SharePoint Server 2007, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, Microsoft
Dynamics CRM and other legal solutions to create business value.
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 21 /-/ --
What: Lawyers and legal professionals need to better utilize
their firm's knowledge and operate efficiently as teams to
ensure the profitable delivery of services. At the 2008
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)
Educational Conference, Microsoft Corp. will present
innovative technology solutions and best practices to help
law firms increase revenue, improve practice management
and deliver a better client experience.
When: Aug. 25-28, 2008
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
Sessions: Representatives of Microsoft's U.S. Professional Services
Industry Group, leading law firms and business partners
will speak in the Microsoft Peer Group and other ILTA
conference tracks. Notable sessions include the following:
Monday, Aug 25
* 1 p.m., "You Did What With SharePoint? Creative Ways
Firms Are Leveraging SharePoint to Create Business
Value," Katrina Dittmer, Baker & Daniels LLP; Paul
Phillips, Nixon Peabody LLP; Beau Mersereau, Fish &
Richardson P.C.; Kara Portwood, Armstrong Teasdale
* 2:30 p.m., "Microsoft Office 2007: Why Upgrade?,"
Tara Byers, Payne Consulting Group; Joe Buser,
Traveling Coaches Inc.
Tuesday, August 26
* 11 a.m., "Accelerated Service Delivery with
Next-Generation Collaboration Capabilities," Gad
Wednesday, Aug. 27
* 9 a.m., "Workflow and Forms Routing in SharePoint
2007 Using SharePoint Designer and InfoPath," Roger
Bonine, Baker & McKenzie Global Services LLC
* 11 a.m., "Implementing Extranets and Enabling More
Effective Client Services," Mark Gerow, Fenwick &
West LLP; and Rob Saccone, XMLAW Inc.
Thursday, Aug. 28
* 9 a.m., "Microsoft's Spotlight on the Legal
Industry," Brian Zeve, managing director, U.S.
Professional Services Industry Group, Microsoft
* 10:30 a.m., "Microsoft Workflow Solutions," Judi
Flournoy, Loeb & Loeb LLP; Judy Katany, Huron
Consulting Group Inc.; Susan Plummer, Best Best &
Krieger LLP; Andrew Dawson, ADERANT; Richard Glikin,
Metastorm Inc.; Brian Zeve, Microsoft; and Gad
* 2 p.m., "Strategies for Successful Law Firm CRM
Selection and Implementation -- Reed Smith Case
Study," Victoria Gregory, Reed Smith LLP; and Michael
White, Client Profiles Inc.
* 2 p.m., "Mobilizing Your Organization to Globalize
While Enhancing the Environment and Your Bottom
Line," Joan Krajewski, chief environmental counsel,
Booth: Information on Microsoft legal solutions can also be found
at Booth 311.
Details: A full list of sessions and more information on ILTA 2008
can be found at