David Horrigan, Mary Mack, Doug Austin, Steven Berrent, Antonia Karlan, Bryant Lee
Area of Focus
Lit Support Professionals
ILTACON’s Litigation Support Day is a new concept in educational programming at ILTACON, featuring a day of SPARK (Short, Provocative, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Knowledgeable) talks by leaders in the industry. Organized by David Hasman of Bricker & Eckler, David Horrigan of Relativity, and Philip Weldon of Fried Frank, this day will be moderated by David Horrigan, and the program will feature presentations on everything from cloud transformation to career development and job interview techniques. We will wrap up the day with a keynote presentation by Justice Tanya Kennedy, New York State Supreme Court, New York County.
Session One: Litigation Support State of the Union
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Joy Heath Rush, ILTA CEO, will kick off our day with opening remarks and then Mary Mack of ACEDS will deliver a Litigation Support State of the Union. Additionally, in this session we will examine the history of litigation support, market and industry trends and data, disruptive forces and start-ups, and data privacy.
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Session Two: The Great Equalizer: Cloud Transformation
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Session Two’s analysis of the cloud transformation begins with an examination of where data can be found in the cloud and around the enterprise. Speakers in Session Two will also discuss how the cloud helps organizations stay competitive, hybrid on-premises/cloud approaches, and the challenges of cross-border discovery in international matters.
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Lunch with Ari Kaplan
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Special Luncheon Speaker, Ari Kaplan, Founder, Ari Kaplan Advisors, a leading legal industry advisory company. Lunch will be provided in foyer of meeting room.
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Session Three: Tools and Technologies Impacting Legal Services, Litigation Support, and Legal Operations
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
In this session, speakers will cover tools such as machine learning and other forms of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the dilemmas created by the rapidly expanding use of mobile technology messaging apps and ephemeral data.
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Session Four: Professional Development: Advancing Your Career
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
This session will give you background on the state of the market and tips for advancing your career. Hear from legal technology recruiters as they discuss what they seek in job candidates. In addition, successful practitioners will explain new business models and what they mean for the future of legal support and legal operations.
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Keynote: Justice Tanya Kennedy, New York State Supreme Court, New York County
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
ACEDS Cocktail Reception
**ACEDS and RCA Credits will be Given to Attendees*
ACEDS BOOTH - Exhibit Hall 1324
Don't forget to stop by the ACEDS Booth at ILTA - Exhibit Hall 1324!