The newsletter of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics
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Newsletter articles from 2001
Aba tech show highlights
The ABA Tech Show in Chicago in March, 2001, for me, confirmed existing trends in law office automation and technology and provided visions of the near-future.
Bankruptcy Plus puts a plus in your practice!
Around January of this year the administrative offices of the United States Courts made an announcement that they were going to amend the Official Bankruptcy Form 7, as approved by the Judicial Conference of September, 2000.
Please note the following: as regular readers of this newsletter know, it has been a while since we have devoted as much of an issue to technology and products as this one.
Getting started on the road to getting organized
The fact is that lawyers deal with so much information, that often we are in a panic when it comes to "unexpected," overlooked or forgotten deadlines and details (ours and others in our firm).
PHONEslips … your receptionist will love you for it!
There is a scenario that is repeated daily in law offices around the world. Simply put, after a long day in court, attorneys go back to their offices to find an Empire-State Building-size stack of pink telephone messages, which call for attention and return phone calls that must be attended to.
Technology: back to basics
I started to practice law in 1959. Since the earliest days of lawyers until the 1960s, lawyers and law offices worked with non-electric typewriters and carbon paper.