Technology Tuesday's - Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22

Every Tuesday this February ICLEF will be showing 1-Hr lunch time CLE all based around technology for lawyers and the law office. We do offer a price break for attending more then one program. Once on the registration page click Special Offer to combine seminars.

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Essential Law Firm Technology: The Best of What’s Out There

1 CLE (NLS) - Tuesday, February 1; 12:15 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Live Webcast Only


Technology advances quickly and it's not easy to keep up with it while also trying to practice law. This seminar will define and explain the technologies that can help any lawyer solve problems, improve client service and make life easier. Learn about the essential software and hardware tools that can help you protect client confidentiality, organize case information, manage your practice more efficiently and improve your systems.


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Ethics: How to Discuss Security with Your Clients

1 CLE / 1 E - Tuesday, February 8; 12:15 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Live Webcast Only


Addressing security within your office is only half the battle! Unfortunately, your clients often don’t know how to protect their own data and security is definitely a team sport. Therefore, it’s important to educate your clients about proper security processes and make sure they are okay with the risks associated with electronic communication and storage (if you intend to use them). Nothing is without risk, but by exercising good practices, you and your client can fully enjoy all the benefits of technology and electronic collaboration.


In this session, we’ll discuss your communication and confidentiality duties under Rules of Professional Conduct, security issues you should address in engagement agreements, security measures both you and your clients should employ, client portals, email encryption, virtual private networks and other best practices. Finally, we’ll cover the breach notification laws and how they impact lawyers.


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Electronic Document Management for Lawyers

1 CLE (NLS) - Tuesday, February 15; 12:15 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Live Webcast Only


Imagine if you could electronically organize and store all documents (including electronic documents created in-house, documents your office has received, faxes, e-mail, and attachments) in a client/matter-centric manner which is accessible at any time, whether they’re in or out of the office. Imagine further that all of those files could be searched by any imaginable criteria and therefore, nothing could be lost. We'll show you how to make this a reality in your practice.


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Ethics: Communication Breakdown - It’s Always the Same (But it’s Avoidable)

1 CLE / 1 E - Tuesday, February 22; 12:15 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. - Live Webcast Only


A high percentage of malpractice practice claims and practice management problems are caused by communication breakdowns. Communication problems create dissatisfied clients, decrease productivity, cause conflict internally and externally. The growing number of communication channels only compounds the problem. We'll explain technologies and techniques that will help you improve communication, lower your stress, improve your service, generate happier clients, and lower your malpractice risk.

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FACULTY:

Barron K. Henley

Affinity Consulting Group, LLC, Columbus OH


Barron is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments.


He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Worthington Estate Planning Council. He is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Technology and the Courts, and a member of both the ABA Law Practice Management and the Real Property Trust and Estate Law ("RPTE") Sections.


Mr. Henley heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments. Barron is also an expert in launching new law firms, overhauling existing firms, and documenting and re-engineering law firm processes. Finally, Barron teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology, and ethics.


Paul J. Unger

Affinity Consulting Group, LLC, Columbus, OH


Paul J. Unger is a nationally recognized speaker, author and thought-leader in the legal technology industry. He is an attorney and founding principal of Affinity Consulting Group, a nationwide consulting company providing legal technology consulting, continuing legal education, and training.


He is the author of dozens legal technology manuals and publications, including recent published books, Tame the Digital Chaos – A Lawyer’s Guide to Distraction, Time, Task & Email Management (2017) and PowerPoint in an Hour for Lawyers (2014).


He is a member of the American Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice, and New York State Bar Association, and specializes in document and case management, paperless office strategies, trial presentation and litigation technology, and legal-specific software training and professional development for law firms and legal departments throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Mr. Unger has provided trial presentation consultation for over 400 cases.





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