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Brewing eDiscovery: 10 Legal Tech Events for January 2016

Brewing eDiscovery 9+ Legal Tech Events for January 2016

Something is brewing in eDiscovery.

Among the list of events below (#6) will provide a preview of what is coming in the new LexisNexis® Concordance® Desktop eDiscovery product.  And #7 hints at the beginning of the “sea of change” stemming from our Raleigh Technology Center for litigation solutions in the next 12 months.

Below is our monthly legal tech roundup, including two conferences to be held this spring: one focused on large law business development and the other centering on corporate legal departments.  As always, we may add a couple more events to this list during the month, so be sure to check back.

1. Corporate Counsel: Bridging the Gap Between In-house Counsel and Law Firms

Metrics strengthen relationships between inside and outside counsel. This webinar will provide a framework to understand metrics that drive better outcomes and value.

2. Solo and Small Law Feature Friday: Emailing Bills in PCLaw®

Enhancements in recent releases of the LexisNexis PCLaw application have made sending bills by email easier and more efficient. Learn how to configure email templates, set preferences for clients/matters and work with the Invoice Email Queue to get your bills out faster, so you can get paid faster.

3. Financial Management Feature Friday: Juris® and IRS Reporting on Form 1099

What are 1099’s? Who gets them? How do I create them? What box do I use? To whom and where do I send them? When are they due? These are questions often asked at year-end by Firm Administrators, Firm Accountants & Bookkeepers and are a frequent source of frustration. This webinar will demonstrate what you need to know about preparing 1099’s and meeting the critical deadlines related to them.

 4. Billable Hours Feature Friday: Capture Every Billable Hour with Chrometa

During this webinar, you will learn about Chrometa, the first LexisNexis Gateway partner for passive time capture. Chrometa helps firms capture more billable time spent on email, online research, phone calls and more—automatically and without the need to use timers! Chrometa can help increase billable time by 20% or more while simultaneously decreasing hours worked. There will also be a live demo showing how Chrometa works within the Time Matters software, followed by a Q&A period.

5. Litigation Case Analysis:  The CaseMap® DocManager

In this webinar, you will learn about the LexisNexis CaseMap DocManager features. These tools allow you to review and annotate documents and images without having to open the source file in its native application. Plus you’ll learn about the new redaction, production and light review features that streamline the document review process, making your document review process easier and more efficient than ever.

6. Small and Mid-Law eDiscovery: Concordance® Desktop Overview

Attendees will learn about the new features of our upcoming Concordance software release, as well as best practices for using this tool in your organization. The product is an electronic discovery, litigation document management, and litigation support tool.

7. Corporate and Large Law eDiscovery: Something BIG is Brewing

Speed, efficiency, smarter analytics and cost predictability. That’s what eDiscovery professionals say they need, and the tools that can provide the right blend of those four primary capabilities help achieve better outcomes with less effort. In this special sneak peek, we will share with you a new vision for what eDiscovery will become in this new era of deep data and non-linear workflows. We are re-imagining analytics to be the centerpiece of eDiscovery rather than being an add-on.

8. Product Training: CounselLink® Feature Friday Webinar: Standard Reports

This webinar will review the fundamentals of the LexisNexis CounselLink Reporting Module, and offer helpful tips that allow users to more effectively: Navigate Reports, Work with Standard Reports, Set up Subscriptions and Create New Reports.

9. Large Law Conference: Accelerate 2016 Business Development Summit

The LexisNexis Accelerate 2016 Business Development Summit, by the InterAction team, will feature leading experts in law firm business development. Topics covered include: how to prove the ROI of your marketing and BD efforts; how your firm stacks up vs. others; providing the content clients are craving, and optimizing your firm’s client experience throughout the relationship; measurable, sustainable BD processes.

10. Corporate Legal: 2016 CounselLink Annual Customer Conference

Network, learn and discover at the acclaimed annual conference for CounselLink customers. Attendees will have a chance to network and trade notes with peers, earn CLE credits and see a preview of what’s next for the CounselLink Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) product.  This year’s keynote speaker is Timothy B. Corcoran who is presenting on the Corporate Legal Maturity Model.

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About Frank Strong

Frank Strong
Frank Strong is the communications director for the LexisNexis software division located on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh. In this capacity, he leads communications efforts in support of software products for law practice and law department management and also litigation tools – across large law, small law and corporate counsel segments. With more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech sector, Strong previously served as director of public relations for Vocus, which developed marketing, PR and media monitoring software. He has held multiple roles both in-house with corporations, ranging from startups to global organizations, and has also endured the rigors of billable hours, having completed gigs at PR firms including the top 10 global firm Hill & Knowlton. A veteran of two year-long deployments, Strong has concurrently served in uniform in reserve components of the military for more than 20 years, initially as an enlisted Marine and later as an infantry officer in the Army National Guard. Strong holds a BA in Film and TV production from Worcester State University, an M.A. in Public Communication from American University, and an M.B.A. from Marymount University. He is a PADI-certified Master Scuba Diver and holds a USPA "B" skydiving license.
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