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Technology Practice Tips

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Everything you ever wanted to know about technology, but were afraid to ask. New technology Practice Tips from the Law Society give you the answers. Presented in MP3 format, this series of podcasts offers a convenient way to learn about the latest technology issues. Practical and important information about passwords, encryption, social media, smartphone security, websites and much more is simplified and presented in an accessible, conversational manner. Get up-to-date on today’s technology and learn about best practices to protect yourself, your data and your practice. 
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David Whelan improves information access at the Law Society of Ontario. Prior to coming to Toronto, he ran a membership law library, was director of the American Bar Association's Legal Technology Resource Center, and managed technology at a U.S. law school. He has a J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and an M.L.S. from the University of North Texas.

Phil Brown is Counsel in the Professional Development and Competence department of the Law Society of Ontario and has been involved in CPD planning, accreditation, and certified specialist certification. He participates in developing resources for solos and small firm lawyers and for the past three years has worked on the Practice Management Helpline team assisting lawyers with issues related to the Law Society By-laws, Rules of Professional Conduct and professionalism questions. Phil graduated from Dalhousie University with a B.Sc. (Hon) and an LLB. He was called to the Bar in Nova Scotia in 1985 and Ontario in 1989. He also holds a post-graduate certificate from Centennial College in e-commerce.

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