Launch//Code Developer Contest

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Legal Technology

Congratulations Documate!

The cloud-based document automation software, Documate, took home the $100,000 grand prize and title of 'Best New Integration' at the eighth annual Clio Cloud Conference.

  • Documate was one of five finalists for Clio’s 2020 Launch//Code developer contest, which also included: Discovery Genie, FirmScribe, Kenect, and Novaro Search, who took home the Viewer’s Choice Award.

    Kimberly Bennet, Founder and Attorney at K Bennet Law LLC and The Modern Legal Collective, Nicole Bradick, CEO and Founder at Theory and Principle, and Ed Walters, CEO of Fastcase, made up the virtual panel of judges and each finalist was rated based on a criteria of functionality and impact, innovation, and user experience.


  • The Documate team celebrating their win.
    The Documate team celebrating their win.

    Dorna Moini, Documate’s CEO and Co-Founder, who presented at the Launch//Code competition finals in front of a live virtual audience and judging panel, spoke to the value of legal technology in making a difference in the lives of lawyers and in increasing access to legal services.

    “Documate is like the TurboTax of legal,” said Moini. “We give lawyers a toolset to build fully-fledged legal technology applications without having to hire a developer or learn how to code, allowing lawyers to automate their expertise.”

    The judges were impressed with the impact, innovation, and user experience Documate offers and awarded the team the $100,000 grand prize.

  • Launch//Code judges at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference.
    Launch//Code's panel of judges at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference. From left to right, we have Janine Sickmeyer, Dan Lear, and Molly McDonough.

    The 2020 Launch//Code Contest is now closed.

    Thank you for your interest in the Launch//Code Contest, this year’s competition is now closed. Stay tuned for information on next year’s events.

Launch Code FAQ

Who is eligible to enter Launch//Code?

The Launch//Code contest (Contest) is not open to the general public or to persons in their individual capacity. The Contest is open to companies/businesses legally organized as a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation or otherwise which are located and doing business within the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec). Void in Quebec, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Entrant must be: (i) a legal resident of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec), (ii) age 18 or older at the time of entry, and (iii) the president, CEO or owner of a company or business or an authorized representative associated with a company or business submitting the entry (the “Contest Entrant”). If submitting an entry as an authorized representative, written permission must be obtained from appropriate management personnel at the company or business before participating in the Contest, with the understanding that Sponsor/Administrator may condition continued eligibility by that company/business upon authorized representative submitting adequate proof of obtaining such permission. For the avoidance of doubt, different divisions, affiliates or subsidiaries of the same company/business MAY each participate in the Contest provided that each such division/affiliate/subsidiary is independently owned and operated.

How do I enter the contest?

To enter Launch//Code, you need to do two things:

  1. Launch an integration on Clio’s App Directory by completing the Developer Application, setting up a Developer Account, building an integration with Clio, and competing our required documentation and review process.
  2. Agree to the Terms and Conditions of Launch//Code.

That’s it!

What if I already have an integration with Clio?

Only new integrations are eligible for Launch//Code, but there are lots of other ways to support your existing integration! Reach out to our Platform Team if you’ve got a cool idea that you’d like to pitch for featuring what your integration can do.

How do I get started with building an integration with Clio?

Easy! Simply complete the Developer Application and once your submission has been reviewed, we’ll send you everything you need to get started.

How do I win Launch//Code?

The 2020 Launch//Code competition is now closed. Stay tuned for details on a future competition.

If my business or company wins Launch//Code, do we actually win $100,000?

Yes, really. Minus whatever your business or company may owe come tax time.

If I enter Launch//Code, do I still own my integration?

Yes! We do not make a claim to any software published in our App Directory, though we may use your trademarks for marketing purposes.

  • Lifelong Co-founders Jack Newton and Rian Guavreau
    Lifelong friends and Co-founders Jack Newton, Chief Executive Officer (left), and Rian Gauvreau, Chief People Officer (right), reflect on Clio’s history.

    About Clio

    Founded in 2008, Clio is the most comprehensive cloud-based legal practice management and client intake software in the industry. With the help of the cloud, Clio eases everyday business processes, such as billing, document management, and client intake for firms of all sizes.

    Clio is one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies with international reach, and employs over 400 individuals with customers in 90 countries. Clio has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, a Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 company.

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