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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section present
6th Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference
"The Extraordinary Lawyer: Minding Your Own Business"
Technology Track Held In Conjunction with The Florida Bar Midyear Meeting


Course Classification: Intermediate Level
September 21 - 22, 2012
Buena Vista Palace Hotel * 1900 Buena Vista Dr. * Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
407/827-3364

Course No. 1543C


Conference will include Mark Britton of AVVO and Kristen Nimsger of Thomson Reuters. Topics will be on Technology and will include things such as, collaboration tools and technology - innovative ways for lawyers to work together and expand their knowledge base, let your fingers do the walking to the courthouse - an introduction to e-filing and e-discovery, what did I ever do without it? tips to using iPhones and iPads in your practice, the ethics of social media - getting the most from your social presence without getting into trouble, lightning round - as many tech tips and practical insights as you can get in 50 minutes, websites are so 2000 - establishing a web presence that gets you noticed today, Microsoft office 2010 - smarter word, saner outlook, incredible power point, would you like a firewall with your latte? the ethics of practicing out of a coffee shop and other remote locations. NOTE: To purchase the course book separately see course 1423R.



Friday, September 21

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration/Breakfast
Sponsored by: Ave Maria School of Law

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome – Teresa Byrd Morgan, Esq., Conference Chair
Introduction – Margaret “Peggy” Hoyt, Esq., Program Chair

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary Speaker – Ignite your Business Development
Mark Britton – Founder and CEO of Avvo

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Collaboration Tools and Technology – Innovative Ways for Lawyers to Work Together and Expand Their Knowledge Base
Tom Mighell, Dallas, TX

10:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Let Your Fingers Do the Walking to the Courthouse – An Introduction to E-Filing and E-Discovery
Kevin Johnson, Esq., Tampa

12:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Networking Lunch (included in registration fee)
Sponsored by: Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Websites Are So 2000! Establishing A Web Presence That Gets You Noticed Today
Jason Marsh, New York, NY

2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Break

2:50 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010 – Smarter Word, Saner Outlook, Incredible Power Point
Adriana Linares, Orlando

3:50 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Would You Like a Firewall With Your Latte? The Ethics of Practicing Out of a Coffee Shop or Other Remote Location
Ernest Svenson, Esq., New Orleans, LA
Moderator: Ava K. Doppelt, Esq., Orlando
Panel: Mark J. Criser, Esq., Tampa
Patricia A. Toro Savitz, Esq.,Orlando
Ramón A. Abadin, Esq., Miami
Frank M. Bedell, Esq., Orlando
Mayanne Downs, Esq., Orlando

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Reception
Sponsored by: Thomson Reuters
Entertainment sponsored by: The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division

Saturday, September 22y

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

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome – Teresa Byrd Morgan, Esq., Conference Chair
Introduction – Margaret “Peggy” Hoyt, Esq., Program Chair

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary Speaker – Technology to Build Efficiency and a Competitive Edge
Kristen Nimsger, Managing Director & General Manager, Litigation Solutions for Thomson Reuters

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
What Did I Ever Do Without It? Tips to Using iPhones and iPads in Your Practice
Tom Mighell, Dallas, TX

10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
The Ethics of Social Media – Getting the Most From Your Social Presence Without Getting Into Trouble
Debbie Foster, Tampa
Adriana Linares, Orlando

11:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Lightning Round – As Many Tech Tips and Practical Insights as You Can Get in 50 Minutes
Adriana Linares, Orlando
Debbie Foster, Tampa
Ernest Svenson, Esq., New Orleans, LA
Tom Mighell, Dallas, TX

12:35 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Working Lunch (included in registration fee)
Q&A Regarding Conference Issues and General Discussion
All Conference Speakers





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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).




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