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2 Great Seminars—1 Great Speaker!

Thursday, June 27, 2013
8:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

$65 per seminar / $120 for both

Lunch included when attending both seminars

Lansing Community College
West Campus Auditorium
5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing, MI 48917

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Winning Ways—The iPad Litigator

Don't Be That Guy! Be This One.

Ditch the luggage cart, pick up your iPad, and let tech guru Brett Burney show you the future of litigation. Learn how to use your iPad for everything from taking notes at your initial client meeting to dazzling a packed courtroom with your high-tech closing argument. Don't let courtroom technology pass you and your clients by.

The iPad is potentially the most innovative tool for lawyers that we've seen in a long time! Not only can you use it effectively in a courtroom to present exhibits and show video, but the iPad is a great way to organize and retrieve documents instead of wrestling with a box of paper or a bulky binder. In this half-day seminar we'll discuss the best methods for loading documents on to the iPad and what apps are best for marking-up and annotating them. We'll also talk about conducting legal research on the iPad. Lastly, we'll cover everything you need to know about giving presentations from the iPad including the requisite hardware and the apps that will make you look your best.

Bring your iPad because this is a "hands-on" interactive seminar. If you have any interest in using your iPad in your litigation practice, then don't miss this seminar!

8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast & check In
Wi-fi testing
8:30 a.m. Introduction to the iPad
  Document Management on the iPad
  • Getting documents onto the iPad & organizing them
  • Searching documents
  Document Annotation Apps
  • GoodReader
  • iAnnotate
  Managing & Searching Transcripts on the iPad
  • GoodReader
  • Westlaw Case Notebook Portable E-Transcript
  • TranscriptPad
  Jury Tracking/Selection Apps
  • JuryStar
  • iJuror
  • JuryTracker
  Legal Research
  • Westlaw Next
  • Lexis Advance HD
  • Fastcase
  • Casemaker
  Hardware & Setup for Presenting From the iPad
  • Cables & adapters
  • Apple TV
  • Projectors & widescreen TVs
  Keynote for iOS
  • Create PowerPoints on your computer & then transfer to your iPad
  • Working in Keynote for iOS on the iPad
  • Using Keynote Remote along with Keynote on your iPad
  Trial Presentation Apps on the iPad
  • TrialPad
  • Exhibit A
  • ExhibitView
Noon Adjourn

The ABCs of eDiscovery


Looking for a needle in a haystack? You've come to the right place. In this half-day seminar, tech guru Brett Burney will teach you how to move the needle on eDiscovery. You will learn how to gather the right data, how to process it quickly and efficiently, and how to present it effectively and appropriately.

No litigation matter can escape the dreaded "e" of discovery—virtually every piece of relevant information is electronic today due to our relentless dependence on computers and mobile devices. Regardless of the size of your firm or the focus of your practice, every lawyer has to deal with electronically stored information (ESI) today.

This session will provide you with the basics you need to work proficiently in this demanding and confusing new world and we'll also discuss the hot topics revolving around eDiscovery today. If you need to get up to speed on your eDiscovery rights and duties, then this session is for you. Don't miss this seminar to discover the future of eDiscovery.

12:45 p.m. Introduction—What is the "E" in "eDiscovery"?
  Collection of ESI
  • Legal holds & duties
  • How to talk with your client about collecting ESI
  Processing & Culling ESI
  Efficiently Reviewing ESI
  • Inexpensive tools
  • "Legacy" software
  • Cloud-based services
  Producing ESI without Getting in Trouble
  How to Ask for Documents From the Opposing Party
  Collecting, Reviewing, & Producing Social Media
  Avoiding Ethical Complaints in eDiscovery
4:15 p.m. Adjourn


Brett Burney—Brett Burney is principal of Burney Consultants LLC and focuses the bulk of his time onBrett Burney is principal of Burney Consultants LLC bridging the chasm between the legal and technology frontiers of electronic discovery. Brett is also very active in the Mac-using lawyer community, working with lawyers who desire to integrate Macs, iPhones, and iPads into their practice. Prior to establishing Burney Consultants LLC, Brett spent over 5 years at the law firm of Thompson Hine LLP where he worked with litigation teams in building document databases, counseling on electronic discovery issues, and supporting them at trial. Brett graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2000 and quickly became active in the world of legal technology. Brett is a frequent contributor to and speaks around the country on litigation support, e-discovery, Mac, and iOS-related topics.

Practice Management Advisors

Diane Ebersole—Diane is a practice management advisor for the State Bar of Michigan. She is the chair of the Practice Management Advisors of North America, chair of the ABA State and Local Bar Outreach Committee, member of the ABA TECHSHOW board of the Law Practice Management Section, and serves on the board of the ABA Law Practice Magazine. She is a frequent speaker presenting topics encompassing office management technology and best practices, mobile practice tools, and integrated practice management applications.

JoAnn Hathaway—JoAnn Hathaway began working for the State Bar of Michigan in 2005 as a practice management advisor to develop the Practice Management Resource Center. Her duties include advising members on law practice and risk management issues. Prior to joining the SBM, JoAnn worked for ProNational Insurance Company as a legal liability claims director and risk manager. She also has experience as a litigation paralegal working for Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Foster PC and a legal administrator for Dykema Gossett PLLC.



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