Zach Warren

Thomson Reuters

A full list of speakers and the event agenda are available to ticket holders on the Legal Geek app

Who’s it for

IN-HOUSE

Our tickets are free for anyone working in an in-house team, with the chance to hear speakers from Google, Uber, Barclays and more.

 
LAW-FIRMS

Do you work in a law firm and have an interest in legal tech? Then you need to be at Legal Geek North America.

TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

At our core, Legal Geek is a startup community and we welcome all legal tech companies to join our events.

previous SPEAKERS include:
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Why you should attend

incredible speakers

stellar lineup of industry experts will take to the stage to offer practical guidance, advice and inspiration, with many doing their debut talks at Legal Geek.

One-of-a-kind networking

It’s time for a new style of networking. Our fun side events and networking app gives you the chance to connect in unexpected ways.

Hands-on sessions

Get stuck in and boost your skills at our sessions and interactive fireside chats covering a wide range of relevant topics.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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AGENDA

Thursday June 20, 2024

Ticket holders have been emailed (from [email protected]) with instructions on how to download our event app to access full agenda

08:30 – 10:00     DOORS  OPENS

Kickstart your day with a freshly brewed cup of barista coffee while connecting with fellow attendees.

10:00 – 16:00      TALKS – SESSIONS – PITCHES  – NETWORKING

Content running throughout the day, you have the chance to learn in talks, participate in interactive Q&A sessions, and panel discussions. Watch product pitches showcasing the latest legal tech, and engage in networking sessions. 

16:00 – 21:00      LEGAL GEEK AFTERPARTY

Join us for the legendary Legal Geek afterparty where you can unwind, network, enjoy the relaxed festival atmosphere at Recess.

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EARN CLE AT LEGAL GEEK

Up to two hours of CLE credit, including one hour of professional responsibility/ethics credit, will be available for attorneys admitted in Illinois and/or New York.

This is a fantastic opportunity to fulfil your CLE requirements while engaging with the latest trends and innovations in the legal industry. Learn more.  Ticket holders will be sent details on the official Legal Geek event app. 

Official CLE partner:

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IF IT'S AT THE CUTTING-EDGE OF LEGAL - WE'VE GOT IT!

Case Studies

Case studies and top tips to use in your business/team

New lawtech

New lawtech product pitches and latest trends

Inspiration

Inspiration from outside the legal sector

Data and AI

Data, AI and emerging tech eg blockchain, NFTs

Design thinking

Design thinking, mental health and behaviour science

more from our community

"The venue provided a great backdrop and vibe bringing me face-to-face reconnecting with old, and interesting new friends!"

Kim Craig, Co-founder, Bold Duck Studio

"The ability to connect with such a wide range of legal professionals and innovators makes Legal Geek an exceptional platform for networking and learning."

Scott A. Milner, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

NO SUIT JACKET
REQUIRED

We’ve got a simple ethos for all our law tech events:

  • Come to make friends, not to sell
  • Dress comfortably – ideally, no ties
  • Come to learn and to teach
  • Look after your fellow attendees
  • This is your community, please pitch in and help
Legal Geek North America 2024

TICKETS - NOW SOLD OUT!

Ticket FAQs:

Update: Legal Geek North America is sold out, please do not arrive without a ticket

How to find your ticket(s)? Search your inbox for an email from [email protected] (check all folders including junk/spam).

How do I get help? Drop us an email [email protected] (yes it’s .co) or try our live chat (bottom right)

What’s included in my ticket? 40+ expert talks, interactive workshops, breakfast lunch and dinner, networking app and much more (see full list below)! 

Law Firm Tickets

SOLD OUT

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) SOLD OUT
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty

Register your team tickets now to secure them before tickets sell out. 

In-house Tickets

SOLD OUT

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) SOLD OUT
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty

Register your team tickets now to secure them before tickets sell out. 

Late tickets

$600

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) SOLD OUT
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty

You can buy multiple discounted tickets now and assign them to your team later – just enter ‘TBC’ in the name fields. Prefer to pay for a group booking by invoice? Email [email protected] and the team can help.

 

Save 25% (£100) on final ticket price by booking now. 

Need help? email: [email protected] (yes it’s .co) or try our live chat (bottom right)

Super Early Bird Ticket

$250

On sale until 1st January 2024

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Startup Alley
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) 
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty
You can buy multiple discounted tickets now and assign them to your team later – just enter ‘TBC’ in the name fields. Prefer to pay for a group booking by invoice? Email [email protected] and the team can help.
Early Bird

$300

On sale from 1st January 2024

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Startup Alley
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) 
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty
You can buy multiple discounted tickets now and assign them to your team later – just enter ‘TBC’ in the name fields. Prefer to pay for a group booking by invoice? Email [email protected] and the team can help.
Regular Ticket

$400

On sale from 1st March 2024

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Startup Alley
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) 
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty
You can buy multiple discounted tickets now and assign them to your team later – just enter ‘TBC’ in the name fields. Prefer to pay for a group booking by invoice? Email [email protected] and the team can help.
Late Ticket

$500

On sale from 1st June 2024

  • Conference pass
  • Meet 600+ attendees
  • 40 expert talks and sessions
  • Hands-on practical workshops
  • Panel discussions and Q&As
  • Networking Event app
  • Tech demos and product launches
  • Sponsor area
  • Startup Alley
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
  • Ticket to a boat party (the night before) 
  • Access to exclusive Legal Geek afterparty
You can buy multiple discounted tickets now and assign them to your team later – just enter ‘TBC’ in the name fields. Prefer to pay for a group booking by invoice? Email [email protected] and the team can help.

LEGAL GEEK
STARTUP PROGRAMME

Legal Geek’s startup programme supports early stage legal startups from around the world. We offer introductions to key networks, discounted tickets and Startup Alley stands at our sell-out legal tech events. Apply now to be considered for 2024.

Legal Growth Geek 2023

2025 Sponsorship
now available!

We partner with a small number of companies at our events to provide maximum value to both sponsors and attendees. 93% of our sponsors rebook each year – but there’s always an opportunity for innovative companies to work with us.

thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

North America Sponsors 2024

CLE PARTNER

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EVENT PARTNERS

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Networking Boat Party

This year we are hosting a pre-conference boat party on June 19th (spaces subject to availability), right here on the stunning Lake Michigan in Chicago! This is your chance to meet the fellow attendees, make waves and kick off the Legal Geek North America 2024 soaking up the breathtaking skyline of Chicago, and enjoy a fireworks display.

Tickets for the boat tour are limited. If you successfully got a ticket, you will receive an email from our support team.

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Recess

Located in Chicago’s west loop, Recess offers a vibrant, playful escape to the daily grind. Conveniently located and full of natural light, the modern event space has become the perfect home for Legal Geek North America Conference. 

Address: Recess, 838 West Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60642

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How to get to the venue?

Venue address: Recess, 838 West Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60642
Recess Entrance

The venue is easily accessible via public transport. See some travel options below:

Via train transits:
Green + Pink Lines take you to Morgan station (0.4 mile from Recess)
Blue Line takes you to Grand station (0.2 mile from Recess)


Taxi apps:
Use venue address -> Recess, 838 West Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60642


Via bus:
Hubbard/Halstad – 3 min (0.2 mile from Recess)
Grand & Peoria – 4min (0.2 mile from Recess)
Milwaukee/Union & Hubbard – 5 min (0.3 mile from Recess)


Driving: Car Parks nearby the venue:
333 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607 (0.1 mile from Recess)
859 W Wayman St, Chicago, IL 60607 3 min (0.2 mile)

Location

ADDRESS: RECESS, 838 West Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL 60642

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