Continuing Legal Education

ISBA's New Practice Toolbox Series

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Join us for practice specific tips on integrating technology and management tools effectively into your practice. The toolbox series features short online programs that give you specific "how-tos" on a variety of topics to help you practice more efficiently.  And the added bonus...most topics include CLE credit!

Upcoming Practice Toolbox Series Webinars

2/13/18 - Cloud Services for Lawyers
1.0 hour MCLE credit, including 1.0* hour PMCLE credit

2/27/18 - Security is Only as Good as the Weakest Link: Security Measures Every Lawyer Should Take
1.0 hour MCLE credit, including 1.0* hour PMCLE credit


Archived Programming

Technology for Your Practice: Beyond the Buy - Understanding the Why
(Originally presented on January 23, 2018)

Fight the Paper
(Originally presented on January 9, 2018)

Driving Profitability in Your Firm
(Originally presented on December 12, 2017)

Understanding Process Mapping
(Originally presented on November 28, 2017)

Speech Recognition
(Originally presented on November 14, 2017)

Law Firm Accounting 101
(Originally presented on October 24, 2017)

Outlook for Mac
(Originally presented on October 10, 2017)

End of Year Preparations - Best Practices for Your Law Firm
(Originally presented on September 26, 2017)

Using a Mac in a Window's World
(Originally presented on September 12, 2017)

Windows and Macs and Notebooks, Oh My! Finding the Right Technology for Your Law Practice
(Originally presented on August 22, 2017)

The Power of the Process
(Originally presented on August 8, 2017)

Getting Ready for E-Filing and PDFing
(Originally presented on July 25, 2017)

Word for Mac
(Originally presented on July 11, 2017)

Google Apps (now the GSuite) Power Hour
(Originally presented on June 27, 2017)

Excel Power Hour
(Originally presented on June 13, 2017)

PowerPoint Power Hour
(Originally presented on May 23, 2017)

PDF Power Hour
(Originally presented on May 9, 2017)

Outlook Power Hour
(Originally presented on April 25, 2017)

Styles: Understanding Microsoft Word's Most Important Feature
(Originally presented on April 11, 2017)

Access Your Documents from Anywhere and Share Them with Others
(Originally presented on March 28, 2017)

The Case for Practice Management: Why Outlook Isn't Enough
(Originally presented on March 14, 2017)

Introduction to Microsoft Excel for Lawyers and Staff
(Originally presented on February 28, 2017)

Hardware and Software: You Bought It, You've Got It ... Now Use It!
(Originally presented on February 14, 2017)

8 Things Killing Your Law Firm - And How to Stop Them
(Originally presented on January 24, 2017)

Technology and Business Planning for a Law Firm
(Originally presented on January 10, 2017)

Microsoft Word Power Hour
(Originally presented on December 13, 2016)

Document Management & Retention: Can I Throw It Away?
(Originally presented on November 8, 2016)

Efficient Billing and Accounting for a Small Firm
(Originally presented on October 25, 2016)

Harnessing Technology to Be More Efficient and Avoiding the Multitasking Distraction
(Originally presented on October 11, 2016)

Promoting Your Firm with the Power of Social Media
(Originally presented on June 21, 2016)

Starting a New Law Firm - What You Need to Know
(Originally presented on June 7, 2016)

How to Build a Technology Plan for Your Firm
(Originally presented on May 17, 2016)

Top 10 Technology Mistakes Your Firm Cannot Afford to Make!
(Originally presented on May 3, 2016)

Ethics & Professionalism - Malpractice Pitfalls of Everyday Law Office Computing
(Originally presented on April 19,2016)

Help! My Inbox is Exploding! Email Management for Lawyers
(Originally presented on April 5, 2016)

Business Continuity: The New Frontier of Backup, Data Protection, and Disaster Avoidance
(Originally presented on March 15, 2016)

Protecting Yourself While Negotiating Documents Electronically
(Originally presented on March 1, 2016)

Cloud Services for Lawyers
(Originally presented on February 16, 2016)

Trial Technology Workshop
(Originally presented on February 2, 2016)

IllinoisBarDocs, The Ultimate Efficiency Tool - Introduction to ISBA's New Document Assembly System
(Originally presented on January 19, 2016)

Fight the Paper! Paper Reduction & Electronic File Management Workshop
(Originally presented on January 5, 2016)

Improve Your Electronic Document Management
(Originally presented on December 15, 2015)

Keeping Your Clients Happy and Coming Back for More: Defining Value in Your Firm
(Originally presented on December 1, 2015)

PDFing - A Lawyer's Guide to Adobe Acrobat
(Originally presented on November 17, 2015)

Seven Tips for Trustworthy Trust Accounting
(Originally presented on November 3, 2015)




*Professional Responsibility MCLE credit subject to approval