SEMINAR AGENDA


LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SERIES:

 

Course XI

The Anatomy of Electronic Documents: What Lawyers & Staff Need to Know
about the Hidden Risks within Electronic Documents to Avoid Malpractice;
Recent Metadata & E-Discovery Case Law Update; Using Social Media in
Your Law Practice; How Smartphones are Transforming the Law Practice

Seminar Sponsor:
Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC

 

APPROVALS

 

***Approved for 3.0 MCLE and STATE BAR COLLEGE HRS (.5 HR Ethics) by State Bar of Texas

***Approved for 3.6 CLE Hrs (including 3.6 Hrs Off Mgmt / Ethics) by the West Virginia State Bar

Pending submission for 3.0 CLE HRS (including .5 HR ETHICS) to the State Bar of Texas
Pending submission for 3.0 CLER HRS (including .5 HR ETHICS) to the Florida Bar

FACULTY

 

Kenneth O. Kreis, J.D., a former Assistant Attorney General, State of Illinois, and a former Assistant District Attorney, 47th Judicial District, State of Texas, has engaged in the private practice of law in Idaho for more than 25 years, and has been General Manager of Technology 4 Attorneys, LLC, for the past 9 years.  In addition, he has undertaken specific training and research into web page design issues, html coding, computer hardware, and software issues. He has lectured at over 200 approved CLE seminars in 12 different states during that time period on law related technology topics. Some of these programs have also been co-sponsored by three state bar associations and one regional law school on multiple occasions during the prior 8 years. His approach is to teach these seminars in an understandable, non technical manner. As a practicing lawyer, he understands lawyers concerns with these issues.


AGENDA TIMELINE: 3.0 CLE CREDIT HOURS (.5 Hour of Ethics)

 

8:15 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION

8:45 am - 9:30 am
Section I: The Anatomy of Electronic Documents: What Lawyers & Staff Need to Know

A. Common techniques that bad guys use to alter electronic documents and photographs
B. Finding hidden data risks in electronic documents and images
C. Determining original source of the changes or alterations

 

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Section II: Metadata and Electronic Discovery Case Law Update

A. Recent cases on metadata & e-discovery issues impacting lawyers

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Section III: Social Media and Smartphone Ethics Issues

A. Social media ethics issues for lawyers
B. Smartphone / cell phone ethics issues for lawyers

 

10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING BREAK

 

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Section IV: Using Social Media in Your Law Practice

A. Using social media for law office advertising
B. Using social media for investigative purposes

C. Other benefits to lawyers using social media

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Section V: How Smartphones are Transforming the Law Practice

 

A. Legal research using smartphones
B. Case management using smartphones
C. Other ways lawyers are using smartphones to enhance their practice

 

Morning Seminar is Concluded

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Section I: The Anatomy of Electronic Evidence: What Lawyers & Staff Need to Know

A. Common techniques that bad guys use to alter electronic documents and photographs
B. Finding hidden data risks in electronic documents and images
C. Determining original source of the changes or alterations

 

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Section II: Metadata and Electronic Discovery Case Law Update

A. Recent cases on metadata & e-discovery issues impacting lawyers

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Section III: Social Media and Smartphone Ethics Issues

A. Social media ethics issues for lawyers
B. Smartphone / cell phone ethics issues for lawyers

 

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm AFTERNOON BREAK

 

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Section IV: Using Social Media in Your Law Practice

A. Using social media for law office advertising
B. Using social media for investigative purposes

C. Other benefits to lawyers using social media

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Section V: How Smartphones are Transforming the Law Practice

 

A. Legal research using smartphones
B. Case management using smartphones
C. Other ways lawyers are using smartphones to enhance their practice

 

Afternoon Seminar is Concluded