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.

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On Balance Podcast

The State Bar of Michigan and Legal Talk Network podcast series, On Balance, features a diversified array of legal thought leaders. Hosted by JoAnn Hathaway of the bar’s Practice Management Resource Center and Molly Ranns of its Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program, the series focuses on the need for interplay between practice management and lawyer wellness for a thriving law practice.

Law Practice Today e-ZineLaw Practice Today e-Zine

The Practice Management Resource Center has partnered with the ABA Law Practice Division to provide members with a monthly issue of Law Practice Today, bringing you the most current information and trends in the legal industry from legal professionals. Law Practice Today focuses on the practical side of being a lawyer; you'll also find articles on business and career development, and managing your practice and technology.

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The Michigan Supreme Court recently adopted comprehensive amendments to Michigan’s civil discovery rules. The New Civil Discovery Rules became effective on January 1, 2020. To prepare practitioners for this change, the State Bar of Michigan is posting educational resources and events. Learn More

Recent Additions

In February:

Virtual Seminar: Motivation & Maintaining During the Great Resignation

In January:

Podcast: Suicide Prevention in the Legal Community

Virtual Seminar: Harness the Power of LinkedIn in 2022

In December:


Podcast: Collaboration Tools, Technology, and Tips

Law Practice Today—The Technology Issue

In November:

Podcast: Gray-Area Drinking in the Legal Profession

See the new Technology Competency page

Law Practice Today—The Pro Bono Issue

In October:

Virtual Seminar: The Paperless Law Firm – A Digital Dream

Virtual Seminar: How to Run a Lean Law Firm

Professional Employer Organizations and Law Firms: A Beneficial Partnership

Podcast: Coping With Stress in the Legal Profession

In September:

Grow Your Practice and Career with a Consistent, Dynamic, Equality-Based Brand

Podcast: Supporting Resilience and Mental Health for Law Firm Employees

Webinar: September 28, 2021, 2-3 a.m. | Creating a Practice You Deserve

In August:

Google My Business Performance Tracking Guide

Office Sharing: Yours, Mine, and Ours

Podcast: Personal Branding Tips for Lawyers

Webinar: August 25, 2021, 10-11 a.m. | Effective and Affordable Digital Legal Marketing See the PDF

Law Practice Today—The Finance Issue

In July:

Podcast: The SOLACE Program — Helping Michigan’s Legal Professionals and Law Students

Webinar: July 28, 2021, 2:00–3:00 p.m. | Getting the Most From Adobe Acrobat See the PDF

Law Practice Today—The Women in the Law Issue

In June:

Practice Management Software: Your Road to Success

Podcast: Building Your Law Firm’s Web Presence

Webinar: June 23, 2021, 2:00–3:00 p.m. | Ethics of E-Discovery

Law Practice Today—The Solo & Small Firm Issue

In May:

Ethical Considerations of Naming a Firm

Webinar: May 26, 2021, 2:00–3:00 p.m. | Zoom Training for Lawyers and Using it Securely See the PDF

Webinar: May 18, 2021, 2:00–3:00 p.m. | Planning the Perfect Online Event

Podcast: Stress and Resiliency in the US Judiciary

Law Practice Today—The Alternative Law Issue

In April:

Law Practice Solutions—An Insider’s Strategy for Planning the Perfect Online Event

Podcast: The Attorney Grievance Process in Michigan—Part 2

Law Practice Today—The Young Lawyers Issue

In March:

Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance: Understanding Coverage Limits

For Zoom accessibility guidance refer to Zoom Meetings for Everyone, an easy step-by-step guide, as well as Yale University’s guide Usability & Web Accessibility.

Podcast: The Attorney Grievance Process in Michigan—Part 1

Law Practice Today—The Marketing Issue

In February:

Podcast: Becoming Tech-Competent at TECHSHOW 2021

Legal Technology Assessment—New Discount and Training Resources

Law Practice Today—The Leadership Issue

In January:

Podcast: Diversity and Inclusion: How Lawyer Wellbeing Promotes Inclusivity

Law Practice Today—The Attorney Well-Being Issue