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30th Edition: ABA TECHSHOW 2010 – It's a Wrap

By Jim Calloway and Sharon Nelson

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Jim and Sharon discuss some of the highlights of this year's ABA TECHSHOW.


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Jim and Sharon talk about the highlights of ABA TECHSHOW 2010, including their favorite sessions and their top “take-aways” from the conference.




ABA TECHSHOW 2010 Exhibitors


Evernote http://www.evernote.com


Read it later http://readitlaterlist.com


TECHSHOW’s 60 Sites in 60 Minutes http://new.abanet.org/calendar/TECHSHOW/Pages/60Sitesin60Minutes2010.aspx


Presentation Zen http://www.presentationzen.com/


Ted.com http://www.ted.com


iPhoneJD.com http://www.iphonejd.com/


Microsoft Lab’s Forgotten Attachment Detector (Tip by Paul Unger)http://www.officelabs.com/projects/forgottenattachmentdetector/Pages/default.aspx


ÜberTwitter http://www.ubertwitter.com


LexisNexis’s PC Law http://www.lexisnexis.com/law-firms/practice-management/specialized-law/pclaw.aspx


WestLaw’s PeopleMap http://west.thomson.com/westlaw/public-records/libraries/peoplemap/default.aspx?SearchTerms=peoplemap


Jim’s Blog post ABA TECHSHOW 2010 Wrap-up http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/2010/04/aba-techshow-2010-wrapup.html


Sharon D. Nelson and John Simek’s article Why Lawyers Shouldn’t Use The iPhone: A Security Nightmarehttp://www.senseient.com/articles/pdf/iphone_security.pdf


How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times By Sharon D. Nelson, Jim Calloway and Ross Kodner http://www.abanet.org/abastore/index.cfm?section=main&fm=Product.AddToCart&pid=5110695


60 iPhone Apps in 60 Minutes as shown at ABA TECHSHOW 2010 - posted by the presenters






Lexician (Legal Project Management) http://lexician.com/lexblog/


Join us next year for ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Mark your calendar now for April 11-13th, 2011.

About the Author

Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program. He publishes the blog Jim Calloway's Law Practice Tips and was the co-author of the book Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour (2nd ed.) (2002 ABA.) He was chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. He is a member of the Council of the ABA's Law Practice Management Section and chair of its Practice Management Advisors Committee. He is co-chair of the 2007 GP/SOLO National Solo and Small Firm Conference. He has been named a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He writes Law Practice Tips column for the Oklahoma Bar Journal. The archives of that column are available online here.


Sharon Nelson is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology corporation based in Fairfax, VA. She is a co-author of The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines (2006, ABA), Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms (2006, ABA) and The 2009 Guide to Legal Technology for Solos and Small Firms (2009, ABA). Her fourth book, with co-authors John Simek and Bruce Olson, will be Electronic Evidence Best Practices, to be published in late 2009 by the American Bar Association.

She is the co-author of the monthly legal technology column "Hot Buttons" in Law Practice magazine and writes and speaks on the subjects of electronic evidence and legal technology throughout the country. Ms. Nelson has been interviewed by ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, NPR and Oprah's "O" Magazine. She is past chair of the ABA TECHSHOW and has spoken at TECHSHOW for the past eight years.  

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