About Us

About Law Practice Management & Technology at the Chicago Bar Association

Welcome to the CBA’s Law Practice Management & Technology Center. Our department provides CBA members with an array of  services and programming including continuing legal education seminars, technology training both online and in person, and fee-based consulting services to CBA members in areas such as website review, technology review, and strategic technology planning.

Catherine Sanders Reach
Director of Law Practice Management & Technology


Catherine Sanders Reach is Director, Law Practice Management and Technology for the Chicago Bar Association. She was the Director at the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center, providing practice technology assistance to lawyers for over ten years. Prior to her work at the CBA and ABA she worked in library and information science environments for a number of years, working at Ross and Hardies as a librarian. She received a master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 1997.

Ms. Reach’s professional activities include articles published in Law Practice magazine, Law Technology News and GPSolo Magazine. She has given presentations on the use of technology in law firms for national bar conferences, state and local bar associations and organizations such as the National Association of Bar Council and the Association of American Law Schools. In 2011 she was selected to be one of the inaugural Fastcase 50, celebrating 50 innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the field of law and in 2013 became a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. She served on the ABA TECHSHOW Board from 2007-2009 and 2014-2016 and is editorial advisory board emeritus for Law Technology News.

Catherine can be reached via email or 312-554-2070. She is on Twitter @catherinereach or connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/catherinereach

Nora Regis
Instructional Design Coordinator of Law Practice Management & Technology


Nora is a former bankruptcy paralegal providing assistance to debtors and attorneys at the virtual law firm, Law Solutions based in Chicago. Prior to moving to Chicago, Ms. Regis worked in her hometown of New York, NY at the boutique firm Hogeut Newman Regal & Kenney as a paralegal and IT co-chair, where she participated in a variety of litigation, appellate, and employment matters. She worked for three years as a phone support agent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison’s Department of Information Technology Helpdesk while receiving her B.A. in English with a focus on Creative Writing. Ms. Regis has been published in the Chicago Law Bulletin, Attorney at Work, the Badger Herald and Emmie Music Magazine.

Nora can be reached via email at nregis@chicagobar.org or 312-554-2059. She is on Twitter @NoraRegisCBA