ABA TechShow

ABA TechShow in Chicago next week : Would welcome meeting

I’ll be in Chicago from Saturday through Wednesday attending the American Bar Association’s TechShow. I’ll be presenting at Ignite Law 2011 on Sunday evening, and be around the conference as well as visiting Chicago LexBlog clients Monday through Wednesday. I’ll also be speaking at a meeting of the Chicago Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Committee … Continue Reading

Beer for Bloggers at ABA TechShow on Friday evening

Join the ABA Journal and LexBlog for drinks and mingling at 5 p.m. Friday, April 3. We’ll be at the Lakeside Green Lounge in the Hilton, located in the North end of the main lobby. We’re picking up the tab, so come get a nametag and a drink and meet some bloggers, Twitterers, lawyers and … Continue Reading

MonetaSuite reaching out to bloggers in effective way

Many companies will send out press releases to try to court bloggers and get them to write about new products. This usually has the opposite effect, as bloggers will promptly hit "delete" and take a skeptical view of that company in the future. The MonetaSuite team is using the occasion of the ABA TechShow to take … Continue Reading

Internet Marketing Sessions on tap at ABA TechShow

The ABA TechShow, one of the premier legal technology conferences, is next week in Chicago. With my focus on the Internet marketing front, there’s a couple sessions that piqued my interest. One is Web JD: If You’re Not Serving Your Clients Online Someone Else Will Be, with legal SEO guru Steve Matthews of Stem Legal and Dave Bilinsky, Practice Management Consultant … Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: Jim Calloway of the Oklahoma Bar Association

Our guest for today’s final live dispatch from TechShow is none other than Jim Calloway, director of the Management Assistance Program at the Oklahoma Bar Association. A most knowledgeable figure in technology, both as it pertains to the legal realm and to the greater world, Jim also writes the blog Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips … Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: Aviva Cuyler of JD Supra

Our next guest in the ongoing "Live from TechShow" interview series is Aviva Cuyler, an individual whose name has been appearing frequently in the legal tech world as of late. Founder and co-managing director of the legal resource website JD Supra (and a moderator of JD Scoop, it’s accompanying blog), Aviva is a former attorney … Continue Reading

Today’s Beer for Bloggers event now at Hilton Lobby Bar

This just in: due to an unexpected overcrowding of St. Patrick’s Day drinkers in Chicago, the ABA TechShow Beer for Bloggers event – previously scheduled to take place at Kitty O’Shea’s – has moved. Festivities will now kick off at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Lobby Bar, at the north end of the hotel’s lobby.… Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: Ed Poll of LawBiz Management Co.

It’s been a busy day, but we still managed to squeeze in a chat with Ed Poll, the latest in our ongoing series of live interviews from TechShow. Ed, a LexBlog client who we previously featured in our LexBlog Q & A, is the principal of LawBiz Management Company and author of the LawBizBlog. Last … Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: Laura Calloway of the Alabama State Bar

Day two of the ABA TechShow 2008 is well underway, and our live coverage continues. First on the interview roster today is Laura Calloway, director of the Practice Management Assistance Program at the Alabama State Bar. Laura, a long-time TechShow attendee who practiced law for more than 15 years in the Montgomery area, gives those … Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: David Cowen of The Cowen Group

Our live coverage from ABA TechShow 2008 continues this afternoon, with another special guest: David Cowen, managing partner at The Cowen Group. Extremely knowledgeable in e-discovery matters and an all-around great guy to chat with, David and his company specialize in staffing issues for large firms throughout the United States and Europe. Reached in his … Continue Reading

Live from TechShow: Brian Ritchey of LexisNexis

The ABA TechShow has kicked off in Chicago, and our eyes and ears on the ground there are providing live coverage of the event through interviews with attendees and participants. The first of such interviews, conducted just moments ago, is with Brian Ritchey of LexisNexis. Brian, who formerly served as Regional Vice President at Juris … Continue Reading

Dominic Jaar, in-house counsel at Bell Canada [LexBlog Q & A]

We’re winding down our TechShow-themed LexBlog Q & A interviews; the last one – featuring legal consultant Brett Burney – will go up tomorrow. But today, we’ve got a very special guest: Dominic Jaar, in-house counsel at Bell Canada and author of the blog Wines and Information Management. Dominic is one of the few Canadian … Continue Reading

Adriana Linares of LawTech Partners [LexBlog Q & A]

Continuing with our series of ABA TechShow-centered LexBlog Q & As, we cap off the week featuring Adriana Linares, president of the legal technology consulting company LawTech Partners. Adriana, who runs the blog I Heart Tech, isn’t just presenting at TechShow; she’s also one of the nine members on its planning board. The panels Adriana … Continue Reading

Reid Trautz of Reid My Blog [LexBlog Q & A]

As previously mentioned, we’ll be helping ring in next week’s ABA TechShow with special LexBlog Q & As that feature panelists from the event. Yesterday we featured David Bilinsky; today in the hot seat is Reid Trautz, a legal consultant who serves as chair of the LPM Publishing Board and writes the law blog Reid … Continue Reading

David Bilinsky of Thoughtful Legal Management [LexBlog Q & A]

As the ABA TechShow draws nearer, you’ll start to notice certain LexBlog Q & As that bear the TechShow’s badge (above) in place of our guest’s photo. This is your indicator that the interview you’re about to read is with a legal professional scheduled to present at TechShow, and that at least a portion of … Continue Reading

Planning on blogging from ABA TechShow?

If you’re going to be in Chicago next week for the ABA Tech Show and plan on doing some blogging (live-blogging, or just plain blogging) while there, Tom Mighell, the TechShow Chairperson wants to know. They’re putting together a master RSS feed that will stream all of the conference blogging from one place. Drop Tom … Continue Reading