Sample Press Release

Feel free to translate this press release, or use it exactly as it is! Submit to PRwire, or your local press release submission platform.  Certainly, post it on your organization's blog and social channels, and make sure your organization includes it in their newsletters. 

After all, this is a pretty incredible phenomenon world-wide in the legal industry, and you're one of the hosts! Why not share that with the world!? 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [INSERT DATE]

[Insert host location name] selected as a host location for the Global Legal Hackathon, a Worldwide Event Occurring Over the Weekend of February 22-24, 2019.

[Insert City, Insert State] - [Insert Date], [Insert Host Location Name] was chosen as a host location for the Global Legal Hackathon, a worldwide event occurring over the weekend of February 22-24, 2019. The Global Legal Hackathon will bring together representatives from the world’s largest law firms, corporations, and tech innovators, among others, to create rapid development of tech solutions to progress the legal industry and improve the practice of law and access to legal services.  [Insert Host Location Name] was chosen as a host location, along with over 50 other locations across 25 countries spanning 6 continents, for the inaugural Global Hackathon based on its commitment to legal innovation both in the private and public sectors.

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In addition to [Insert Host Location Name], other hosts for the inaugural Global Legal Hackathon - the largest event of its kind in history - include major multinational corporations, world-famous universities, innovative non-profit associations, and think tanks.  At each location, teams of individuals, many of whom will be meeting and working together for the first time, will spend the weekend ideating and developing tech solutions that impact the practice, business, and delivery of legal services.

About the Global Legal Hackathon

The Global Legal Hackathon engages law schools, law firms and in-house departments, legal technology companies, governments, and service providers to the legal industry – across the globe. It will bring together the best thinkers, doers and practitioners in law in support of a unified vision: rapid development of solutions to improve the legal industry, world-wide.

Participants from all backgrounds and industries are welcome to join the Global Legal Hackathon, including law firm partners and associates, in-house counsel, IT professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and tech innovators both inside and outside of the legal industries.

To learn more about participating in the Global Legal Hackathon, visit globallegalhackathon.com. Contact [email protected] for media inquiries. 

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Additional Quotes you can use: 

“We were blown away at the size and interest of the 2018 hackathon in its first year. The fact that we've already surpassed the number of cities and countries involved is just phenomenal. I can't wait to see how the weekend unfolds and what outstanding ideas come out of this experience.” said David Fisher, Co Founder of the Global Legal Hackathon, CEO, Integra Ledger