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ABA Techshow 2016

Bringing Lawyers & Technology Together

ABA TECHSHOW has 30 years of experience bringing lawyers and technology together. Through the EXPO Hall, CLEs, and presentations, ABA TECHSHOW teaches you how technology can work for you. Learn to manage your business more efficiently, find new clients, and secure your data; even best practices and timesaving tips on the software you use daily.

As a member of The Florida Bar, we want you to know that you can get a discount on the ABA TECHSHOW 2016. This discount only applies to registrants that qualify for the Standard registration. You can register online and include this unique discount code: EP1606 to receive a discount.

Celebrate 30 years of legal technology and innovation. Network with legal technology experts from across the country, March 16-19, at the Hilton Chicago. Visit www.techshow.com for up-to-date information on ABA TECHSHOW 2016, the best event for bringing lawyers and technology together.

 

PRI Interviews With Law Practice Management Industry Experts

During the 2015 Florida Bar Annual Convention PRI staff had the opportunity to interview several law practice management industry experts on topics from cloud computing to network security to virtual practices to ethical use of social media to paying staff.

I am interviewing cloud providers. What questions should I ask? External Link icon 

Prashant Jacob, Account Executive for Clio provides tips on what you should look for when selecting a cloud provider for software or services.

 

What do I need to know about keeping my network secure? External Link icon 

Steve Hindle, Director - Global Security Operations for Sykes Enterprises provides tips on how to keep your network safe from hackers or other malicious attacks.
For more information on keeping your network secure be sure to check out Navigating Technology in 2015 and Beyond: What Every Practitioner Must Know About Technology's Impact on the Legal Profession a CLE presented by the General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar and The Practice Resource Institute (PRI)

 

How can I safely share files with a client over the internet? External Link icon 

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal and founder of Burton Law provides tips on how to safely and securely share files with clients over the internet.
For more information on safely sharing files with clients be sure to check out Navigating Technology in 2015 and Beyond: What Every Practitioner Must Know About Technology's Impact on the Legal Profession a CLE presented by the General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar and The Practice Resource Institute (PRI)

 

Do I have to have a physical office? External Link icon 

Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal and founder of Burton Law answers the question "Do I have to have a physical office?" as well as what to consider when deciding between a physical office or a virtual office.
For more information on virtual law practices be sure to check out Navigating Technology in 2015 and Beyond: What Every Practitioner Must Know About Technology's Impact on the Legal Profession a CLE presented by the General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar and The Practice Resource Institute (PRI)

 

What are the social media guidelines for Florida attorneys? External Link icon 

Ethan Wall, President and founder of Social Media Law & Order answers the question "What are the social media guidelines for Florida attorneys?" as well as provides guidance for maintaining a presence on social media.
For more information on the ethical concerns of using social media be sure to check out Navigating Technology in 2015 and Beyond: What Every Practitioner Must Know About Technology's Impact on the Legal Profession a CLE presented by the General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar and The Practice Resource Institute (PRI)

 

What are the legal rules that govern how I pay my staff? External Link icon 

Erin Jackson, a shareholder with Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A. answers the question "What are the legal rules that govern how I pay my staff?" and provides guidance on how to handle the paying of staff and complying with state and federal guidelines.

 

 

The Florida Bar Podcast

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Building A Mobile Law Office

Have you been hearing about how lawyers are working remote and have a “mobile office” but don’t know what that means? Are you thinking about starting your own mobile practice and need some tips? Do you have a law firm that could benefit from more mobile systems and tools? Well, you’re in luck! On this episode of The Florida Bar Podcast, Adriana Linares and Larry Port, founder and CEO of Rocket Matter, discuss remote access, cloud-based services, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, online collaboration, and what is needed to start a mobile law office. Topics include: * What it means to be “in the cloud” * Cloud and server security * Practice management programs * Mobile phone systems and PVX software * Note taking, collaboration, and communication tools * Technology trial and error * iPad apps, Microsoft Surface devices, and using Apple computers * Looking first for lawyer specific products.

About The Florida Bar Podcast
The Florida Bar Podcast is a monthly series brought to you by The Florida Bar's Practice Resource Institute and will feature esteemed leaders in law discussing new and innovative topics. Its purpose is to help members of The Florida Bar as well as attorneys from other states run better practices and provide better legal services to their clients.

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E Communication Best Practices Guide

 

 

The Florida Bar Best Practices for Effective Electronic Communication

This guide examines the legal, professional and ethical issues that come with modern electronic communications and offers best practices for using email, texting, social media, cell phones and more.

 


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