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ABA TECHSHOW to teach attendees about useful, practical technologies

ABA TECHSHOW to teach attendees about useful, practical technologies

By John Glynn

CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 — The ABA TECHSHOW 2014 Conference and EXPO is where lawyers, legal professionals and technology all come together. Attendees will learn about the most useful and practical technologies available March 27-29 at the Hilton Chicago.

Rick Klau, partner at Google Ventures, is the conference’s keynote speaker on Friday, March 28.  

What:  
ABA TECHSHOW 2014 Conference and EXPO
Sponsored by the ABA Law Practice Division

When: 
Conference: March 27-29
EXPO: March 27-28     

Where:
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605        

Program highlights include:

“Ethics of Social Media Marketing” — While the current ethics rules regarding marketing long predate social media and Internet marketing, those rules are regularly applied to these new media. Panelists will discuss how the ethics rules are being made to fit various aspects of website, social media and other Internet marketing.
Thursday, March 27, 9 – 10 a.m.

“Document Storage v. Document Management in the Cloud” — This program is a detailed review of how law firms and corporate legal departments utilize available cloud-based options for document management, document sharing and document storage in the cloud.
Thursday, March 27, 4 – 5 p.m.

“E-Discovery Caselaw Update” — How are courts addressing predictive coding, the preservation of social media and the general expanse of e-discovery? Come hear experts in the field run down the latest and “hot off the press” opinions in the world of e-discovery.
Friday, March 28, 8 – 9 a.m.

“The Changing Face of Large Case Financing and Billing” — From the newly minted position of “pricing director” to the debates on third-party funding of litigation, changes are underway in how legal services are negotiated and priced. Look at the tools and changes taking place and how they impact and improve options for firms moving into the future.
Friday, March 28, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

“60 Sites in 60 Minutes” — A panel of experts will provide a guided tour of the 60 best sites on the Internet for attorneys.
Saturday, March 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A complete agenda and updated list of speakers can be found online.  

This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Ali Cybulski at Alisha.Cybulski@americanbar.org.

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