Introducing the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference Keynote Speakers

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The Clio Cloud Conference (also known as ClioCon) is just around the corner, and we’d be remiss not to mention the impressive lineup of keynote speakers ready to dazzle the Nashville ClioCon stage. With a former Acting Solicitor General of the United States, a master facilitator and podcast host, a respected scientist, and many others (along with Clio’s own CEO and Founder, Jack Newton!) ClioCon attendees can expect a conference experience unlike any other.

With so many reasons to attend the best event in legal,  there’s no surprise this year’s ClioCon will be the largest in-person conference in Clio’s history. Read on to learn more about the extraordinary speakers who will be sharing their wisdom and insights at ClioCon 2022. And, if you haven’t grabbed tickets yet, be sure to register now!

Neal Katyal

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Neal Katyal, the former Acting Solicitor General of the United States and recipient of the Edmund Randolph Award, is a renowned human rights attorney. He will deliver a keynote address on how to structure winning legal arguments. As an award-winning and prolific lawyer, as well as a notable speaker, Neal’s insights are both fascinating and engaging.

Find out more about Neal and what to expect at his keynote at the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference.

Priya Parker

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Priya Parker is helping us take a deeper look at how anyone can create collective meaning in modern life, one gathering at a time. She is a master facilitator, strategic advisor, acclaimed author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters​, and executive producer and host of the​ ​New York Times​ podcast, ​Together Apart​. Parker ​has spent 15 years helping leaders and communities have complicated conversations about community and identity and vision at moments of transition.

Find out more about Priya and what to expect at her keynote at the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference.

Dr. Robert Cialdini

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Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career conducting scientific research on what leads people say “Yes” to requests. The results of his research, his ensuing articles, and New York Times bestselling books have earned him an acclaimed reputation as a respected scientist and engaging storyteller. His books, including Influence and Pre-Suasion, have sold more than five-million copies in 41 different languages. Dr. Cialdini is known globally as the foundational expert in the science of influence and how to apply it ethically in business.

Find out more about Robert and what to expect at his keynote at the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference.

Jack Newton

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Jack Newton, the CEO and Founder of Clio, will give the opening conference keynote at the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference. He will address the state of the legal industry today and paint a picture of what’s ahead.

A pioneer in cloud-based legal technology, Jack Newton has spearheaded efforts to educate the legal community on the security, ethics, and privacy issues surrounding cloud computing. He has become a nationally-recognized author and speaker on these topics and Jack’s tremendous vision has already made a deep impact on one of the world’s oldest professions. He’s been recognized with some of the highest honors in the business world, including Canada’s Most Admired CEO by Waterstone Human Capital, EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year award, and BIV’s Forty under 40.

In addition, Jack is the author of The Client-Centered Law Firm,  a #1 bestseller that’s helping law firms thrive in today’s experience-driven era. He’s also the host of Matters, a podcast dedicated to conversations with legal professionals, industry leaders, and subject matter experts about the future of law.

In his opening keynote, Jack Newton will address:

  • The industry changes we’re seeing across legal, and what your firm needs to know to thrive.
  • Clio’s2022 Legal Trends Report, including first looks and insights into what they mean for your practice.
  • Key Clio product announcements and where we’re headed next.

Find out more about Jack Newton and what to expect at his keynote at the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference. You can also watch Jack’s keynote from the 2021 Clio Cloud Conference.

Clio Cloud Conference 2022 Session Speakers

Below are more highly-anticipated ClioCon speakers who will share their experiences, insights, and motivation to help other legal professionals succeed. For more information on these sessions, be sure to check out the ClioCon 2022 agenda.

Patricia De Fonte

Patricia is an estate planning attorney and the founder of De Fonte Law PC. She was featured on the 2021 San Francisco Super Lawyers list. She also won the 2021 BBB Torch Award for Ethics in the Bay Area. Patricia will speak about leveraging Clio Grow to create email campaigns that nurture existing relationships, generate referrals, and drive business.

Lindsey Egan

Lindsey E. Egan, Esq. is an attorney and the founder of Egan Law Center in Manchester-by-the-Sea, practicing family law and estate planning. She is the Vice President of Starting Out Solo, LLC, Board of Directors, a director at large of Essex County Bar Association, a council member for the Massachusetts Bar Association Solo/Small Firm Section Council, the co-chair of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Businesswomen’s Committee, and a director at large of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. Join Lindsey at ClioCon as she speaks about the important lessons she learned after starting her own law firm.

Michelle Fonseca-Kamana

When life gives you lemons, she’ll get you justice. Michelle Fonseca-Kamana is the Founder and Principal Attorney at West Coast Lemons APC, a law firm specializing in California lemon law. Having started her firm three weeks before the pandemic hit, she successfully utilized social media to not only build a six figure law firm in her first year as a solo, but also build a community with attorneys all over the world. Join Michelle on Tuesday, October. She’ll explain how to use social media to strengthen your firm’s brand, nurture clients, and more. This will be a panel discussion with Adam S. Juratovac hosted by Clio’s Social Media Manager, Fanny Lau.

Matt Homann

When former lawyer Matt Homann founded his meeting facilitation company, Filament, he knew that many organizations needed help holding creative, effective meetings. However, Matt never could have predicted the roadblocks business would face adopting virtual meetings in light of COVID-19. He has tons of useful insights for law firms striving to succeed in a remote collaboration environment. Matt will speak with Jack Newton on Tuesday, October 11 about how lawyers can design a client-centered law firm experience.

Adam S. Juratovac

Adam S. Juratovac, Esq. (@AdamJTheLawyer) is a California Employment Law Attorney. Adam represents employees and small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a Trustee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and Former President of the Barristers Committee of the County Bar. Adam has been creating legal content on Instagram in 2015. He leveraged social media and his 500,000 TikTok followers in 2021 to organize a #StopAsianHate rally in San Jose which saw more than 1,500 attendees. Join Adam on Tuesday, October 11. He’ll be discussing social media marketing with Michelle Fonseca-Kamana, hosted by Clio’s Social Media Manager, Fanny Lau.

Justie Nicol

Justie Nicol is a feisty, red-headed, nerdy, dog and toddler mom. She has varied legal experience and is actually a PERSON (human first, then attorney) who wants to GENUINELY HELP clients. She practices primarily criminal defense work but is also well-known for innovation, systems -design, and use of using legal tech to achieve great results for herthe firm and her clients. You won’t want to miss Justie’s ClioCon session on how to convert more leads into clients.

Olivia Vizachero

Founder of The Less Stressed Lawyer, Olivia is a certified life coach and lawyer. She works one-on-one with attorneys who are “over the overwhelm” to start living lives with less stress and more fulfillment. Join Olivia at her ClioCon session. She’ll provide practical tips for implementing time management tools and strategies that promote healthier workplace boundaries.

Get excited for the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference

We hope learning about our keynote and session speakers gets you excited about attending the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference. And if you want to attend virtually but have never attended an online legal conference before, learn more about what to expect at a virtual legal conference.

Join us at the best conference in legal. You’ll gain insights to power your firm’s success and skills to drive your legal practice forward. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to refresh and recharge with legendary online social events, including after dark events and unforgettable live performances. And, if you haven’t gotten your passes yet, it’s not too late to join us—we’re looking forward to seeing you (in person or virtually) in Nashville! 

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