A Lawyer's Guide to Networking


Author: Susan R. Sneider
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781634253888
Category: Law
Page: 142
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This book contains worksheets and exercises designed to help the readers build their own career networks.

The Lawyer's Guide to Social Networking

Understanding Social Media's Impact on the Law
Author: John G. Browning
Publisher: Aspatore Books
ISBN: 9780314273505
Category: Law
Page: 227
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Written by a veteran litigator and leading expert on law and social media, The Lawyers Guide to Social Networking provides a comprehensive look at how social media is affecting the legal system. This book examines the myriad ways in which information from sites like Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter is being put to use in everything from criminal and family law matters to personal injury, employment, and commercial cases nationwide. The author illustrates how the pervasive social networking phenomenon is redefining traditional notions of jurisdiction, duty, service of process, and legal ethics while using actual trial and appellate level cases to analyze the discoverability and admissibility of social media evidence.

The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet


Author: Gregory H. Siskind,Deborah McMurray,Richard P. Klau
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590318768
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 179
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In today's competitive environment, it is critical not only to have a presence online, but to have a comprehensive online marketing strategy. In this up-to-date third edition of The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet, you'll discover the tools to transform your firm through proven online marketing strategies. From choosing relevant content for your site to using the latest technology to stand out from the competition, this comprehensive resource is the definitive guide to help you effectively and efficiently market your law practice.

The Lawyer's Guide to the Internet


Author: G. Burgess Allison
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 347
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President-Elect of the American Bar Association Tips to important online starting points, advantages, pitfalls, and the best places to find the latest listings of key legal resources are included.

The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2007


Author: Ben M. Schorr
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604421439
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 225
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Written specifically for lawyers to help them be more productive, a guide to Microsoft Office shows how to utilize the many aspects of this powerful software, from helping users log and track phone calls, meetings, and correspondence to archiving closed case material in one easy-to-store location. Original.

A Lawyer's Guide to Estate Planning

Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner
Author: L. Rush Hunt,Lara Rae Hunt
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313664
Category: Law
Page: 209
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This book provides an introduction to the basics of estate planning and will make this area of the law more accessible to the nonspecialist.

The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well


Author: Tom Goldstein,Jethro K. Lieberman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520963350
Category: Law
Page: 296
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In this critically acclaimed book, Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman demystify legal writing, outline the causes and consequences of poor writing, and prescribe easy-to-apply remedies to improve it. Reflecting changes in law practice over the past decade, this revised edition includes new sections around communicating digitally, getting to the point, and writing persuasively. It also provides an editing checklist, editing exercises with a suggested revision key, usage notes that address common errors, and reference works to further aid your writing. This straightforward guide is an invaluable tool for practicing lawyers and law students.

The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies

Smart Ways to Work Together
Author: Dennis M. Kennedy,Tom Mighell
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590319796
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 289
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This first-of-its-kind legal guide showcases how to use the latest Web-based and software technologies, such as Web 2.0, Google tools, Microsoft Office, and Acrobat, to work collaboratively and more efficiently on projects with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and even opposing counsel. The book provides a wealth of information useful to lawyers who are just beginning to try collaboration tools, as well as tips and techniques for those lawyers with intermediate and advanced collaboration experience.

The Lawyer's Guide to Records Management and Retention


Author: George C. Cunningham,John C. Montaña
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590314500
Category: Law
Page: 291
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This book will help any law firm create and maintain an effective and well-organized records management program, including administration and storage of client files and administrative records in all types of media. Firms will learn to implement an efficient information, document, and file retrieval system, thus reducing costs, avoiding ethics violations, and ensuring client satisfaction. In addition, the book covers legal and ethics compliance when it comes to management and retention of both paper and electronic files.

The Lawyer's Guide to Increasing Revenue

Unlocking the Profit Potential in Your Firm
Author: Arthur G. Greene
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590314227
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 156
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Perfect for small or mid-sized law firms looking to improve their bottom line, this is a no-nonsense book with step-by-step descriptions of how to analyze and evaluate a firm's revenue performance.

The Lawyer's Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, and Closing a Law Practice


Author: Sarina Butler
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590319321
Category: Law
Page: 215
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This book is a valuable resource for information on things to consider before and during the process of buying, selling, closing, and merging a law practice. The guide provides advice and tips on: the advantages of buying and selling a law practice; the ethical aspects of acquiring a law practice; valuation of a law firm; tax consequences of retiring a partner's interest in a law firm taxed as a partnership; merging law firms; selling a niche practice; business responsibilities in closing a law practice; the ethical aspects of winding down a law practice; file preservation; and ending client and employee relationships. The guide includes handy checklists, forms, and sample letters as well as several Rules from the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

A Lawyer's Guide to Marketing

How to Create a Profitable Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm
Author: Noah Carmichael
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781983472107
Category:
Page: 100
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Although big law firm and small law firm marketing strategies have similarities to other small businesses, there is one thing you must keep in mind. You are NOT like other small or local businesses. The question then becomes, why are you utilizing the same marketing strategies as everyone else? Learn how to develop and improve your law firm marketing efforts to include data and analytics to get more clients and understand what attracts visitors to your law firm. In "A Lawyers Guide to Marketing," you will discover: -How having a client-centered website can significantly improve your (UX) user experience -How to define and develop your law firms content strategy -Why law firms should still use traditional marketing strategies to remain top of mind -How to improve your digital marketing efforts across all channels to lower costs and improve conversion -Why online reputation management matters to your law firms bottom line -How call tracking and conversation analytics can make your law firm more money Book Chapters: Chapter 1: The Client-Centered Website Design Chapter 2: Content Strategy and Development Chapter 3: Traditional Marketing and Building Offline Authority Chapter 4: A Look at Digital Marketing and Your Law Firm Chapter 5: Building Your Online Reputation Chapter 6: Call Tracking and Conversation Analytics Chapter 7: Creating Closed-Loop Analytics to Improve Conversions Also Included are 2 Checklists: - In-house Marketing Questionnaire - Agency Questionnaire

The Lawyer's Guide to Succession Planning: A Project Management Approach for Successful Law Firm Transitions and Exits


Author: John W. Olmstead
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781634253505
Category: Law
Page: 299
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Sixty-five percent of law firms' equity partners in the U.S. are in their late 50s or early 60s. Over the next ten years, there will be many partners in firms of all sizes transitioning and exiting their practices. Many solo and sole owner attorneys as well as larger law firms are in "reactionary mode" and have not adequately prepared for transition of firm leadership and client relationships. A firm's very survival may very well depend upon coming to terms with succession and transition and doing so early. The purpose of this book is to provide guidance to firms of all sizes, especially smaller firms and share succession and transition processes, approaches, and step by step action plans for solo practitioners, sole owners and members of larger law firms. The book discusses what to do and what not to do, how to do it and provides case studies, sample action plans, sample succession plans, sample agreements and other documents.

Thinking Like a Writer

A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing
Author: Stephen V. Armstrong,Timothy P. Terrell
Publisher: Practising Law Inst
ISBN: 9781402411281
Category: Law
Page: 427
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Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing gives you the specialized knowledge and techniques to draft clear and compelling legal documents, no matter how complicated the issues involved.

The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet


Author: Carole A. Levitt,Mark E. Rosch
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316719
Category: Law
Page: 817
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Written for legal professionals, this comprehensive desk reference lists, categorizes and describes hundreds of free and fee-based Internet sites. You'll find it useful for investigations, depositions, and trial presentations, as well as company and medical research, gathering competitive intelligence, finding expert witnesses, and fact checking of all kinds.

Effective use of courtroom technology

a judge's guide to pretrial and trial
Author: Deanne C. Siemer,Federal Judicial Center
Publisher: Natl Inst for Trial Advocacy
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 358
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Roadmap

The Law Student's Guide to Meaningful Employment
Author: Neil W. Hamilton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781641050227
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 2423

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Roadmap is a guide to sharpen your awareness of the characteristics most valued in the workplace--whether it is in a law firm, a company, or a government entity.

The Lawyer's Guide to Financial Planning


Author: Cynthia Sharp
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781627225595
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 223
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This book is an essential resource for any lawyer committedto building and maintaining a strong and secure financial future. It outlines"need to know" information in clear and concise terms, and presentsan actionable plan that leads to financial success.