In today’s Information Age, all attorneys must be aware of both the benefits and risks associated with increasing the use of technology in their practices.
Attend this practical seminar, taught by experts in virtual law offices and litigation technology, to stay current with the “best practices” for delivering superior client services through the use of technology.
Need ethics credit? This seminar qualifies for 1.5 to 1.8 credit hours, including 0.5 to 0.6 ethics credit hours, depending on state requirements, in MCLE jurisdictions that accredit live telephone seminars and/or webcasts on law practice management topics.
Have a question for the faculty? This interactive seminar will give you the opportunity to submit questions to the faculty before and/or during the program at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, all registrants receive a set of downloadable course materials and free access to the archived online program later.
What You Will Learn
Ethical requirements and technology under Model Rule 1.6
Current trends in legal technology
Electronic document delivery
Essential technologies for law firms
Cloud computing and working untethered
Document and knowledge management
Document assembly and expert systems
Who Should Attend
This program will benefit any attorney or law firm professional who wishes to stay abreast of current technological trends in law practices.
Stephanie L. Kimbro, Esquire, is the Director of the North Carolina branch of Burton Law LLC, a virtual law firm offering online unbundling and traditional full-service representation. Prior to working with Burton Law, Stephanie operated a web-based virtual law office for six years delivering unbundled North Carolina estate planning to clients online. She is the recipient of the 2009 ABA Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering, was named an ABA Journal Legal Rebel in 2010 and won the Wilmington Parent Magazine Family Favorite Attorney Award six years in a row for her virtual law office.
Stephanie has published two books, Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online, ABA, October, 2010 and Limited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client, ABA, March 2012. She is also the co-founder of Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech), which was acquired by Total Attorneys in the fall of 2009.
Kimbro a member of the ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services and serves on the advisory board of the International Legal Technology Standards Organization (ILTSO), the board of the Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project (NTAP), and is a member of the ABA eLawyering Task Force, Chair of the ABA LPM’s Ethics and Professional Responsibility Task Force, a member of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Law Practice Management (LPM) Council, and the NCBA Tech Advisory Committee.
Paul Unger is one of the managing partners of Affinity Consulting Group. Mr. Unger specializes in litigation technology consulting, trial presentation, document and case management software, and legal-specific software training for law firms and legal departments throughout the Midwest. He is a member of The American Society of Trial Consultants, the American Bar Association, the Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association. He was chair of the ABA TechShow® 2011 Planning Board.
All times eastern daylight
1:00 p.m. Think Digital: Delivering Legal Services with Technology
Total 60-minute hours of instruction: 1.5, including .5 ethics credits; total 50-minute hours: 1.8, including .6 ethics credits. Please note: Programs focusing on law practice management may not be approved in all jurisdictions. Credit may not be available in DE, IN, NE, NH, NC, TX and VA. For up-to-date information on CLE credits for a particular jurisdiction, click on the MCLE link below.
TO REGISTER MORE THAN ONE GROUP FROM THE SAME FIRM:
Please note that if members of the same firm wish to participate from different locations, each location must register as a separate group. To do so you must use the form below, which can be faxed or mailed to ALI CLE as noted below. The firm will be charged as if all registrants were in a single group, which represents the best discount available.