Ryan is the National Practice Director for the All Covered Legal Practice and is responsible for the marketing, sales, and direction of the legal practice. As a former IT services consultant and network engineer Ryan has over 20 years of IT experience. The legal practice responsibilities include the direction of the legal vertical portfolio and key clientele relationships and the vendor relationships for a myriad of best-in-class legal applications. In the past Ryan has led sales & support teams from a startup to large organizations.
He currently manages a portfolio that ranges from IT Services, various legal technologies, VoIP, legal DMS sales and integration as well as cybersecurity for law firms. Ryan holds various industry certifications, including Microsoft,
VMware, Dell, VoIP, and is a thought leader in cloud technology. Ryan is a regular speaker for legal industry associations.
Bari Chase is the Director of the Continuing Legal Education Institute and Programs at the New York County Lawyers’ Association. She has fifteen years of experience developing programs for attorneys at all stages of their careers. Previously, she spent more than twenty years working in the legal information and technology industries, starting in the Editorial Department of Matthew Bender and Co. where she was responsible for such product lines as State and Federal Practice and Procedure, Admiralty, Immigration and Education Law.
For ten years she held various business development and acquisition positions for both Times Mirror Co., and LexisNexis, focusing on acquiring technology companies that would complement the legal content
owned by the parent companies. After leaving Lexis, Bari was involved in residential and commercial real estate, and served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Business Law Department of the Peter J. Tobin School of Business at St. John’s University.
She is a graduate of Hofstra University, where she earned a B.A. degree with Honors in Political Science, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and received a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.