PDF is the file format of choice when exchanging documents with clients, other lawyers and the courts. Because of their prevalence, it is critical that lawyers understand the uses, risks and benefits of PDF files. This session covers how to work with PDF files, including metadata removal, document security, redaction, Bates numbering, collaboration features, as well as the pros and cons of the different PDF applications.
Join me at ABA Techshow where we discuss the ubiquitous file format PDF.
||March 9, 2018
||PDFing for Lawyers
Hyatt Regency Chicago
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It’s tempting to think of email as a necessary evil. It can be an effective communications tool, but getting control over it is often an exercise in frustration. Why not make Microsoft Outlook work for you? In this session, you’ll learn strategies and techniques for powering through your email, as well as the features, security settings, and add-ins that will bring you closer to that elusive state of email nirvana.
Join me at Techshow 2018 as we discuss Microsoft Outlook.
||March 8, 2018
||Improving Your Outlook
Hyatt Regency Chicago
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What’s the best way to wind-up your Tech Track at WSSFC? Buckle up and get ready for a fun, exciting, and fast-paced presentation. You’ll hear about dozens of practical tips and tricks for getting things done better, faster, and maybe even cheaper. Our expert panelists will share their knowledge and give tips that you can put into practice in your office!
With Jeffrey Krause, Jeff Lantz, Nerino Petro, and Tison Rhine
Microsoft has a hit or miss record when it comes to its namesake operating system. Windows 7 was a huge success while Windows 8 wasn’t. Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 as the replacement for Windows 8.1 in 2015. What does this mean for you? Should you upgrade?
What you will learn:
- The new features in Windows 10
- What hardware you need to upgrade
- The costs/benefits of upgrading
With Nerino Petro.
Your conference favorite is back! Nerino Petro and Bryan Sims will give you a fast-paced look at the lighter side of technology, including tips and overviews of the gizmos, gadgets, and widgets that are useful or just downright fun for your practice and your life! You need to have breakfast anyways since we all know it is the most important meal of the day!
30 Tips in 30 Minutes
Speakers: Bryan Sims, Diane Ebersole, and Chelsey Lambert.
Come to this fast paced, fun session to learn how you can be more productive and efficient, provide better client service, and keep on top of your to-do list!
Setting up a paperless office only requires buying some hardware and software, but successfully maintaining a paperless office requires re-defining your everyday workflows. Our paperless faculty will show you how to streamline the logistics around your digital documents after the scanner — when you need to manage them, store them, and most importantly, find them later. This session will help you truly become victorious in your paperless quest!
Paper…files filled with paper…cabinets filled with files….all of these things takes up space around the office and makes it difficult to find what you need when you need it. This informative presentation explains what “going paperless” means and shows you how to get started – from choosing the proper electronic file format to knowing which type of equipment and software you need.
Setting up a paperless office only requires buying some hardware and software, but successfully maintaining a paperless office requires re-defining your everyday workflows. Our paperless faculty will show you how to streamline the logistics around your digital documents after the scanner – when you need to manage them, store them, and most importantly, find them later. This session will help you truly become victorious in your paperless quest!
This webinar is part of the ABA TECHSHOW Summer Series reproducing some of the highest rated programs from the Conference for bringing lawyers and technology together. These sessions will help you become more proficient in your use of technology in your practice.
Recently I recorded a presentation for National Business Institute that will be broadcast on June 25, 2015. It is on digitizing your documents and converting to a paperless office. I presented with Aaron Brooks and Dean Dietrich, both of whom are great people and great presenters. I urge you to check the webcast out. A description of the program from NBI appears below.
Maintaining and incorporating digitized documentation into your office’s daily routine needs much attention and can slow your practice down. Let our faculty guide you through some of the most common hurdles that will come across your desk as you continue to sort out the best way to digitize your office. Register today!
- Determine what to do with those original back-stock of client documents.
- Find out if the cloud storage system is right for your office.
- Gain practical organization and filing tips for new paper documents as they enter the office.
- Adopt best practices for protecting files from unauthorized access or inadvertent changes.
- Weigh your options carefully: know which insurance coverage will protect your office from data breaches.
- Learn how to avoid ethical missteps in running your paperless law office.
- Ensure employee access to shared files without jeopardizing efficiency or client confidentiality.