• Meet Our Fall '23 Justice Tech Accelerator Cohort!

    The eight startups in our Fall '23 Justice Tech Accelerator cohort will be presenting their products to a panel of judges at our Demo Day event on Nov. 14th—we invite you all to come check it out!

    For more info and to RSVP for Demo Day, please visit Eventbrite.


    Founder/CEO - Aaron Mitchom

    Freedom is posed to revolutionize the bail bonds industry by harnessing the power of AI through the creation of an interest-free cash advance app that provides funds for bail fees.


    Founder/CEO - Esosa Ohonba

    Layman is an AI-powered two-sided legaltech marketplace that allows nonlawyers to create legal documents, tools, and communities of change frictionlessly and cheaply. Layman's goal is to bridge the American access to justice gap through community power and market effects.


    Founder/CEO - Anjana Prasad

    Clearbox simplifies access to affordable, high-quality legal support for immigrants filing family-based immigration applications without a lawyer. Clearbox gives applicants personalized legal guidance to help them get it right the first time, all powered by our network of experienced immigration lawyers and for a fixed price.


    Co-Founders - Elliot Schad & Victor Fu

    Level helps customers navigate life after a car accident. Level's mission is to ensure everyone gets fair treatment dealing with an insurance company, no matter the economic value of their claim.


    Co-Founders - Alex Padron & Neil Satra

    As society ages and caseloads increase, courts need to arm themselves with better tools to maintain or improve their conservator monitoring. Societal helps courts: get annual accounts filed on time; get verified transactions directly from banks and financial institutions; and flag suspicious transactions automatically using AI.

    Namesake Collaborative

    Founder - Luke Lennon

    Namesake Collaborative is a trans-led platform that helps the transgender, nonbinary, and gender-expansive community navigate the legal name & gender marker change process.

    Litigation Friend

    Founder/CEO - Tara Grossman

    Litigation Friend is a Justice Tech platform that helps employees solve their own disputes using a unique combination of legal expertise, behavioral science, and Generative AI.

  • Spring 2024 Video Series: Artificial Intelligence & the Law



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  • Law and the Pandemic

    Check out the latest episode of LexLab's newest podcast.

    UC Law San Francisco has created a podcast series to share insights related to pressing legal questions arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can see the full list of episodes here and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

  • LexBlab

    Our legal tech podcast includes interviews with subject experts as well as recordings of some of our most popular panel events. Take a listen below!


    Check out the articles Shane Glynn refers to in the Deepfakes & Politics episode.

    Deep Fakes: A Looming Challenge for Privacy, Democracy, and National Security

    by Robert Chesney and Danielle Keats Citron (California Law Review)

    Who Do You Sue? by Daphne Keller (Hoover Institution)

  • Event Recordings

    Recordings of our recent virtual events are available below. Check out our Vimeo page for all recordings.

    Meet the New Cohort

    January 25, 2023, Hybrid

    Six legal tech startups in our accelerator program introduced themselves to the Hastings community and answered questions in individual breakout rooms. Our Spring 2023 cohort includes Aurelian, BackedMe, Briefpoint, The Legal Accountability Project, Ligalio, and Paraply.

    Data Privacy Day with Women in Security and Privacy (WISP)

    January 24, 2023, Hybrid

    Demo Day

    April 21, 2022 Hybrid Event

    Five legal tech startups in our accelerator program introduced themselves to the Hastings community and answered questions in individual breakout rooms. Our Spring 2021 cohort includes: CaseYak, Graphletter, Inkly, JusticeText, and Legal Karma, In addition, students from Professor Alice Armitage's "How to Build a Legal Tech Startup" class pitched their final project idea to a panel of judges.

    CryptoPunks, Copyright & NFTs

    March 3, 2022 Virtual Event

    LexLab organized a discussion about what CryptoPunks and Bored Apes can teach us about NFTs and copyright. This one-hour webinar featured: Brian Frye (Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law); Shane Glynn (Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law); Tom Hågen (crypto legal scholar and NFT expert); and Victor Wang (Co-founder of Inkly & former NFT lawyer).

    Demo Day

    April 21, 2020 Virtual Event

    On April 21, six legal tech startups from LexLab's accelerator cohort presented their companies in front of judges, investors, and legal tech evangelists. Our judges were Paul Harmon, Senior Claim Counsel at Travelers; Josh King, General Counsel at RealSelf; Angela McCray, General Counsel at Greenoaks Capital; and Zach Posner, Managing Director at the LegalTech Fund. The companies that presented were Anü, Jade, People Clerk, PwrSwitch, Trokt, and YoTengoBot.

    Cultivating Pipelines for Diverse Legal Professions

    April 1, 2021 Virtual Event

    LexLab and Helena Sowah co-hosted an event on diversity in law & tech. Helena Sowah moderated an exciting panel of legal and tech leaders. The panel included: Avonte Campinha-Bacote, General Counsel at Oura; Angela McCray, General Counsel at Greenoaks Capital; Dawn Myers, Founder and CEO at THE MOST; Brian Patterson, Partner at Gunderson Dettmer; and Sherry Truong, Privacy Counsel at Twilio.

    Meet the New Cohort

    January 26, 2021 Virtual Event

    Seven legal tech startups in our accelerator program introduced themselves to the Hastings community and answered questions in individual breakout rooms. Our Spring 2021 cohort includes Anü, Jade, People Clerk, PwrSwitch, Rain Intelligence LLC, Trokt, and YoTengoBot.

  • The Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    By Julia Wang The continued online format of the Spring 2021 semester allowed LexLab to expand...
    By Julia Wang The Fall 2020 semester at LexLab was entirely virtual, which presented us with a...
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