ABA Techshow Startup Alley winners announced

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The winners of the 2018 ABA Techshow Startup Alley competition were announced Tuesday.

Chosen by a public vote held on Above the Law, the winners will give their pitch during the opening night of Techshow and take part in the exhibition hall on March 7-10 in Chicago. More than 6,000 votes were cast during the competition, according a post by Robert Ambrogi at Above the Law.

The 15 finalists are:

• Beagle: An automated contract analysis platform that can be trained to read and understand rules and regulations that help inform decision-makers.

• Book-It Legal: A platform that helps firms and attorneys hire law students on a short-term basis to help with research, cite checking and other tasks.

• Caliber Litigation Services: A web-based litigation management platform that helps attorneys manage their billing, document orders and time.

• Digitory Legal: A budget-management prediction tool used by law firms and in-house departments to better predict legal costs and estimate demands of an issue.  

• Evichat: A cloud-based, mobile evidence collection and management company.

• Gideon Legal: A client intake and messaging app.

• Lawyaw: A document assembly tool. 

• NextChapter: A web-based tool that helps bankruptcy attorneys prepare, manage and file cases online. 

• Qualmet: Provides measurements and reporting of external legal service providers. 

• SavvySuit: Creates a pro bono catalogue that helps attorneys find pro bono opportunities.

• SimplyAgree: A closing management tool for corporate issues. 

• Social Evidence: Collects and manages information from social media for evidence. 

• Time Miner: Tracks billable time a person spends on their smartphone. 

• Voluble: Insights for Litigation: Aggregates social media data for use in commercial litigation. 

• VortexLegal: A marketplace to find legal service providers like reporters, interpreters and investigators. 

The competition was a joint effort between ABA Techshow, Above the Law, Evolve Law and Lawsitesblog.com.

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