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Popular Articles from the CPM ICYMI Newsletter (April – July 2024)

Every week subscribers receive the ICYMI enewsletter from the NCBA Center for Practice Management. The newsletter highlights tips, tools, trends, and techniques to help your law practice. The following are a few popular links from the past issues of the newsletter. Spring Cleaning Your Law Firm Data (April 19, 2024) Want to take advantage of new tools and applications? First, make sure…

Center For Practice Management, Security

What To Do If Your Laptop is Lost or Stolen

Realizing that your firm or personal laptop has been lost or stolen is a panic inducing moment. While in a best-case scenario you would have taken numerous steps to secure your laptop, even if you have taken all the precautions there is a checklist of steps to take as soon as possible to reduce exposure of sensitive, confidential and personal…

Artificial Intelligence, Backup, Center For Practice Management, Microsoft Office, Productivity, Technology

What Lawyers Should Know About Windows 11

Have you upgraded your Windows operating system from Windows 10 to 11? Have you avoided it because you worry that it could be unstable, or that your old software or drivers won’t work? Are you worried that your older computer will not have the required specifications to do the upgrade? These are all legitimate concerns. Microsoft is rolling out a major…

Center For Practice Management, Financial Management, Management

Shopping for an Accounting System

Sometimes shopping can be fun. However, for many lawyers, looking for an accounting system may be as enjoyable as a root canal. Recent circumstances have pushed firms into looking for a new accounting product, and looking for a new product can be intimidating and frustrating. The good news/bad news is there are a lot of options for law firms but…

Center For Practice Management, Cloud Computing, Email Management, Management, Marketing, Microsoft Office, Productivity, Security, Social Media

Tech and Practice Management Tips To Use Today

Recently the Center for Practice Management and CLE Department held a day and a half of programming including How to Manage Your Workload – Time, Task, Email and Distraction Management for Lawyers and Tips Today You Can Use Tomorrow. The programs, now available on demand, are designed to give lawyers and their teams actionable and tactical information that could be…

Center For Practice Management, Marketing

LinkedIn FAQ

LinkedIn is a powerful social network. It can be very useful for connecting with colleagues, finding and posting jobs, participating in group discussions, staying top of mind with referrals and potential clients, maintaining a profile for yourself and for your firm/organization, and for news/information. There are some features of LinkedIn that you may have questions about. Should I get verified?…

Artificial Intelligence, Center For Practice Management

Free General Purpose Generative Artificial Intelligence Tools

As the legal profession continues to evolve and adapt to recent technologies, it’s becoming increasingly important for lawyers to understand and leverage the capabilities of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools. These tools, which can assist with tasks such as data analysis, research, translation, image and video creation, summarization, transcription, and automation, have the potential to increase efficiency and productivity within…

Center For Practice Management, Microsoft Office, Productivity, Technology

Back to Basics: Understanding Core Business Technology for Lawyers

In today’s fast-paced legal environment, lawyers must be adept at using basic office software, Microsoft 365, browsers, and their operating system. This ability is essential for maintaining competency, efficiency, and productivity, which are critical for effectively serving clients. Lawyers who do not understand and master how to use critical business tools like operating systems, office application suites, and browsers will…

Center For Practice Management, Microsoft Office, Productivity

Client Facing Tools in Your MS 365 Subscription

If your firm is paying for the Microsoft 365 subscription product but only using the standard applications like Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint you are missing out! Explore client facing tools that can help you communicate, collaborate, and interact with clients, outside counsel, and others outside of your firm or organization. Your subscription comes with products like Forms, Bookings, Stream, Sway,…

Center For Practice Management

Popular Articles from the CPM ICYMI Newsletter (January – March 2024)

Every week subscribers receive the ICYMI enewsletter from the NCBA Center for Practice Management. The newsletter highlights tips, tools, trends, and techniques to help your law practice. The following are a few popular links from the past issues of the newsletter. My 40 Most-Read Blog Posts This Year Tell a Story of a Legal Industry Consumed with Generative AI (1/5/2024) Generative AI…