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Technology & Law Practice Management Institute – Nov. 13-14

TOPICS DAY 1:
• Legal Tech Tips, Tricks, Apps
• It’s Time for a Change – Superior Methods for Complex Legal Documents
• PowerPoint for Lawyers
• Ethical Pitfalls of Everyday Law Office Computing
• 10 Steps to Reducing Dependence on Paper
• Ask the Experts – Pizza Hour

TOPICS DAY 2:
• Tame the Digital Chaos! Essentials of Time, Task & Email Management
• e-Filing and PDFing for Legal Professionals
• Microsoft Word Power Tips
• Fight the Paper with Document Management Software
• The Rules Have Changed – Legal Tech Security Measures Every Lawyer Must Take

Click here for a in-depth look at the topics.

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NATIONAL SPEAKERS:
Barron K. Henley, Esq
Mr. Henley is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments. He is an attorney and has been helping other lawyers with technology for 25 years. He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Worthington Estate Planning Council. He is a member of the ABA Law Practice Management Section and is the former Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Law Office Automation & Technology Committee. Mr. Henley heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments; he is a renowned expert on Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and HotDocs document assembly software; and has authored legal-specific manuals on HotDocs, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook. Barron is also an expert in launching new law firms, overhauling existing firms and documenting and re-engineering law firm processes. Barron also teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology and ethics.

Paul J. Unger, Esq.
Mr. Unger is a Founding member of HMU Consulting, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. HMU specializes in trial presentation consulting, case management software, and legal-specific software training for law firms and legal departments throughout the Midwest. He has provided trial presentation consultation for over 100 cases over the past 5 years. He is also on the adjunct faculty for Capital University Law School’s paralegal program. He is the author of Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals, Amicus Attorney for Legal Professionals, Palm Devices for Legal Professionals, and Outlook for Legal Professionals, manuals designed to maximize the use of legal-specific features.

Prior to joining HMU, Mr. Unger spent five years at Clark, Perdue, Roberts & Scott Co., L.P.A., limiting his practice to civil litigation. He received his B.S./B.A. (political science) and J.D. from Capital University and is a member of The American Society of Trial Consultants, the Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a frequent lecturer for CLE programs throughout the United States.
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TECHNOLOGY & LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
A NATIONAL SPEAKER SEMINAR
13 Total CLE / CLE NLS (6.75 CLE / 2.5 E / 6.25 CLE (NLS))
Monday & Tuesday, November 12-13; 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Both Days

LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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Mastering Microsoft Word in the Law Office, May 23

Mastering Microsoft Word in the Law Office, May 23

This class is designed by lawyers, for lawyers!

TOPICS:
• Word Formatting Fundamentals
  – Modifying Word’s defaults for use in a law firm or legal department
  – Tips and tricks for navigating long legal documents
  – Building clause libraries using AutoText and Quick Parts
  – Automatic paragraph numbering
  – Indents and tabs
  – Getting the formatting to do exactly what you want

• Advanced Legal Document Topics
  – Headers and footers
  – Page numbering
  – Automatically updating paragraph cross-references
  – Endnotes and footnotes
  – Automatic table of contents
  – Automatic table of authorities

• Tools and Techniques for Negotiating & Revising Documents
  – Document collaboration
  – How to ensure all changes are caught – producing a redline
  – How to consolidate proposed changed from many people into a single document
  – How to handle multiple versions and avoid confusion
  – How to protect confidentiality
  – Locking down a document to protect against further changes
  – Indicating proposed changes on a Word document, a PDF and paper – track changes & other techniques

• Styles: If You Don’t Control Them, They Will Control You
– Eliminate random font changes while editing
  – Copy text from one document to another with perfect formatting
  – De-construct and fix documents which are a complete mess
  – Convert WordPerfect files to Word
  – Create custom formatting tools you can use in every document

• Using Templates to Streamline Your Document Generation
– Create model documents with fill-in fields
  – How to create “public” templates and share them with others on your network

• Macros: Automate Your Word Processing
  – Macros – what they are and when to use them
  – Other automation tools in Word – AutoText, AutoCorrect & Quick Parts
  – Creating and sharing macros
  – Assign macros to toolbar buttons and/or speed-keys
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BRING YOUR LAPTOP if you would like to follow along. (Laptop not required)
Sample documents will be available for download in advance so you may follow along in class. Seminar will be taught using Word 2016. The course materials will work with Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 for Windows.

Are you a Mac user? Please let us know ahead of time. We can send you a Word for Mac 2011 and 2016 manual so you may follow along. Word for Windows and Word for Mac have different interfaces, but they are capable of most of the same things with some exceptions.
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
Best CLE. Most Useful I’ve Taken – Kara

Great Content, Well Done! – Charles

This Training Class was Outstanding! Lots of Materials. – Margie

Very Happy! I Learned More Than Expected. Written Material is Excellent – Cheri

Presenter was Knowledgeable and Very Entertaining. Great Course! – Diane

A Fabulous Seminar! Thanks to Barron Henley for Empowering Me to Use Word! – Katheryn

Very Informative. Great Seminar for All Levels – Lisa

A Lot of Materials Covered. Enjoyed the Presentation – Lydia

Super Engaging, funny, and Knowledgeable – Julie

Awesome! Mind Blown! Barron is a Great Speaker! — Anonymous
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NATIONAL SPEAKER:
Barron K. Henley, Esq, Partner
Affinity Consulting Group
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MASTERING MICROSOFT WORD IN THE LAW OFFICE
A NATIONAL SPEAKER SEMINAR
6 CLE (NLS) – Tuesday, May 23; 9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

LIVE IN-PERSON ONLY SEMINAR
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

Up to 12 hours of your 36 CLE hour requirement can be obtained attending NLS (Non-Legal Subject Matter) seminar. MCLE Rule 29, Section 3(a)

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7-Part Skills Series with Richard Mann

Jump start 2017 with this 7-part series educating you on things you might not do everyday. Super Lawyer Richard Mann brings his wealth of knowledge to a variety of topics in these engaging 1-2 CLE hour seminars. This 7-part series will be held on Wednesdays, around lunch time, through out January and February. Click any seminar below to learn more or to register.

Quickbooks for Lawyers: Trust Accounts, Billing & the Rest
1 CLE / .5 E – This is no longer available as a Live Seminar. Click Here to view the On Demand Seminar.
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Child Support Guidelines
1 CLE – This is no longer available as a Live Seminar. Click Here to view the On Demand Seminar.
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What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Malpractice Insurance
2 CLE – The Live Seminar has been completed. The On Demand Seminar will be available soon.
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Law Office Technology for the Small Office Practitioner
1 CLE – Wednesday, February 8,  12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.
Live In-Person Seminar
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
Live Individual Webcast
– From your home or office computer
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Methods in Getting Paid
1 CLE – Wednesday, February 15,  12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.
Live In-Person Seminar
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
Live Individual Webcast
– From your home or office computer
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Website Development: Use & Misuse of Social Media in Your Practice
1 CLE / 1 E – Wednesday, February 22,  12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.
Live In-Person Seminar
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
Live Individual Webcast
– From your home or office computer
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Evidence: E-Discovery Using Today’s Tools
1 CLE – Wednesday, March 1,  12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.
Live In-Person Seminar
– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis
Live Individual Webcast
– From your home or office computer

 

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

 

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