Christopher T. Anderson is the Product Manager for the LexisNexis® Firm Manager™ application. Firm Manager is a web-based practice management system that keeps attorneys and staff of small law firms connected to all the details of their clients, cases, matters and firm business. LexisNexis Firm Manager helps attorneys organize, secure, and have constant access to all the clients, documents, appointments, tasks, contacts, and matter information, anytime, anywhere.
Mr. Anderson is an attorney, and prior to working with LexisNexis, he was the managing partner of an eight-attorney, full-service law firm in Georgia. Mr. Anderson practiced in the fields of family law and business litigation. Previously, he served as an assistant district attorney in New York City, and in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Anderson was also Associate General Counsel and Director of Client Services for RealLegal, a legal software company. He is a graduate of Cornell University, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994. Christopher Anderson is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of New York and Georgia.
In his current private practice, the Oklahoma Legal Group, Mr. Banner specializes in criminal defense and has a solid record of favorable results for his clients through both jury trials and motion hearings. Aside from his courtroom experience, Adam is also an accomplished appellate attorney, having drafted various high-profile Oklahoma appeals.
Born and raised in Clinton, Oklahoma, Mr. Banner was a high-school championship football player who went on to get his B.A. at the University of Oklahoma.
From there, he attended the Oklahoma City University School of Law as a merit scholar, where he earned his Juris Doctorate Magna Cum Laude. During law school, Adam interned at the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office for three years, where he gained invaluable courtroom experience.
He is a member of local, state and national bar associations, and is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and all inferior Oklahoma State courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He was recently named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma by the National Trial Lawyers organization.
David is an attorney in St. Louis Missouri focusing on Immigration, Intellectual Property, Criminal Defense, Business and Military Law.For six years Mr. Cox litigated cases in the Air Force military justice system. He represented the government as a prosecutor for two years and then spent four years exclusively defending Air Force members accused of military offenses.
Mr. Cox began practicing United States immigration law in 2001 and has represented businesses and individuals in a wide variety of immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters. He has advised small business about matters ranging from concept development to incorporation, from funding to dissolution. He has experience in marketing, advertising and developing a business web presence, including new media. David Cox worked as a software executive where he was responsible for developing web-based delivery of software services.Mr. Cox has an International Relations under graduate degree from Bringham Young University and received his JD in 1993 from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. He has been practicing law since 1993 and is admitted to practice law before the bars of the states of Utah, Georgia and Missouri, and to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.He is also admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Mr. Cox is a member of the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association
You can visit David at www.coxesq.us
Ann – the Principal of G&P Associates – is a consultant to solo and small law firm practitioners. She teaches attorneys what they don’t learn in law school – specifically, how to build and maintain high-earning, client-centered, and satisfying law practices. She offers her services through webinars, membership groups, CLEs, and one-on-one consulting.
Ann has served with the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association’s Solo and Small Practice Section since 1994. Ann has published a variety of articles dealing with law practice management issues, and has been a featured speaker at a number of ABA and state bar annual conventions and conferences across the U.S. Ann is co-chair of the annual WSBA Solo & Small Firm Conference, as well as a featured speaker. She serves on the Advisory Board for LexisNexis Firm Manager, and is a guest blogger and speaker for LexisNexis. Ann’s book entitledMinding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer’s Guide to a Profitable Practice was published by the American Bar Association in 2010.
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Mike is the Vice President & General Manager of Business of Law Software Solutions for LexisNexis. In this role, Mike serves both inside and outside counsel customers, improving how they work effectively in the areas of matter and practice management, analytics and client development.
He is responsible for a number of award-winning LexisNexis applications, including: InterAction, Redwood Analytics, atVantage, Juris, PCLaw, Time Matters, and CounselLink. A software industry veteran, Mike comes to LexisNexis after 14 years at Intuit Inc. where he held a variety of product, marketing and general management roles, including General Manager of QuickBooks Financial Software, the #1 small business financial software application in the U.S. with over 4 million users.
Dana Riel is President and Founder of Business Solutions, Inc., serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area since 1985.
Her firm is the authorized training center for the Baltimore/Washington region for Time Matters and PCLaw by LexisNexis; Timeslips and Sage 50/Peachtree Accounting by Sage Software; and QuickBooks by Intuit Corporation. As a trainer, Dana has provided services to organizations such as the DOD Defense Logistics Agency, Judge Advocate General’s Office (JAG)/Department of the Navy, University of the District of Columbia School of Law, U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as with small- to mid-size law firms in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area.
In 2009, she participated in the series of day-long seminars sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar Association Practice Management Section, titled “Basic Training: Learn About Running a Law Office”. Ms. Riel is also a partner for Eastern Legal Systems, LLC; and was an Adjunct Professor in Georgetown University’s Paralegal Studies Program, teaching courses on Legal Technology.
Loretta is the Sr. Director with LexisNexis Law Firm Practice Management. Loretta brings experience as a previous business owner and legal technology consultant, manager of professional services for a CPA firm, subject matter expert for developing back office software, an accountant and probably most relevant, as a former law firm employee and user of law firm practice management and financial systems.
Loretta has been with LexisNexis for ten years in various positions from product development, solution line management, community management and bar relations to product marketing. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and in her off time likes to spend time with her husband of 28 years, 2 daughters and 2 blonde Labradors. Other hobbies include cooking, running (to burn off the great cooking), reading, and listening to legal technology podcasts.
Carol is an attorney and President of Law Office Systems, Inc, based in Montclair NJ and a founding Member of Lawtopia LLC, a legal technology partnership with offices from Maine to California.
Carol helps law firms implement technology and streamline their workflow and procedures. She is a certified consultant on Time Matters, Billing Matters, PCLaw and Timeslips. She also supports clients on Tabs3, PracticeMaster, Clio, Advologix, Worldox, Word, WordPerfect and HotDocs.
Carol wrote the monthly technology column for New Jersey Lawyer for 15 years and is a former chair of the Computer and Technology Division of the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association.