Technology is rapidly transforming the practice of law. From data security and online information exchange to social media and artificial intelligence tools, technology has become an integral part of the legal profession. The use of technology not only presents a new set of challenges but, for better or for worse, can also have a real impact on attorney mental health.
Featured speaker Ed Walters — CEO and co-founder of Fastcase, one of the largest online law libraries in the world — has embraced technology as a tool to help lawyers practice faster and smarter. Drawing from his extensive experience, Ed discusses the myriad of ethical and professional challenges that lawyers face in today’s technological world.
Also, participate in an engaging dialogue of hypotheticals as panelists examine cutting-edge issues involving legal ethics and technology, such as safeguarding client confidentiality and using cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence tools for law practice.
Satisfies NC State Bar Technology Training requirement
Planned by the NCBA Future of Law and Professionalism Committees
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ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Edward J. "Ed" Walters is the CEO of Fastcase, a legal publishing company based in Washington, D.C. Fastcase is one of the world’s fastest-growing legal publishers, serving more than 900,000 subscribers from around the world.
Before founding Fastcase, Ed worked at Covington & Burling, in Washington D.C. and Brussels, where he advised Microsoft, Merck, SmithKline, the Business Software Alliance, the National Football League and the National Hockey League. His practice focused on corporate advisory work for software companies and sports leagues, and intellectual property litigation.
Keynote Presentation: Cartography for Law? Using Data Analytics to Serve Clients and Run a Successful Firm | Walters
Safeguarding Client Information | Panelists: Engle, Oten, Pratt and Turner | Moderator: Hodge
Data Security: Traps and Tools | Lorenz
Cutting-Edge Issues | Panelists: Gonzalez, Haque, Lee and Savage | Moderator: Bradley
The Slow Burn (Substance Abuse/Mental Health) | Baker Bagwell
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