A four-person legal technology team from Bryan Cave will join the faculty of the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) ILTACON 2017 annual educational conference. The conference, Aug. 13-17 in Las Vegas, Nev., will examine the latest tools, challenges and opportunities in law firm technology.

Bryan Cave Chief Innovation Officer Katie DeBord will present on artificial intelligence (AI). Her panel, “Artificial Intelligence in Law - Top Products in Action,” will cover the strategies for using AI in law, the role of AI in law firms, and successful AI initiatives. DeBord drives Bryan Cave’s global initiatives to innovate the way in which the firm delivers client services.

Chief Practice Economics Officer Chris Emerson will present on the panel “Build a Client-Facing Business Model with Back-office Functions,” which will provide insight into the back-office skills that have front-market value, overcoming barriers and identifying champions of change, and measuring the efficacy of your team. Emerson serves as an officer for ILTA and contributes to educational programming and publications on topics related to pricing, legal project management, and business and financial management.

Director of Knowledge Management and Practice Innovation Scott Reid will discuss best practices developed by law firms tackling document assembly, strategies for utilizing this tool, and common pitfalls to avoid in the panel “Why Isn’t Document Assembly Transforming the Practice of Law?” Reid focuses on firmwide experience retrieval and the integration of machine learning and technology systems into the practice of law.

Client Technology Team Leader Jennifer Schumacher’s panel, “Becoming the In-House Shop for Custom Client Application Development,” will explore methods for recognizing  opportunities for greatest client impact and how to assemble the right cross-functional team to ensure a holistic legal solution is delivered.  In her role, Schumacher aligns client requests with new and existing technologies to deliver innovative solutions and efficient processes to meet the challenges they face in the market today.

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