CBA Practice Management Center

Live Webinars for CBA Members

As a feature of the Practice Management Center, the Columbus Bar Association is offering one-hour, live webinars on topics related to technology and the practice of law. These webinars are available to CBA members only, at no charge.

Not for CLE credit.

Thursday, February 13, 2020
2:00-3:00pm EST
Champagne Technology on a Beer Budget

Believe it or not, you can get great technology on a tight budget! Whether you’re ready to start a firm or overhaul your firm’s existing technology, this webinar gives you a complete legal technology roadmap with a focus on keeping the costs low. This webinar covers: (i) the law firm technology hierarchy of needs to help you prioritize your purchases, (ii) buying strategies, (iii) computer configurations, (iv) cloud services, (v) VOIP phone systems, (vi) online faxing, and (vii) low-cost printing.

Presenter: Danielle DavisRoe, Affinity Consulting Group

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
2:00-3:00pm EST
Matter Management Software – Why Outlook Isn't Enough

Often referred to as the Swiss Army knife of legal software, matter management software can organize your practice, increase your revenue, and share information with many of your existing programs. This webinar discusses the leading practice management programs and how these programs manage your firm's critical functions.

Presenter: Jeff Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting Group

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
2:00-3:00pm EST
Microsoft PowerPoint Power Tips for Legal Users

PowerPoint's use in the legal profession, both in and out of the courtroom, has become nearly invaluable. The course specifically focuses on presentations that are unique to lawyers. The topics contrast starkly with every popular PowerPoint manual on the market today, none of which teaches the features used specifically for the presentation of evidence in the courtroom or how to build a flow chart to explain the benefits of an AB Trust. Just a few of the ways in which PowerPoint can help legal professionals include opening statements and closing arguments in trial, presentations at mediation or arbitration, and presenting complicated legal concepts to clients so they can understand the legal issues involved in their matter. For judges, more and more are using PowerPoint to introduce rules and protocols in the courtroom, and instructions to the jury.

Presenter: Danielle DavisRoe, Affinity Consulting Group

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Thursday, May 14, 2020
2:00-3:00pm EST
Electronic Document Management for Lawyers

There are so many options for Electronic Document Management, many lawyers don’t know where to start! This webinar will cover: (i) document management system selection, (ii) storing your documents in a client/matter-centric manner which is accessible at any time, and (iii) searching your documents by any imaginable criteria.

Presenter: Paul Unger, Affinity Consulting Group

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Thursday, June 11, 2020
2:00-3:00pm EST
Moneyball for Lawyers – Using Data to Build a Major League Practice

In business, a few simple numbers can show owners everything they need to know about the health of their business, and law firms are no exception. Learn how to use the information you already have to make confident, informed decisions to plan your firm's future, including: (i) knowing which numbers to measure, (ii) where to find them, and (iii) how to improve them.

Presenter: Jeff Krause, Affinity Consulting Group

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