News: Practice Management

Don’t Let Pro Bono Work Overwhelm You!

- Filed Under: Practice Management

Many lawyers justify their lax client screening and credit policies in the name of pro bono work. I know I certainly did when I was in private practice. When they charge off…

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Get Onboard with Document Automation, But Proceed with Care

- Filed Under: Practice Management

Two pieces of information converged today to convince me that lawyers, particularly solo and small firm lawyers, must learn to use document automation software if they are to survive, and that the…

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Casemaker 2.2: Changes You Need To Know About

- Filed Under: Practice Management

Casemaker 2.2, an enhancement to both the Casemaker database and legal research engine, went live for Alabama State Bar Members the week of March 22, 2010. So far we are getting good…

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Maybe Your Lawyer is Drunk?

- Filed Under: Practice Management

A recent blog post from The Stubborn Writer entitled Why Your Lawyer Won’t Take or Return Your Phone Calls – The Top 10 Reasons caused a lot of heated discussion yesterday among…

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Save up to $350! ABA TECHSHOW Early Bird Deadlines Extended

- Filed Under: Practice Management

If you have been thinking about attending ABA TECHSHOW 2010 (March 25th -27th) but haven’t yet registered, you are in luck. You still have time to climb down off that fence and…

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Tech Picks: Hot Off the Press!

- Filed Under: Practice Management

If you’ve been thinking about updating your law firm’s technology, but haven’t been sure about what to get rid of and what to replace it with, you haven’t waited in vain. The…

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New Year’s Resolution: Move to Online Backup

- Filed Under: Practice Management

Stress. It comes with being a lawyer. You have enough to worry about without the added concern that your electronically stored documents, case materials and firm financial information might be lost as…

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Tips to Make the Most of Your Bar Dues

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The December issue of Law Practice Today is out, and it’s focus is very timely for the holiday season. It’s on making personal connections which, after all, are the basis on which…

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Is the iPhone Safe for Lawyers?

- Filed Under: Member Benefits, Practice Management

This subject was a hot topic for discussion on Solosez on Monday. While form and features – not to mention that certain “wow” factor that makes working fun – are important whenever…

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Lawyer’s Guide to Word 2007 Has Ben Schorr Batting 1.000

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The only constant is change.  Especially when it comes to Microsoft Office.  Many lawyers and firms have now upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007, which is why the recent release of The Lawyer’s…

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