The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the CLE Committee and the General Practice Solo & Small Firm Section present
2015 Solo & Small Firm Conference

Wild, Wild Tech: Getting Down and Dirty with Technology

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
January 23 - 24, 2015
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
(407) 827- 4000

Course No. 1831R

This seminar will address why solo and small firm practitioners need practice management systems; time and billing; how to use Microsoft Office and PowerPeruasion with PowerPoints; courtroom technology; latest PDF techniques; e-discovery; ethics in social media and the courtroom.

Friday, January 23

7:45 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.

8:20 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Teresa Morgan, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Chair
Jennifer R. Kuyrkendall, Conference Chair

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Keynote Speaker:
John Sutton, Miami

8:50 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
Courtroom Technology to Ride the River With
Richard Serpe, Norfolk, VA
Ernest Svenson, New Orleans, LA

9:40 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Networking Break

9:55 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
The Jig is Up: Gettin' Wise to the Shakespearean Tragedy of Search in E-Discovery
Craig Ball, Austin, TX

10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Keeping Law Firms’ Social Media Use Right as a Trivet
Adrian Dayton, Buffalo, NY

11:35 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Luncheon (included in registration fee)

1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Microsoft Office: The Whole Kit and Kaboodle
Adriana Linares, Orlando
Chad Burton, Dayton, OH

2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Networking Break

2:55 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
PowerPersuasion: Don't Get Strung Up for Your Next Presentation
Craig Ball, Austin, TX

3:45 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.
Practicing in a PDF World Without Putting a Spoke in the Wheel
John Stewart, Vero Beach
Ernest Svenson, New Orleans, LA

4:35 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Full House Tech Tips Before We Skedaddle
Richard Serpe, Norfolk, VA
Ernest Svenson, New Orleans, LA
Chad Burton, Dayton, OH
Adriana Linares, Orlando

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, January 24
7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Teresa Morgan, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Chair
Jennifer Kuyrkendall, Conference Chair

8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Practice Management Software Can Prevent a Heap of Trouble
Chad Burton, Dayton OH

9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Scuttlebutt and Ethics in the Courtroom
Shawn Vincent, Orlando

10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Networking Break

10:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Time and Billing/Practice Management Techniques to Keep Your Business in Apple Pie Order – “Shootout” Discussion
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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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