October 16, 2014
8:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
6.25 MCLE hours, including 6.25 Professional Responsibility MCLE credit hours (PMCLE credit subject to approval)
Presented by Young Lawyers Division
ISBA Regional office
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900
(map and directions)
Maximize the effective use of technology in your new solo and small firm practice by joining our legal technology expert, Barron Henley, as well as several established ISBA member experts at our upcoming Practice Institute. As an attorney and national speaker, Mr. Henley frequently teaches how to harness the power of technology in the practice of law. Mr. Henley provides answers, strategies and technologies to address your unanswered questions, such as:
Later in the day, join our resident ISBA experts at table clinics where you will have a chance to ask questions and get best practices tips from your fellow practitioners on topics such as social media and technology in the courtroom.
Timothy J. Storm, Storm Law Office, Barrington
Featured Speaker - Sponsored by GEICO:
Barron K. Henley, Esq. Mr. Henley is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a national legal technology consulting firm which handles all aspects of law practice automation including document assembly, case management, document management, legal accounting software, trial presentation/litigation support, paper reduction/scanning, hardware, networks/servers and security. He is an attorney and has been helping other lawyers with technology since 1990. He received 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 member of the ABA Law Practice Management Section and is the former Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Law Office Automation & Technology Committee. Mr. Henley heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments; he is a renowned expert on Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and HotDocs document assembly software; and has authored legal-specific manuals on HotDocs, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook. 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.
8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Session 1*
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Smokeball
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 2*
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (No MCLE Credit)
Sponsored by Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. and Mila Carlson & Associates, P.C.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Session 3*
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Session 4*
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Break with Exhibitors
Don’t miss this final break with the exhibitors! Complimentary beer and wine will be served.
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Best Practices Rapid Fire Table Clinics*
Capture some of the best ideas to incorporate into your practice during our lightning round session. Speakers on a variety of topics will be assigned to tables where they will share their top practice tips and answer your specific questions on those topics. You can switch tables at regularly marked intervals throughout the session. Get ready for fast-paced fun and breakthrough ideas you can put to use in your practice. Topics include:
Michael E. Holden, Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, Chicago
*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval