Joseph Escobio, CISO

Chief Information Officer

Joseph Escobio serves as Chief Information Officer at Klinedinst PC. With 28 years of legal technology experience, Mr. Escobio is responsible in oversight, guidance with both our Information Technology Department as well as our eDiscovery and Litigation Support departments.

He also serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for the firm by providing compliance, data governance and data privacy processes and protocols to firm technology operations.

Mr. Escobio provides leadership for the continued development of our innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the firm. His experience in Litigation Support and management of Electronic Discovery provides operational integrity and client integration with complex litigation matters.

Recognized as an innovative and strategic thinker with sound analytical and development experience. With a proven record in understanding the ever-changing environments of technology, Mr. Escobio brings a unique perspective to the management of our firm technology as well as innovative and cutting edge initiatives to drive the organizations operational growth.

Mr. Escobio is active within the Legal Technology community and previously served on the Executive Committee of the Legal Practice and Technology Management section of the California Lawyers Association. Mr. Escobio also serves as Member Liaison for the San Diego Chapter of ILTA (International Legal Technology Associations).

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Named ILTA Member Liaison San Diego (International Legal Technology Association) (February 2020)

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “A Law Firm’s Guide to Emerging Legal Tech Trends,” ILTA/iManage (July 13, 2022)
  • Speaker, “Managing the Future IT Legal Landscape,” Association of Legal Administrators (SD-ALA) (May 18, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Law Firm Perspectives: A Panel Discussion, Covid19” iManage Connectlive 2020 (June 2020)
  • Speaker, “How Your Employees are Putting Your Business at Risk of a Cyber Attack,” Organization of Legal Professionals (June 4, 2019)
  • Panelist, “Along the Road of The Evolving Security Model,” Workshare (May 20, 2019)
  • Interview, “Strategies for Strengthening Law Firm IT,” Reinventing Professionals (February 19, 2019)

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