Clio invites exceptional industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to speak at the Clio Cloud Conference. They’ve been expertly curated to provide you with an unforgettable learning experience covering a great range of topics that are essential to help grow and simplify your practice. We are proud to announce the first round of keynote and session speakers for 2016.
CEO at Clio
Jack Newton is the founder of Clio and a pioneer of cloud-based practice management. Jack has spearheaded efforts to educate the legal community on the security, ethics, and privacy related issues surrounding cloud computing, and has become a nationally recognized writer and speaker on these topics. Jack also cofounded and is acting President of the Legal Cloud
Computing Association (LCCA), a consortium of leading online legal service providers with a mandate to help accelerate the adoption of cloud technology in the legal industry.
Attorney & Author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting
Ken Adams isn’t a leading authority on the building blocks of contract language, he is the authority. Besides being a deal lawyer, Ken is a writerly sort with a serious aversion to inefficiency in public affairs. He has spent the past twenty years wrestling with the nuances of indemnify and hold harmless and the like, a task evidently of limited appeal to others. Ken is the author of the groundbreaking book A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (3d ed. 2013). He gives seminars worldwide and helps companies improve their contracts.
Attorney & Principal with Procertas
Darth Vaughn is a principal with Procertas (Professional Certifications and Technology Assessments) and a trial attorney in Southern California. As a former business technology consultant, Darth is passionate about keeping companies growing and prospering. To that end, he promotes improving the quality and efficiency of legal professionals through the proper use of basic technology tools. Darth was honored in 2014 by the National Bar Association with the Ronda F. Williams Emerging Leader Award and was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both 2015 and 2016.
VP Business Development at Clio
George Psiharis is the Vice President of Business Development at Clio. Specializing in customer development and data operations, George has worked extensively with law schools, bar associations, and other legal professionals to help make information on cloud computing and law firm economics increasingly accessible.
Attorney & Librarian
Sarah Glassmeyer is a lawyer and librarian currently working as a research fellow in the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. She is a passionate believer in the idea that access to information is access to justice. Sarah’s research covers the accessibility and openness of law on the Internet and seeks to find ways to make it more useable to the average citizen.
Small Business Ecosystem Evangelist at Intuit
David Leary is a Small Business Ecosystem Evangelist at Intuit and innovative force in the small business accounting world. His business sense, vast technical knowledge, and domain expertise have helped bridge the gap between developers, small business owners, and accountants. In his current role, David focuses on bringing third-party SaaS solutions that work with QuickBooks Online to Apps.com. In 2015, David was named by Accounting Today as a “One to Watch” in their Top 100 Most Influential People issue.
Consultant & Author of Social Media for Law Firms blog
Samantha Collier is a top Social Media and Content Marketing Specialist. Experienced in all aspects of the digital marketing world, Samantha has a keen understanding of social media content management as it applies to law firms. Leveraging her background in legal business development, Samantha is the author the of award-winning blog Social Media for Law Firms. Today, Samantha works with lawyers across North America and focuses on how to use social media to improve your firm’s bottom line.
A legal conference unlike any other
The Clio Cloud Conference delivers unique and valuable content for every area within the practice of law. Each day, you’ll choose between four exceptional educational tracks that will teach you about legal technology, running a business, and so much more. Take a look at our 2015 highlights for a taste of what you can expect at this year’s Clio Cloud Conference.
This year you will learn from the nation’s best and brightest minds from the legal, business, and technology worlds.Plus, you’ll enjoy incredible networking events, earn CLE credit, and learn how to balance your career and personal life.Tickets are selling fast, get yours today!