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TechCon 2012

Sunday, February 26

Legal Tech Labs
(Approved for .15 CEU or 1.5 MCLE per session)
All attendees may select from these concurrent offerings.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.      

15. Hands-on Video Part 1
Robert MacTavish, CLVS
Esrom Jayasinghe, CLVS
Gilley Delorimier, CLVS

You’ve been through the seminar, now get your chance to get some up close and personal experience with video equipment for depositions. CLVS faculty members will create a mock deposition set-ups in small group settings to give attendees a chance to get behind the camera. 

16. Marketing Legal Tech Services (Part 1)
Bruce Balmer, CLVS
Brian Clune, CLVS

In today’s economy, value added legal technology services can make or break your business. Learn how to present these offerings in a consumer-friendly light to increase your revenue.

17. inData Timecoder Pro
Derek Miller, inData

Learn how this video/transcript synchronization software can help you create a polished finished product.

18. Productivity: There's an App for That
Steve Crandall J.D., CLVS 

Mobile and web Apps can offer a treasure trove of productivity improvements, but only if you can sort the trash from the treasure. Join attorney, CLVS and new media CEO Steve Crandall for a whirlwind tour of apps that can help you spend less time worrying  about technology and more time taking care of business.

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.      

19. Hands-on Video Part 2
Robert MacTavish, CLVS
Esrom Jayasinghe, CLVS
Gilley Delorimier, CLVS

Continued from above.  

20. Marketing Legal Video Services (Part 2)
Bruce Balmer, CLVS
Brian Clune, CLVS

Going beyond general legal tech services, CLVS faculty members will discuss specifics for how to best market your legal video business.


21. Visionary Software and Sync
Jim McCranie

Learn  about Visionary's suite of case management and trial presentation software solutions for your clients.

22. Remote Depositions
Kim Neeson, RPR, CRR, CBC, CCP

More and more depositions are being handled remotely, and savvy court reporters need to know how to handle the unique challenges of remote depos. Kim Neeson recently completed court reporting services on the St. Jude case, Canada's longest-running class action trial, including both extensive remote and on-site reporting services. She’ll share lessons learned and tips for handling depositions from afar.

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.      

23. Hands-on Video Part 3
Robert MacTavish, CLVS
Esrom Jayasinghe, CLVS
Gilley Delorimier, CLVS

Continued from above.

24. Tapeless Video Acquisition Models
Bruce Balmer, CLVS
Ed Foppe, CLVS

The legal video industry is rapidly moving from digital tape to tapeless capture.  Are you prepared for how these changes will impact your video workflow? How can you avoid mistakes during the transition? This presentation discusses the underlying theories of tapeless acquisition, options to improve workflow, and how careful planning can help you avoid potential pitfalls.

25. Synchronizing Video to Transcripts with YesVideo
John Garnett

Learn how YesLaw can help you synchronize transcripts to video and make a better case.

26. Reinventing Your Transcript Workflow
Debbie Kriegshauser, RMR, CRR, CLVS
Ron Cook, RMR, CRR
Bill Weber, RDR, CRR

Clients everywhere are demanding faster, cheaper transcripts. So how can you make your transcript workflow more efficient and cost-effective while still maintaining the highest standards of accuracy and professionalism? For those who know how to evaluate, select and implement it, technology can be the solution. A panel of experienced reporters will share how they have harnessed technology improve workflow and create faster deliverables, happier clients, and a healthier bottom line.

3:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m.      

27. How to Prepare for the CLVS Certification Exams
Robert MacTavish, CLVS
Esrom Jayasinghe, CLVS
Gilley Delorimier, CLVS

The CLVS exam process is comprehensive and challenging. Take this opportunity to review how the tests are structured, and learn how to tackle the study process from CLVS faculty members.

28. Legal Tech Web Resources
Bruce Balmer, CLVS

Do you ever feel like an island in a sea of information? Bruce Balmer will help navigate you through the waters of the internet and provide reliable resources for your business needs for all aspects of legal technology.

29. Using TMPEG to Transcode Video File Formats
John Garnett, YesVideo

With the video industry moving away from tape as a recording medium, it is critical for videographers and firm owners to understand how video file types and compression settings affect digital video capture and delivery. In this session, John Garnett from YesLaw will provide an overview of TMPEG conversion software from Pegasys and discuss which settings are best suited for tapeless delivery of deposition video.

30. Confessions of Realtime Junkies
Jim Woitalla, FAPR, RDR, CRI

Realtime is an extremely powerful tool for lawyers and judges, and represents the gold standard in terms of creating the record. However, many clients are unaware of the unique advantages inherent to having a realtime feed. Hear tales of attorneys and judges who are “hooked” on realtime and now consider it an essential part of their businesses. More importantly, learn how you can enlighten your clients about the benefits and value of realtime in your day-to-day interactions.