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Swerdlove has now made some final programme amendments for its Techshare practice management forum in Sydney this coming Friday (12th March) – see attachment

• Over in the US, on the eve of the ABA TechShow in Chicago, LexThink LLC and have teamed up to produce Ignite Law, a three hour, interactive and hopefully thought-provoking event focused on the future of legal practice. Ignite Law, being held at Chicago’s Hilton on March 24, 7:00-10pm, will feature 10-15 six-minute presentations given by the legal industry’s leading minds and innovators.
Ignite Law 2010’s theme “the future of law practice in six-minute increments” is designed to bring together the most creative and thought-provoking ideas focused on the profession’s future. The ABA Law Practice Management Section, which is producing the annual ABA TechShow following Ignite Law (March 25-27) is one of the headline sponsors of the event, and providing the evening’s venue at the Hilton. The ABA Journal and its popular Legal Rebels initiative is the other main sponsor and will be providing coverage of the event via its websites, publications and blog outlets. Ignite Law will follow a six-minute presentation format, in honor of attorneys’ six-minute billing increments.

Peach New Media will be recording the sessions – and plan to provide a live stream of the event. All Ignite Law content will also be available post event at as well as at

• Staying in the US, Omega Legal Systems is hosting a free webinar on 23rd March at 1:00pm Eastern time on how the company's eCop product can automate compliance with client billing rules and save law firms hours each month previously spent on reviewing, correcting and appealing rejected bills.

• Finally, back in Sydney, at 4:00pm, on 17th March, Client Profiles and Ensyst are holding a seminar on How Microsoft SharePoint and CRM4Legal is Radically Changing the Way Law Firms Manage Client Relationships. For details email