Practice Manager of Legal Applications
Mindshift, A Ricoh Company
With over 18 years of industry experience, J leads one of the most respected consulting and managed services teams in the industry. A thought leader and design architect, he focuses on delivering innovative technical solutions that solve the unique application challenges in the legal environment. Along with providing strategic advice for firms of all sizes, J speaks regularly at industry and educational conferences.
Mindshift, A Ricoh Company
Jim Alexiou is a Managing Director for mindSHIFT Legal Professional Services out its New York office. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and has over twenty-three years of experience in the implementation and support of desktop and backend systems technologies. Jim has spent seventeen years as a consultant of which the last fourteen have been within the legal vertical. His current area of technical expertise are in the design and implementation of core server, communication, and storage infrastructures necessary to support a centralized computing model found in many virtualized datacenters. He has also been involved in many Microsoft Backoffice system buildouts. As Managing Director, Jim has been involved in many discussions with IT decision makers regarding the benefits of a centralized, and virtualized, computing model.
Partner, Knowledge Management
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Andrea is responsible for strategic direction of knowledge management in Toronto, leading knowledge management initiatives and spearheading programs to capture and leverage intellectual capital. She oversees the Toronto Knowledge Management Team and leads the development and enhancement of the firm's extensive precedent and legal resources collection. Prior to becoming a knowledge management lawyer, Andrea practised corporate law with the firm for six years.
Director of Technology
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Berys has worked in the legal sector for more than 25 years, starting in finance administration and moving into information technology. She collaborates with key business stakeholders to understand industry business objectives and factors of success and to develop and implement an IT strategy in line with the firm's overall business strategy. Berys manages a national team that includes records management, IT project delivery, IT training, helpdesk and service delivery, and infrastructure and applications support. She has worked for a number of top 10 law firms and managed a range of areas within technology, including service delivery, training, system administration and project management.
Firmwide Senior Records and Information Governance Manager
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, L.L.P.
Brianne Aul is the Firmwide Senior Records and Information Governance Manager at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Previously, Ms. Aul was the Firmwide Records Senior Manager for Reed Smith, LLP since 2009, a position to which she was promoted after serving as Records Supervisor for the firm’s Pittsburgh office since 2006. Ms. Aul is the current President of the Pittsburgh chapter of ARMA, and is a Founding Steering Committee Member of the Law Firm Information Governance Symposium. Ms. Aul became a CRM in December, 2014. Ms. Aul also received her B.A. in English from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001, and her M.B.A. from Waynesburg University in 2008.
Contracting Business Operations Lead
Microsoft Corporation - Legal and Corporate Affairs
Manager Helpdesk and Applications Architect
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Director of Consulting Services
With more than 13 years of experience, Tom offers rapidly evolving, expert electronic discovery and document management legal technology solutions. In his current role, he focuses on four primary disciplines: advising clients and attorneys early in the electronic discovery lifecycle; managing vendor relationships and performance; managing department operations; and evaluating and implementing new strategic technologies.
Assistant General Counsel for Law Firm Engagement Strategy
Microsoft Corporation - Legal and Corporate Affairs
Jason Barnwell is an attorney in Microsoft’s Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs department. He currently oversees Microsoft’s law firm engagement strategy, with prior roles leading the Open Source Software practice group and counseling Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise business. Prior to joining Microsoft he was an associate in the Emerging Companies practice group at Cooley LLP. Before entering law school he worked as a software engineer developing enterprise software. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and his J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law. Find out more at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jbarnwell.
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Information Services
Schulte Roth & Zabel
Bryn Bowen is the Director of Information Services at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, a law firm based in New York City, where he is establishing an Information Governance (“IG”) program in addition to overseeing the New Business Intake, Conflicts/Risk, Records, Library Services and Knowledge areas.
Bryn is also currently the President of the ARMA Metro NYC chapter, was formerly Principal Consultant at Greenheart Consulting Partners, a boutique Governance Risk & Compliance consulting practice, and before that was Director of Legal Systems and Information Management at Greenberg Traurig LLP where he established a global information governance and records management program and reengineered the NBI Conflicts and Risk program.
Learning & Development Dept. Manager
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Bradelynn Boyce-Dendy is Learning & Development Dept. Manager at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Bradelynn provides the leadership for the technology education of the firm, is responsible for software/equipment testing, project management and is dedicated to the lifelong learning of the firm's employees.
Her legal, technological and educational knowledge paired with her creative, organizational and writing skills have not only brought the technology skills of our users to new heights but are essential in the success of the deployment of new technology and the education and support of our firm's employees.
Bradelynn lives in central South Carolina and has three grown sons. She now enjoys her grandchildren and a variety of different very creative hobbies.
To contact Bradelynn, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Director of Professional Services
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC
Chris Boyd is the Senior Director of Professional Services for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Chris leads the teams that recruit, develop, and retain the firm’s attorneys. In the areas of knowledge management and professional development, Chris and his team design, develop and market learning tools and knowledge resources that give each WSGR professional the skills and knowledge required to deliver maximum value to clients.
Chief Information Officer
Jackson Kelly PLLC
Jeffrey has 30 years of experience in the field of legal automation and has worked on projects as diverse as process management, knowledge management, information governance and security and IT executive coaching. Jeffrey is also editor of the popular PinHawk Law Technology Daily Digest, a respected thought leader in the legal technology community and a frequent educational speaker at industry conferences.
Manager, Enterprise Records & Information Management
Teresa is responsible for advising senior leadership and leading the development of Exelon's records and information management program. She is responsible for governance, oversight and management of the program and merger integration planning related to records and information management functions.
Litigation Support Project Manager
Saul Ewing LLP
Litigation Technology Manager
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Julie manages the litigation technology, which provides consultation, support, training, processing and production of e-discovery. She is currently on the EDRM Advisory Committee and is an active participant. Julie drafted the EDRM Production Standards in 2010. She serves on ILTA’s Litigation and Practice Support Steering Committee and is a working group member of the Sedona Conference. Julie is CEDS certified and has certifications in all Summation applications, Sanction, LAW 5.0, Viewpoint, ITIL and Lean Six Sigma.
Chief Practice Management Officer
Toby’s primary role is working with firm partners and clients in developing alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) and driving new business. In his past roles at Fulbright, he drove marketing efforts and various knowledge management initiatives, including competitive intelligence, client relationships (CRM) and firm expertise. Toby has published numerous articles in journals and publications, and he has served on a number of legal service boards, bar association task forces and legal market organizations.
Chief Evangelist & General Counsel
Owen Byrd is Chief Evangelist & General Counsel at Lex Machina, which provides "Moneyball" IP litigation data and analytics to companies, law firms, consultants and public interest users. He has previously founded and led data-driven software, real estate, political and non-profit ventures and operated his own law firm. He is a member of the California Bar and earned a J.D. form the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. form the Colorado College.
Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP
Based in Raleigh, NC and with over 20 years of IT experience, Scott routinely works with the firm’s banking and health care clients to maintain information security compliance. Prior to joining Wyrick, Scott worked in IT management roles for multiple large law firms and software companies focused on the legal and financial verticals.