VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Personal Injury Law Firm Virtual Summit

Tuesday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET

Learn how you can win more clients, maximize settlements, and close cases faster in this free half-day event.

There’s no question that running a personal injury firm can be challenging—from juggling a high volume of cases to standing out in a competitive market, all while ensuring you’re getting the best result for your clients. Join Clio’s upcoming summit to discover tried-and-true strategies to manage and grow your practice.

Here’s what you can expect: 
Get actionable insights

Hear from top-tier litigators and marketing experts on everything from improving firm efficiency to maximizing client settlements.

Gain free CLE credits

Earn up to 3 hours worth of CLE/CPD credits by attending live sessions and answering polls.

Build connections

Connect with other personal injury legal professionals to share learnings and best practices.

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Agenda and session information

8:30-9:00 a.m. PT | 11:30-12:00 p.m. ET
Virtual Doors Open & Opening Remarks

Join the virtual summit early to network with other attendees and check out helpful resources provided by our partners.

Opening remarks will begin at 8:45 a.m.

9:00-9:45 a.m. PT | 12:00-12:45 p.m. ET
How To Attract and Win More Clients

With over 50,000 personal injury law firms in the United States, making your firm stand out and winning new clients can be a challenge. How can your practice cut through the noise? In this session, you’ll discover effective strategies to increase your firm’s online presence and bring in more clients.

This session will cover how to:

  • Boost your online presence with easy-to-implement website enhancements
  • Attract new clients using Google’s Local Service Ads
  • Measure and maximize your marketing budget’s return on investment

Demetra Mandrapilias

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Demetra has been working at Clio for over two years in the product department. With a career spanning over 12 years in the digital advertising and technology industry, she has developed deep expertise, particularly in Google Ad products and solutions. She is passionate about innovation in legal which fuels her desire to continue to help grow law firm’s businesses.

Chris Dreyer

CEO and Founder of Rankings.io

Chris Dreyer is the CEO and Founder of Rankings.io, an SEO agency that helps elite law firms and personal injury lawyers acquire cases through Google’s organic search results. His company has the distinction of making the Inc. 5000 list six years in a row.

Charles Buist

Managing Attorney, Spetsas Buist PLLC

Charles is a personal injury and wrongful death lawyer that handles cases in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Charles graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2016 and went on to complete an MBA at the Darla Moore School of Business in 2017, also at the University of South Carolina. After that, he went on to clerk for two federal judges before starting his career in private practice.

9:50-10:50 a.m. PT | 12:50-1:50 p.m. ET CLE Webinar
The Art of Client Communication for Personal Injury Firms

As a firm representing clients during a difficult time, we know your job isn’t easy. Transparent and empathetic communication is key to building client trust and ensuring they feel safe in your hands throughout the entirety of their case.

In this session, we’ll share effective client communication and management tips to help you:

  • Build client trust through understanding and empathy
  • Manage expectations by clearly communicating the legal process, timelines, and potential outcomes
  • Make communication easier and seamless for you and your clients with technology

Andrew Leroy Rudder

Lawyer, Owner and Founder

Andrew Leroy Rudder is a personal injury lawyer specializing in catastrophic impairment law. Rudder is the founder of the Rudder Law Group, a published author of the LexisNexis Inc. book entitled, “Catastrophic Impairment Law in Canada,” a director at Head Injury Rehabilitation Ontario, a co-chair of the Law Society of Ontario’s annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, and a vlogger on the vlog series entitled, “Personal Injury Lawyer Tips”. His practice is devoted to severe and catastrophic plaintiffs’ personal injury tort cases, including motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, and assaults, as well as accident benefits and disability benefits claims.

Mackenzie Kerr

Senior Manager, Product Marketing at Clio

Mackenzie has over seven years of experience in product marketing for various software products and three years of experience in the legaltech industry, specializing in software for personal injury firms. With her experience in legaltech, Mackenzie understands the challenges facing many personal injury firms today and uses her expertise to help law firms simplify their procedures and drive cases forward.

10:50-11:00 a.m. PT | 1:50-2:00 p.m. ET
Wellness & Networking Break

Being a personal injury lawyer can be stressful. In this quick break, you can join a mindful breathing exercise or visit the networking area to connect with other attendees.

11:00-12:00 p.m. PT | 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET CLE Webinar
Maximizing Recovery via Settlement or Verdict

There’s no denying that negotiation can feel more like an art than a science. In this session, you’ll learn tried and true strategies from successful litigator, Robert T. Simon, on getting the most out of settlement negotiations.

We’ll cover how to:

  • Accurately assess claim positions to get clients the compensation they deserve
  • Effectively communicate with everyone from opposing counsel to clients to secure favorable outcomes
  • Build a compelling position with sound legal arguments and evidence

Robert T. Simon

TRIAL LAWYER/FOUNDER OF JUSTICE TEAM & JUSTICE HQ

Robert T. Simon is a co-founder of the Simon Law Group — aka Justice Team — and acts as the primary trial attorney. Since launching the firm with his twin brother/wombmate/best friend, Brad Simon, in late 2009, it has grown from a boutique office with just a few people into an 9-figure annual practice recognized by its peers throughout the Country, with offices in California, Arizona, and Texas. He has been voted Trial Lawyer of the Year several times by his peers. “Bob” is also Co-Founder and Chairmen of Justice HQ and Attorney Share, a community of elite lawyers and a case marketplace to help them succeed. He is also dedicated to making the legal space fun, and also founded Law-Di-Gras, Bourbon of Proof, and the Justice Team Network.

12:05-1:05 p.m. PT | 3:05-4:05 p.m. ET CLE Webinar
Power Your Firm With The Latest Technology

From demand letters, process service, to trial, being a personal injury lawyer can be a balancing act. Join this showcase on the top tools for personal injury firms to help you simplify documentation and spend more time focusing on what matters most.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Never draft a demand again with EvenUp Law
  • Serve documents as fast as 24 hours with Proof
  • Get reliable coverage in court with Steno

Nicole Prince

CEO, Justice hq

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Dylan Ruga

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Legal Officer at Steno

Dylan stewards business development initiatives and forges new partnerships. Dylan is also a founding member of Stalwart Law Group, recognized as one of California’s top 20 litigation boutiques. He is a practicing trial lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in intellectual property, professional liability, and commercial litigation.

Eric J. Voogt, Esq.

Founder and CEO, Proof

After several years as a successful trial lawyer and managing partner of a Denver law firm focused on environmental class actions, toxic torts, and complex business litigation, Eric founded one of the fastest growing legal technology companies in the US, Proof Technology, Inc. Law firms and governmental agencies use Proof’s innovative technology platform to file and serve legal documents anywhere in the US with a touch of a button either through an integration with their case management software or directly from the Proof platform.

Raymond Mieszaniec

Co-Founder and COO of EvenUp

Raymond is an accomplished entrepreneur and 500 Startup alumni. Witnessing his family’s struggle with the legal system after his father faced a life-altering car accident, Ray was compelled to level the playing field for others. Thus, EvenUp was born — a revolutionary AI-powered platform designed to maximize personal injury claims by crafting comprehensive demand packages complete with medical summaries, damages evaluations, and storytelling — rooted in facts, computations, and verdicts.

1:15-1:45 p.m. PT | | 4:15-4:45 p.m. ET For Non-Clio Users
How Personal Injury Firms Use Clio

As a personal injury firm, you have a lot on the go at any given time. In this session, we’ll show you how to manage everything from intake to settlement in one place so you can better support your clients, win their cases, and get them paid faster.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Attract new clients and and provide a winning intake experience with automation
  • Centralize every case detail, including documents, client communications, and tasks
  • Maximize client settlements with comprehensive estimates that take into account every damage, lien, and fee

Note: This session is intended for non-Clio users.

Logan Day

Account Executive, Clio

Logan comes to Clio with over seven years of experience in business development and consulting. He is passionate about helping firms match the modern client journey. When not helping personal injury firms streamline their operations, he enjoys traveling, running, reading, and spending time with his dog Daisy.

1:15-1:45 p.m. PT | 4:15-4:45 p.m. ET For Clio Users
Clio's Personal Injury Add-On: What’s New and What’s Next

As a personal injury firm using Clio, we know you have a lot on the go at any given time. Join our product walkthrough to see how you can make your workflows from first contact to settlement even more seamless using Clio’s Personal Injury Add-on.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Centralize every case detail, including every medical record, bill, and liens
  • Stay on task by easily tracking who owes you information and next steps
  • Maximize your client’s settlement by running multiple scenarios in Clio

We’ll also share what features are being released next and ask what you’d like to see!

Note: This session is intended for Clio users.

Kim Francis

Solutions Engineer, Clio

Kim is the advisor for technical questions and workflows when firms first purchase Clio. Since joining Clio in 2018, she has had conversations with thousands of lawyers and support staff, helping them to implement Clio and build efficient processes. Many of the firms she has worked with practice personal injury law, so she is eager to share some best practices and demonstrate how firms are benefitting from using Clio’s Personal Injury Add-On.

1:45-2:00 p.m. PT | 4:45-5:00 p.m. ET
Closing remarks

As we wrap up the summit, we’ll share exciting product announcements and a sneak peak of what’s next for personal injury attorneys.

FAQ

Is the summit actually free to attend?!

Yes, this summit is free to attend! 

What sessions are CLE eligible?

Presentations that are eligible for CLE/CPD credits are noted within the agenda:

  • The Art of Client Communication for Personal Injury Firms
  • Winning Negotiation Strategies: How to Maximize Client Settlements
  • Power Your Firm With The Latest Technology

These sessions are subject to approval from bar associations and law societies across the United States and Canada. If you have met the participation requirements (attended the entire session live and participated in the polls) you will receive a personalized CLE/CPD affidavit from the ABA within 2 weeks of the summit.

Recorded/on-demand sessions will not be eligible for credit.

Will recordings be available?

The recording will be emailed to all registrants on March 20th. Please note that CLE credit will not be granted for on-demand sessions. 

How do I access the summit?

The summit will be hosted on Zoom Events platform. When you register you will receive a calendar hold, so be sure to save the event to your calendar! You will receive your link to access the summit one week prior to the event, as well as reminder emails from Zoom one day and one hour before it starts.  

What does Clio do? And where can I learn more about Clio’s personal injury software?

Trusted by over 150,000 lawyers and 90 bar associations, Clio’s industry leading cloud-based case management software makes it possible to run your firm, organize cases, and collaborate with clients from one place.

Learn more about Clio’s personal injury features.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email [email protected] with your questions. All sponsorship related inquiries can also be directed here.

Thank you to our partners

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