Tour ’09: Meet the Rebels

Posted Sep 8, 2009 5:51 PM CDT

As we motor down I-95 from Sept. 14-25, we’ll be stopping along the way to visit with some of the most innovative lawyers in big firms, solo practice, bar associations, law schools, nonprofits and legal technology companies.Here’s a list of who’ll be visiting, and a taste of why they’re on the Rebels list. Check back to see their profiles, plus video, audio and photos from our visits, on the days listed below. And be sure to ride along with us from your desk, via live webcam video from the tour vehicle, daily video tour updates and our Twitter feed.

Monday, Sept. 14
Cheryl Conner
Founder, New Prospects Collaborative
Advocating holistic, collaborative law

Tuesday, Sept. 15
New Haven, Conn.
Susan Cartier Liebel
Founder, Solo Practice University
Teaching lawyers how to be solo practitioners

Wednesday, Sept. 16
Hartford, Conn.
Daniel Schwartz
Chair, Task Force on the Future of the Connecticut Bar Association
Helping a state bar association become more tech-savvy

Thursday, Sept. 17
New York City
Kenneth Adams
Founder, AdamsDrafting
Educating lawyers to be better writers

Friday, Sept. 18

New York City
Michael Will
Founder & CTO, docGenix
Designing software that helps lawyers work better and faster

Saturday, Sept. 19
In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day
A little Rrr & Rrr in Manhattan

Monday, Sept. 21
New York City
Frank Aquila
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
Using mainstream and social media to pull back the veil on mergers and acquisitions

Tuesday, Sept. 22
New York City
David Lat
Remaking legal journalism by crowd-sourcing the news

Wednesday, Sept. 23
Arlington, Va.
William Mellor
President, Institute for Justice
Proving humor has a place in issues advocacy

Thursday, Sept. 24
Lexington, Va.
Rodney Smolla
Dean, Washington and Lee School of Law
Revamping law school in a practical mode

Friday, Sept. 25
Washington, D.C.
Cynthia Calvert
Co-director, Project for Attorney Retention
Seeking a work/life balance in law firms

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