4 Ways Litigators Can Manage Risk Using Office 365

The Topic

Modern law firms are fully aware of the unique demands in their industry. Practicing law and running a law firm at the same time requires specific tools to succeed. Watch this video and learn more about how law firms can take advantage of new tools that firms are using to manage risk and run their law firm more efficiently.

Our four panelists discuss tools they use to manage their practice, including Microsoft Office 365 along fully installed versions of Office, Office Online for real-time collaboration, legal apps like LawToolBox365, and more. Panelists will also cover how lawyers can reduce risk and collaborate online on iPads, Outlook on Macs, OneNote (a killer legal app for lawyers) and more.

The Takeaways

  • Minimize the risk of missing a litigation deadlines
  • Protect data and privileged information by storing it in the Cloud
  • Avoid Disputes with registered receipts to make sure important emails get delivered
  • Avoid mistakes with organization and collaboration tools in the cloud

The Panelists

Catherine Sanders Reach is the Director of Law Practice Management and Technology at the Chicago Bar Association. Prior to that she was the Director of the Legal Technology Resource Center at the American Bar Association, helping lawyers with technology for 15 years.

Ben Schorr is a Senior Content Developer at Microsoft and the author of 9 books on Microsoft Office for Attorneys. He’s spent 27 years in legal technology. He lives in Lynnwood, WA with his wife Carrie, two cats and their rescue dog Sampson.

Zafar Khan is CEO of RPost. RPost has been a leader in secure and certified electronic communications for more than a decade. Khan has been in the technology field for more than 15 years, and worked in strategy and finance with Deloitte Consulting and Goldman Sachs.

Carol Lynn Grow is co-owner & VP of Sales at LawToolBox, a court rules calendaring provider and docketing system all-in-one, born in the cloud in the late 90s. Grow has been in legal technology for 15 + years, speaks Japanese & managed global procurement teams for IBM based out of Tokyo.

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