A list of discounted services and discount codes is available to members when they log in to the website and visit their MyDashboard.
ABA Retirement Funds
Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range of investment options and full-service administration? Ours does! The ABA Retirement Funds Program (“The Program”) has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 50 years. The Program’s bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice. We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management and participant communication services – all from a single source – at no additional cost to your firm. Maybe it’s time to find out what’s inside your 401(k). Call us at 866-812-3580 for a free consultation or visit www.abaretirement.com for more information.
The Alabama State Bar, through an arrangement with the American Bar Association, offers a full selection of materials from the ABA Web Store including great books on law firm finance, management, marketing and technology produced by LPM Publishing, at a 15% discount. To obtain the discount code, call 334-517-2242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Orders will be shipped directly from the ABA within 7 to 10 business days.
Since 1818, Brooks Brothers has set the standard for modern American style. Throughout the years, Brooks Brothers has become a national icon revered for the quality and classic elegance of its services and merchandise for men, women and boys. And now, the Alabama State Bar is proud to offer our members a Brooks Brothers discount.
Enroll for your Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card and save 15% on regular priced merchandise at Brooks Brothers U.S. branded stores nationwide, by phone or online at BrooksBrothers.com.
Enroll by telephone by calling Corporate Incentive Services toll-free at (866) 515-4747, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Please have the ASB Organization ID# and Pin Code available.
Your Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership benefit is valid at Brooks Brothers U.S. branded stores nationwide, by phone or online at BrooksBrothers.com. Savings cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion or for purchases of the gift card. For a store location near you, please visit BrooksBrothers.com or call (800) 274-1815.
Clio Practice Management
Clio is the most widely used, cloud-based practice management system in the world. An invaluable tool for law firms of all sizes, Clio overcomes many of the technical hurdles presented by conventional practice management solutions allowing lawyers to simplify their workflow and focus valuable time on serving their clients. Every day tens of thousands of lawyers use Clio to schedule meetings, organize cases, track time and issue bills. Accessible from your Mac or PC, phone or tablet, Clio allows lawyers to take control of their practice from any device in any location at any time. Clio even integrates seamlessly with other popular applications like LawPay, Quickbooks Online, Gmail and Office 365.
Alabama State Bar members are eligible for a 10% lifetime discount on Clio, as well as:
- a free 7-day trial
- free data migrations
- unlimited access to award winning customer support and training
Clio is an effortless solution that helps keep lawyers focused on what they do best – practice law. Join tens of thousands of lawyers across the nation today by clicking here.
Corel Bar Association Program
Corel is pleased to announce that we’re raising the bar on legal software with a special program designed specifically for legal professionals: the Corel Bar Association Program. We’ve selected our five best products for legal customers and made them available at up to 50% off! That means you can get productivity-enhancing tools for word processing, Tables of Authorities creation, PDF publishing, video playback and file compression–all at special savings. www.corel.com/barassociation
Ten percent lifetime discount on CosmoLex Law Practice Management Software – This exclusive program gives lifetime savings for Alabama State Bar members (proof of membership required). CosmoLex combines practice management, billing and accounting, all in one login – making it the total solution that solo and small law firms can rely on to run their entire practice. Cloud access lets you get work done in the office or on the road. CosmoLex practice management keeps your meetings and tasks organized, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. The billing section captures all time and expenses in the moment – as soon as they occur. And when your bills go out on time, you reap the rewards of better cash flow and higher profits. The accounting menu handles all the intricacies of business and IOLTA trust accounting right out of the box. CosmoLex helps you stay compliant with Rule 1.15 of the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct on book keeping requirements for Alabama IOLTA accounts. Small Law firms in all 50 states use CosmoLex to make their practice more compliant, efficient and profitable. And when you use CosmoLex in conjunction with LawPay, you can avoid many of the problems of processing client credit cards, as this short video explains.
Try CosmoLex free for 30 days and see how it streamlines your practice.
Easysoft – Closing Software
Easysoft specializes in helping real estate attorneys and title agents simplify their closings. Our closing software offers revolutionary document automation that streamlines the closing process eliminating risks and repetitive tasks. For more information, visit www.easysoft-usa.com or call 800-905-7638. Try the full version of Easysoft today and receive a 20% discount when you sign up (offer applicable to new clients only). Please use the code ALABAR when ordering.
LawPay Credit/Debit Card Processing Merchant Account
The ability to accept debit and credit cards for legal fees and expenses is a great way to attract clients, improve cash flow and reduce collection efforts. A LawPay merchant account provides credit card processing designed for attorneys which allows you to direct payments to either your trust or operating account, as appropriate, and also safeguards your trust account from processing charges and chargebacks. Plus LawPay helps attorneys with PCI compliance and offers highly competitive rates. To learn more or set up your own account call 866-376-0950 or visit them online.
Legal Directories Alabama BlueBook
Legal Directories Publishing’s Alabama Blue Book is the official hard bound printed directory of Alabama lawyers. It contains addresses and phone numbers; a roster of state-wide lawyers in both alphabetical order and by county; a guide to county, state and federal offices plus departments of the U.S. and Alabama government; a complete digest of courts; and professional associations including ASB officers, committees and sections. Also available in an electronic version. For information 800-447-5375 or go online to purchase.
LocalLawyers Internet-Based Client Development
LocalLawyers.com is a legal Internet marketing company, located in Birmingham, Alabama, which develops city and statewide Lawyer and Law Firm profile websites with Lawyer Referral capabilities and a Reputation Discovery application which helps lawyer members manage their online reputations. LocalLawyers has partnered with the Alabama State Bar to provide all ASB members with a free, uniform, basic online legal directory listing. In addition, LocalLawyers.com’s Alabama City Network provides BirminghamLawyers.com, HuntsvilleLawyers.com, MontgomeryLawyers.com and MobileLawyers.com. Any lawyer whose address falls within one of these municipalities is also entitled to a free, basic city listing.
These free listings are handled automatically for all Alabama lawyers holding a regular license to practice law, and you do not have to do anything to obtain yours, however, if you do not actively practice or otherwise do not wish to participate, you may opt out of the directory.
In addition to the free listings, ASB members may purchase Law Firm Profiles and Lawyer Profiles, all as a member benefit. For more information contact Jan Walsh, founder and president at 888-LAW-0520 or email: Jan@LocalLawyers.com or request more information online.
MyCase is an affordable, intuitive and powerful legal case management software designed for the modern law firm. Give your law firm the advantage of a complete case management software solution – get organized with contacts, calendars, cases, documents, time tracking and billing. Accept online payments from clients using both credit cards and checking accounts seamlessly through your MyCase account. $39/user per month.
Alabama State Bar members receive:
- A free trial
- Training with a dedicated software specialist
- 10% lifetime discount
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Marriott Hotels Discount
Receive 20% off the best available rate at all eight Marriott Hotels associated with the Resort collection on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. They are:
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center,
Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa;
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa
Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill
Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National
Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa.
Make your reservations by calling 800-236-2427, or with each individual hotel directly by phone. You may also reserve online on each individual hotel’s website, linked above. Enter your dates and click on View Rates, then use the Edit drop-down menu to open the Special Rates dialog box, and enter the discount code found under Member Benefit Discounts on your MyDashboard page when you are logged into the bar’s website.
Rocket Matter Practice Management
Rocket Matter helps law firms offer better client service and also increase revenues by more than 20%. The company was the first cloud-based legal practice management software on the market, landing its first client in 2007. It has been a leader ever since–Rocket Matter has the most powerful, easy-to-use time and billing software in the industry. Also, when law firms want to make more money, go paperless, or increase confidence in their trust accounting, Rocket Matter helps them achieve those goals. With award-winning customer service based in the United States, it’s no wonder thousands of law firms swear by Rocket Matter.
Ruby® Receptionists Virtual Receptionist Service
Ruby Receptionists is the perfect solution for solo and small law firms. We’re the bright, friendly team of live virtual receptionists that provides top-notch service at a fraction of the cost of an on-site receptionist. Best of all, your callers will think they work in your office!
Ruby answers your calls with your custom greeting, lets you know who’s on the line before transferring, transfers callers to you live wherever you are, delights callers in English or Spanish, collects intake and answers basic questions about your firm, can route calls based on the type of call (new clients, current clients, people from the court, etc.), and returns calls on your behalf to confirm appointments, gather info, or relay a message. Plus, our technology integrates with Clio, Rocket Matter, and Lexicata software, streamlining client communication and billing.
On the road or in the office, Ruby’s mobile app lets you make calls from your business caller ID, check messages, track usage and more. All you need to run your business is Ruby and a cell phone!
Thriving in the Legal Profession
Professor Pam Bucy Pierson, working with over 100 lawyers and judges and dozens of students, has developed a 12-part video CLE series, “Thriving in the Legal Profession” (TLP), that addresses economic trends in the legal profession and what lawyers can do to thrive in the new legal marketplace. It is engaging, informative, practical and applies to every lawyer, at any stage of career.
Through a special arrangement with CLE Alabama, Alabama State Bar members can access the TLP program, and obtain MCLE credit, while receiving $10 off the cost of each segment, a $120 value if you take all 12 segments.
Log in to your MyDashboard page and select the link for Member Benefit Discounts to obtain the discount code, then go to the CLE Alabama site to access the list of 12 courses. All proceeds benefit the University of Alabama School of Law.
Make Your Practice More Productive with UPS®
When your business measures life by billable hours, you’ve got to make every minute count to make the most of every day. UPS offers earlier overnight delivery to more ZIP Codes than FedEx, so you can feel confident that critical documents will arrive on schedule. Plus, with UPS, you’ve got one driver who handles pickups and deliveries of all your air and ground shipments. Need a document delivered and returned? UPS Returns® service can help with that. Best of all, you can save up to 34%* with the UPS® Savings Program for ALSBA members, even if you already have a UPS account. Plus, get 50% off select services for up to four weeks after you enroll.* To enroll and start saving, visit savewithups.com/asb or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST.