Blockchain, Schmockchain

Our friends over at Law Technology Today have a solid piece about blockchain technology and what it means for lawyers. The article is a no nonsense discussion of the nuts and bolts of blockchain and provides some concrete examples of how it could be applied to legal problems. It’s really great that Law Technology Today is taking an assertive stance with regard to insuring that lawyers understand and don’t fear blockchain. We here at TECHSHOW would like to point out, however, that we’ve been talking about blockchain for a few years now, providing content and bringing some of the nation’s foremost legal and technological experts to Chicago to help demystify this fascinating and important technological innovation. This year will certainly be no exception. So, go on over to Law Technology Today for an introduction to blockchain for legal, then, come November 1, register for this year’s ABA TECHSHOW, where you’ll get a comprehensive education on blockchain and its implications for the legal sector and lawyers.


Dan Lear   Dan Lear, Chief Instigator, Right Brain Law

Dan Lear is a lawyer and legal industry gadfly and the Chief Instigator of Right Brain Law. As a practicing attorney he advised technology companies from startups to the Fortune 100. Since his transition from tech lawyer to legal technologist Dan’s been mentioned, featured, or published widely in the legal industry press and spoken to legal and non-legal audiences in a number of settings including at SXSW Interactive, Ignite Seattle, Georgetown University, Stanford University, ReInvent Law, and the National Conference of Bar Presidents. Most recently, Dan was the Director of Industry Relations for Avvo.

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