Practical Use Cases and Adoption Strategies for Law Firm Collaboration in Microsoft Teams

When:  Apr 18, 2023 from 11:00 to 12:00 (ET)


Microsoft Teams has the power to streamline firm communication, matter and document collaboration, and client work. But many firms are asking themselves where they should start. What are the most practical Microsoft Teams use cases? Who will benefit the most? How will we achieve adoption and proper usage?

In this roundtable, speakers from Bryan Cave, Nelson Mullins, and Dykema will discuss their most successful Microsoft Teams use cases, the value added to attorneys and the firm, and best practices for training and change management.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear real-life examples of how firms are leveraging Microsoft Teams to improve collaboration, matter efficiency, and client work.

Roundtable panelists will provide advice and insights on the following:
• DMS integration and document co-authoring
• Managing matter notes with Microsoft OneNote
• Allocating matter tasks and resources with Microsoft Planner
• Creating and using channels
• Project management best practices


Katrina Jasaitis, Senior Solutions Consultant, Intapp
Katrina Jasaitis is a Senior Solutions Consultant at Intapp. She works with the Professional Services Sales Engineering team, and is based out of the greater Chicago area. Jasaitis previously worked at HBR Consulting and other technology companies where she consulted with law firms on innovation trends and advised on technology use and implementations.

Myka Hopgood, Senior Director, Strategic Legal Innovation, Dykema
Myka Hopgood is Dykema's Senior Director, Strategic Legal Innovation and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Most recently Myka served as the Go-to-Market Manager at LexisNexis and as a Strategic Client Manager prior to that. Myka participated in many special projects developing strategy for top management initiatives.

Torie Albert-Carillo, Applications Manager, Nelson Mullins
Torie Carrillo is the Applications Manager at Nelson Mullins. She moves technology projects forward and keeps her team motivated to keep pushing forward on technology initiatives to build efficiencies in the firm. Part of her responsibilities include management of the firms’ authorized data repositories, including streamlining business operation functionality by implementing workflows.

Tara Saylor, Senior Manager, Collaboration Services, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Tara is digital strategist with a knack for bridging the communication gap between people and technology. She leads a technical team to design and implement intranet, enterprise search, and collaboration software globally. Tara’s work includes the implementation and adoption strategies to deliver benefits of Microsoft Teams in a customized and highly-regulated matter-centric environment.

Faith Drewry, User Experience Architect, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Faith Drewry is a User Experience Architect at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. She previously worked as a consultant at Matrix Logic Corporation. Before that, she co-founded FL Aviation Center, and was also the owner of EarthSTEPS, which provides consulting services on issues related to the convergence of people, business, and the environment. Drewry is skilled in project management, document management, law firm consulting, and competition aerobatics. 


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