February 17, 2017

ABA releases new edition of Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 – The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division has released the latest edition of “The 2017 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide,” written to help lawyers find the best technology for their budget. The guide includes the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, tablets, and anything else a law office might need.

“The 2017 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide” will help lawyers make technology work for their unique needs. Topics include:

  • Updated recommendations on hardware and software for PCs and Macs
  • Securing your data (even from our own government)
  • The latest in social media — from an acknowledged social media expert
  • The evolving smartphone market, and which ones work best for lawyers
  • The security issues and benefits of cloud computing
  • Favorite utilities and apps for lawyers
  • The direction of legal technology in 2017

About the authors: The guide is written by Fairfax, Va.-based Sensei Enterprises, Inc., executives Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., John W. Simek, and Michael C. Maschke. Nelson is president of Sensei Enterprises, a digital forensics, information technology and information security firm in Fairfax, Va. Simek is vice and has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. Maschke is CEO and a digital forensics examiner. He is a Certified Computer Examiner, an EnCase Certified forensic technologist, and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Title:                      The 2017 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

Publisher:              ABA Publishing/Law Practice Division

Pages:                    452 pages

Product Code:        5110811

ISBN:                     9781-63425-817-3

Size:                      7 x 10

Binding:                 Paperback

Price:                     $89.95

Orders:                   800-285-2221 or ShopABA.org

Editor’s note: Author interviews and review copies of this book are available by emailing Rose Frommelt at Rose.Frommelt@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Rose Frommelt, ABA Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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