Nerino J. Petro, Jr.


Attorney Nerino Petro (IL & WI) is President of the Erickson Group of companies in Rockford, IL. Previously he was the Chief Information Officer for HolmstromKennedyPC, in Rockford, Illinois where he was responsible for all in-house technology and training, recommending and implementing new technologies and providing direct support in the office and at trial as well as providing practice management support. Nerino served as the first Practice Management Advisor for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Practice411™ Law Office Management Assistance Program for eight years helping members operate their offices more effectively and efficiently. Nerino has provided consulting to lawyers across the US on practice management and technology issues confronting since 1994.  He serves on the Citrix ShareFile Advisory Panel and is a Certified Independent Consultant for a number of legal products, writes extensively for local, state and national publications and is the Technology Editor for the ABA GP|Solo magazine. He speaks internationally on topics of interest to lawyers earned a spot on the inaugural Fastcase 50 list in 2011 of the top legal techies. Nerino provides legal technology consulting services through CenCom Technologies which he started in 1994 and blogs at www.compujurist.com. He can be reached at nerinopetro@cencomtech.com

My Sessions

Strengthen Your Core: Add-ins for Microsoft Word and Outlook

Grand Ballroom B

As powerful as Word and Outlook can be, there are hundreds of enhancements and add-ins that can make them even better for a law practice. Better legal grammar checking, enhanced document comparison, automatic meeting scheduling, or even a warning if you hit reply all – chances are if Word or Outlook are missing a feature […]

Core Technology

Using Document Automation To Improve Efficiency And Reduce Errors

Columbus KL

This session will explore document automation strategies using Microsoft Office or third party automation tools in a law firm. Learn how to use these tools and technologies to simplify your practice, improve client service and recapture hours per week of lost time.

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