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Presented by the Illinois State Bar Association

Sponsored by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company

 

Although modern technology has evolved by leaps and bounds, the use of technology in the legal community has moved a bit more slowly because attorneys are hesitant to take risks on the unknown. This full-day seminar shows you how technology can boost efficiency and professionalism in your practice and gives you the confidence you need to use it. As an attendee, you will learn: 

  • How to use Office 365 in your practice;
  • New ways to energize yourself and handle the stresses of technology and the demands of your practice;
  • How technology can help you manage deadlines and get compensated for your time;
  • Which technology tips you can and should begin incorporating into your practice;
  • New techniques for establishing great communication with clients, jurors, and judges;
  • How to monitor and protect your online reputation;
  • The ethical issues that can arise when using technology in your practice;
  • How to share documents electronically; and
  • Much more!

 

Program Information
Date Presented:
October 28, 2016 8:30 AM Central
Length:
5 hours
Office 365 in the Law Office: The Future of Knowledge Tech - Today

Explore the solo and small firm’s practitioners’ knowledge technology future available to you today including: how to make an affordable and safe transition to the cloud; what makes Microsoft’s cloud offering compelling; and, what the Rules have to say about your technology choices and safe harbors.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Jonathan Chatham  [ view bio ]
Jonathan C. Kibler  [ view bio ]
Mindfulness in the Age of Technology

Overcome the challenges and stresses you face from the irritations of technology and the demands of the practice by incorporating mindfulness techniques into your daily routine. Learn new ways to energize yourself and handle the stresses of the profession, all while getting tips on how to conquer your challenges – one step at a time. 


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Speaker Information
Mark C. Metzger  [ view bio ]
Technology Tools for Time Management and Billing

Get perspectives from experienced attorneys in a variety of practice areas on how to manage common deadlines and get compensated for your time. Time management and billing tips from simple to complex are discussed.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Gina A. DeBoni  [ view bio ]
Ava M. George Stewart  [ view bio ]
Erica C. Minchella  [ view bio ]
Moderator: Sarah Toney  [ view bio ]
Andrew G. Vaughn  [ view bio ]
45 Technology Tips in 45 Minutes

Don’t miss this fast-paced presentation that offers you 45 tips on a variety of technology issues that you can begin incorporating into your practice.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Nerino J. Petro  [ view bio ]
Bryan M. Sims  [ view bio ]
Moving Your Practice Forward: Tips from a Trial Lawyer

Accomplished criminal lawyer, speaker and small firm practitioner, Tyrone C. Moncriffe, demonstrates the techniques he uses in his jury trials and shares how these techniques can help you in all areas of your practice, including your communication with clients, jurors, judges and more. Get the motivation you need to stay positive and move forward in your practice, even when dealing with impossible cases with impossible odds. 


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.75
Speaker Information
Tyrone C. Moncriffe  [ view bio ]
Knowing and Protecting Your Online Reputation

Long gone are the days where simple the word-of-mouth opinions among people who knew each other could make or break your practice. Today, “word-of-mouth” means that your success as an attorney is influenced by the online opinions of people who never have and never will met each other. Don’t miss this discussion on knowing what your online reputation is and how to protect it.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Speaker Information
James J. Grogan  [ view bio ]
Lea S. Gutierrez  [ view bio ]
The Best Of: Tips on Technology and Practice Management

The program concludes with our speakers gathering together to answer the most frequently asked questions and to summarize the top tips on their topic. Don’t miss this supercharged summary of the best ideas from throughout the day!


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Speaker Information
Hon. Adrienne W. Albrecht  [ view bio ]
James J. Grogan  [ view bio ]
Lea S. Gutierrez  [ view bio ]
Jonathan C. Kibler  [ view bio ]
Bryan M. Sims  [ view bio ]
Moderator: Sarah Toney  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 5.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 5.75
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