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Effective Data Visualization: Excel 2016 Charts

  • 14 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • DLA Piper - 1251 6th Avenue at 49th St., NY, New York


  • Members associated with a law firm in the greater New York metropolitan area, which includes the tri-state area of New Jersey, Connecticut and New York
  • Members associated with a vendor or independent consultants that provide technology services to law firms in the greater New York metropolitan area which includes the tri-state area of New Jersey, Connecticut and New York

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Please join us to discuss how we can maximize the impact of data by visualizing it, particularly via the new charts available in Excel 2016.

The session will begin with an overview of how our brains use charts to make better decisions and act on numbers.

Then we’ll explore the new charts offered in Excel 2016 and how they can be used to achieve visualization goals, both by trainers and by our attorneys.



Ben Kusmin, Excel Esquire

Ben J. Kusmin is a commercial litigation associate at Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP in New York City, where he manages large eDiscovery projects and document reviews, creates and challenges privilege logs, engages in motion practice, and supervises expert accounting witnesses.  Microsoft Excel plays a role in all of these activities.   Ben developed the Excel Esquire CLE program and the Excel Esquire blog to give other attorneys the skill and confidence they need to successfully navigate in Excel.

Jean Scott, Technology Trainer at the Legal Aid Society

Jean Scott has been providing training services at law firms for over 15 years. Jean's wide range of skills include formal classroom training, floor and desk side support, course documentation, eLearning course development, and LMS management and administration. Jean earned a master's degree at New York Institute of Technology in Instructional Technology (with Distinction), and a bachelor's degree at Dowling College.

Jean is passionate about learning, and is a lifelong learner. In her personal time, she enjoys reading and baking.

Carol Gerber, Practice Engagement and Delivery Specialist at Cooley LLP

Carol Gerber has a long and storied career in legal technology.  Carol holds a J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Masters in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Carol has been a Trainer, a Project Manager and a Business Analyst in large and small law firms in New York City.  In each of these positions, she has used her experience as a practicing attorney to help firms deliver better products for their users. When not commuting, Carol enjoys cryptic crosswords and is learning Japanese.

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