From Revolution to Evolution: Digital Tools in Practice — April 23

From Revolution to Evolution: Digital Tools in Practice — April 23

Conference Presented By Georgetown Law & ABA Journal

Another future of law conference? Nope.

This one is about today, about real work being done in new ways, embracing technology to deliver better, faster, cheaper services to individual and business clients and to the public—now.

On April 23, Georgetown University Law Center and the ABA Journal will bring together a stellar range of practitioners to share practical experiences on the road From Revolution to Evolution: Digital Tools in Practice.

Agenda below. Details here. Join us!

8:30-9:00 am: Welcoming Remarks

  • Tanina Rostain, Professor, Co-Director, Georgetown Law, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession
  • Allen Pusey, Editor and Publisher, ABA Journal

9:00-9:30 am: Keynote

  • David Curle, Director of Strategic Competitive Intelligence, Thomson Reuters

9:30-11:00 am: Litigation Practice and Intellectual Property

  • Lisa Damon, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
  • Andrew Baker, Global Director of Legal Product and Technology, Seyfarth Shaw
  • Scott Forman, Shareholder, Littler
  • Carla Goldstein, Associate General Counsel and Director of Strategic Initiatives, BMO Financial Services
  • David Hobbie, Litigation Knowledge Manager, Goodwin Procter
  • Michael Melfi, Founder and Managing Partner, Melfi Associates
  • Moderator: Milton Regan, Professor, Co-Director, Georgetown Law, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession

11:15 -12:30 pm: Cross-Practice Approaches and Tools

  • Marc Lauritsen, President, Capstone Practice Systems
  • Michael Mills, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Neota Logic
  • Ed Walters, CEO and Co-Founder, Fastcase
  • Meredith Williams-Range, Chief Knowledge Management Officer, Baker Donelson
  • Moderator: David Johnson, Founder, Graphical Groupware

12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch and Breakout Sessions

  • Coding for Lawyers – David Zvenyach, “18F” Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, GSA
  • Data Mining for Lawyers – Greg Elin, Founder, Govready.org

2:00-3:00 pm: Careers in Legal Technology

  • Dan Lear, Director of Industry Relations, Avvo
  • Scott Rechtschaffen, Shareholder and Chief Knowledge Officer, Littler
  • David Zvenyach, “18F” Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, GSA
  • Moderator: Jill Chanen, Assistant Managing Editor, ABA Journal

3:15 pm-4:30 pm: Contract Management and Client Collaboration

  • Richard Granat, Founder, President and CEO, DirectLaw, Inc.,
  • Paul Lippe, Founder and CEO, Legal OnRamp
  • Kingsley Martin, President and CEO, KMStandards
  • Stacey Werner Shapiro, Senior Counsel, Commercial Transactions at Choice Hotels International
  • Noah Waisberg, CEO and Co-Founder, Kira Systems
  • Moderator: Tanina Rostain, Professor, Co-Director, Georgetown Law, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession

4:45-6:00 pm: Access to Justice and Open Government

  • Michael Hollander, Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services
  • Mark O’Brien, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Pro Bono Net
  • Glenn Rawdon, Program Counsel for Technology, Legal Services Corporation
  • Corinna Zarek, Senior Advisor for Open Government, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Moderator: Rebecca Sandefur, Professor of Sociology and Law, Illinois University
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