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Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association

Sponsored by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company
 

Get the best practice tips and practical tools you need to work smarter in today’s technologically-advanced world with this full-day seminar! Attendees will gain a better understanding of:

  • How legal competence and technological competence go hand-in-hand;
  • How to implement cost-effective and easy-to-use technology in your practice;
  • How to find and keep valuable clients;
  • Which tools and technologies enable you to run your practice remotely;
  •  How technology can help you improve client and workplace communication;
  • How to avoid communication overload in our digital world;
  • The ethical pitfalls of everyday law office computing; and
  • Much more!

 

 

Program Moderator:

J. Randall Cox, Feldman Wasser, Springfield

Program Information
Program Date:
March 11, 2016
Ethics: Legal Competence Requires Tech Competence

Learn which technological competencies can help you practice smarter and demonstrate your competence as required under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct with this informative session.

Speaker Information
Bryan M. Sims  [ view bio ]
Client Development: Strategies to Get and Retain Clients

Clients are what keep us in business - which is a good reason to not only find them, but provide a valuable service that will keep them. This session offers real-life ways to identify clients, satisfy them, and keep them coming back.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Jeffery R. Hall  [ view bio ]
Your Office - Don't Leave Home Without It

With the right tools, you can now work remotely from almost any location and still have access to all the data, tools, and resources you enjoy while in your office. With today’s mobile hardware, software, web-based interfaces, and the proliferation of Internet access (both wired and wireless), you can practice from just about anywhere that you can sit down. Join us for a discussion and demonstration of the tools and technologies that are currently available that allows your office to be wherever you happen to be. Topics include: laptops, tablet computers, and smartphones; portable printers and scanners; digital voice recorders; mobile back-up devices; mobile security, auxiliary power; carrying cases; and how to make sense of wireless devices and networks. 


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Speaker Information
Paul Unger  [ view bio ]
The Virtual Law Office: A Case Study
Speaker Information
Gregg A. Garofalo  [ view bio ]
Distraction Management - Tame the Digital Chaos!

Discover how you can manage information overload in a world where exploding inboxes, instant messaging, social media, and immediate client expectations are the norm! Learn how to efficiently process your daily email and tasks, how technology can help you improve client and workplace communication, and what you can do to enhance your time management and technology skills in order to regain control of your law practice…and your life. 


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Speaker Information
Paul Unger  [ view bio ]
The Ethical Pitfalls of Everyday Law Office Computing

This comprehensive overview explores the ethical pitfalls of everyday law office computing. Topics include: cloud options; how to safely store documents/data/programs in the cloud and on mobile devices; the programs and features you should (and must!) use in cloud storage options like Dropbox, Box, and OneDrive; security vulnerabilities related to documents, emails, and e-discovery; the potential metadata nightmare; and how to properly delete client data, assign passwords, and dispose of computer equipment - all while protecting client privacy.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Speaker Information
Paul Unger  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 4.25
Including Professional Responsibility: 4.25
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