2018 Law + Technology Summit (8.0 General Participatory Credits and 1.0 Legal Ethics)

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


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The frenetic pace of technology today leads to many complex challenges in the legal profession, and technological competency is no longer solely a luxury for early adopters, tech “nerds” or law firm staff. Learn the ins and outs of e-discovery, cybersecurity, practice management and trial technology from an all-star lineup of national legal technology experts at a two-day summit presented by the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) and the Law Practice Management and Technology Section of the California Lawyers Association.

Ethical Duty of Tech Competence, Robert J. Ambrogi, Esq.

Common Money Wasting Mistakes in E-Discovery, Eddy Borysewicz

iPad Apps for Lawyers, Christine Stansall; Cari Pines, Esq.; Alexa Wolff, Esq.

High-Tech Depositions, Mike Tisa

How to Avoid Common E-discovery Pitfalls, Lauren Doucette, CP

Avoiding Ethical Problems in the Use of Technology, Shawn Kennedy, Esq.

Cybersecurity & Using the Cloud for Lawyers, Dennis Garcia, Esq.

Ethical Use of Social Media for Lawyers, Renee Galente, Esq.

Using Technology in Trial to Enhance Advocacy: Do’s and Don’ts, Hon. Eddie Sturgeon; Jeff Bennion, Esq.

Robert J. Ambrogi, Esq.
- National Leading Technology Blogger
Robert Ambrogi is a lawyer and legal journalist who has been writing and speaking about legal technology and the Internet for more than two decades. He writes the award-winning blog LawSites, is a columnist for Above the Law, and cohosts the...More
Jeff Bennion, Esq.
Chair - LPMT Section of the California Lawyers Association
Jeff Bennion is a trial attorney and solo practitioner in San Diego specializing in personal injury and business litigation. Jeff is the Chair of the California Lawyers Association’s Law Practice Management and Technology section and has been the...More
Eddy Borysewicz
President - Invendica, Inc.
Eddy Borysewicz has developed software for the legal industry for over 20 years and currently operates Invendica, Inc. Invendica manages large multi terabyte databases utilized by civil entities and the United States Department of Justice. As...More
Lauren Doucette, CP
President - Women in eDiscovery San Diego Chapter
Lauren Doucette, CP is eDiscovery Strategy Coordinator with Klinedinst. Ms. Doucette supports clients with cutting-edge technology through each step of their litigation matter, utilizing tools such as Relativity, the firm’s in-house eDiscovery...More
Renee Galente, Esq.
- Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer
Renee Galente is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and an award-winning San Diego trial lawyer who works tirelessly for you focusing on serious personal injury cases, criminal and military defense. She has a strong reputation in...More
Dennis Garcia, Esq.
Assistant General Counsel - Microsoft Corporation
Dennis Garcia is an Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft Corporation based in Chicago. He practices at the intersection of law and technology and provides a wide range of legal support to Microsoft’s Sales, Marketing and Operations teams across...More
Shawn Kennedy, Esq.
Principal Attorney - Modera Legal
Shawn is an accomplished attorney and recognized leader in the legal industry, with over fifteen years of experience as a litigator with two AmLaw 100 firms, and then as founder and CEO of a legal technology company with national and international...More
Cari Pines, Esq.
CFLS - Pines Law Group
Cari M. Pines is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in 2004. Cari currently serves as the Chair Elect for the Family Law Section of Los Angeles County Bar Association. In her...More
Christine Stansall
- Certified E-Discovery Specialist
Christine Stansall began her legal career after graduating from UC San Diego and obtaining her paralegal certificate from University of San Diego’s ABA-approved program in 1995. In her 20 years a paralegal, she gained extensive experience in...More
Hon. Eddie Sturgeon
Supervising Judge, Civil Division - San Diego Superior Court
Hon. Sturgeon is currently the Supervising Judge of the Civil Division of the San Diego Superior Court. He is also a current independent calendar judge with a case load of approximately 1200 cases. He is the past Dean of the California Witkin...More
Mike Tisa
Director of Litigation Technology - Aptus Court Reporting
Mike Tisa is the Director of Litigation Technology at Aptus Court Reporting. He is a Certified Legal Video Specialist and Trial Presentation Professional through the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA). Mike began his career in the legal...More
Alexa Wolff, Esq.
- Pines Law Group
Alexa began her career in 2009 as a family law associate at Kolodny & Anteau and continued working for Kolodny Law Group until September 2017. In September 2017, Alexa joined Pines Law Group and her practice continues to be exclusively focused on...More

Originally Published

January 26, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Ethical Duty of Tech Competence - Video 1
  • Common Money Wasting Mistakes in E-Discovery - Video 2
  • iPad Apps For Lawyers - Video 3
  • High-Tech Depositions - Video 4
  • How To Avoid Common E-Discovery Pitfalls - Video 5
  • Avoiding Ethical Problems In The Use Of Technology - Video 6
  • Cybersecurity & Using The Cloud For Lawyers - Video 7
  • Ethical Use Of Social Media For Lawyers - Video 8
  • Using Technology in Trial To Enhance Advocacy - Video 9
  • 2018 Law + Technology Summit - Paper

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