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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
CLE Committee and the General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section present
Conquering The Technology Curve

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
January 24 - 25, 2014

Course No. 1658R


This seminar will include topics such as tech purchasing 101; mobile devices & remote computing; the ethics of cloud computing; generating documents in a paperless office; efficient technology; marketing with technology; effective billing to minimize lost time 7 revenue; hiring help 101; and client & case management.



Friday, January 24

Technology 2014: Conquering the Cloud

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome – Kevin Johnson, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section, Chair
Introduction – Sean Desmond, Conference Chair

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Tech Purchasing 101: “So I’ve Hung a Shingle, What Else Do I Need?”
Erika Dine, Sarasota
Sierra Pino, Sarasota

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Mobile Devices & Remote Computing: “Can I Really Practice Law From Anywhere?”
Erika Dine, Sarasota
Sierra Pino, Sarasota

10:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
The Ethics of Cloud Computing: “Is This Really Allowed? Is This Safe?”
Christopher T. Anderson, Raleigh, NC

12:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon (included in registration fee)
Presenting the Tradition of Excellence and the Walter S. Crumbley Awards
Sponsored by: LexixNexis Firm Manager

1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Generating Documents in a Paperless Office: “Getting Things on Paper and Then Getting Rid of the Paper”
Ernest Svenson, New Orleans, LA

2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Networking Break

2:50 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Efficient Technology: “Breathe, Technology Can Help You!”
Adriana Linares, Orlando
Conrad Saam, Newcastle, WA

3:40 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.
Marketing with Technology: “So, I’m Ready to Go but the Phone Isn’t Ringing”
Conrad Saam, Newcastle, WA

4:35 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Lightning Round: “Tech Tips to Take You to the Next Level”
Panel: Adriana Linares, Orlando
Conrad Saam, Newcastle, WA
Ernest Svenson, New Orleans, LA
Christopher T. Anderson, Raleigh, NC
Erika Dine, Sarasota
Sierra Pino, Sarasota
Chelsey Lambert, Chicago, IL

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Reception
Celebrating FLMIC’s 25th Anniversary in 2014
Entertainment sponsored by: Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A.

Saturday, January 25

Practice Management 2014:
Conquering the Practice

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome – Kevin Johnson, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section, Chair
Introduction – Sean Desmond, Conference Chair

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Effective Billing to Minimize Lost Time & Revenue: “How Do I Actually Make Money Doing This?”
Christopher T. Anderson, Raleigh, NC

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Hiring Help 101: “Solos & Small Firms Better Get It Right!”
Chelsey Lambert, Chicago, IL

10:35 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
A Small Firm Guide to the Affordable Care Act
Kirsten Vignec, Tampa

11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Client & Case Management: “How Is It Possible to Get This Many E-mails?”
Adriana Linares, Orlando





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