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April 26, 2018: Legal Trends Panel on Technological Developments in the Law

Legal Trends Panel on Technological Developments in the Law

Thursday April 26th, 6 – 8 PM

Please join us for an exciting panel discussion on the legal trends likely to impact your practice.

Catherine Sanders Reach – Digital Security Mobile exploits, Internet of Things, dangers, permissions and privacy controls, phishing, ransomware, oh my! What are the new and old threats lawyers should guard against – and why? From irritating to devastating the constant barrage of cyber threats against you, your clients and your law firm can be overwhelming. We will talk about some steps to take to guard against these threats and be ready for the next ones.Nelson Rosario – Blockchain and the Law A basic introduction to blockchain technology and the implications for the practice of law and how humans manage trust.

Conor Malloy – Automating your Law Practice We will cover different points of friction many law firms experience in their daily activities and how to free up time in order to increases billable hours, or alternatively, optimize flat-rate billing. We will focus on optimizing one’s practice using automation, including a variety of off-the-shelf technology.

Samira Nazem – Technology in the Courts Our courts may be steeped in history and tradition, but they are not immune from technology and change. As lawyers and litigants increasingly turn to technology to simplify court procedures and improve access to justice, the courts must also think about how they can effectively and responsibly use technology to meet the evolving needs of the public. From remote appearances to electronic filing, learn about new ways in which our state courts are connecting with litigants and lawyers.

Open bar and light hors d’oeuvres. Thanks to Barack Ferrazzano for sponsoring.

Hosted by the Chinese American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Future of the Profession Committee.

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