Meetings and Events


Mon, April 23, 2018
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Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA 

#VSBTECHSHOWTechshow logo

8-8:30  Registration/Continental breakfast

8:30  Welcome — VSB TECHSHOW Chair Sharon Nelson, VSB President Doris Henderson Causey, and Supreme Court of Virginia Justice Cleo E. Powell


  • Digital Age Revolution in Virginia: The New Marketing Ethics Rules*  Jim McCauley – Ethics Counsel, Virginia State Bar, Richmond, VA/Chris Fortier – President, VSB Young Lawyers Conference, Oakton, VA/Britt Lorish – Affinity Consulting Group, Roanoke, VA
  • Technology-Related Policies for Law Firms – WITH TEMPLATES!  Debbie Foster – Affinity Consulting Group, Tampa, FL/Reid Trautz – American Immigration Lawyers Assn, Washington, DC


  • Ethical Disaster Recovery: The Lessons of 2017* (including Incident Response Plans and Active Shooter Policies) Sharon Nelson – President, Sensei Enterprises, Fairfax, VA/Jim Calloway – Director of Mgmt Asst Program at Oklahoma Bar Assn, Oklahoma City, OK
  • E-Discovery Primer for Lawyers Brett Burney – Burney Consultants, Chagrin Falls, OH/Tom Mighell – Contoural, Inc., Dallas, TX


  • Cryptocurrencies: What Lawyers Need to Know – Can You Accept Bitcoins for Legal Services? John Simek – Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Fairfax, VA/Lincoln Mead – Director of Operations and Sales, Clearlink IT Consulting, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Employee Security Awareness Training for Law Firms* Sharon Nelson/Ivan Hemmans – Senior Manager of Technical Development, O’Melveny Myers LLP, Los Angeles, CA

12:05-12:45 Lunch


  • Ethical Missteps in E-Discovery That Will Punch You and Your Client in the Face* Brett Burney/Tom Mighell
  • Alexa, Siri, and Other Personal Digital Assistants: How Lawyers Use Them – and the Ethics of Using Them Nerino Petro – President-Attorney, The Erickson Group, Rockford, IL/Catherine Sanders Reach – Director of Law Practice Management and Technology, Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL


  • The Lawyer's Guide to the Dark Web John Simek/Lincoln Mead
  • The Current Sweet Spot in Legal Technology for Lawyers Nerino Petro/Britt Lorish

2:55-3:05 Coffee Break


  • Why Lawyers Are Flocking to Office 365: A Guided Tour Jim Calloway/Catherine Sanders Reach
  • Getting and Keeping Your Law Firm Safely on the Cloud* Reid Trautz/Ivan Hemmans

4:15-5:15  Plenary: ALL NEW: 60 Tech Tips in 60 Minutes Sharon Nelson/Debbie Foster/Jim Calloway/Tom Mighell


Total possible CLE credits = 7 hours, which includes up to 5 hours of Ethics (pending), depending on which sessions you attend.
*includes Ethics credit (pending)

The $125 registration fee includes Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks, as well as CLE credit.

Updated: Apr 11, 2018