LexLucid was created during the 2018 Global Legal Hackathon. The project attempts to solve one of the many challenges proposed by Gillian Hadfield, a leading proponent of reform in the legal industry.
The LexLucid team took first place at the local event in Denver, Colorado. Now they are competing in the second stage of the hackathon, with winners advancing to the third, and final round, in New York.
Plain Language Contracting
LexLucid’s mission is to make the fairness of online contracts public knowledge. Providing transparency helps consumers make educated decisions about the products and services they use, while motivating businesses to make fairer and simpler contracts.
Katherine Snow is an associate attorney at Sherman & Howard. She assists clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate operations, and digital currency and blockchain technology matters. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a summer associate with the firm’s Corporate practice. While in law school Katherine was a member of the Transactional Law Team, participated in the annual Technology Policy Challenge, and served as a teacher for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.
Otto Hanson is an associate in the Finance & Acquisitions Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Before pursuing a legal career, Mr. Hanson worked in business management roles at startups in Boulder, Colorado and Silicon Valley. Among other roles, Mr. Hanson spent three years selecting and managing outside counsel for those companies. Mr. Hanson’s practice focuses on financing, technology, and commercial transactions as well as general matters of corporate law including public benefit corporations. He is fluent in Spanish, conversational in Portuguese, and is the co-chair of the New Lawyers Subsection of the Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. In 2012, Mr. Hanson received the Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.
Chad Jolly is the senior software developer for Legal Talk Network and its parent company. He enjoys building and fixing all types of things while striving to find simple and elegant solutions to complex problems.
Nathan Benes is a web applications developer at Lawgical.
Carlos Gochez is a web developer for Lawgical. He was born in Honduras where he got his MBA and was an University professor for 10 years; teaching the new generation of students how to program. Now he lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and two beautiful daughters. He loves programming, watching movies and Soccer.