May 10-11: Legal Hackathon Miami, co-sponsored by Knight Foundation

Legal Hackathon Miami, co-sponsored by The Knight Foundation, will be held 10-11 May 2013, in Miami, Florida, USA.

The event is being held in conjunction with AT&T Mobile App Hackathon.

The top prize for best legal app is $5,000.

The Twitter account for the event is @LegalHackMiami

The Twitter hashtag for the event was #atthack

Click here for archived Twitter tweets from Legal Hackathon Miami, in .csv format.

Nancy Dahlberg describes the event in the Miami Herald.

The event has a Facebook page.

Here is a partial description of the event, from the event’s eventbrite page:

This special Mobile App Hackathon focused on legal apps is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program in coordination with Legal Hackathon Miami, Lalchandani Simon PL, Pipeline, and New Frontier Nomads, that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. Our hackathon will introduce you to the latest cutting edge tools to help deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.

Legal Hackathon Miami (LHM) will bring together the brightest minds from law and technology to develop applications that benefit the legal profession. Technology in the legal sector has needlessly lagged behind other industries. The LHM was developed to change that by bringing together attorneys and developers to create the next generation of cutting edge legal software. Sponsored by national and local leaders in law and tech, the LHM will give development teams access to top attorneys to brainstorm concepts and ideas as they design these valuable applications.

We Supply: Quick presentations and code samples that help to bootstrap your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. Along with technical senseis to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools.

You Bring: Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ via the #atthack hashtag. Whether you are a backend person and code in Ruby/PHP/.NET or are a designer and only work with Illustrator, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your development skills are needed! […]

For more details, please see the article, Facebook page, and eventbrite page.

HT @ndahlberg

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