Catherine Sanders Reach


Catherine Sanders Reach is Director for the Center for Practice Management at the North Carolina Bar Association, providing practice technology and management assistance to lawyers and legal professionals. Formerly she was Director, Law Practice Management and Technology for the Chicago Bar Association and the Director at the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center. Prior to her work at the NCBA, CBA and ABA she worked in library and information science environments for a number of years, working at Ross and Hardies as a librarian. She received a master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 1997.

Ms. Reach’s professional activities include articles published in Law Practice magazine, Law Technology News and GPSolo Magazine, as well as numerous other publications. She has given presentations on the use of technology in law firms for national bar conferences, state and local bar associations and organizations such as the National Association of Bar Council and the Association of American Law Schools. In 2011 she was selected to be one of the inaugural Fastcase 50, celebrating 50 innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the field of law and in 2013 became a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. In 2015 she was selected to be part of the ABA LTRC Women of Legal Tech. She served on the ABA TECHSHOW Board from 2007-2009, 2014-2016, was co-vice chair in 2019 and is co-chair for 2020.

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My Sessions

Lights, Camera, Action! ABA TECHSHOW 2019 Takeaways

Grand Ballroom EF

Wish you could clone yourself so you could attend multiple programs at the same time for the last two days? We hear ya! So, we’ve asked our speakers to submit the top action items from their session, focused on what you can do now and what you should put on your to-do list to improve […]


This year, TECHSHOW combines the best of “60 Sites,” “60 Tips,” and “Gadgets and Gizmos” into one rollicking, fast-paced session. We say goodbye to TECHSHOW 2019 with an hour of the latest in apps, work hacks, hot technologies, and more.


What the Internet Knows (About You and Your Clients)

Columbus IJ

From the Internet of Things to Google Maps, prepare to be surprised if not shocked at what information the apps on your phone, operating system, and browser know about you. What information are you giving away about you, your law firm and your clients and what are the implications? How can you find information about […]

Solo/Small Firm

Talk It Out: Office 365 Groups, Teams, and Yammer

Grand Ballroom B

Too often the concepts of work sharing have been focused on document sharing amongst sources outside the firm. But how many hoops do you jump through to communicate inside your firm? Concepts such as team mailboxes, automated workflow steps, and tracking progress on projects are just some of the Office 365 opportunities that will open […]

Core Technology