Cloud Computing and the Paperless Office 

Nov. 25, 2021
ZOOM Webinar Online

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Speakers:


Thomas Spraggs, LSBC Westminster County Bencher, Spraggs & Co. Law Corporation
Brian Mauch, CEO, BMC Networks
Doug Munro, Staff Lawyer, Law Society of BC

Time: Thursday, November 25, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm (Pacific Time)
CPD Hours: 1.50 Hours of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC.
Attendance at this webinar will provide you with 1.50 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your Law Society of BC reporting.
 
SYNOPSIS


The new legal practice model has many lawyers working in the cloud. Find out what you need to know about cloud computing and going paperless.

Topics include:

  • what’s new in cloud computing,
  • compliance requirements,
  • lawyer do’s and dont's
  • learn how to select a cloud service provider,
  • what you can expect when negotiating a service level agreement with a cloud provider, and
  • strategic advice on privacy and technology compliance
     

This webinar will help you to get your head in the cloud, and your eyes wide open, to do some “cirrus” business.
 

 

 

What are your frustrations or worries about using
cloud computing in your practice?

 

As we prepare for this  webinar we want to hear from you! Participate in a ThoughtExchange by clicking “Participate below and answering this question:

What are your frustrations or worries about using cloud computing in your practice?

We will be incorporating this anonymous feedback into the webinar and want to be sure that we are capturing your concerns and addressing your thoughts.

Once you have responded, please come back often to rate the thoughts of others.

You will have until Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 11:59pm.

 

 

ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS


About Thomas Spraggs
With almost 20 years of experience, Tom is a senior litigator with a focus on personal injury and harassment litigation.  In Tom’s personal injury practice, he works with a large team of experienced lawyers, investigators and claims managers to get justice for injured people.  Tom has a tireless work ethic and extensive trial experience, including jury trials, to help obtain the settlements and court awards that his clients deserve.

Tom’s practice is also focussed on harassment litigation with an emphasis in sports. As a former competitive swimmer, Tom understands the issues that face athletes in sport from bullying, physical, sexual, or emotional harassment and abuse of power.

Tom was elected as a Bencher of the Law Society for 2020 and serves on various committees and task forces. The Benchers establish the Law Society Rules, the Code of Professional Conduct for British Columbia and board policies, including governance policies.

Tom has a passion for technology to improve access to legal justice.  In 2013, he co-founded a technology-based platform that enables clients to have access to legal advice online.  Tom has applied innovative approaches to practice management and a progressive approach to technology to lead Spraggs Law to become the highly respected and award-winning firm that it is today.  In 2016, Spraggs was awarded the “Innovative Workplace Award” by the Canadian Bar Association recognizing the innovation in rethinking the model of legal services.



About Brian Mauch
Brian Mauch is the founder and CEO of BMC Networks (www.bmcnetworks.ca), an outsourced IT provider that specializes in law firms.  Brian obtained both law and commerce degrees from UBC, and then combined his education with his passion for technology to form BMC Networks in 1997.  Brian focuses on strategic planning and advice for BMC’s clients.  Brian can be reached at bmauch@bmcnetworks.ca or www.linkedin.com/in/brianmauch/.



About Doug Munro
Doug Munro is a lawyer in the Policy and Planning Department at the Law Society of British Columbia.  Since, 2006 he has been the staff lawyer for the Access to Justice Advisory Committee and assisted the Benchers in developing policy related to access to justice, including unbundled legal services, designated paralegals and the innovation sandbox.  Doug also assisted in developing policy relating to forensic copying of records, cloud computing, and supported the Family Law Task Force and Legal Aid Advisory.  Doug was called to the bar in 2004, and has an LLM from the University of Toronto.

 

ACKNOWLEDGING FIRST NATIONS TERRITORIES

This webinar is hosted by CBABC, which is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage our members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada, past and present.
 

 

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS

We strongly recommend all participants to check these requirements and run the test at least a couple of days before the course date in order for the webinar to work properly for you.

ZOOM - We will be using Zoom to facilitate this webinar. If you have not used Zoom before, take a few minutes prior to the webinar to familiarize yourself with the platform -- Click Here!
 
  • You will be sent the webinar link and log-in instructions 1 day prior to the course date.
  • All materials and handouts will be sent to you with your instructions.
  • Please ensure your computer speakers are working properly as audio will be delivered
    entirely over the computer.
  • Earphones are recommended for the best sound quality.
     


Participant General Acknowledgement
By registering, you agree that all materials related to this course are for the sole use of the registrant, and may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.
 


Cancellation Policy
Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued. To cancel your attendance, please contact the PD Department at PD@cbabc.org. No refunds will be issued to non-attendees.

 

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