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ABA: March to Chicago

ABA: March to Chicago THE American Bar Association's Law Practice Management section hosts its annual TECHSHOW, March 14-16 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. For details, visit

8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Presentation

Steve Gibson, president and founder of Gibson Research Corp.

9:00 - 10:00 Speech Recognition: Real Uses in Real Life. Wells Anderson, David Hirsch.

Recent Developments in the Substantive Law of Electronic Discovery.

Tyra Wright, William J. Mulligan.

Deploying Extranets for Competitive Advantage.

Sally Gonzalez, Lavern Pritchard.

Crystal Ball: Applying the Lessons of the Past to the Future.

David Vandagriff, Sam Guiberson.

Who Owns What: A Digital Rights Primer. Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Peter George.

Practicing Safe Hex: How Viruses Work. John Simek, Andrew Dorner.

11:00 - 12:00 60 Tips in 60 Minutes.

Sandy Adams, Jim Calloway, Bruce Dorner, Dan Pinnington.

It's Showtime: The Courtroom as Multi-Media Theater - Craig Ball.

Do It Online: Learning New Training Strategies.

Paul McLaughlin, Bonnie Speer McGrath.

Lawyering With Less Travel.

Wells Anderson, Tom Scharbach.

Getting It Right: Verifying Sources on the Net.

Sabrina Pacifici, Paul Petruccelli.

Building The Moat: Security Measures You MUST Take.

Steve Gibson, Rocky Stefano.

1:00 - 2:00 You Can Take It With You: Practical Mobile Lawyering.

Seth Rowland, David Masters.

Trial Graphics 101: A Do It Yourself Guide. Tim Piganelli, Karen Hirschman.

Post Portal Depression: Moving Beyond the Portal--It's the Content, Stupid. Mark Lauritsen, Alan Nathanson.

The Magic Coin: Making Technology Pay - Planning and Implementation.

Dennis Kennedy, Sam Guiberson.

Collaboration Tools: the Big Picture.

Steven L. Cooper, Tom Scharbach.

Enchanted Words: Encryption & Electronic Signatures.

John Simek, Daniel Coolidge.

2:15 - 3:15 Disappearing Paper: No Visible Paper Lines. Loren Jones, Nancy Grekin.

Litigation at a Distance.

Cindy Langan, Tyra Wright.

The Knowledge Center: Your Roadmap to a New Business Model.

Sally Gonzalez, Lavern Pritchard.

Training: The Fun Never, Never Stops.

Storm Evans, Bonnie Speer McGrath.

Sleuthing on the Web. Craig Ball, Sabrina Pacifici.

Threats from Within. Steve Gibson, David Bilinsky.

3:15 - 4:00 So you want to be an ABA author?
4:00 - 5:00 50 Gadgets in 60 Minutes.

Ross Kodner, Daniel Coolidge, Sheryn Bruehl, David Hambourger.

8:30 - 10:00 Document Assembly 2002.

Nancy Grekin, Seth Rowland.

The Electronic Trial Notebook from A to Z. Bruce Olson, Bill Speros.

Electronic Records Management

Peter Krakaur, James Mittenthal, Rosemary Strunk.

Digital Marketing Strategies

Suzanne Donnels, Larry Bodine.

The Small(ish) Law Dept. in the Large(ish) Organization. Jeffrey Flax, Glenn Rawdon.

I Got an Office in My Pocket: PDAs and Wireless Devices. Jeffrey Beard, Dennis Kennedy.

11:00 - 12:00 Hook 'em, Land 'em, Keep 'em: Practical Marketing Tips.

Jim Calloway, Dennis Kennedy.

Tips and Tricks for Realtime Depositions.

Karen Hirschman, Peter Bensinger.

Successful CRM Rollouts. Richard P. Klau, Jeffery Schwartz.

When Bad Things Happen: 60 Minutes to Save Your Practice.

Diane Ellis, Natalie Thornwell.

If I Only Had a Brain: Defensive Document Retention. Bill Speros, Natalie Hanlon-Leh.

Magic Bullets: My Favorite Utilities.

Dan Pinnington, David Masters.

1:00 - 2:00 E-mail Triage. Keely Dunn, J.R. Phelps.

E-Briefs and Pleadings. Sharon Nelson, Peter Bensinger.

Document Management Why Bother?

Alan Nathanson, Katherine DeBruyn.

Law Office Wizards: Who Manages Your Technology Decisions, and How?

Andrew Adkins, David Hambourger.

The Catbird Seat - Managing Outside Counsel Ted Banks, Rosemary Strunk.

Operating Systems: To XP or Not to XP. Rocky Stefano, Loren Jones.

2:15 - 3:15 Technology for Tightwads.

David Hirsch, Sheryl Cramer.

All About Imaging.

Tom O'Connor, Jonathan Porter.

Artificial Intelligence and Real Lawyering.

Marc Lauritsen, Ronald W. Staudt.

Making your Case: Overcoming Objection, Frustration, Procrastination and Fear.

Keely Dunn, Debra Hix-Sykes.

Knowledge Management Lessons from In-House and Government Counsel.

Ted Banks, Glenn Rawdon.

Outlines, Timelines and Knowledge Management Tools, Oh My!

Steve Cooper, Larry Smith.

4:00 - 5:00 60 Sites in 60 Minutes - Mark Tamminga, Jeff Flax, David Vandagriff.
8:30 - 9:30 Case Management Software

Larry Smith, Andy Adkins.

Computer Forensics for Litigators

Jeff Flax, Hillard Sterling.

Big Brother/Little Brother: Employee Monitoring Strategies.

Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Mary Lytle.

How to Commit Malpractice with Your Computer.

Reid Trautz, Dan Pinnington.

10:30 - noon Cool Billing Tools: Getting Paid for the Work You Do. Reid Trautz, Natalie Thornwell, Sandy Adams.

The Cutting Edge of Trial Technology: What to Use, When to Use it, and When NOT to Use It.

Bruce Olson, Tim Piganelli.

Competitive Intelligence.

Suzanne Donnels, Larry Bodine.

Basic Technology Ethics: What Do You Need to Do?

Paul McLaughlin, David Hricik.

1:00 - 2:00 Information Overload: Getting the Quality Back in Your Life.

Diane Ellis, Monica Bay.

Taking Control of Medical Records and Other Documents.

Cindy Langan, Steve Harhai.

Outsourcery: How to Manage Vendors.

J.R.Phelps, Katherine DeBruyn.

The Problem With Being Everywhere: Managing Conflicts and Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Digital Age.

David Hricik.

2:15 - 3:15 The $5,000 Law Office.

Ross Kodner, Storm Evans.

Making the Most of Trial Technology on a Limited Budget.

Sheryl Cramer, Steve Harhai.

e-Filing: The Horror? (How to Cope with Multiple e-Filing Protocols.)

Sharon Nelson, Scott Rosenberg.

Running a Home Business on the Office Server (and other good reasons to have a technical use policy).

David Bilinsky, Mary Lytle

3:30 - 5:00 TechPub: Ask the Experts.

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