Sims Law Firm, Ltd.
Bryan Sims is a shareholder and founder of Sims Law Firm, Ltd., where he concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, civil appeals, and real estate matters. He is a member of the Illinois Bar and the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States courts in the Central District of Illinois, the Southern District of Illinois, and the Eastern District of Michigan.
Bryan has spoken on legal technology issues at the ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conferences, Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conferences, for the DuPage County Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Winnebago County Bar Association, the Lake County (Indiana) Bar Association, the Lake County (Illinois) Bar Association, the International Technology Law Association, National Business Institute and at ABA TECHSHOW. Also he was the featured speaker at the 2014 Oklahoma So-lo and Small Firm Conference.
Bryan has contributed to TechnoLawyer and was recognized as the 2005 TechnoLawyer of the Year. He blogs about the intersection between law and technology at www.theconnectedlawyer.com.
Before entering private practice, Bryan worked as a judicial law clerk for Illinois Supreme Court Justice S. Louis Rathje. He has also worked as a staff attorney for the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court.
Law firms deal with data of many types. Effective and creative use of document management systems will reduce paper, improve efficiency, support process automation, and support risk management. This session will provide strategies for effective use of document management systems, including email management, automation and training.