David J. Bilinsky

Thoughtful Legal Management

David J. Bilinsky is a Practice Management Consultant and lawyer for the Law Society of British Columbia.

He is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution (NCTDR) at the University of Massachusetts. He is also a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and past Editor-in-Chief of ABA’s Law Practice Magazine.

For many years, David has been an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University teaching a totally online, graduate level course in the Masters of Arts in Applied Legal Studies program. This MA program received the 2011 Award of Excellence from the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education. He has designed and has taught the first legal technology course in Canada for the University of Toronto Law School.

Dave’s mission in life is to empower lawyers to anticipate the changes, realize the opportunities, face the challenges and embrace the expanding possibilities of the application of practice management concepts to the practice of law in innovative ways that provide service excellence.

Dave is the founder and Chair of the Pacific Legal Technology Conference and a past Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW.

Dave is a long-distance runner who has completed 12 marathons including: Boston, Chicago, New York, Portland, Vancouver, Victoria; many half-marathons and other events. He is an avid downhill and cross-country skier and was a volunteer ski-patroller for many years.

My Sessions

The Future of AI, Mindmapping, and Online Dispute Resolution

This session with explore the expanding Online Dispute Resolution Movement. It will provide a brief overview of different types of ODR technologies that are already in use and based on AI. Discuss the AI decision process by way of mind maps, nodes, and machine learning. Speakers and participants will examine the ethical concerns associated with […]

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