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MacTrack Legal

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando FL 6-8 October 2016

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About the Event


MacTrack Legal is the best tech and legal practice conference for Mac-loving lawyers. It is a conference for attorneys interested in Macs, iPhones, iPads and anything else bearing an Apple logo. Always an interesting mix of practical tips, substantive education, and plain old interesting sessions, this event gathers the most collegial and generous attorneys from across the country (and even overseas) in a fun and information multi-day program. MacTrack Legal is the new name (the kids call that 'branding') for the MILOfest conference, in its 8th year.

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Hours

The general sessions are jam-packed and extremely valuable. In addition to this, we believe the Mac-loving folks are the reason to attend MacTrack Legal, as this tight-knit event has a level of collegiality and friendship rarely found in events of this type.

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Speakers

Our speakers are the elite of tech and legal experts in their field. Many of them are national speakers and regular presenters at the ABA Techshow, authors, CEOs of some of our favorite vendors and highly successful fellow attorneys, divulging all their best kept secrets on how to run a successful Mac-based practice.

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Theme Parks

There are 4 major theme parks for you to visit during your MacTrack Legal trip! The event also takes place during the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, which is walking distance from the conference location. In addition, the annual dinner is always one of the biggest hits where attendees have a blast talking shop and just relaxing and having fun!

Schedule


October 6, 2016
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
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12:00pm-12:10pm
MILOfest/MacTrack Legal 2016 Welcome
Victor Medina
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12:10-12:50pm
Mastering Copy N Paste
Brett Burney
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While it sounds like mastering “cut n paste” is the simplest tech information you can learn, this entertaining and informative session is going to take that simple computer operation and really show you how you can expand those skills to deal with formatting, hyperlinks, meta data, and more. Don’t miss this session, it’s going to be awesome.

1:30pm-2:20pm
PDF Masterclass
Katie Floyd, Esq.
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PDF or Portable Document Format has become the default le format for document exchange. Dealing with PDFs includes learning how to manage security, editing, searchability, and redaction. There are multiple programs that can help you work more ef ciently and securely with PDFs and this session will give you the tools to make that happen.

3:10pm-4:00pm
Automation Nation
Mark Metzger, Esq.
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Computers are best for doing a repeatable action quickly and accurately. On the one hand, they’re only as good as the people who program them, on the other hand, if programmed well, they can take your practice to the next level. This session will walk you from simple through more complicated ways to program your computer to do your work faster and more accurately than you or a staff person could do.

October 7, 2016
7:00am - 8:30am
Breakfast
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9:00am-9:50am
Operating Securely In An Insecure World
Tom Lambotte
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From email hacks to compromised passwords, operating securely is an extremely important topic for lawyers. More and more, legal work is being done exclusively on computers. Client les are held electronically, and communication between attorneys, and between attorneys and clients, involved electronic means. This session will help you batten down the hatches and work more ethically in your practice.

10:30am-11:30am
The Four Parasites That Are Infecting Your Practice & How To Eradicate Them
Steve Riley, Esq.
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Every practices suffers from a vulnerability to infection and disease. That disease can impact revenues, staf ng, morale, effectiveness, client work, and the list goes on. This entertaining session will help you diagnose whether you have one of the four major parasites infecting your practice and how to eradicate them.

1:00pm-1:50pm
OneNote For Mac Lawyers (More Devil Worship)
Brett Burney, Esq.
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As attorneys, we’re required to hold a lot of information about our clients, their matters, our practice, the law, and everything else in between. Microsoft has been improving its of ce suite products over the last 3 years to a point where they are extremely powerful on the Mac or iOS devices. One under-utilized program is OneNote which can serve as a note taking program, a le folder, a research binder, and much more.

2:30pm-3:20pm
10 Apps You’re Not Using, but Should
Mark Metzger, Esq.
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If you own an iPad or iPhone, you know that the App Store can get overwhelming with the choices you have in multiple program types. If you’ve owned the device for a long time, you may have gotten very comfortable with the programs you’re using, but in this session we’re going to show off 10 apps that you’re probably not using, but should.

3:50pm-4:50pm
The Ultimate Gear-Off Panel
Burney/Floyd/Kline/Metzger
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This session will be a panel discussion about the gear that our experts choose to use in their practice, at trial, in their of ce, on the road, and at home. Bring your wallet or credit card because you’re likely to be making large Amazon Prime purchase during this hour.

October 8, 2016
7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
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9:00pm-9:50am
Writing a Book to Grow & Market Your Practice
Victor Medina, Esq.
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It’s extremely powerful when you, or your referral sources, can say, “this lawyer WROTE THE BOOK” on whatever your practice area is. Victor has published two books in 2016 and will share with you the secrets to getting this project done, and then using it to market your practice. You will learn how to create the content, format it for multiple uses, publish it, and promote it — all far faster and cheaper than you thought was possible.

10:30am-11:10am
Work ows & Tools for Mobile Lawyers
Evan Kline, Esq.
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Learning how to be a mobile road-warrior used to be the domain of business travelers. However, most lawyers today use laptops instead of desktops, and they carry iPads that are more powerful that what controlled the nuclear warheads in the 80s. In essence, we’re all mobile warriors today. This session will up-level your mobile game so that you become a more productive, ef cient, effective, and pro table lawyer.

11:30am-12:20pm
Your One-Page Annual Strategic Growth Plan
Larry Port
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Without a good plan, your practice may sputter along from one year to the next. This session will take the principles from sound business organization and teach you how to put together a one-page strategic growth plan. This will be an interactive session where you will walk out with a roadmap for your practice for the next year.

12:20pm-12:30pm
MacTrack Legal 2017 Announcement & Golden Apple Award
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Speakers


  • Katie Floyd

    Katie Floyd

    Attorney Ossi, Withers & Harrison, PA

    Randall A. Juip

    Randy Juip

    Owner Foley, Baron, Metzger, & Juip PLLC

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    Tom Lambotte

    Founder and CEo GlobalMac IT

  • Larry Port Headshot

    Larry Port

    Founder and CEO Rocket Matter

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    Victor Medina

    Managing Partner & Lead Counseling Attorney at Medina Law Group, LLC

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    Steve Riley

    Certified Practice Advisor Atticus Inc.

  • Brett-Burney

    Brett Burney

    E-Discovery Consultant Macs for Lawyers & Professional iPad Training

Katie Floyd
Katie Floyd
Attorney Ossi, Withers & Harrison, PA
Katie Floyd is a litigator by day, but she's perhaps best known on the Internet for her side gig as the co-host of the Mac Power Users Podcast distributed throughRelay.fm. Mac Power Users teaches listeners how to get the most from their Apple technology with productivity focused topics and workflow guests. Her co-host David Sparks and Katie have been very fortunate the show has been well received. They've recorded over 300 episodes and years later is still regularly featured as a top technology podcast in iTunes and other podcast clients. As Mac Power Users has grown in popularity Katie has become a more frequent speaker and consultant on Apple and all sorts of technology related topics. She has presented sessions for the National Business InstituteMacworld Expo, and the American Bar Association among others. She was a contributor to Macworld Magazine (her mom actually had her first article framed and it is up on the wall) and she writes a monthly article for ScreenCastsOnline Monthly Magazine. As her time allows Katie enjoys speaking to groups and consulting.
Randall A. Juip
Randy Juip
Owner Foley, Baron, Metzger, & Juip PLLC

Randy is an active trial attorney and an owner/member of Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, P.L.L.C., a 19-attorney, full-service law firm with Michigan offices in Livonia and Ann Arbor, and an Indiana office in Carmel. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation including the defense of hospitals, physicians, and other professionals, civil rights defense, business litigation, medical practice management consulting, public relations, and crisis management. He is an accomplished trial attorney, having brought over 65 civil malpractice and civil rights cases to trial in both Federal and State Courts with a greater than 98% success record. He has appeared on television, both locally and nationally, numerous times representing and speaking on behalf of various clients.Randy believes in technology, and is an unashamed Mac fan. He has lectured at the state and national level on presentation design and technique, legal ethics, and technology. He is also frequently requested to speak to groups of physicians and other professionals on risk management topics. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), received his J.D. from Wayne State University, and is a true believer in the Oxford Comma. When not puzzling at his desk on how to become paperless for real or chasing his 5 children around, Randy enjoys cooking, Barbeque, home theater, and the internets.

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Tom Lambotte
Founder and CEo GlobalMac IT

Tom Lambotte is CEO of GlobalMacIT, the only company in the world that specializes in providing IT support to Mac-based law firms. His methods are based on close to a decade of research, testing and real-world refinement of Best Practices, working directly with Mac-based law firms and firms switching from PC to Mac, across the country and around the world. Tom is the author of Hassle Free Mac IT Support for Law Firms and Legal Boost: Big Profits Through an IT Transformation. He is a highly sought after speaker at national events such as the ABA Techshow and MacTrack Legal. Learn more about Tom and GlobalMac IT at www.globalmacit.com.

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Larry Port
Founder and CEO Rocket Matter

Larry Port, Rocket Matter founder and CEO, is a speaker and award-winning writer at the crossroads of the legal profession, cutting edge technology, and law firm marketing. Larry speaks to an international audience on technology, productivity, and the business of law and was recently recognized by Fastcase as one of the 50 top innovators in the field of law. He is the author of two books, The Law Firm of Tomorrow and Legal Productivity and also writes extensively for legal publications, including Legal Management, Law Technology News, Law Practice Today, ILTA's Peer to Peer, FindLaw, Chicago Lawyer, and Legal Productivity. He frequently discusses design and efficiency, and quality techniques that can be leveraged by lawyers. He has worked with his client law firms to help them plan their online presence and is aware of what truly works online.

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Victor Medina
Managing Partner & Lead Counseling Attorney at Medina Law Group, LLC
Victor J. Medina, managing attorney of Medina Law Group, devotes his practice to estate planning, helping parents and grandparents to leave their wealth to whom they want, when they want them to have it, and in the way they want. His clients include seniors, young families with minor children, families with special needs children of all ages, entrepreneurs with business considerations, and established families with dynasty goals. His philosophy of estate planning is based on a forward-thinking approach that focuses on passing on more than just financial wealth, but also spiritual, emotional, and intellectual values. Victor is a former president of the American Association of Trust, Estate and Elder Law Attorneys (AATEELA) — an invitation-only, national organization of top practitioners — and is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Victor is also an active member of the legal community and is a former Vice-President of the Princeton Bar Association. He is a member of WealthCounsel, ElderCounsel and the Mercer County Estate Planning Council. Victor is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, and is accredited by the Department of Veteran Affairs to assist veterans in filing claims. Victor grew up in the Northeast and attended college and law school in Boston, MA. He lives in Pennington, NJ. Victor is married to Jennifer, a school psychologist in the New Jersey public schools, and has three sons, Aidan, Lucas, and Dylan. Victor speaks frequently to public and private groups on issues of estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits, and special needs planning.
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Steve Riley
Certified Practice Advisor Atticus Inc.
An award-winning attorney, Steve has practiced law for 25 years and coached lawyers for more than 15 years. He built his practice into a million-dollar business using innovative law firm management and marketing strategies and skills. After selling his law practice, Steve joined the nation's premier practice management consulting firm, Atticus, as a shareholder. He is Certified Practice Advisor, guiding law firms as a consultant and coach. An inspiring and challenging educator, Steve has created several programs for leading attorneys to success, including the Double Your Revenue workshop (featured in LawyersUSA), the Practice Growth Program, and the Dominate Your Market program. Steve's most recent books, ‘The Busy Lawyer's Guide to the Laws of Practice Growth” and “The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to the Domestic Assistant Advantage” are available on Amazon. He is a contributing author to six additional books and was a national columnist for CCH magazine on practice management. In 2006, Steve won the National Small Law Firm Practice Innovation Award. He is a frequent speaker at legal association events nationally.
Brett-Burney
Brett Burney
E-Discovery Consultant Macs for Lawyers & Professional iPad Training
Brett Burney founded Burney Consultants to provide independent and expert consulting services to corporate executives and legal professionals. For legal professionals, Brett navigates firms of all sizes through e-discovery challenges and provides objective recommendations for litigation support tools and workflows. For corporations, Brett lowers costs associated with litigation by assessing their information governance readiness and providing recommendations on how they can proactively manage voluminous data stores. Brett is also a highly sought-after trainer and presenter for lawyers who seek to integrate Macs and iPads into their practice. Brett is an esteemed author and speaker on legal technology topics. He has been a featured speaker at numerous legal technology conferences and served as Chair of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Brett speaks regularly for local and state bar associations nationwide, and is routinely quoted in industry interviews for TechnoLawyer, Legaltech News, ABA Journal, and more. Prior to Burney Consultants, Brett Burney supported lawyers at the law firm of Thompson Hine LLP where he worked with litigation teams in building electronic document databases, counseling on e-discovery issues, and managing the technical responsibilities of presenting evidence at trial.

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