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Barbara Leach, Managing Attorney, Barbara Leach Law, PL. and Liz McCausland, Owner, Liz McCausland, P.A. discuss their favorite technologies for solo and small law firms.
Melissa Koch, Of Counsel, Akerman, LLP, discuss the importance of encrypting your devices.
Andrew Legrand, Founder, Spera Law Group, LLC, discusses considerations to make when selecting a cloud storage provider.
Dario Diaz, Founder, The Law Office of Dario Diaz, P.A., answers the question, "What is metadata?"
Dario Diaz, Founder, The Law Office of Dario Diaz, P.A., discusses the importance of redacting documents. Dario also describes the necessary steps to redact documents using Adobe Acrobat.
Andrew Legrand, Founder, Spera Law Group, LLC, discusses considerations to make when selecting document automation software.
Austin Lindsey, Corporate Concierge at Ruby Receptionists, discusses the benefits to using a service like Ruby Receptionists to answer your firm's phones.
LAWYERS ADVISING LAWYERS
Lawyers Advising Lawyers (“LAL”) is a free service offered to all members of The Florida Bar who may need advice in a specific area of law, procedure, or other legal issue. Currently, the program consists of over 300 attorney advisors who volunteer to assist other members of The Florida Bar in this program. Advice is offered in over 50 areas of law and procedure. Each LAL attorney advisor is required to have a minimum of five years of experience in their respective area of advice.
The Lawyer Referral Service is a program of The Florida Bar that is designed to assist members of the public who can afford to pay a lawyer, but do not know how to find one. All panel members of the Lawyer Referral Service must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar, and must maintain professional liability insurance coverage of not less than $100,000.
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Deputy M. Dean Crump talks about workplace violence and the importance of training employees to handle it properly. He discusses how to safely deal with terminations, physical security measures, and how to prepare for an active shooter situation.
About The Florida Bar Podcast
The Florida Bar Podcast is a monthly series brought to you by The Florida Bar's Practice Resource Institute and will feature esteemed leaders in law discussing new and innovative topics. Its purpose is to help members of The Florida Bar as well as attorneys from other states run better practices and provide better legal services to their clients.
More Episodes To Check Out
- Certification through the BLSE
- Attorney Mental Health and Wellness
- Navigating Ethics and Advertising
- Year End Insurance Planning for Law Firms
- Bar Complaints: Understanding the Process and How to Avoid Them
- CRC 2017: The History and Process of Revising the Florida Constitution
- Member Benefits Providers Offer Services to Irma Victims
Every lawyer trying to run a law firm on a generic accounting program knows one thing. It’s never easy or accurate! General business accounting programs were never built to handle the demands and regulations of legal accounting. We’ll show you some of the common QuickBooks pitfalls law firms encounter and how to avoid them by using a legal-specific accounting solution instead.
Webinar: Avoiding the QuickBooks Trap in Your Law Firm
When: Thursday, April 26; 2pm ET
Register: http://bit.ly/2q81vAa to register or reserve your recording
Presenter: Elizabeth Vera, QuickBooks Pro Advisor & Erica Birstler, CosmoLex
Presented by professional career counselor Molly Paris
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For more information on the career counseling sessions offered by FLA, please see this article from the December 15, 2017 edition of the Bar News: FLA offers online career counseling
BEST PRACTICES FOR EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
This guide examines the legal, professional and ethical issues that come with modern electronic communications and offers best practices for using email, texting, social media, cell phones and more.