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ABA TechShow 2008 is March 13-15 in Chicago

Posted in EVENTS

March 13-15, 2008
Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

ABA TechShow 2008 offers more than 50 education and training sessions in 16 different tracks.  Sessions are designed to help people at various skills levels learn to make the most effective use of technology in their legal setting.  Whether you are an IT novice or a technocrat, a solo practitioner or a large firm lawyer, ABA TechShow provides programming options that are sure to challenge your thinking and expand your knowledge.

K&L Gates partner David R. Cohen will be participating in two sessions at this popular conference:

The Formula for High Tech Trial Success: A Solid Pretrial Strategy
Thursday, March 13, 2008, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Litigation Track)

Planning and preparation are critical to a successful trial, and more and more the use of technology in the pre-trial phase is a big part of that equation.  How can technology help give you the advantage going into trial?  In this session you’ll learn, see, and feel the process — from client intake, to discovery and motions practice, and on to final preparation for trial.  Litigation support technology can give you the edge in preparing for trial.  Our experts will offer insight on the technology tools, tricks, and pre-trial strategies that are sure to make your day in court a success.

Other participants include Judge Christina M. Habas (Denver District Court) and Nils Jensen (Crown Counsel, Victoria, BC)

Electronic Evidence Jeopardy!
Friday, March 14, 2008, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (E-Discovery Track)

Learn electronic document discovery in an entertaining instructional game show setting!  Participants selected from the audience will vie for great prizes by using their e-discovery savvy in this classic Jeopardy!(R) format.  Our blue chip panel of TECHSHOW faculty judges will provide commentary and rulings on the game play, and TECHSHOW’s very own version of Alex Trebek will keep the session fast-paced, educational and fun.  Be sure to answer in the form of a question!

Other participants include Craig D. Ball (Craig D. Ball, P.C., Austin, TX), U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola (D.D.C.) and Bruce Olson (Davis & Kuelthau, S.C., Green Bay, WI)

Click here for more information about the conference, or to register.