November 06, 2015
The Evolution of Technology and the Modern Day Law Firm Nov. 20
Technology is continuously evolving and changing the practice of law. Traditionally, law firms are slower to update their technological platforms, but with an insurgence of new tools and applications, they need to adapt and take advantage of these advances.
The panelists will illuminate the pitfalls of technological evolution and measures to take to ensure client safety and security in a wireless environment. They will share current trends, anticipated client demands and how it all fits into lease and real estate issues.
Carol Huff, principal at Huff Equities, has spent more than 35 years in the commercial real estate business. During this time, she has saved her clients tens of millions of dollars in lease-related billings and prevented major problems from surfacing in the future once a lease is signed.
Sandra A. Jeskie is the chair of Duane Morris' Information Technology and Telecom practice group, chair of the firm's Women's Initiative and a member of the firm's Partners Board. Ms. Jeskie received an award as one of the Most Powerful and Influential Women of Pennsylvania by the National Diversity Council.
John J. Sroka currently serves as the Chief Information Officer of Duane Morris LLP, directing the firm's Information Services Department, overseeing all aspects of technology-related initiatives. He was named "IT Director of the Year" by Law Technology News, and is a frequent speaker at LegalTech, International Legal Technology Association and other industry events.
Michael DeThomas founded Trigon Technology Group in 2002 and was its President & CEO until he recently sold the company. Over the past 13 years, Trigon provided innovative Information Security & Performance Management solutions to the Financial, Legal and Healthcare industries located in more than 300 cities in 35 countries.
The program begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th Floor Conference at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St. There is no cost to attend this program. Lunch is available for $9 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $12 for non-members. Click here to register for lunch.