To protect our speakers, organizers, and attendees, we decided it would be best to postpone the CLE. Please subscribe to our newsletter and we will let you know the new date as soon as we secure it.

2020 Law & Technology Conference
Hosted by UMKC Law

How technology will change the legal profession, your practice, and your ethical obligations.

KC Legal Hackers and KC Digital Drive are excited to present the second annual Legal Tech CLE as part of the 2020 Legal Tech Speaker Series.

Sponsored By:

Organized By:


  • Date: New Date TBD, 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Venue: UMKC Law Thompson Courtroom
  • CLE Credit: Kansas & Missouri (both pending)
  • Fees:
    • With CLE: $195 half day  //  $295 full day
    • Without CLE: $35
    • Breakfast, lunch, networking reception, and parking included


  • 8:30 – Registration & Breakfast (included)
  • 9:05 – Legal Tech Ethics Panel
    Ellen Suni, The University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law
    Michael Downey, Downey Law Group
    Mark Webster, Aon
  • 9:55 – Legal Tech & Disaggregation of Legal Services Panel
    Rudy Beese, Dentons
    Dan Jansen, Nextlaw Labs
    Patrick McAndrews, Spencer Fane
    Lann Wasson, Husch Blackwell
  • 10:45 – Break
  • 10:55 – Computable Contracts Panel
    John Cummins, University College London
    Bryan Wilson, MIT Computational Law Report
    – To be announced soon
  • 11:45 – Emerging Technologies and Civic Entrepreneurship Panel
    Tony Luppino, The University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law
    Jonathan Askin, Brooklyn Law School
    Abigail Eccher, City of Kansas City, KS/Unified Gov’t of Wyandotte County
    Rick Usher, City of Kansas City, MO
  • 12:35 – Lunch (included)
  • 1:10 – Lightweight Computational Law Use Cases
    Bryan Wilson, MIT Computational Law Report
  • 2:00 – Data Privacy Panel
    Kristin Kenney, Google
    – Matthew Wolesky, United States Department of Justice
    Allison Trimble, Saint Luke’s Health System
    – More coming soon
  • 2:50 – Break
  • 3:00 – Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
    Del Wright, The University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law
  • 3:50 – Improving Access to Justice by Amending Ethical Rules
    Bridget Gramme, The University of San Diego School of Law
  • 4:40 – Networking Reception (included)
    Join the speakers, sponsors, and other attendees for a networking reception immediately following the CLE.