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Front Page - Friday, November 10, 2017

Seminar: The Bill & Phil Show focuses on tech trends

Attorney Bill Ramsey and legal tech entrepreneur Phil Hampton are coming to Chattanooga to provide their annual review of current tech trends that will impact the way attorneys work, travel, communicate, relax and interact with clients and colleagues.

Titled “The Bill & Phil Show: What’s #Trending and What’s Ending in Tech for Legal Professionals,” the seminar will take place Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1:30-4:45 p.m. at the Walden Club. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. The cost will be $85 for members of the Chattanooga Bar Association (CBA) and $125 for nonmembers. Attendees will earn 3.0 dual CLE credit hours.

Ramsey and Hampton will explore products and apps in robotics, artificial intelligence, transportation, health and wellness, smart home, litigation tech and audio-visual technology. They will also call out technologies that are outdated and should be removed or replaced in the modern law office environment to avoid security risks and inefficiencies. Additionally, attendees will learn how to implement these new technologies while still safeguarding firm cybersecurity.

Session objectives include identifying which technology trends are impacting modern professionals, learning how to adapt new technologies that will attract top talent to a firm, examining cybersecurity risks associated with using technology both old and new and gaining confidence in exploring new technologies to improve efficiency and work-life balance.

Ramsey is a member of the firm of Neal & Harwell. The primary focus of his practice is complex civil and criminal litigation. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he graduated with high honors in mechanical engineering. Ramsey received his law degree from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the University of Tennessee Law Review.

He has represented a wide variety of defendants in federal white-collar prosecutions and investigations. Ramsey has extensive civil jury trial experience in a wide variety of cases, including personal injury, business torts, computer and technology litigation and complex commercial transactions.

Hampton is the founder and CEO of LogicForce, a legal technology services firm. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of information technology and since 1995 has consulted with numerous law firms and government agencies in the areas of practice management systems, litigation technology, computer forensics, electronic data discovery and trial presentation technologies.

Hampton received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Lambuth College and his Master of Science degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University. He has testified in state and federal court as an expert witness in computer forensics.