Bryan Sims is a shareholder and founder of Sims Law Firm, Ltd., where he concentrates his prac-tice in the areas of commercial litigation and civil appeals. He is a member of the Illinois Bar and the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Su-preme Court, the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States courts in the Central District of Illinois, the Southern District of Illinois, and the Eastern District of Michigan. Bryan is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Will County Bar Association. He is a member of the ISBA Standing Committee on Legal Technology, where he currently serving as the chair and previously served as the newsletter editor. Since 2006, he has been a member ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference Planning Committee. Bryan has spoken on legal technology issues at the ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conferences, Wis-consin Solo and Small Firm Conferences, for the DuPage County Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Winnebago County Bar Association, the Lake County (Indiana) Bar Association, the Lake County (Illinois) Bar Association, the International Technology Law Association, National Busi-ness Institute and ABA Techshow. Also he was the featured speaker at the 2014 Oklahoma Solo and Small Firm Conference. Bryan has contributed to TechnoLawyer and was recognized as the 2005 TechnoLawyer of the Year. He has also written for PDA JD and regularly wrote reviews for Law Office Computing. Bryan blogs about the intersection between law and technology at www.theconnectedlawyer.com. Before entering private practice, Bryan worked as a judicial law clerk for Illinois Supreme Court Justice S. Louis Rathje. He has also worked as a staff attorney for the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court. He is a 1993 Cum Laude graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University and a 1996 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law. While in law school, Bryan served on the staff of both the Loyola Law Journal and the Loyola Consumer Law Reporter.