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EZ Practice Management Resource Center

 

It's Our Practice To Help You Manage Yours

Whether you began practicing law last week, last year, or 20 years ago, you probably discovered the hard way that the basics of running a business and managing a law practice isn't something you learned how to do in law school. Accounting problems, managing employees, high technology costs and learning curves, and building a client base keep you from doing what you really want to do—practicing law. Thanks to PRACTICE ez™, help is now as near as your computer or phone. For assistance call our practice management advisors at (800) 341-9715 or e-mail us at pmrchelpline@mail.michbar.org


Boot Camp: Starting a 21st Century Law Firm

Who should attend?

  • New lawyers starting a 21st century law practice
  • Experienced lawyers who want to start a law practice
  • Lawyers who want to reboot their existing practice

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014; 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: WMU Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills
Register by Nov. 5

Hear keynote speaker Richard Susskind (by video), the best-selling author of The End of Lawyers? and The Future of Law, as he predicts fundamental and irreversible changes in the world of law. What Susskind sees is eye-opening: a legal world of virtual courts, Internet-based global legal businesses, online document production, commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web-based simulated practice.

See program details, speaker, and registration information.


Planning Ahead: A Guide to Protecting Your Clients' Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death

A handbook created for attorneys and staff to help protect clients' interests in the event of death, disability, impairment, or incapacity. Although it is hard to think about events that could render you unable to continue practicing law, freak accidents, unexpected illness, and untimely death do occur. Read this Helpful Guide


NEW ONLINE SEMINAR
Your Business Development & Marketing Plan

    Follow along as legal marketing expert John Reed shows you how to build your business development and marketing plan in this 6-module web-based video course. Study at your leisure, stop and rewind the video when you need to focus on a point, and repeat the modules as often as you would like in order to Build Your Business Development & Marketing Planexperience first-hand the many useful strategies presented in this seminar. Learn how to build your BDM plan and how to put the plan into action.

    • Same great content as the live seminar
    • Geared to all experience levels
    • EZ to follow videos
    • "Instant replay" to perfect your skills
    • Nationally-recognized presenter
    • Access anywhere, anytime on your Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone

    More Information


NEW ONLINE SEMINAR
MiPad Practice: iPad for Legal Professionalsipad

    Follow along as nationally renowned speaker Brett Burney introduces you to the iPad in this 14-module course. This is the same material covered in our all-day live seminar minus the lunch and coffee breaks. Study at your leisure, stop and rewind the video when you need to focus on a point, and repeat the modules as often as you would like in order to experience first-hand the many useful tips and tricks presented in this seminar. Tour the iPad from basics and beyond—learn the best apps, settings, and hardware to make using the iPad in your practice easy. This seminar is suitable for all experience levels.

    • Same great content as the live seminar
    • Geared to all experience levels
    • EZ to follow videos
    • "Instant replay" to perfect your skills
    • Nationally-recognized presenter
    • Access anywhere, anytime on your Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone

    More Information and Sample Video


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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 PRACTICE ez™ instructions to borrow a book today!


    50 New e-Books and Audio Books!

  • 20 Retirement Decisions
  • Partner Track
  • Mining the Social Web
  • Project Manager
  • Your Billable Life
  • Why I Failed

Go Directly to Library

How to Borrow on Your Mobile Device
How to Borrow on a Computer
How to Borrow for a Nook
How to Borrow on a Kindle

Recent Additions

In November
Flying SoloBoot Camp: Starting a 21st Century Law Firm | November 13, 2014 • Auburn Hills

Hear keynote speaker Richard Susskind (by video), the best-selling author of The End of Lawyers? and The Future of Law, as he predicts fundamental and irreversible changes in the world of law. What Susskind sees is eye-opening: a legal world of virtual courts, Internet-based global legal businesses, online document production, commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web-based simulated practice. Registration includes the ABA book, Flying Solo, a $99 value.

In October
How Michigan Law Firms Can Successfully Navigate an Office Relocation PDF

In September
Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Clients' Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death PDF

In August
50 New e-Books and Audio, FREE for Attorneys

Practice Management Helpline (800) 341-9715

Materials and links on these pages are intended to provide only guidance and are not legal authority. Some information is from jurisdictions other than Michigan and references the law of other jurisdictions. Lawyers using these materials must conform their practices to the law of the appropriate jurisdiction.

   
 

 

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