Deciding between document-creation tools can be daunting. Or maybe you’d just like to hear what to avoid when using a certain plug-in tool. This session promises that and more, where users share their own impressions of the most popular law firm plug-ins for creating documents. Several of the most popular such tools will be discussed, with time for questions from the group as well.
This event is from 9:30 - 11:00, but join us from 9:00 - 9:30 for Social Time.
John Attinger (Senior Director of Training; Wilson Allen Training)
John is the Senior Director of Training & Security at Wilson Allen, which specializes in technology consulting / training / security awareness for law firms. Prior to Wilson Allen, John was a partner at Capensys, and also worked in-house at three global laws firm for 15 years in IT applications training and management roles. John managed a global team of 7 trainers, oversaw training-related projects, incorporated new technologies and creative ideas into the training program, and designed a corporate online university.
John’s client responsibilities include managing global technology rollouts and providing change management and security awareness consulting. He is responsible for developing new business, managing existing relationships, and helping the company navigate the changing legal vertical.
John holds a BA in History from UC Berkeley, and an M. Ed. from Teachers College, Columbia University, where his work included several courses in designing and delivering adult education programs.
In addition to giving security awareness presentations at client firms, John has been a regular attendee and a speaker at industry events hosted by the International Legal Technology Association, the Professional Legal Trainers Group, and the Association for Training & Development.
Nelson Valdez (Technology Education Manager; Perkins Coie LLP)
Nelson is the Technology Education Manager at Perkins Coie LLP. He is responsible for the implementation and execution of the firm’s technology education strategy. He is a professional with over 17 years of experience supporting the learning and development needs of Biglaw firms. Nelson earned a Master of Science in Cybersecurity and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems. He teaches Mathematics and Computer Science courses at a college located in Westchester, NY.
Consuelo Rockliff-Stein (Legal Technology Trainer; Cole Schotz P.C.)
Consuelo has been a technology educator for 26 years. Prior to Cole Schotz, she worked at Jones Day, Latham & Watkins, Proskauer, and other firms. Consuelo is currently responsible for developing and delivering live training and coaching, eLearning, and documentation, as well as administering template collections and providing leadership during rollouts. During her many years in technology, Consuelo has enjoyed honing her writing and production skills and building solid relationships with the people she teaches. She is a past President of the PLTG and is a huge fan of the community. While technology has been central to Consuelo’s career, she has also enjoyed teaching vintage needlework techniques, and is currently studying the art of writing cozy mysteries!