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Protect your law practice from the cybersecurity threats you know and the ones you don’t in just 30 days. (without the overwhelm of doing it all on your own)

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Yes, It Can Happen To You!

With the average billing rate of lawyers at $253 and less than 60% of your time being spent practicing law, your time is simply too valuable to play IT security detective.

According to the 2020 Thomson Reuters State of U.S. Small Law Firms report, roughly 60% of a small firm attorney’s time is spent practicing law. That means that 40% is spent elsewhere. And given that practicing law is what attorneys are paid to do, it is no surprise that 64% of respondents said spending too much time on administrative tasks is a significant challenge.

Time being a finite commodity, small firm lawyers should be focused on finding efficient solutions to internal operations and management to optimize the amount of time they can spend practicing law.

In fact, right now, you may:
And most lawyers have no idea the detrimental impact and cost a data breach can wreak upon their lives and law practice.
Have you realized your biggest threat may be internal, not external?
All of these potential security breaches can be avoided with the proper training and monitoring tools that alert someone who is in a position to take corrective action.

What Most Solos and Small Law Firms Get Wrong About Security:

A few years back, one of our clients, a leading South Texas law firm came dangerously close to experiencing a data breach

We always told ourselves security was a top priority – but this day we realized we had to do more.

From the moment that close call occurred, we decided we were going to figure it out… 

My team spent hundreds of hours researching, testing, and implementing the security solutions demanded by today’s ever-changing security threats. 

Our search was simple: find the best solutions to provide comprehensive protection to our clients – without breaking the bank.

Over many years, we refined our solutions and expanded our layers of security we provided our clients until we finally felt confident.

In the very same way that lawyers are prime targets for data breaches due to their collection of highly sensitive data – so are we, as an IT company. For this reason, we test, use, and depend on these solutions as our businesses depend on them – because they do. 

I put my trust in the suite of security solutions we use to protect my livelihood – my business – to ensure both my family and work-family are secure.

Since we standardized this set of security solutions and rolled them out to our clients, I have reached a new-found level of confidence that our company and clients are fully protected. (Along with greatly reduced stress levels!)
Now, I’d like to invite you to take a step to significantly reduce your risk of suffering a data breach so you can stop worrying about security and get back to building your law practice and serving your clients…

Yes, It Can Happen To You!

Although “that won’t happen to me” is a common thought amongst lawyers, 
29% of law firms have been breached.
These data breaches are costing more than ever before,
with an average cost of a data breach for small businesses at $108,000.
And, lost money isn’t the only matter at stake.

Now imagine what would happen to your business if you found yourself spending hours upon hours employing external professionals, trying to minimize the loss of clients, paying your staff more wages as they struggle to get all the work done with the additional workload of addressing a data breach.

Not to mention the damage to your reputation and trust you worked so hard to build.

The proven, comprehensive security solution you can implement in one 60-minute virtual meeting with our team to greatly reduce the risk of your practice getting hacked.

All the Security Protection
You Need in One Place

Cybersecurity Training,
Testing & Reporting

$250,000 Cyber
Insurance Policy

IT Security Policy Templates

Email Backup

Unlimited Simulated Phishing
Campaigns & Reporting

Monitoring, Maintenance and
Patching for Mac+PC

Dark Web Monitoring

Team-based Password Vault

Now, you might be thinking:

"I don't have enough time for this..."

In real-time, a cybercriminal was reading and responding to emails from Jason’s opposing counsel’s email account.

This was NOT the first time I heard of this type of attack from a direct source.

The threat of a compromised email account is far more complex and advanced today than most people realize. 

Do you know it is common for cybercriminals to sit in the shadows and read your emails?

Think you don't need this, think again...

This client was about to begin services with us when they were hit with CryptoLocker, then they went dark for 6 months. 

As a result, David Eltringham’s personal injury practice lost hundreds of thousands of dollars and future business. The financial impact of this incident is immeasurable. 

Do you have automated tools that protect and keep your computers up to date? Few small firms do, leaving themselves exposed to these types of attacks.

“Not me, I'm too small of a target..."

On May 14th, 2018, Shannon Smith, a solo family law attorney in northern Connecticut, filed her Notice of Data Breach with the Attorney General’s office.

Nine days prior, she learned an unauthorized party had accessed her case management software. 

Just like many solo lawyers, she thought data breaches like this only targeted the big firms. She never thought this would happen to her.

Who We Work With + What They're Saying:

“My previous version of “cyber-security” was running automatic updates, crossing my fingers, and hoping nothing went wrong. I knew more was needed but couldn’t find a comprehensive package worth the effort and investment.

When I saw all that BobaGuard offered, I signed up and am glad I did.

With email backup, security training, verified software updating/patching, and ALL the other benefits, BobaGuard has been a great fit that I’d recommend to any firm handling sensitive data.”

Albert Thiel, Esq.
Thiel Law NM, LLC

“When I struggled to set up a server and network for my employment law firm, a fellow attorney recommended GlobalMac IT. Their service immediately lifted a great weight from my shoulders.

Right away, I appreciated the friendly service and was impressed by their staff’s depth of knowledge. The most notable upside to working with GlobalMac IT has been how much time they save me.

Instead of frequently searching the Internet for do-it-yourself tech solutions (which often solved nothing or couldn’t be done by me), we now just call GlobalMac IT for any issue; their response time is great, their service spot-on, and it’s all covered under my flat-fee plan.

With our IT in better hands, I have peace of mind and more time to focus on the firm – I’m thankful for the recommendation of GlobalMac IT and happy to pay it forward to other Mac users.”

Stephan Voudris, Esq.
Voudris Law LLC, Chagrin Falls, OH​

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Boba

BobaGuard Mascot

Boba, Tom Lambotte’s cute little French Bulldog is the BobaGuard mascot and inspiration for the BobaGuard name and logo.

Boba is happy, playful, and loves to cuddle. Like BobaGuard, security is important, and protecting his little French Bulldog brother, Archie and his human siblings is a high priority.

Boba loves to join Tom at the office and make his rounds, visiting everyone on the team and greeting many of our visitors.

He’s well known to be a friendly dog – he doesn’t bark much, but when he does, it’s enough to make the point… No one gets past Boba unless they submit to a few moments of play or a good belly rub.

Boba’s Favorite Quote:

“Every Dog Must Have His Day”

Stacy Carlson

Partner Manager

With an eye for innovation, Stacy L. Carlson has become a leading voice in creating more efficient and positive strategic partnerships and affiliate relationships for businesses. She currently serves as the Partner Manager for BobaGuard, a company on a quest to help people leverage technology to keep their firms safe from cybercriminals. A 15-year veteran of managing partners, Stacy’s experience has given her many opportunities, from launching her own eCommerce business in 2005 to her current role managing BobaGuard partner channels.

She is a 2014 Alumna of the Motion Business Accelerator and continues to work with the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program as well as mentoring in eCommerce and systems and processes.

The day you give up and stop looking at the world as a learning experience, well, that is the day that is far worse than death.

– My Grandmother

Jared Nay

IT Manager

After only a little over five years with Bobaguard, Jared recently moved into a new position as the IT Manager. His drive to learn new skills, always wanting to be the hero, and embracing change helped him rapidly move into this new challenge of improving experiences for our clients.

Jared’s highly detailed knowledge of Macs and the processes used by our clients means that he can share long-lasting solutions with our clients. He has also taken the new Help Desk Agents under his wing and shared his knowledge with them.

Before beginning at Bobaguard, Jared worked at Apple Store Genius Bars in several states over five years, providing valuable experience aligned perfectly with Bobaguard’s needs. With a Bachelor’s in New Media Art, Jared has additional experience as a freelancer in graphic design and animation, bringing a creative and attention-to-detail personality to the team.

Jared loves learning new skills, whether picking up some programming languages or constantly exploring the best new video games. As a hobby, Jared collects vintage video game consoles and carries a wealth of information in his head on just about any video game trivia you can throw at him.

When not fixing someone’s computer or spending time in a videogame world, you will find Jared and his wife on a walk with their 2-year-old Golden Retriever, Brinkley. You may even spot Brinkley during a video chat with
Jared, if you are lucky.

Jared’s favorite quote:

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”

– Barrack Obama.

Christine Rivett

CMO

Christine joined GlobalMac IT in March 2020 as Tom’s (our CEO) part-time Strategic Assistant and to support the marketing and sales department. She soon was asked to join the team as a full-time employee due to her value to the team. In January of 2022, Christine was promoted to Marketing and Sales Manager for GlobalMac IT and BobaGuard.

Following our Core Values, Christine is always looking to support anyone on our team. In addition to her responsibilities in the Marketing and Sales department, Christine has also taken on tasks in HR and FnA to help Chris, our COO.

Christine previously spent 23 years working for Lawrence Diversified Inc. as the office manager and the marketing and research functions for the company. Her career experience proves that she can get people moving and working in the right direction.

Passing the best test of character, Christine, like many members of the GlobalMac IT team, is a dog lover. Her two German shepherds, along with her husband of 22 years, make a great family that she gets to enjoy when she isn’t working. Regularly getting out into nature with her dogs and husband, Christine enjoys gardening, birdwatching, kayaking, camping, traveling, and a lot more. Christine is the epitome of “work hard,play hard.”

Christine’s favorite quote:

“Never stop learning, for when we stop learning, we stop growing.”

– Loyal “Jack” Lewman

Tobias Morrison

Technology Alignment Manager

Tobias has been with the GlobalMac IT team since 2012. As the technology alignment manager, Tobias gives clients the best experiences by ensuring the GlobalMac IT standards library is maintained with the best solutions. He gets this done by evaluating hardware, software, and auditing client IT environments in order to give clients recommendations on how to improve things on their end. He is basically a magical genie who makes everything work better for clients.

Tobias’ family life is as energetic as the amount of energy he puts into work, and he is on the cusp of running a small backyard farm at his house. In total, his yard and house are home to 2 cats, 9 chickens, 2 ducks, and a rabbit. He is an avid birder, enjoying the sight of more than just his own chickens and ducks.
Tobias is also a father of 4 kids, who, of course, help with maintaining their small chicken population. When he isn’t working or with family, he is making noise as a talented vocalist, bassist, and percussionist.

Tobias’ favorite quote:

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”

– Lao Tzu

Jeremey Kenney

Operations Director

Jeremey joined GlobalMac IT in October 2019. He is the GlobalMac IT technology solutions coordinator, planning, implementing, and overseeing necessary technology solutions. Before Jeremey came onboard, he was a support engineer for Futuri Media, and before Futuri he spent 5 years working for Apple as an AppleCare Senior Advisor. This expertise made Jeremey a perfect fit for the team.

Aside from a love for videogames, Jeremey has a passion for technology in general, and loves his Thursday night golf games. He has to be the first in the group to have the newest products and often can’t help pulling computers apart to replace or upgrade hardware. He can also put them back together again, which helps.
Jeremey values spending time with friends and family, actively making the effort to connect with the important people in his life. When he is home he has two beautiful cats that won’t leave him alone, even if there’s work to do.

Jeremey’s favorite quote:

“Most impossible goals can be met simply by breaking them down into bite size chunks, writing them down, believing them and going full speed ahead as if they were routine.”

– Don Lancaster

Chris Henke

Integrator/COO

Chris is the one at the helm of the ship, steering the team around all obstacles and constantly looking for better courses to navigate while making improvements to the GlobalMac IT and BobaGuard. He’s basically Russell Crowe in the Master and Commander movie.

Chris is responsible for the company’s profit and loss results, the execution of the GlobalMac IT business plan, and providing clear and concise guidance to the team so everyone works together like a well-oiled machine.

He also realizes that humans are not just oily machines, bringing a genuine and compassionate approach to leadership.

Before joining the team, Chris had worked for many different companies developing their marketing plans and managing their finances. Believe it or not but he used to tour the country in a band (as the bass player), and also had a landscaping business before getting his bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron.
Initially joining the team in 2012 for bookkeeping, marketing, and office management, Chris rose to the COO position and now helps the CEO to steer the ship.

When Chris isn’t busy improving the company’s profitability or acting as the glue that integrates all of the major business functions, he enjoys woodworking, cycling, and jamming on his cigar-box guitar. (He most likely built the guitar himself.)

Chris’s favorite quote:
“It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.”
– Winston Churchill

Tom Lambotte

CEO

Tom Lambotte is considered the top expert on leveraging Apple technology within law firms. With over a decade of experience in working with law firms using Macs, Tom Lambotte has become a “household” name in the legal industry, synonymous with great I.T. solutions. He currently runs the largest and fastest growing Managed Service Provider in the world for small to medium, high-growth Mac-based law firms. His company, GlobalMac I.T. pioneered a business-first approach to leveraging technology within a practice to systematically increase efficiencies though their proven processes.

He is the author of Hassle-Free Mac I.T. Support for Law Firms, Legal Boost: Big Profits Through an I.T. Transformation and Macs in Law: the Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney, published by the American Bar Association.

To date, law firms all over the United States have leveraged and implemented his technology solutions to save thousands of billable hours lost in dealing with I.T. headaches, and significantly improved law firm efficiencies through his streamlined, proven processes.

Tom is a highly sought after speaker at many industry events, such as ABA Techshow, and MacTrack Legal, presents numerous ABA CLE presentations, and has been published in the ABA Law Practice Today, Law Practice Magazine, The Mac Lawyer, Legal Talk Network, Michigan Bar Journal, Attorney at Work, Legal Productivity, and more.

He is a true I.T. rock star for small to medium sized, high-growth law firms looking to get the most out of their technology.

Tom lives in Concord, OH with his wife, 4 young children and 2 English Bulldogs. Tom is most as home in shorts and flip-flops and spends as much time in the water as possible (which is easier said than done with the kids – and living in Ohio!). His passions include cooking, photography and he is an avid reader.

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