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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 PracticeEZ instructions to borrow a book today!

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    The Lending Library contains a variety of law practice management publications for loan to SBM members at a nominal fee. Sample topics include: How to Start and Build a Law Practice, Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour, Management Tools for Lawyers, a Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, Advice for Litigators, Marketing on the Internet, Virtual Law Practice, and much more.

     

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Complete Title List

  # Title Author
158 2012 Solo & Small Firm Legal Technology Guide, The Michael C. Maschke, Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek
148 2011 Solo & Small Firm Legal Technology Guide, The Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek, Michael C. Maschke
141 2010 Solo & Small Firm Legal Technology Guide, The Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek, Michael C. Maschke
186 2014 Solo & Small Firm Legal Technology Guide, The Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek, Michael C. Maschke
1 ABA Guide to Lawyer Trust Accounts, The Jay G. Foonberg
3 ABA Guide to Professional Managers in the Law Office, The Carolyn Thornlow
75 Adobe Acrobat 8 How-Tos: 125 Essential Techniques Donna L. Baker
76 Adobe Acrobat 8 In the Office Donna L. Baker
189

Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers

Ernie Svenson
84 Advanced Microsoft Office Documents 2007 Inside Out Stephanie Krieger
4 Amicus Attorney in One Hour for Lawyers David J. Bilinsky
5 Anatomy of a Law Firm Merger: How to Make-or Break-the Deal, Third Edition Hildebrandt International
177

Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers

Daniel J. Siegel
6 Are You Ready? What Lawyers Need to Know About Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Recovery See Description
160 Associate as Rainmaker: Building Your Business Brain, The David King Keller
7 Attorney & Law Firm Guide to the Business of Law (Second Edition) Edward Poll
110 Being Prepared: A Lawyer's Guide for Dealing with Disability or Unexpected Events Lloyd D. Cohen & Debra Hart Cohen
8 Billing Innovations Richard C. Reed
167 Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers Ernie Svenson
133 Busy Lawyer's Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice, The Dan Pinnington & Reid F. Trautz
9 Changing Jobs: A Handbook for Lawyers in the New Millennium (Third Edition) Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier
159 Cloud Computing for Lawyers Nicole Black
11 Compensation Plans for Law Firms (Third Edition) James D. Cotterman & Altman Weil, Inc.
12 Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering, The: What Every Lawyer & Law Firm Needs to Know About Temporary Services (Third Edition) Deborah Arron & Deborah Guyol
13 Complete Guide to Designing Your Law Office, The Suzette S. Schultz & Jon S. Schultz
14 Connecting with Your Client: Success Through Improved Client Communication Techniques Noelle C. Nelson
117 Convincing the Judge: Practical Advice for Litigators Cecil C. Kuhne, III
46 Creating Winning Trial Strategies & Graphics G. Christopher Ritter
91 Creative Lawyer, The Michael F. Melcher
112 Criminal Lawyer's Job: A Survival Guide, The Amber L. St. Clair
104 Curmudgeon's Guide to Practicing Law, The Mark Herrmann
89 Data Security Handbook  
15 Easy Self-Audits for the Busy Law Office Nancy Byerly Jones
16 Effective Associate Training & Development Program, The (Second Edition) Austin G. Anderson & Sandra J. Boyer
134 Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm Jennifer J. Rose
17 Electronic Evidence & Discovery Handbook, The: Forms, Checklists & Guidelines Sharon D. Nelson Bruce A. Olson, & John W. Simek
130 Electronic Records Retention: New Strategies for Data Life Cycle Management David O. Stephens
185 Entertainment Careers for Lawyers (Third Edition) William D. Henslee
19 Essential Form Book, The: Comprehensive Management Tools for Lawyers, Volume I Gary A. Munneke & Anthony E. Davis
21 Essential Form Book, The: Comprehensive Management Tools for Lawyers, Volume II Gary A. Munneke & Anthony E. Davis
18 Essential Form Book, The: Comprehensive Management Tools for Lawyers, Volume III Gary A. Munneke & Anthony E. Davis
20 Essential Form Book, The: Comprehensive Management Tools for Lawyers, Volume IV Gary A. Munneke & Anthony E. Davis
63 Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering, The James A. Durham
92 Every Relationship Matters Peter E. Rouse
168

Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers

Dennis Kennedy & Allison C. Shields
103 Fifty Legal Careers for Non-Lawyers Ursula Furi-Perry
152 Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2: Mining the Internet's Public Records for Investigative Research Carole A. Levitt, Mark E. Rosch
147 Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1: Mining the Internet's Publicly Available Resources for Investigative Research Carole A. Levitt, Mark E. Rosch
22 Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo & Small Firm Lawyer (Fourth Edition) K. William Gibson
95 Gay, Lesbian, & Transgender Clients: A Lawyer's Guide Joan M. Burda
135 Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips & Productivity Tools Carole A. Levitt & Mark E. Rosch
178 Google Gmail & Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers Carole A. Levitt & Mark E. Rosch
136 Growing Your Law Practice in Tough Times Edward Poll 
23 Handling Personnel Issues in the Law Office: Your Legal Responsibilities as an Employer Francis T. Coleman & Douglas E. Rosenfeld
24 HotDocs in One Hour for Lawyers (Second Edition) Bruce W. Miller
137 How to Build & Manage an Estates Practice Daniel B. Evans 
164 How to Build & Manage a Personal Injury Practice (Third Edition) K. William Gibson
62 How to Capture & Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers Jennifer J. Rose
47 How to Draft Bills Clients Rush to Pay (Second Edition) J. Harris Morgan & Jay G. Foonberg
25 How to Get & Keep Good Clients (Second Edition) Jay G. Foonberg
26 How to Start & Build a Law Practice (Fifth Edition) Jay G. Foonberg
48 Information Security for Lawyers & Law Firms Sharon D. Nelson, David K. Isom, & John W. Simek
145 Introduction to Law Firm Practice Michael Downey
180 iPad in One Hour for Lawyers (Third Edition) Tom Mighell
149 iPad in One Hour for Lawyers Tom Mighell
27 Keeping Good Lawyers: Best Practices to Create Career Satisfaction M. Diane Vogt & Lori-Ann Rickard
154 Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual (Sixth Edition) Howard I. Hatoff & Robert C. Wert
50 Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual (Fifth Edition) Howard I. Hatoff & Robert C. Wert
28 Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual (Fourth Edition) Howard I. Hatoff & Robert C. Wert
49 Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos & Small Firms (Third Edition) Demetrios Dimitriou
66 LawyerLife: Finding a Life & a Higher Calling in the Practice of Law Carl Horn, III
68 Lawyers & Reporters Robert L. Rothman
138 Lawyers, Anger, & Anxiety: Dealing with the Stresses of the Legal Profession Rebecca Nerison
118 Lawyer's Guide to Adobe Acrobat, The (Third Edition) David L. Masters
34 Lawyer's Guide to Adobe Acrobat, The (Second Edition) David L. Masters
51 Lawyer's Guide to Balancing Life & Work, The (Second Edition) George W. Kaufman
101 Lawyer's Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, & Closing a Law Practice, The Sarina A. Butler & Richard G. Paszkiet
102 Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools & Technologies, The: Smart Ways to Work Together Dennis Kennedy & Tom Mighell
114 Lawyer's Guide to Concordance, The Liz M. Weiman
45 Lawyer's Guide to Creating Persuasive Computer Presentations, The (Second Edition) Ann E. Brenden & John H. Goodhue
153 Lawyer's Guide to CT Summation iBlaze, The (Second Edition) Tom O'Connor
29 Lawyer's Guide to Effective Yellow Pages Advertising, The (Second Edition) Kerry Randall & Andru Johnson
52 Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet, The (Third Edition) Carole A. Levitt & Mark E. Rosch
129 Lawyer's Guide to Governing Your Firm, The Arthur G. Greene
53 Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenue, The: Unlocking the Profit Potential in Your Firm Arthur G. Greene
30 Lawyer's Guide to Insurance, The Ben G. Baldwin
156 Lawyer's Guide to LexisNexis CaseMap, The Daniel J. Siegel
99 Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet, The (Third Edition) Gregory H. Siskind, Deborah McMurray, Richard P. Klau
31 Lawyer's Guide to Marketing Your Practice, The (Second Edition) James A. Durham & Deborah McMurray
96 Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007, The John C. Tredennick
182 Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2013, The Ben M. Schorr
165 Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010, The Ben M. Schorr
111 Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2007, The Ben M. Schorr
166 Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Word 2010, The Ben M. Schorr
60 Lawyer's Guide to Modern Payment Methods, The: ACH, Credit, Debit, & More Frederick H. Miller
162 Lawyer's Guide to Networking, A Susan R. Sneider
32 Lawyer's Guide to Palm Powered Handhelds, The Margaret Spencer Dixon
132 Lawyer's Guide to Practice Management Systems Software, The (Second Edition) Andrew Z. Adkins, III
64 Lawyer's Guide to Records Management & Retention, The George C. Cunningham & John C. Montaña
33 Lawyer's Guide to Strategic Planning, The: Defining, Setting, & Achieving Your Firm's Goals Thomas C. Grella & Michael L. Hudkins
143 Lawyer's Guide to Working Smarter with Knowledge Tools, The Marc Lauritsen
94 Leapholes James Grippando
157 Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference: A Handbook for Paralegals & Assistants, The Ursula Furi-Perry
113 Legal Career Guide, The (Fifth Edition) Gary A. Munneke & Ellen Wayne
139 Legal Guide for Small Business (Second Edition) American Bar Association
183 Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers, The Ruth Carter
181

Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers

Pam Woldow & Doug Richardson
184 Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers Thomas C. Grella
125 Letters for Lawyers: Essential Communications for Clients, Prospects, & Others (Second Edition) Thomas E. Kane
35 Leveraging with Legal Assistants: How to Maximize Team Performance, Improve Quality, & Boost Your Bottom Line Arthur G. Greene
171 LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers (Second Edition) Dennis Kennedy & Allison C. Shields
54 Managing Partner 101: A Guide to Successful Law Firm Leadership (Second Edition) Lawrence G. Green
128 Managing the Modern Law Firm: New Challenges, New Perspectives Laura Empson
85 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Inside Out Mark Dodge & Craig Stinson
70 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Plain & Simple Jerry Joyce & Marianne Moon
77 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Step by Step Curtis D. Frye
83 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Inside Out Jim Boyce, Beth Sheresh, & Doug Sheresh
73 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Plain & Simple Jim Boyce
78 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Step by Step Joan Preppernau & Joyce Cox
71 Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007 Plain & Simple Nancy Muir
79 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Step by Step Joan Preppernau & Joyce Cox
72 Microsoft Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple Jerry Joyce & Marianne Moon
80 Microsoft Office Word 2007 Step by Step Joyce Cox
169

Microsoft OneNote in One Hour for Lawyers

Ben M. Schorr
140 Minding Your Own Business: The Solo & Small Firm Lawyer's Guide to a Profitable Practice Ann M. Guinn
109 Modern Rules of Business Etiquette, The Donna Gerson & David Gerson
107 Modern Rules of Order, The: A Guide for Conducting Business Meetings (Third Edition) Donald A. Tortorice
108 Modern Rules of Personal Finance for Professionals, The Susan A. Berson
106 Modern Rules of Style, The Paul Marx
100 Never Enough: One Lawyer's True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away Michael J. Burke
36 Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers (Fifth Edition) William D. Henslee, Gary A. Munneke, & Ellen Wayne
55 Of Counsel Agreement, The: A Guide for Law Firm & Practitioner (Third Edition) Harold G. Wren & Beverly J. Glascock
173

Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers

Sheila M. Blackford & Donna S.M. Neff
56 Paralegals, Profitability, & the Future of Your Law Practice Arthur G. Greene & Therese A. Cannon
124 Partner Departures & Lateral Moves: A Legal & Ethical Guide Geri S. Krauss
187

Passing the Torch without Getting Burned: A Guide to Law Firm Retirement & Succession Planning

Peter A. Giulani
174

Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers

Katy Goshtasbi
176

PowerPoint in One Hour for Lawyers

Paul J. Unger
105 Preparing Legal Documents Nonlawyers Can Read & Understand Wayne Schiess
179

QuickBooks in One Hour for Lawyers

Lynette Benton
131 Records Management in the Legal Environment: A Handbook of Practice & Procedure Jean Barr, Beth Chiaiese, & Lee R. Nemchek
37 Recruiting Lawyers: How to Hire the Best Talent Marcia Pennington Shannon & Susan G. Manch
127 Requirements for Managing Electronic Messages as Records ARMA International
93 Residence Options for Older & Disabled Clients Lawrence A. Frolik
57 Results-Oriented Financial Management: A Step-by-Step Guide to Law Firm Profitability (Second Edition) John G. Iezzi
116 Risk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms (Second Edition) Anthony E. Davis & Peter R. Jarvis
38 Risk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms Anthony E. Davis
163 Road to Independence, The Commission on Women in the Profession
97 Science for Lawyers Eric Y. Drogin
188

Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, & Techniques

Joshua Briones & Ana Tagvoryan
142 Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier Carolyn Elefant & Nicole Black
126 Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be Carolyn Elefant
58 Strengthening Your Firm: Strategies for Success Arthur G. Greene
39 Successful Client Newsletters: The Complete Guide to Creating Powerful Newsletters Milton W. Zwicker
65 Successful Lawyer: Powerful Strategies for Transforming Your Practice, The Gerald A. Riskin
150 Suddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around Roberta Chinsky Matuson
40 Telecommuting for Lawyers Nicole Belson Goluboff
61 Think Again! Innovative Approaches to the Business of Law Jeffrey L. Nischwitz
120 Through the Client's Eyes: New Approaches to Get Clients to Hire You Again & Again (Third Edition) Henry W. Ewalt & Andrew W. Ewalt
42 Through the Client's Eyes: New Approaches to Get Clients to Hire You Again & Again (Second Edition) Henry W. Ewalt
43 Turning Points: New Paths & Second Careers for Lawyers George H. Cain
172

Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers

Jared Correia
98 Unbundling Legal Services: A Guide to Delivering Legal Service a la Carte Forrest S. Mosten
90 Virtual Law Benjamin Duranske
82 Windows Office Word 2007 Inside Out Katherine Murray
74 Windows Vista Plain & Simple Jerry Joyce & Marianne Moon
81 Windows Vista Step by Step Jerry Joyce
119 Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work (Third Edition) Mark A. Robertson & James A. Calloway
59 Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work (Second Edition) James A. Calloway & Mark A. Robertson
144 Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips (Third Edition) Theda C. Snyder
44 Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips (Second Edition) Theda C. Snyder
170

WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers: How to Create a Website for Your Law Firm

Jennifer Ellis
175 Worldox in One Hour for Lawyers John Heckman
   
 

 

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