Kevin Harrang –
Kevin is a Founding Director of MetaJure, Inc., a legal technology company, a volunteer attorney with the Eastside Legal Assistance Program in Bellevue, Washington, and a Guest Lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law.
From 1990 to 2008, he was with Microsoft Corporation’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, holding a number of positions including Deputy General Counsel for Legal Operations. Prior to Microsoft, Kevin was a practicing attorney at Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates) in Seattle.
Kevin is the author of numerous articles on the law and technology, and has been published in The Arizona Law Review and The Association of Corporate Counsel Docket magazine. His speaking engagements have included keynote addresses at two LegalTech conferences.
Kevin has served on the boards of several non-profit community organizations. He currently serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Kirkland Performance Center. Kevin received his BA in Economics from Pomona College, Phi Beta Kappa, and his JD from the University of Chicago Law School. Kevin and his wife Anne have a son and daughter and live in Kirkland, Washington.
Marty Smith –
Marty is a Founding Director of MetaJure, Inc., a legal technology company. Marty practiced for 25 years with the law firm of Preston Gates & Ellis (now KL Gates), retiring from Preston in December of 2006. While at Preston, Marty founded the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Marty’s practice emphasized information technology, software and computer law, and international commercial transactions. While in private practice, Marty advised a variety of companies and organizations including Microsoft (for 25 years), Amazon, Valve, Corbis, WRQ, NASDAQ, Medifor, Teledesic, the Business Software Alliance and Aldus (prior to its merger with Adobe).
Marty is currently serving as a special advisor to the ABA’s Commission on the Future of Legal Services. He is included in The Best Lawyers in America, International Who’s Who of E-Commerce Lawyers and Washington Law & Politics Super Lawyers. Marty is also the recipient of the 2007 Sharon Nelson Leadership Award from the Shidler Center for Law, Commerce and Technology at the University of Washington.
Marty is a longtime board member and former Chair of the Technology Alliance, and a former board member of the Washington State K-20 Network and of Attenex Corporation, an e-discovery software company he co-founded in 1999, which was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2007. He chaired Washington State Governor Gary Locke’s Digital Education Task Force and the Washington Digital Learning Commons, the nonprofit education organization created as a result of the recommendations of Governor Locke’s Task Force.