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Sunday, July 15

12:00pm CDT

Legal Division Board Meeting

Annual meeting of the Legal Division Board. All Legal Division committee chairs and Legal Division members are welcome to attend. Come to share ideas or just to listen!

Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Sunday July 15, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, PDR #1

8:00pm CDT

Legal Division Sponsor Appreciation Reception

The Legal Division raises a glass to toast our valued vendor sponsor partnerships. Legal Division members can meet and mingle while enjoying a libation or two.

Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, PDR #2
Monday, July 16

8:00am CDT

Bloomberg Law/Bloomberg BNA Breakfast and Legal Division Business Meeting

Annual division business meeting for Legal Division members, by invitation from our vendor partner Bloomberg Law/Bloomberg BNA.

Michael Bernier, Bloomberg BNA; Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Monday July 16, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Hilton Chicago, Continental Ballroom AB

10:30am CDT

60 Sites in 60 Minutes

This wildly popular session that explores new and under-utilized Websites returns for another year. Fast-paced and fun, if offers a glimpse of what you may be missing on the Web.

Tricia Thomas, Alston and Bird LLP

John DiGilio, Reed Smith LLP; Gayle Lynn-Nelson, LexisNexis

Monday July 16, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E451B
  Programs, Session

4:00pm CDT

The Evolving Role of Competitive Intelligence in the Legal Marketplace

Discover how law firm librarians can morph their skills and services to provide a competitive advantage. Topics to be addressed include legal issues specific to law firms, examples of law firm competitive intelligence, training recommendations, and adding value through CI.

Zena Applebaum, Bennett Jones SLP; Nathan Rosen, Dechert; Toni Wilson, MarketSmart Research; Emily Rushing, Haynes and Boone LLP



Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
Tuesday, July 17

8:00am CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: E-Discovery Preparation through Information Management and Data Mapping

In an age of costly litigation, e-discovery is a fact of life. Teaching information professionals how to manage and reduce risks through management practices that reduce time and costs for e-discovery production is a needed activity. Identifying where an organization's data lives and what must be understood when a discovery request is made is a valuable asset for any professional on the e-discovery team. Tips on creating comprehensive data maps and best practices information management will be offered in this course.

Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Constance Ard, Answer Maven Solutions; Miller Montague, Answer Maven Solutions

Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

10:00am CDT

Tales from the Trenches: Contract Negotiation Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Many librarians are involved in the contract negotiation process or work alongside their institutions' purchasing and procurement staff. They have to be able to read and comprehend often complex contracts in order to get the most favorable and sensible terms for their libraries and organizations. Experienced information professionals who manage the content and contracts for their organizations will share their knowledge and tips for "getting to yes" without too much bloodshed!

Amy Affelt, Compass Lexecon

Carol Ginsburg, BST America LLC; Steven Goldstein, Alacra; Barbara Hirsh, NERA Economic Consulting; Laurie Sue Leichman, McKinsey & Co Inc; Bob Lemmond, Wolters Kluwer; Bill Noorlander, BST America LLC

Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E353A

2:00pm CDT

Librarian as Entrepreneur: Contributing to Your Organization's Bottom Line through Marketing Initiatives

Are you working in an organization that wants to increase its visibility?  Do you want to learn more about making the case for marketing in your library? Join us as we weigh in on the pros and cons of taking the marketing plunge as information professionals.

Patrick Clapp; Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP

Louis Abramovitz, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP


Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E258

4:00pm CDT

Insurance Research

Insurance Industry: Research and Its Results.

This session will take attendees on a roller coaster overview of research in the insurance industry, broadly covering financial and legal research and finishing with a behind-the-scenes perspective on the processes involved in insurance products.

Teresa Wilkins, Buck Consultants 

Jennifer Evert, American Financial Group; Rebecca Roth, Metlife; Karen Ward

Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E260

7:00pm CDT

Joint DPHT and Legal Division Networking Mixer

What's better than an event designed to help you build your network within your SLA division?  One that helps you build it within two! The Pharmaceutical & Health Technology Division and the Legal Division invite our members to interact with colleagues, discuss the latest industry trends, meet new friends, and explore the increasing overlap between our divisions. 


Tuesday July 17, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room A
Wednesday, July 18

10:00am CDT

Legal Division Unconference Featuring the Corporate Café

The return of the successful Unconference session where Legal Division minds meet to discuss current issues, swap ideas and realize they aren't working in a bubble! This year features the Corporate Café, an opportunity for those who work in the legal field outside of a court, law firm or law school to get together.

Tracy Maleeff, Duane Morris LLP; Tricia Thomas, Alston and Bird LLP

Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E263

4:30pm CDT

Closing Reception

PRICE: $20.00 Member/ $5.00 Student Member/ $20.00 Non-Member

The Kentucky Chapter invites all conference attendees to join us in putting the icing on the cake of another successful conference.  We hope you will take this chance to bid adieu to your friends and colleagues before you travel back to your place of origin. We also hope to ease your parting tears by including a drink ticket and a chance to win a little taste of Kentucky.

Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:30pm - 6:30pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room

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