Brett Burney


Always anxious to encourage legal professionals to take better advantage of the technology available to them, Brett primarily helps law firms and corporate legal departments successfully navigate their e-discovery challenges. Brett co-authored the eDiscovery Buyers Guide designed to help small- and mid-sized law firms understand the options available for their e-discovery needs. Brett is also the eLaw Evangelist at Nextpoint where he helps to educate lawyers and law firms on the duties and responsibilities around collecting, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information.

Brett spent over 5 years at the law firm of Thompson Hine LLP where he worked with litigation teams in building document databases, counseling on electronic discovery issues, and supporting them at trial. Brett graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2000 and quickly became active in the world of legal technology.

In addition, Mr. Burney teaches lawyers how to integrate Macs and iOS devices in their practice and coauthored the ABA-published book Macs in Law: The Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney. You can also follow him on his Macs in Law blog (www.macsinlaw.com) and Apps in Law blog (www.appsinlaw.com) where you’ll find video reviews of apps and a helpful podcast. Brett also co-hosts the weekly In the News podcast (www.inthenewspodcast.com) with Jeff Richardson from www.iphonejd.com.

Brett served as the Chair of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board and regularly speaks around the country to lawyers and legal groups on a wide variety of technology-related topics. You may contact him at burney@burneyconsultants.com.

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