Lawyers and Technology – Finding the Right Balance

As a Lawyer in the 21st century, there is no question about it – new technologies (cloud-based, mobile, and otherwise) are crucial in providing your firm the cutting-edge advantage it needs to stay competitive.

However, we’re starting to see the risks of 24-7 Internet usage, including distracted driving, constant intrusion of personal time, confidentiality risk, and even fundamental changes to the way our brains work.

So how does one find the right balance between being online and being present in real life?

Find out in this completely original session on lawyers and technology which explores the hazards of constant connectedness and what attorneys can do to manage their risks.

Larry Port is the CEO of Rocket Matter, the leading web based legal practice management software and time tracking solution. A speaker and award winning writer at the crossroads of the legal profession and cutting edge technology, Larry frequently discusses marketing, efficiency, and quality techniques in the software industry that can be leveraged by law practitioners.

He has published extensively in legal publications, including Legal Management, Law Technology News, Law Practice Today, ILTA’s Peer to Peer, FindLaw, Chicago Lawyer, and others. Larry was name to the 2012 Fastcase 50 honoring the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, & leaders.

Program recorded on July 18, 2011