State Bar of Michigan
home member area contact us


practice management resource center



 print this page


for members
SBM general information

member directory

admissions, ethics, and
   regulation


diversity & inclusion

justice initiatives

member services

practice management
   resource center


public policy resource
   center


publications and
   advertising


research and links

sections & committees


ethics for members
ethics developments
ethics opinions
TAON (trust accounts)


from the courts
opinion searching
virtual court


for the public
public resources
media resources


giving opportunities
a lawyer helps
access to justice
   campaign

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.

ll


NEW! Two Upcoming Business Development & Marketing Plan Seminars

marketing


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


library

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

Go Directly to Library

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 April
Monthly Lunch & Learn Seminar Series Continues
          Tech Tuesdays: How to Present From Your iPad
          Social Media: Twitter 101
          Practice Management: Getting Your Cloud-On

New Books in the Lending Library, also check our the FREE digital download library
          Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers
          Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers
          Microsoft OneNote in One Hour for Lawyers
          WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers: How to Create a Website for Your Law Firm
          LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers
          Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers
          Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers
          Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers
          Worldox in One Hour for Lawyers
          PowerPoint in One Hour for Lawyers
          Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers
          Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers
          QuickBooks in One Hour for Lawyers
          Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers
          The Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers
          Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques
          Passing the Torch without Getting Burned: A Guide to Law Firm Retirement & Succession Planning
          The 2014 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide
          Entertainment Careers for Lawyers
          Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers
          Google Gmail & Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers
          iPad in One Hour for Lawyers
          The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2013

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

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.

   
 

 

follow us
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on LinkedIn Follow Us on Twitter Follow the SBM Blog

 

©Copyright 2014

website links
Contact Us
Site Map
Website Privacy Statement PDF
Staff Links

SBM on the Mapcontact information
State Bar of Michigan
306 Townsend St
Lansing, MI 48933-2012
Phone: (517) 346-6300
Toll Free: (800) 968-1442
Fax: (517) 482-6248