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Barristers Annual Meeting

November 4, 2016: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 5 H
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9:00 - 10:30 am: Keynote Speaker
Driving Disruption: Tools and Skills for Lawyers in the Innovation Age
Kirsten Mellor, General Counsel, Udacity

• Learn how to support business innovators in ways that drive a high growth business forward rather than hold it back.
• Practical advice on how to build legal functions and teams both in house and through an outside counsel network.

10:45 - 11:45 am: First CLE Breakout Sessions


Track 1: Litigation Track sponsored by Fenwick & West
Beyond Powerpoint: Integrating Technology in Your Litigation Practice
• Survey current technological tools that are available and used by law firms in all stages of the litigation and how these technologies have impacted the traditional ways litigators work up a case.
• Learn the benefit of using different technological tools during the life of a case and how certain programs can assist during specific phases of litigation, such as pleadings, discovery, and trial preparation.

Track 2: Transactional Track sponsored by Morrison Foerster
Practicing in an Age of Indiegogo and Kickstarter: How to Advise Clients Who Use Crowdfunding Platforms
• Avoid consumer law violations
• Ethics of representing the investor and the company

Track 3: Alternative CareersTrack
To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Ethics Rules and Social Media (Ethics Credit)
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• Ethical issues facing practitioners who utilize social media.
• Ethical implications of posting on commonly-used social media sites, as well as the ethical rules that apply when a practitioner writes a blog.
• Tips on how to safely and ethically navigate the world of social media.

12:00 - 1:30 pm: Judges Panel & Lunch sponsored by Reed Smith

Hon. Carlos Bea, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Hon. Kathleen Banke, California First District Court of Appeal
Hon. Suzanne Bolanos, San Francisco Superior Court
Hon. Richard Seeborg, United States District Court Northern District of California

1:45 - 2:45 pm: Second CLE Breakout Sessions


Track 1: Litigation Track sponsored by Fenwick & West
How Expansive Technologies are Affecting Privacy Law
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• Privacy laws in general, including sectoral versus non-US approaches.
• Privacy by design throughout a product's lifecycle, including purpose specification, collection of information, and security design.
• The involvement & impact consumers, regulators & government demands have on privacy laws & data security.

Track 2: Transactional Track sponsored by Morrison Foerster
How to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas Related to Incubator/Investor Relationships (Ethics Credit)
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• Ethics of representing the investor and the company
• How to disclose potential conflicts to client?
• When should not represent the investor/company?

Track 3: Alternative CareersTrack
Business Development Workshop: Tools and Tips to Attract & Serve the Modern Client
• How the business development landscape is changing, and what young attorneys can do to attract and serve the new age client
• Strategies on how to craft a personal brand, meet twenty-first century clients on their turf, and use alternative tools and methods to reach and develop relationships with clients

3:00 - 4:00 pm: Feature Panel
Practicing Law in the 21st Century sponsored by First Republic
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Location

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Event Code: B167320

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