we’ve just “sprung forward!” Here are some tips
to help you build a website, improve your wardrobe, network virtually,
and get help with your taxes. Where else can you find all this valuable
information in one place? The Columbus Bar – we have what
you really need…
Lagusch, Columbus Bar Executive Director
As Part of Our Ongoing Partnership, LexisNexis is Providing Valuable
Educational Resources to You
2. Join the Columbus Bar's Virtual Food Drive
3. Need a Firm Website? Build one FREE with OfficeLive.com!
4. What’s New For the 2009 Tax Season
5. Netweaving: For Lawyers Who Hate Networking
6. Worried Lawyers Embrace Gordon Gekko's Wardrobe
Part of Our Ongoing Partnership,
LexisNexis is Providing Valuable Educational
Resources to You
may know about the Coffee
Break Webinars that LexisNexis has provided to legal
professionals for the last few years. These Webinars are quick complimentary
20-minute sessions that provide tools to help in the practice of
law. And when you attend two Coffee Break Webinars in any one month,
you will receive one $5 Gourmet Coffee Card. (Please note that there
is no CLE credit provided for attending these sessions)
first Webinar, Find
Agreements & Clauses Fast With Precedent Search,
is scheduled for today, March 18th.
Webinars will be held each month during 2009 and we will send you
updated information on new sessions. If you would like additional
information or want to talk to someone directly, call Carey St.
Felix at 800/227.9597 x51630.
the Columbus Bar's Virtual Food Drive
Trafford, Columbus Bar President
Join fellow Columbus Bar members in reaching our (very achievable)
goal of donating $2,500 to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank's Operation Feed
campaign. With $2,500, we could provide 5,000 meals to central Ohio
families! Go to the Columbus
Bar page to read more and contribute online (minimum
$10) with Make
a Gift (near the shopping cart) or stop by the reception
desk in the Columbus Bar offices and contribute any amount you want.
Even $5 -- the cost of a gourmet cup of coffee or a foot-long sub
-- can make a tremendous impact. Please consider helping out today!
a Firm Website? Build one FREE with OfficeLive.com!
James A. Zitesman
Columbus Bar Real Property Committee Chair
James A. Zitesman suggests Microsoft's OfficeLive.com as an economical
resource for building a firm website. Read
more about Jamie's experience building his law firm website.
New For the 2009 Tax Season
Jane Pfeifer, Clark Schaefer Hackett & Co.
now, you should have received your
W-2s and 1099s, and maybe even some or all of your K-1 forms from
partnerships and S-corporations. Armed with all of your tax documents,
you can begin the daunting task of preparing your 2008 Form 1040.
During 2008, four separate tax acts were passed. Included in this
article are some
of the highlights from those Acts.
For Lawyers Who Hate Networking
For many attorneys, traditional networking (prospecting and schmoozing
at business meetings and events) is about as popular and enticing
as having a root canal. Netweaving
is a natural for attorneys who don’t like to network.
Lawyers Embrace Gordon Gekko's Wardrobe
of layoffs has more lawyers giving up business casual and returning
to business suits and tasteful accessories, according
to at least one consultant.
The CBA provides links to various sources of information in Columbus
Bar News Bytes eNewsletter purely for the convenience of readers.
The opinions expressed by the authors are their own, and the CBA
is not responsible for reliance on any such information.