Books

What NOT to do on Twitter: A Guest Post by Jared Correia

Jared D. Correia, Esq., is the author of  Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers, coming this fall from LPM Publishing.  He is the Senior Law Practice Advisor with the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP), where he provides free and confidential law practice management consulting to Massachusetts attorneys.  There is a lot of content out there about how to ...

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New Tech Book Roundup: iPad, Twitter, and Facebook in One Hour

Now that beach-reading season is coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about reading material that will positively impact your law practice. LPM Publishing is working on three technology books that we’re very excited about: iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition (now available) is a fully revised and updated version of the ABA best-selling book that ...

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How Can Lawyers Benefit from Facebook?

Excerpted and adapted from Facebook in One Hour for Lawyers by Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields, forthcoming in September from LPM Publishing. Pre-order the book today with a 15% pre-publication discount.  Why Should Lawyers Use Facebook? As we were writing this book and speaking about Facebook for lawyers, this was the question we heard most often, so we’ll try ...

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Developing Your Law Firm Website (Free Book Excerpt)

Adapted and excerpted from Internet Branding for Lawyers: Building the Client-Centered Website (2012) by Jeff Lantz, now available from the ABA Law Practice Management Section.   Build Your Website Yourself or Hire a Developer? Your website is your personal 24/7 face to the world. It should be a significant part of your marketing program. Because it’s always available for the ...

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Save 15% on technology books at ABA Annual Meeting

Heading to ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago next week? Stop by the ABA Law Practice Management booth at the ABA EXPO to save 15% on new technology books! We’ll have all of our bestsellers like iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, and The Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2010–and much more. Visit us ...

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Big Changes at Google Scholar

Perennial LPM authors Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch are responsible for this week’s guest post about Google Scholar. Together, Carole and Mark operate Internet For Lawyers, which provides customized Internet research training to legal professionals. They are the authors of Google for Lawyers; Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1; Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2; and the forthcoming Cybersleuth’s Guide to the ...

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Connecting From a Hotel? Got a Pop-up? Be Careful. (A Guest Post by Sharon Nelson)

Many thanks to Sharon Nelson for penning this week’s guest post. Sharon is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia.  She has authored many books published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section, most recently, Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers. Sharon blogs at “Ride the Lightning.” Last month, the FBI issued ...

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Send Fewer E-mails and Help Save World Productivity (An Excerpt from “The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Success”)

Excerpted and adapted from The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice by Reid F. Trautz and Dan Pinnington. We all have a tendency to send and reply to e-mail messages when it is not absolutely necessary. E-mail messages are just so darn easy to create and send. In North America alone, tens of billions of ...

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