8:55 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 Nebulous Concepts: Clearing Up the Cloud for Law Practice *‡
Catherine Sanders Reach, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary
The "cloud" has taken law firms by storm. But what does that mean? Is it safe? In this session, we discuss everything from cloud architecture and security best practices to trends in legal technology and how to use the cloud to its best advantage in the firm and with your clients. Put up your umbrella and find out everything you need to know to leverage this technology.
This program includes two 10-minute breaks.
12:20 Adjourn * Indicates portion providing Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit ‡ Indicates portion providing Technology Training credit
The "cloud" has taken law firms by storm. But what does that mean? Is it safe?
Catherine Sanders Reach
Catherine Sanders Reach is Director for the Center for Practice Management at the North Carolina Bar Association, providing practice technology and management assistance to lawyers and legal professionals. Formerly she was Director, Law Practice Management and Technology for the Chicago Bar Association and the Director at the American Bar Association's Legal Technology Resource Center.
Prior to her work at the NCBA, CBA and ABA she worked in library and information science environments for a number of years, working at Ross and Hardies as a librarian. She received a master's degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 1997.
Catherine's professional activities include articles published in Law Practice magazine, Law Technology News and GPSolo Magazine, as well as numerous other publications. She has given presentations on the use of technology in law firms for national bar conferences, state and local bar associations and organizations such as the National Association of Bar Council and the Association of American Law Schools. In 2011 she was selected to be one of the inaugural Fastcase 50, celebrating fifty innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the field of law and in 2013 became Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. She served on the ABA TECHSHOW Board from 2007-2009, 2014-2016 and is co-vice chair in 2019.
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