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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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According to a Johns Hopkins University study of more than 100 occupations, more lawyers suffer from depression than any other occupation. In this episode of The Florida Bar Podcast, hosts Christine Bilbrey and Karla Eckardt discuss lawyer wellbeing with Larry Krieger, who expands on why attorneys often struggle with depression and the wellbeing factors that may lead to satisfaction in a legal career. Together, they also talk about why firms should care about their employees’ happiness and how to create a positive environment.
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.
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- Year End Insurance Planning for Law Firms
- Bar Complaints: Understanding the Process and How to Avoid Them
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- The Power and Practice of Mindfulness
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Boston lawyer turned Law Practice Management Consultant and author Heidi Alexander presents Signposts of Antiquity: When to Move Your Practice to the Cloud. Each year more and more firms are turning to legal tech to boost their productivity and stay compliant with the latest ethics standards. With an airtight execution plan in place, you’ll be primed to make the long-anticipated move to the cloud with little to no friction to the delight of your clients and partners.
Many lawyers rely on client retainers to guarantee a positive cash flow at their law firm. While the concept of keeping clients on a retainer seems great, there are multiple areas where retainer management can go wrong and harm your firm. Join this webinar as we take a look at the most common client retainer management errors and ways to improve your law firm’s retainer processes.
Webinar: 3 Tips to Successfully Manage Client Retainers
When: Thursday, March 1; 2pm ET / 11am PT
Register: http://bit.ly/2BIxsGw to register or reserve your recording
Bringing Lawyers & Technology Together
ABA TECHSHOW has over 30 years of experience bringing lawyers and technology together. Legal work today is dependent on technology to manage day to day activities, to practice more competently, and to service clients more effectively. ABA TECHSHOW teaches you how technology can work for you. Through the expansive EXPO Hall, CLEs, presentations, and workshops, you will be able to get your questions answered and learn from the top legal professionals and tech innovators, all under one roof. Regardless of your expertise level, there’s something for you at ABA TECHSHOW.
As a member of The Florida Bar, we want you to know that you can register for ABA TECHSHOW 2018 at a special reduced rate. This discount only applies to registrants that qualify for the Standard registration and will save you $150. You can register online and include this unique discount code: EP1809 at checkout to receive the discount.
Celebrate over 30 years of legal technology and innovation. Network with legal technology experts from around the globe, March 7-10, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Don’t forget to visit www.techshow.com for current information on ABA TECHSHOW 2018, the best place for bringing lawyers and technology together.
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.