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Partner Webinar: Building Out Your Law Firm Tool Box

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May 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm


See the full list of the Building a Successful Law Firm Series Webinar.

Learn how technology can help your firm become more efficient, profitable, and client-centered

Owing to the evolving demands of today’s clients, using technology is no longer optional for law firms—it’s an essential component to ensure efficient and speedy delivery of legal services. With no shortage of options, the decision of choosing the right tools and technology can be a tough one. 

To help you navigate the world of legal tech, this session will feature a panel discussion with two new firm owners and Dennis Dimka—legal tech expert and Founder of Uptime Legal Systems. 

They will walk you through:

  • What tools and technology to prioritize at different growth stages of your firm
  • How to determine what areas are worth automating—and how to pick the right platform(s) to automate them
  • What factors you should consider when selecting tools at your firm

This session will also cover key tools that thriving law firms are using today—so you can learn from their success and make the right decision.

Meetup Overview:

  • This session is part of a seriesBuilding a Successful Law Firmintended for legal professionals looking to start or grow their practice 
  • Hosted by Rio Peterson, Senior Affinity Partnerships Manager at Clio, featuring Dennis Dimka, Founder and CEO Uptime Legal Systems, Christy Granieri, Founding Partner at Freeburg & Granieri, and Kathi Tirelli, Attorney, Kathi Tirelli Law
  • Duration: 60 minutes (40 minutes of panel discussion + 20 minutes of Q&A)

P.S. This is the tenth session in the series Building a Successful Law Firm, you can catch up on previous installments here.


Rio Peterson | Senior Affinity Partnerships Manager | Clio
Rio Peterson is the Affinity Programs Coordinator at Clio. She initially joined Clio in 2017 as a member of Clio’s award-winning Customer Support team and gained an in-depth knowledge of Clio’s products and customers. Now, Rio works to build flourishing relationships with legal associations across the United States and Canada, and she works passionately to educate lawyers on the importance of using data to build better practices and drive the legal industry forward.

Kathi Tirelli | Attorney | Kathi Tirelli Law
Kathi Tirelli has been practicing law since 1997 and is licensed in both New York and Massachusetts. Kathi has extensive experience in the areas of real estate law, business law and employment law and was an integral associate in an employment law firm from 2011 to 2020. She is consistent, patient, and professional, giving each new case her undivided attention while walking her clients through each step of the process.

Kathi is committed to providing a completely mobile and virtual experience in these changing times and cares about her clients’ comfort level and safety.

Christy Granieri | Founding Partner | Freeburg & Granieri, APC
Christy Granieri is a founding partner of Freeburg & Granieri, APC based in Pasadena, California, which specializes in employment, injury, and business litigation. Christy and her law partner founded Freeburg & Granieri, APC, in February 2021 and had their firm up and running within the same month by using Clio as its practice management software. By using Clio and its integration partners, Christy started a cloud-based law firm with minimal startup capital, reduced operating costs, and streamlined processes that created immediate profitability and growth.

Dennis Dimka | Founder and CEO | Uptime Legal Systems
Dennis Dimka is the founder and CEO of Uptime Legal Systems. Under Dennis’ leadership, Uptime Legal has grown organically and via acquisitions to become a nationally-recognized leader in legal technology.

Dennis was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and Uptime Legal has ranked among the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the past eight consecutive years. Uptime Legal continues to innovate and disrupt the legal tech industry.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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