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EZ Learning

Need Basic Instruction on Operating Your iPad?

The State Bar of Michigan is pleased to provide the following introductory iPad videos to our members FREE of charge. Learn the basics of the iPad. Topics covered include:

1. Buttons
2. Status Bar
3. Gestures & Virtual Buttons
4. Screens
5. Keyboard

Watch the free videos here.

Ready For More? Take the Brett Burney iPad for Legal Professionals Online Course!

MiPad Practice:
iPad for Legal Professionals

    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

Education Center

The Education Center, located in the State Bar building, is equipped with 12 computer stations, to allow members and their staff to attend seminars and training sessions facilitated by our experienced practice management advisors.

Reservations may be made by calling the PMRC Helpline at (800) 341-9715 or sign-up online.

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Clio Practice Management Systems

Practice management software can help you manage your practice more quickly, efficiently, and to a higher standard. Explore Clio, a web based practice management application that provides a suite of online tools, including document management, time tracking, billing, task management, trust accounting, calendaring, e-mail integration, and more. Access Clio using your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Droid, Palm Pre, and BlackBerry. Questions: Contact the Practice Management Resource Center Helpline at (800) 341-9715.

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Free Podcasts

Law Practice Technology Essentials
Exactly what technology do you need to start your practice? Diane Ebersole and JoAnn Hathaway, Practice EZ advisors from the State Bar of Michigan Practice Management Resource Center, explore hardware requirements and software options to ensure that you have all the required technology to get your practice up and running. This two-hour seminar was presented to Cooley Law School students and faculty.
Presenters:Diane Ebersole and JoAnn Hathaway from the State Bar of Michigan Practice Management Resource Center
Program Date: January 25, 2012
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cost: Free

Making Collaboration Tools Work in 2012
Discusses the gap between tools and people in collaboration, the common challenges faced when implementing collaboration tools, especially ones used by lawyers, and best recommendations for improving the adoption of collaboration tools and technologies in 2012.
Presenters: Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell from Legal Talk Network
Program Date: January 16, 2012
Duration: 31:30 Minutes
Cost: Free

Creating a Better Law Office by Becoming Paperless
Discusses the best practices for moving toward a safe, paperless office.
Presenters: Rodney Dowell and Ernie Svenson from Legal Talk Network
Program Date: December 7, 2010
Duration: 30 Minutes
Cost: Free


To Cloud or Not to Cloudcloud
You’re starting a new firm, or you want to revamp your existing firm’s technology. What approaches and strategies make the most sense for the 10-20 lawyer firm in 2011? Is the “cloud” part of your firm’s immediate future?
Presenters: Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell from Legal Talk Network
Program Date: February 3, 2011
Duration: 38 Minutes
Cost: Free

Macs in the Law Office
More attorneys are turning to a MAC instead of a PC for their office needs and want to know more about the critical tools for their practice.
Presenters: Rodney Dowell and Ben Stevens from Legal Talk Network
Program Date: November 5, 2010
Duration: 34 Minutes
Cost: Free



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