Bob Blacksberg is Principal of Blacksberg Associates, LLC. Bob Blacksberg’s experience spans two decades of technology consulting and implementation, following a law practice in which he was a partner at two Philadelphia law firms. His current work includes counseling law firms on technology planning and strategy, CLE presentations and presentations at the 2012 International Legal Technology Association Annual Conference at sessions entitled “Metadata: Deal with It!” and “iPads as Laptop Replacements.”

Bob served as Director, Practice and Project services at Drinker Biddle & Reath, where he led the adoption of the iManage document management system, SharePoint and Plumtree portal technologies and served as project manager for other key projects, including disaster recovery.  Bob earned his J.D. at Harvard Law School and A.B. at The University of Chicago.

Lynn Frances has been writing about legal technology for electronic discovery and risk management for the past twelve years. During that time, she has worked with service providers, organizations and publications to provide technical content for non-technical audiences. Her current work includes technical and marketing writing, CLE course design and consulting with technology providers on their software development. Lynn holds an MS in Education with an emphasis on Online Learning from California State University, East Bay.

Bonnie leads marketing and communications for Microsystems.  She works with internal subject matter experts and industry leaders to provide educational information and ideas that help document-intensive companies maximize the use of Microsystems software and services.

Robert Blacksberg

Blacksberg Associates, LLC

Lynn Frances
eDiscovery Writer, Inc

Bonnie Reid
Director, Marketing

"You Let What Go Out?" — Protecting Today's Transactional Lawyer

Complimentary Webinar, Thursday, September 20, 2012
1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern

The precision and care required to draft transactional documents can conflict with the time and billing pressures of today's legal market. The risks for transactional lawyers intensify when you couple those pressures with the increased complexities of mobility and the varying devices used to edit or exchange documents. In this webinar, lawyer and legal technology expert Robert Blacksberg and ALM market expert Lynn Frances explore today's workflow trends, the associated risks as well as practices and technology solutions to protect against these risks including:

  • How to inject technology into your workflows to accommodate alternative fee structures while improving document quality.
  • ALM Legal Intelligence Survey data on the effectiveness of collaboration between the law firm and law department.
  • Procedures for improving the stability of documents as they are distributed among multiple contributors and accessed on various devices.
  • Technology solutions that ensure clarity and consistency across a document or set of documents.
  • Advanced workflows to safeguard proprietary or privileged information that is shared with clients and confidants.
  • The efficacy of eyes-only review for transactional document proofreading. 
  • Best practices for reducing the risk of a lawyer screaming “You let what go out?”.

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