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The 2014 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers

The 2014 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide **NEW**
By Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., John W. Simek, and Michael C. Maschke
This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. It's written in clear, easily understandable language to make implementation simpler if you choose to do it yourself, or you can use it in conjunction with your IT consultant.
366 pages | Paperback & e-book
Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
By Ernie Svenson
Most lawyers now encounter PDFs, and many own Adobe Acrobat—the most widely used software for working with PDFs. But most attorneys are confused about how to work efficiently with PDFs. This book is written for lawyers and legal professionals who want to be more organized by making better use of PDFs.
160 pages | Paperback & e-book
Android Apps in One Hour for LawyersBlogging in One Hour for Lawyers

Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
By Daniel J. Siegel
After the addition of several key apps, Android smartphones or tablets can also help run a law practice. From the more than 800,000 apps currently available, Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers highlights the "best of the best" apps that will allow you to practice law from your mobile device.
146 pages |Paperback & e-book

Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers
By Ernie Svenson
Until a few years ago, only the largest firms could afford to engage an audience of millions. Now, lawyers in any size firm can reach a global audience at little to no cost--all because of blogs. An effective blog can help you promote your practice, become more "findable" online, and take charge of how you are perceived by clients, journalists and anyone who uses the Internet. Learn how to create, maintain, and improve a legal blog--and gain new business opportunities along the way.
141 pages |Paperback & e-book

Building Your Practice with Pro Bono for Lawyers

The Busy Lawyer's Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice

Building Your Practice with Pro Bono for Lawyers
By Nelson P. Miller
Lawyers know that pro bono service is often the most interesting and fulfilling work of their careers. Yet few understand the financial and career benefits that pro boo work can yield. This book explains 10 pro bono opportunities that will broaden, deepen and strengthen your paying practice and legal career.
288 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Busy Lawyer's Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice
By Reid F. Trautz and Dan Pinnington
This guide focuses on eight key topics of interest and importance to all lawyers: client service, marketing and client development, technology, coping with e-mail, making (more) money, ethics and professionalism, firm management and operations, and strategy and planning.
156 pages | Paperback & e-book

Careers in Animal Law

Cloud Computing for Lawyers

Careers in Animal Law
By Yolanda Eisenstein
This book serves as a comprehensive guide to animal law careers.Advice is given on how to createa job in animal law, and on how to distinguish one's law practice and expertise from others.
160 pages | Paperback & e-book

Cloud Computing for Lawyers
By Nicole Black
This book provides a nuts and bolts overview of the various cloud computing service models, examines the benefits and risks of cloud computing (including privacy and security issues), presents a roadmap for implementing cloud computing services in various law practices, and covers the issues to consider when choosing a cloud computing service provider.
176 pages | Paperback & e-book
Compensation Plans for Law Firms, Fifth EditionThe Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyer's Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace

Compensation Plans for Law Firms, Fifth Edition
Edited by James D. Cotterman, Altman Weil, Inc.
Learn how to establish workable plans for compensating partners, associates and other contributors in this complete and systematic guide. Discover how to align your firm's compensation plans with your culture, business objectives, and market realities.
186 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyer's Guide to the Online Legal Marketplace **NEW**
By Stephanie L. Kimbro
Consumers in need of personal and business legal assistance are turning to the Internet to find lawyers, just like they shop online to buy consumer products. Firms that lack a compelling online marketing presence will lose out on clients and revenue. 
216 pages | Regular & e-book

Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers

Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1: Mining the Internet's Public Records for Investigative Research

Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers
By Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields
L
awyers are missing a major opportunity if they do not consider the business possibilities of their Facebookaccounts. With a few simple steps, lawyers can harness Facebook to market their services, grow their practices, and expand their legal network.
173 pages | Paperback & e-book
Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1: Mining the Internet's Publicly Available Resources for Investigative Research
By Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
Learn the secrets, shortcuts, and realities of conducting investigative and background research using the sources of publicly available information available on the Internet. The authors provide hundreds of free and feebased Internet sites.
408 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book
Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2: Mining the Internet's Public Records for Investigative ResearchGoogle Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers
Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2: Mining the Internet's Public Records for Investigative Research
By Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
The second volume in this important series focuses on public records that are filed and stored with government agencies, which are accessible for public inspection. The authors address both paid and free resources on the Internet.
380 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book

Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
By Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch
Find out why millions of organizations moved from hosting their own e-mail servers--and in some cases calendars and documents--to using Google Apps. A step-by-step guide for lawyers to learn what features and functions are available in Gmail and Google Calendar, as well as related services such as Google Chat, Google Talk, Google Hangout, and Call Phone.
174 pages | Paperback & e-book

How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice, Second Edition

iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers

How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice, Third Edition
By K. William Gibson
Written by a personal injury lawyer who has been practicing for over 30 years, the book is for lawyers interested in starting a personal injury law practice, as well as for lawyers currently practicing P.I. who are interested in strengthening their practices.
200 pages | Paperback & e-book

iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers
By Tom Mighell
At last count, there were more than 80,000 apps available for the iPad. Finding the best apps often can be an overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating process. iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers provides the "best of the best" apps that are essential for any law practice.
115 pages | Paperback & e-book
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Second EditioniPad in One Hour for Litigators
iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition
By Tom Mighell
This edition is fully revised and updated to reflect the newest version of the iPad and the latest apps available. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed fast, this acclaimed book presents the essentials so you don't get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps. 
95 pages | Paperback & e-book

iPad in One Hour for Litigators **NEW**
By Tom Mighell
Bestselling ABA author and iPad expert, Tom Mighell, will help you transform your iPad into a powerful tool in the courtroom, at mediation, and beyond. This essential guide discusses all the steps of trying a case with an iPad, from pretrial docketing and legal research to depositions and evidence presentation.
119 pages |Paperback & e-book

Introduction to Law Firm Practice

Job Quest for Lawyers: The Essential Guide to Finding and Landing the Job You Want

Introduction to Law Firm Practice
By Michael P. Downey
Navigating your way through a law firm practice can be overwhelming, especially in larger firms. This new handbook offers a systematic study of how lawyers practice law at private firms and how a law firm operates.
270 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book

Job Quest for Lawyers: The Essential Guide to Finding and Landing the Job You Want
By Sheila Nielsen
The book demystifies networking by including illustrations from the author's own experiences and from the stories of her clients that provide examples of the real world do's and don'ts of how to conduct a productive search.
160 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Lawyer's Field Guide to Effective Business DevelopmentThe Lawyer's Guide to Building Your Practice with Referrals

The Lawyer's Field Guide to Effective Business Development
By William J. Flannery
Flannery's approach to winning and retaining long-term, attractive clients is detailed and sensible. He proves that with the right approaches, the appropriate homework and diligence, and a little bit of courage, any lawyer can not only be smart, but effective as a client relationship manager and advocate.
164 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Lawyer's Guide to Building Your Practice with Referrals
By Steven J. Shaer
This book provides step-by-step guidelines for building relationships with referral sources, getting and managing new referrals, developing networking skills, and transforming acquaintances into clients.
97 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 20103

The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Word 2013

The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2013 **New**
By Ben M. Schorr
This essential guide summarizes the most important new features and provides practical tips that will promote organization and productivity in your law practice. Written specifically for lawyers by a twenty-year veteran of law office technology and ABA member.
229 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Word 2013 **New**
By Ben M. Schorr
This handy reference includes clear explanations, legal-specific descriptions, and time-saving tips. Focusing on the tools and features that are essential for lawyers in their everyday practice, it explains in detail the key components to help make you more effective, more efficient, and more successful.
260 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Lawyer's Guide to Records Management and RetentionLaw Office Policy & Procedures Manual, Sixth Edition

The Lawyer's Guide to Records Management and Retention
By George C. Cunningham and
John C. Montaña

This book will help your firm create and maintain an effective and well organized records management program, including administration and storage of client files and administrative records in all types of media.
312 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book

Law Office Policy & Procedures Manual, Sixth Edition
By Howard I. Hatoff and Robert C. Wert
This newly updated and expanded edition of an ABA bestseller includes everything you need to create a complete, customized manual that can serve as a reference guide for your entire firm and as a training tool for new employees, associates, and temporary workers.
464 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book

The Legal Career Guide, Fifth Edition

Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers

The Legal Career Guide, Fifth Edition
By Gary A. Munneke and Ellen Wayne
You will learn how to get from start to finish in the career choice process; how to honestly and effectively assess your personal and professional skills; how to successfully study and evaluate the market and utilize a step-by-step guide for your job search; and much more.
385 pages | Paperback with CD-ROM & e-book

Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
by Pam Woldow and Doug Richardson Legal clients are responding to today's unprecedented financial pressures by demanding better -bpredictability,cost-effectiveness and communication from their outside legal service providers. They give their business to those who can manage legal work efficiently--and take it away from those who can't or won't.
161 pages | Regular & e-book
The Legal Side of Blogging for LawyersRisk Management: Survival Tools for Law Firms, Second Edition

The Legal Side of Blogging for Lawyers *New*
By Ruth Carter
Anyone with a blog should understand the legal implications of publishing their thoughts on the Internet. Written by a blogger for bloggers, This book addresses the full scope of legal issues that accompany blogging, including intellectual property, criminal law, employment law, professional conduct, and much more.
204 pages | Paperback & e-book

Limited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client
By Stephanie L. Kimbro
In this rapidly changing economic and legal climate, lawyers are seeking new methods for delivering their services efficiently and effectively while attracting new types of clients. For many firms, limited scope representation may be the solution.
229 pages | Paperback & e-book

The Legal Side of Blogging for LawyersLocked Down: Information Security for Lawyers

LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition
By Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields
Since the first edition was published, LinkedIn has added almost 100 million users, and more and more lawyers are using the platform on a regular basis. Now, this bestselling ABA book has been fully revised and updated to reflect significant changes to LinkedIn's layout and functionality made through 2013.
156 pages | Paperback & e-book

Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers
By Sharon D. Nelson, David G. Ries, and John W. Simek
Locked Down explains how lawyers can conduct business across wireless networks using smartphones and laptops, while safeguarding client data and confidential information.
319 pages | Paperback & e-book

Microsoft OneNote in One Hour for Lawyers

Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers, Fifth Edition

Microsoft OneNote in One Hour for Lawyers
By Ben M. Schorr
Each copy of Microsoft Office 2010 sold now includes OneNote, and its usage among lawyers is poised to skyrocket. With this guide, learn to use OneNote in your law practice to save time and increase productivity.
108 pages | Paperback & e-book

Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers, Fifth Edition
By Gary A. Munneke, William D. Henslee, and Ellen Wayne
This book will illustrate how to use your legal skills to rise above the competition. The authors lead you step-by-step through the process of assessing the special skills that legal training provides.
209 pages | Paperback & e-book

Paperless in One Hour for LawyersPassing the Torch without Getting Burned: A Guide to Law Firm Retirement and Succession Planning
Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers **New**
By Sheila M. Blackford and Donna S. M. Neff
The legal community is notorious for generating paper—and lots of it. But lawyers can save time and money by transitioning to a paperless office. Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers will show even the most committed paper devotees how to run their law offices digitally.
112 pages | Paperback & e-book
Passing the Torch without Getting Burned: A Guide to Law Firm Retirement and Succession Planning **NEW**
By Peter A. Giuliani
A comprehensive examination of the key economic issues typically encountered by law firms when they consider how partners end their careers, as they inevitably must.
161 pages | Regular & e-book

Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers

Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques

Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
By Katy Goshtasbi
With over 1.2 million licensed attorneys in the United States, how do lawyers stand out from their fellow practitioners and get jobs, promotions, clients, and referrals? To survive and thrive, lawyers must develop their own intentional personal brand to distinguish themselves from the competition.
97 pages | Paperback & e-book

Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques **NEW**
By Joshua Briones, Ana Tagvoryan
For lawyers, the proverbial "smoking gun document" of the pre-internet era has given way to the "smoking gun tweet." In recent years, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other social media channels have become an evidentiary gold mine for impeaching witnesses and undermining a company's litigation position.
100 pages |Paperback & e-book

Social Media for Lawyers: The Next FrontierTwitter in One Hour for Lawyers
Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier
By Carolyn Elefant and Nicole Black
This cutting-edge guide shows lawyers how to use a practical, goal-centric approach to social media, with the purpose of enabling them to identify the social media platforms and tools that best fit their practice and to implement them easily, efficiently, and ethically.
200 pages | Paperback & e-book
Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers
By Jared Correia
To the uninitiated, Twitter's short messages, or tweets, can seem like they are written in a foreign language. Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers will demystify one of the most important social-media platforms of our time and teach you to tweet like an expert.
192 pages | Paperback & e-book
Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online

Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips, Third Edition

Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online
Stephanie L. Kimbro
Virtual law practice is revolutionizing the way the public receives legal services and how legal professionals work with clients. This complete guide will show you how to successfully set up and operate a virtual law firm that responsibly delivers legal services online to your clients. Case studies and client scenarios are included.
240 pages | Paperback & e-book
Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips, Third Edition
By Theda C. Snyder
Updated third edition marks 20th Anniversary of Women Rainmakers
Anyone involved in marketing a firm can learn from the down-to-earth advice in this book. If you are looking for a practical, realistic, and cost-effective approach to marketing, you'll benefit from this pocket guide!
172 pages | Paperback & e-book

Worldox in One Hour for LawyersWordPress in One Hour for Lawyers: How to Create a Website for Your Law Firm
Worldox in One Hour for Lawyers **NEW**
By John Heckman
Never lose another document or waste valuable time searching for one. In just one hour, learn how to organize your documents and e-mails electronically with Worldox software. Veteran law-firm technology consult John Heckman reveals what Worldox will do for your firm—and how to customize its features for the specific needs of your practice.
120 pages | Paperback & e-book
WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers: How to Create a Website for Your Law Firm **NEW**
By Jennifer Ellis`
Law firms without websites are placing themselves at a great disadvantage compared with the competition. Even if you feel you receive the majority of your clients through referrals, a website provides the opportunity for those potential clients to learn about you and your firm. This book will explain how to get create your firm's website quickly and easily.
162 pages | Paperback & e-book

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