The 2010 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604428087
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. It includes the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, and anything else a law office might need. It's written in clear, easily understandable language to make implementation easier if you choose to do it yourself, or you can use it in conjunction with your IT consultant. Either way, you'll learn how to make technology work for you.

Locked Down

Author: Sharon D. Nelson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634254144
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In an age where lawyers frequently conduct business across wireless networks using smartphones and laptops, how can attorneys safeguard client data and confidential information? This second edition of Locked Down explains the wide variety of information security risks facing law firms and how lawyers can best protect their data from these threats--with any budget. Written in clear, non-technical language that any lawyer can understand, this book will help you: Create secure password--and store them safely Assess the existing security risks at your firm: server rooms, cleaning crews, guests, alarm systems, and more Work securely from a laptop or smartphone Protect your mobile devices from theft Authenticate users and encrypt your data Maintain e-mail integrity Secure your wired or wireless network Effectively wipe data from a hard drive before disposal Develop an information security checklist for your firm Investigate, contain, and recover from a security breach"

Social Media for Lawyers

Author: Carolyn Elefant
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604429206
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many lawyers view social media as a passing fad, but lawyers who dismiss social media do so at their peril. This cutting-edge guide shows lawyers how to use a practical, goal-centric approach to social media. By enabling lawyers to identify the social media platforms and tools that fit their practice, lawyers can implement them easily, efficiently, and ethically. Written by two lawyers, this book is designed with both the novice and advanced user in mind.

The Business Guide to Law

Author: Kerry M. Lavelle
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634252362
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Business Guide to Law covers, in great detail, the business aspects of creating a firm, and how best to spend your time growing your business.

Cloud Computing for Lawyers

Author: Nicole Black
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781616328849
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As more businesses move their IT systems into the cloud, lawyers need to ask if cloud computing is right for their firm. Cloud Computing for Lawyers features a discussion of cloud computing fundamentals, an overview of legal cloud computing products, and step-by-step instructions for implementing cloud computing in your practice--including practical tips for securing your data.

The E Myth Attorney

Author: Michael E. Gerber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470627372
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The complete guide to the business of running a successful legal practice Many attorneys in small and mid-size practices are experts on the law, but may not have considered their practice as much from a business perspective. Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Attorney fills this void, giving you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice. Featuring Gerber's signature easy-to-understand, easy-to-implement style, The E-Myth Attorney features: A complete start-up guide you can use to get your practice off the ground quickly, as well as comprehensive action steps for maximizing the performance of an existing practice Industry specific advice from two recognized legal experts that have developed a highly successful legal practice using Gerber’s principles Gerber’s universal appeal as a recognized expert on small businesses who has coached, taught, and trained over 60,000 small businesses The E-Myth Attorney is the last guide you'll ever need to make the difference in building or developing your successful legal practice.

The Experiential Guide to Law Practice Management

Author: Lynne Adair Kramer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781632819062
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What separates this manual and textbook from others in the field of law practice management is the experiential component. The textbook incorporates breakout boxes with experiences from the authors' own law practices to illustrate points in the text. The teacher's manual features simulations, class discussions, and written reflections to give students the experience of handling the kinds of dilemmas, struggles, and emotionally charged situations that are common when starting and running solo and small-firm practices.

Solo by Choice

Author: Carolyn Elefant
Publisher: Decisionbooks
ISBN: 9780940675629
Format: PDF
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A guide to opening and maintaining a solo or small firm law practice.