Tech Feast:  November Lineup of LexisNexis Legal Tech Webinars

by | Oct 29, 2015

November Lineup of LexisNexis Legal Tech Webinars

As the US celebrates a day of thanks this month with the traditional feast, we’ve put together a healthy list of webinars across small law, large law and corporate counsel segments.

It’s a different type of feast, an information feast, and one that one won’t leave you feeling lethargic.  Second helpings, in the form of recordings, are usually sent out to registrants that couldn’t make the live sessions, so if your calendar is full the day of the event, register anyway.

Webinars for November range from a very promising session on hanging out a law firm shingle, which is CLE eligible – to an “investigative approach to eDiscovery.”  All of these events will wrap up long before the holiday weekend to ensure everyone can get a head start.

Here’s the monthly line up of events:

1. Law Firm Startup: Hanging Your Shingle and Starting a New Law Firm (CLE*) 

Your new firm is an open door to exciting new opportunities. But chances are, you’re also overwhelmed with the many choices you have to make RIGHT NOW. Which type of law-related software is essential, optional, or unnecessary? Where’s the low-hanging fruit, and where’s the quicksand? Whether you’re about to start a firm, or have already opened, this session will be a boon to your practice. The presenters have vast, hands-on experience helping other small firm lawyers learn to streamline common office workflows, uncover new powers hidden in every computer and be more successful. (CLE is approved or in the process of approval for 60 minutes of CLE credit. The type of credit requested is General, but the credit allowed will be determined by the state governing MCLE board.)

  • When: Nov. 3, 2015 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Where:Online, register here
  • Cost:Complimentary with registration
  • Presenters:Ernie Svenson and Craig Bayer

Also see The Five Gears Driving Law Firm Profitability

2. Business Development: The Art of Winning: Shepherding the Client

How can large law firms take a prospective client from “Could be Interesting” to “Let’s Get Started?”  The LexisNexis InterAction team has some ideas in part 2 in the 3-part Business Development Webinar Series presented by Mo Bunnell, president and founder of Bunnell Idea Group (BIG) and AmLaw 200 business development consultant.

  • When: Nov. 11, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Presenter: Mo Bunnell

Also see: How Law Firms Plan to Fuel Growth in the Next 12 Months

3.  Roadshow stop in San Francisco!  “Security Considerations When Protecting Your Clients’ Data

Join us for the Litigation Luncheon Free Panel presentation “Security Considerations When Protecting Your Clients’ Data.”  This 1-hour LIVE program is designed around the quickly developing legal and practical issues involving Security in the ever-changing legal world. Enjoy lunch on us, after the presentation, and mingle with local legal professionals.

Also see: 4 Steps for Deciding to bring eDiscovery In-House or Outsource It 

4. Voice of Market: Law Firm Practice Management Customer Panel 

This month we’re hosting a very special “Feature Friday” webinar featuring a panel discussion with customers that use the LexisNexis Juris®, Time Matters® and PCLaw® products.  The discussion promises to bring lessons learned and opportunities from your peers in the small law market.

  • When: Nov 13, 2015 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary for customers with a current AMP
  • Speakers: TBD

Also see: 4 Creative Business Insights from Small Law Super Lawyers

5. Corporate Counsel:  How to Implement AFA Structures

Eliminate those concerns, and discover a step-by-step process that will open new opportunities for your department. This informative AFA implementation webinar by the CounselLink strategic consulting team will cover: Current AFA statistics that show you’re in good company; AFA approaches that deliver win/win results for both legal departments and law firms; and a practical model that minimizes risks and guides you from planning to measuring success

  • When: Nov. 17, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Speaker: Kris Satkunas

Also see: How to put Mojo in Law Department Metrics

6. Property and Casualty Insurance:  ALAE Litigation Survey Results

We surveyed Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance Companies to find out what their key initiatives are for 2015/16 and what they are doing to contain claims and litigation costs.  This webinar will share what we found and assess the dynamics driving the findings. Is your company following industry trends or is it an outlier?

  • When: Nov. 17, 2015 | 1:00-1:30 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Speaker: Dan Ruderman

Also see: Litigation Costs Study:  How P&C Shops are Keeping a Lid

7. Federal Government:  “SuperCharge your eDiscovery with EDA/LAW

During this webinar, we will discuss LexisNexis Early Data Analyzer (EDA) and LAW PreDiscovery™ software.  This presentation will cover using the EDA tool to process and perform early review, data exploration, or internal investigations on collected eDiscovery data without the use of an outside firm or vendor.  Topics will include:  eDiscovery processing, web-based case overview and exploration of the collected data, integrated email thread and near duplicate analytics and export to the LAW PreDiscovery product for imaging and production.

  • When: Nov. 17, 2015 l 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Presenter: Aaron Pierce

Also see: The 5 Biggest eDiscovery Challenges at Government Agencies

8. eDiscovery: “Away with Words:  An Investigative Approach to eDiscovery

During this webinar, our presenters will step you through an approach to eDiscovery that might not be so familiar to you:  one grounded in data science, an investigative mindset, and a focus on the real end-game of discovery – bringing a case to a satisfactory resolution.

  • When: Nov. 17, 2015 l 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Where:Online; register here.
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Presenters: Thomas Barnett, Special Counsel, eDiscovery and Data Science, Paul Hastings LLP; Daniel Krasner, Director of Data Science in eDiscovery, Paul Hastings LLP; George Socha, Co-Founder, EDRM

Also see: Can you Answer these 10 Basic eDiscovery Questions?

9. Litigation Wednesday:  Overview of LexisNexis TextMap® Software

The TextMap transcript management software helps you easily manage your transcripts in an electronic format. Each electronic transcript you import – case deposition, examination or other proceeding – is created as a database so you can efficiently search, annotate, add notes, create summary reports or cull key transcript passages.  This webinar will give you an overview or the product.

  • When: Nov. 18, 2015 |12:00 – 12:30 p.m. (ET)
  • Where: Online; register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration

Also see:  LexisNexis Rolls Out TextMap8 with Simplified Features that Deliver ‘Click Savings’

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Got a webinar topic or speaker you’d like to see?  Please let us know in the comments!

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