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.
Katie Floyd, Esq.
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.
Mark Metzger, Esq.
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.
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.
Steve Riley, Esq.
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.
Brett Burney, Esq.
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.
Mark Metzger, Esq.
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.
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.
Victor Medina, Esq.
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.
Evan Kline, Esq.
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.
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.