The first face-to-face meeting of Legal XML took place on September 17th,
1999 in Los Angeles, CA, following CTC6.
Special thanks goes to the National Center for
State Courts and Jim McMillan for setting up the meeting.
On September 17th, 1999, fifty-nine
people attended the first Legal XML face-to-face meeting in Los Angeles,
California. Fourty-two people were new to Legal XML. Seventeen people had
previously been subscribed to the Legal XML Developers List.
Agenda and Meeting Minutes
Generally, participants followed the original
agenda. The meeting began with introductions followed by a presentation on
governance and the DRAFT Operating Rules.
A lively debate ensued.
Special thanks to Jo Sherman from
Law Now, Australia, for taking the minutes
and Allison Stanfield, eLaw Australia Pty
Ltd, Australia, for doing the final edits.
Winchel 'Todd' Vincent, Georgia State
University Electronic Court Filing Project, gave a presentation on the DRAFT
Operating Rules and on Legal XML Scope. Niel Iscoe, eCertain, presented on Legal
XML Scope and Requirements. Sam Hunting, Software
Performance Systems, gave a presentation on XML Elements and Architectures
for Electronic Patent Prosecution at the USPTO. Rich Himes, U.S. Federal District of
Court of New Mexico presented on XML Court Interface ('XCI').
The LegalXML Organizing committee met and minutes