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EZ Practice Management Resource Center

 

It's Our Practice To Help You Manage Yours

Whether you began practicing law last week, last year, or 20 years ago, you probably discovered the hard way that the basics of running a business and managing a law practice isn't something you learned how to do in law school. Accounting problems, managing employees, high technology costs and learning curves, and building a client base keep you from doing what you really want to do—practicing law. Thanks to PRACTICE ez™, help is now as near as your computer or phone. For assistance call our practice management advisors at (800) 341-9715 or e-mail us at pmrchelpline@mail.michbar.org


NEW! Monthly Lunch & Learn Seminars

Learn the latest in Technology, Social Media and Practice Management in these one-hour seminars. Bring your own brown bag lunch—we'll provide the soup. See complete program details.

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NEW! Two Upcoming Business Development & Marketing Plan Seminars

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ABA Techshow 2014

ABA Techshow 2014
March 27–29, 2014   Hilton Chicago

Bringing Lawyers & Technology Together

Technology has introduced a “new normal” for legal professionals by helping them practice more effectively, efficiently, and deliver better client service. Lawyers are attracting new clients on social media, managing more documents in the cloud, and meeting new client expectations using the education provided by ABA TechShow.
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NEW ONLINE SEMINAR
MiPad Practice: iPad for Legal Professionalsipad

    Follow along as nationally renowned speaker Brett Burney introduces you to the iPad in this 14-module course. This is the same material covered in our all-day live seminar minus the lunch and coffee breaks. Study at your leisure, stop and rewind the video when you need to focus on a point, and repeat the modules as often as you would like in order to experience first-hand the many useful tips and tricks presented in this seminar. Tour the iPad from basics and beyond—learn the best apps, settings, and hardware to make using the iPad in your practice easy. This seminar is suitable for all experience levels.

    • Same great content as the live seminar
    • Geared to all experience levels
    • EZ to follow videos
    • "Instant replay" to perfect your skills
    • Nationally-recognized presenter
    • Access anywhere, anytime on your Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone

    More Information and Sample Video


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Practice Management Downloadable Library

For many years, the Bar's Practice Management Resource Center has offered a lending library that ships printed copies of books upon request. As an enhancement to that service, a free online library is now available that allows members to download e-books and audio books to office computers, laptops, smartphones, and tablets.Unlike the lending library, which requires return shipping, the downloadable library items are free to members and will automatically delete after the designated lending period expires. Follow these PRACTICE ez™ instructions to borrow a book today!

 33 New e-Books and Audio Books!

  • Cloud Computing
  • Change-Friendly Leadership
  • Cyber Risks
  • Interview Like a Pro
  • The Lawyer Bubble (audio book)
  • The Digital Person

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How to Borrow on Your Mobile Device
How to Borrow on a Computer
How to Borrow for a Nook
How to Borrow on a Kindle

Recent Additions


In February
Monthly Lunch & Learn Seminar Series Begins
          Tech Tuesdays: Document Automation
          Social Media: LinkedIn 101
          Practice Management: Your Powerful Paperless Practice

Finance: Guide to a Smoother Year End PDF
Record Retention: A Sound Record Retention Policy PDF

In January:
Text Expanders PDF from the Michigan Bar Journal

In December: Two Great Seminars!
Mi Pad Practice for Legal Professionals (December 5 in Detroit) More Info
Building Your Business Development & Personal Marketing Plan (December 9 in Lansing) More Info

In November:
Practice Building from the Michigan Bar Journal
   Getting a Handle on Marketing PDF (part 1)
   Making the Most of Business Development PDF (Part 2)

60 Apps in 60 Pages PDF

In September:
Outsourcing Your Legal Document Transcription Part 1 | Part 2 PDF (Michigan Bar Journal)

33 New e-books added to the Downloadable Digital Library. Including

  • Cloud Computing
  • Change-Friendly Leadership
  • Cyber Risks
  • Interview Like a Pro
  • The Lawyer Bubble (audio book)
  • The Digital Person

Practice Management Helpline (800) 341-9715

Materials and links on these pages are intended to provide only guidance and are not legal authority. Some information is from jurisdictions other than Michigan and references the law of other jurisdictions. Lawyers using these materials must conform their practices to the law of the appropriate jurisdiction.

   
 

 

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