Jonathon Israel

Jonathon Israel

Host of The Florida Bar Podcast

Jonathon Israel is the Director of The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute (PRI) in Tallahassee, Florida. He provides law practice management and legal technology consulting to members of The Florida Bar. He is a member of the ABA Law Practice Division. Jonathon has been with The Florida Bar for over sixteen years. Jonathon began his career in The Florida Bar’s Information Technology Department. As long-time IT Operations Manager for The Florida Bar’s IT department, Jonathon brings a strong technology background to PRI.

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June 15, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Florida Courts E-Filing Portal

Amy Borman and Murray Silverstein explain the Florida Bar’s e-filing portal, how it works, and how attorneys can properly e-file their documents.

June 14, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Integrating AI into Law Firms

Eric Ostroff talks about the impact artificial intelligence will have on the legal profession.

June 14, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Cryptocurrencies in the Legal Industry

Drew Hinkes and David Silver talk about how lawyers can and should interact with cryptocurrency.

June 14, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Will Smart Contracts Outsmart Lawyers?

Anessa Santos and Scott AllendeVaux discuss blockchains and smart contracts as well as address problems within the legal profession.

November 30, 2017
Year End Insurance Planning for Law Firms

Member Benefits CEO Chip Trefry talks about end of the year insurance planning for lawyers.

September 28, 2017
Bar Complaints: Understanding the Process and How to Avoid Them

Shanell Schuyler discusses common complaints her office receives and how lawyers can avoid being the cause of these complaints.

September 26, 2017
Clio Cloud 2017: Implementing Bitcoin in the Legal Industry

In this report from the 2017 Clio Cloud conference, Joshua Lenon discusses using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the practice of law.

August 28, 2017
The Power and Practice of Mindfulness

In this legal podcast, Scott Rogers talks about using mindfulness as a way to maintain well-being as a lawyer.

June 26, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Social Media Ethics

This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar covers social media and the ethical considerations lawyers need to make when using it.

June 23, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: E-Discovery Resources and Digital Evidence

This podcast from 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention discusses electronic discovery and digital evidence.

June 22, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Leveraging Your Homepage

This episode from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention dives into the advantages of making a website homepage more relatable.

June 22, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Apps for Practicing Law in the 21st Century

This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention talks about new apps created specifically for lawyers.

June 22, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Technology for Today’s Lawyers

This episode from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention covers the benefits of having a secure client portal as part of your law firm website.

June 22, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Every Firm is a Target for Cyber Security Breaches

This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention covers data security breaches and the legal implications of such a breach.

June 22, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Insuring Against Cybersecurity Risks and Privacy Perils

This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention discusses the importance of cyber and data protection.

June 5, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention

Melanie Griffin, chair of the Annual Convention Committee, talks about what this year’s convention will look like including technology CLEs, president showcase seminars, and networking opportunities.

May 25, 2017
Four Law Firm Business Challenges and Analytics-Based Solutions

This legal podcast covers the four common business issues law firms struggle with.

April 27, 2017
What it Really Means to be a Virtual Lawyer

A podcast about what a virtual law practice is, the drivers in the switch to online services, and the learning requirements of making yours a virtual practice.

March 28, 2017
Keeping up with Ediscovery

Electronic discovery expert William Hamilton talks about using ediscovery and how the legal industry is adapting to growing technology.

February 28, 2017
Secure and Efficient Legal Tech

Rick Georges, a solo practitioner practicing in St. Petersburg, Florida, talks about how he uses technology to run his business effectively and cheaply.

January 30, 2017
The Automated Law Firm: Tech that Saves You Time and Money

Lawyer and tech expert Andrew LeGrand explains how to use apps and automation to optimize your law firm efficiency.

December 27, 2016
Why Efficient Lawyers Use Artificial Intelligence

Noory Bechor explains how artificial intelligence will continue to make lawyers more efficient without replacing their jobs.

November 29, 2016
The Florida Bar Tech Show: Riding the Technology Wave

Jennifer Kuyrkendall explains why office mangers, paralegals, law students, and lawyers should attend the upcoming Florida Bar Tech Show.

October 25, 2016
The History and Advantages of E-Filing

eFileMadeEasy President Dario Diaz talks about the history of e-filing, Metadata, and tips to help attorneys improve their e-filing process.

September 30, 2016
No Law Firm is Too Small for Cyber Security

Al Saikali talks about helping lawyers assess their security risk and why cyber security is important even for the smallest firms.