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September/October 2021

News & Events: Books and Series to Help You Through the Year and Beyond

Zachary Bambacht

The Law Practice Division has been busy, and our Publishing Board is no exception. Our Publishing team has released some amazing and practical titles over the last year that can help support your practice and contribute to your future successes.

Our new titles include:

How Successful Law Firms Really Work

Helping lawyers at all levels of law firm management create and implement business strategies, each chapter provides an easy-to-follow overview of a key aspect of law practice management, with actionable guidance for a variety of situations and contexts.

Women Rainmakers’ Best Marketing Tips, Fourth Edition

In one quick read you will get dynamic, creative and practical ideas that can work for you and your practice, including how you can develop creative marketing strategies to build your client base and create action plans that fit your personal style and strengthen your rainmaking skills.

The Lawyer’s Guide to Working Smarter With Knowledge Tools, Second Edition

This groundbreaking guide introduces lawyers and other professionals to a powerful class of software that supports core aspects of legal work. The author discusses how technologies like practice systems, work product retrieval, document assembly and interactive checklists help people work smarter.

We would also like to introduce our exciting new eight-book series of e-books:

Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals

This convenient PDF book provides user-friendly guidance, with screenshots, for the unique Microsoft Word needs of the legal industry.

Microsoft Teams for Legal Professionals

Working in Microsoft Teams has become an essential element of daily practice for many attorneys, making knowing how to use this communication tool more important than ever. This hands-on PDF guide explains what you need to collaborate effectively and securely.

Microsoft Excel for Legal Professionals

Microsoft Excel has numerous uses within a legal practice. This PDF download helps you master the fundamentals and learn how to use this powerful program to organize and manage textual and numeric data with ease.

Microsoft Word for Mac for Legal Professionals

Did you know that 100 percent of the formatting problems you encounter when drafting new Word for Mac documents can be completely avoided before they occur? Complete with clear instructions and screenshots, this hands-on PDF e-book covering all facets of Word for Mac is written to meet the unique needs of legal professionals.

Microsoft Outlook for Legal Professionals

Written especially for the specific concerns of legal professionals, this practical PDF guide to Microsoft Outlook provides detailed instructions with screenshots, insightful tips and tricks, and little-known techniques to help you work smarter and more effectively with email.

Foxit PhantomPDF for Legal Professionals

Learn how to create, edit and organize PDFs using Foxit PhantomPDF.

Kofax/Nuance Power PDF Advanced for Legal Professionals

This hands-on PDF e-book, complete with practice tips and screenshots, helps you get the most of Kofax/Nuance Power PDF so you can create, convert, edit, share and e-sign PDF files for your law practice.

NetDocuments for Legal Professionals

Learn how to effectively manage your law firm’s documents and emails with NetDocuments. Written to meet the specific needs of the legal industry.

You can view all our Law Practice Division books, and more, at

Zachary Bambacht


Zachary Bambacht is the director of the ABA Law Practice Division in Chicago. [email protected]

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