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John Byrne John Byrne is President of Glencoe Media Group Inc. John started his career as a journalist before attending law school and then practicing as a litigator with a large law firm. Realizing he could combine his media experience with his legal background and communications skills, John has worked for nearly 20 years with lawyers and other professionals, helping them handle the press, develop their brands and win new clients. After a stint as Chief Marketing Officer for Drinker Biddle & Reath, he recently opened Glencoe Media Group. He blogs at The Byrne Blogand tweets @johnmbyrne. Writer's Archives

Jay Harrington Jay Harrington is co-founder of Harrington Communications, where he leads the agency's Brand Strategy, Content Creation and Client Service teams. He also writes weekly dispatches on the agency's blog, Simply Stated. Previously, Jay was a commercial litigator and corporate bankruptcy attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Foley & Lardner. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Follow him on Twitter @harringj75. Writer's Archives

Jabez LeBret Jabez LeBret has delivered more than 900 presentations over the last nine years, from Saudi Arabia to Bogota, Colombia, to organizations including Microsoft, Nordstrom, Deloitte, Boeing and GE — just to name a few. He is considered a leading authority on monetizing social media. Currently at GNGF, Jabez specializes in SEO, social media conversion, traffic strategies, and client learning and development.  Follow him on Twitter @jabezlebret. Writer's Archives

RuthCarter Ruth Carter is a lawyer, writer and speaker. She is Of Counsel with Venjuris, focusing her practice on intellectual property, social media, First Amendment and flash mob law. Named an ABA Journal 2012 Legal Rebel, Ruth is the author of the ABA book “The Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers,” as well as “Flash Mob Law: The Legal Side of Planning and Participating in Pillow Fights, No Pants Rides, and Other Shenanigans.” In “Nothing But the Ruth,” she writes about the lessons she’s learning while building her practice. She also blogs weekly at Follow her on Twitter @rbcarter. Writer's Archives

Savadra Deborah Savadra is editor and chief blogger at Legal Office Guru, which specializes in helping legal professionals learn Microsoft Office features like Flagging Outlook E-mails for follow-up and Using Outlook Rules & Alerts. You can follow her on Twitter@legalofficeguru. Writer's Archives

David-Ackert David Ackert is an entrepreneur and business development mentor. Through Ackert Inc. he has developed and implemented business development programs for some of the top firms on the Am Law 100. He is founder of Practice Boomers, a Your Honor Award-winning business development e-learning platform, as well as Practice Pipeline, pipeline management software. Writer's Archives

Tiffany-Yarde Tiffany Yarde is a practice development manager at White & Case LLP. She is founder of a New York City networking group that connects taste-makers and business leaders with enterprising adults from all five boroughs. She started her career in public accounting (Big 4) and earned a master’s in human capital management from New York University. Writer's Archives

Ehline accidents law firm Michael Ehline is the lead attorney at Ehline Law Firm PC, a statewide personal injury firm based in Southern California. He founded the Circle of Legal Trust to discuss with others in the legal field better client services and ways to improve the profession. Writer's Archives

Erik Mazzone Erik Mazzone is a practice management advisor and Director of the Center for Practice Management for the North Carolina Bar Association. He writes and speaks widely on legal technology and practice management, in North Carolina and throughout the country. Follow him on Twitter @ErikMazzone. Writer's Archives

Asaf Cidon Asaf Cidon is CEO and co-founder of cloud security company Sookasa, which provides bank-grade encryption to files on Dropbox and across devices. Cidon earned his Ph.D. in cloud computing from Stanford. He founded Sookasa with the mission of allowing businesses to control their data securely via the cloud. Follow him on Twitter @AsafCidon. Writer's Archives

Gabriel Cheong Gabriel Cheong is the owner of Infinity Law Group LLC in Quincy, MA, primarily focused on divorce and family law litigation and mediation, and a frequent speaker on law practice management and marketing. He serves as Vice President of Starting Out Solo, Inc., and is a Past President of Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. In his spare time, Gabriel enjoys the company of his 2 house rabbits and Corgi. Follow him on Twitter @GabrielCheong. Writer's Archives

Lee_Rosen Lee Rosen practices family law in North Carolina. His blog, Divorce Discourse, is a three-time ABA Blawg 100 popular vote winner. He is a recipient of the ABA James Keane Award for excellence in eLawyering. Follow him on Twitter @LeeRosen. Writer's Archives

Catherine Sanders Reach Catherine Sanders Reach is Director, Law Practice Management & Technology for the Chicago Bar Association. Previously she was Director of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center for over 10 years. In 2011 she was selected one of the inaugural Fastcase 50, and in 2013 was nominated as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. She serves on the ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Board and is editorial advisory board emeritus for Law Technology News. Follow her @catherinereach. Writer's Archives

Nora Regis Nora Regis is Trainer & Coordinator, Law Practice Management and Technology, for the Chicago Bar Association. Nora is a former paralegal, specializing in litigation and bankruptcy. Prior to working in legal, she was a technology help desk agent at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Follow her on Twitter @NoraRegisCBA. Writer's Archives

calloway Jim Calloway is Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program. He is a co-author of  the ABA books "How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times" and "Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work." Jim blogs at Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips and co-produces the podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. Follow him @JimCalloway. Writer's Archives

Heidi Alexander Heidi Alexander is a Law Practice Management Advisor at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (MassLOMAP), where she advises lawyers on practice management matters and in implementing new law office technologies. A lawyer, Heidi co-hosts the Legal Toolkit podcast and writes for the MassLOMAP blog and the ABA’s Law Technology Today. Follow her on Twitter @heidialexander. Writer's Archives

Eduardo Snape Eduardo Snape is the IT Director at the international law firm Galindo, Arias & Lopez in Panama, with 20 years in the IT field. He is a consultant and visiting professor at Universidad Tecnologia de Panama. Writer's Archives

Marc Lauritsen Marc Lauritsen is president of Capstone Practice Systems and of Legal Systematics. Marc is the author of "The Lawyer’s Guide to Working Smarter with Knowledge Tools," a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and co-chairs the American Bar Association’s eLawyering Task Force. Follow him on Twitter @MarcLauritsen. Writer's Archives

Jamie J Spannhake Jamie Spannhake

is a lawyer and certified health coach. After working for a BigLaw firm in Manhattan for six years as a commercial litigator, she founded Spannhake Law LLC,  serving clients in New York and Connecticut. She provides local counsel support and pre-trial litigation services, including research and writing, to other lawyers. For her non-lawyer clients, she offers services in estate planningresidential real estate, and business transactions. She writes and speaks on issues of interest to lawyers, including time and stress management, health and wellness, work/life balance, and effective legal writing. 

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Mike Ramsey Mike Ramsey is President of Nifty Marketing, a local search marketing company in Idaho. Mike is passionate about helping good people and good businesses grow. His site NiftyLaw is a place to learn how to handle online marketing. He takes part annually in the local search ranking factors study and speaks on the Local University tour. A guest speaker at many Internet marketing events such as Lawyernomics, SMXPubcon, and SearchFest, Mike has been quoted and featured on Search Engine LandSearch Engine Journal, and SEOmoz. Outside of search, he moonlights as the publisher of The Voice in Southern Idaho. You can follow him on Twitter @mikeramsey or +Mike Ramsey. Writer's Archives