On this edition of The Legal Toolkit, host Jared Correia talks with Chad Burton about how to use virtual staff in your law practice. Burton’s law firm employs virtual staffing services to manage its phones, accounting, documents and secure email. Chad covers the use of virtual staff to assist in other areas, as well, including: managing social media channels, making travel arrangements, creating presentations, and more.
Burton is the founder of Burton Law, a virtual law firm which focuses on representing businesses and individuals in litigation matters. He also serves as outside general counsel to small and mid-sized businesses, including new and existing franchises. He is a leading member of both the Dayton Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.
Virtual staffing saves Burton Law a significant amount of overhead costs, and those cost savings are passed along to its clients. Tune in to hear more on virtual staffing, including: what to look for, how to manage the staff, and more.
Host Monica Bay, lawyer and editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, joins Robert J. Ambrogi, lawyer, writer, and media consultant, to talk about the latest legal technology trends they’ve seen at the trade-show circuit this year. Co-host of Legal Talk Network’s Lawyer2Lawyer podcast, Ambrogi runs a solo law firm where he represents clients in cases that cover the intersection of law, media, and technology. He is the author of LTN magazine’s “Web Watch” column, and writes the LawSites and Media Law blogs.
In our April edition of Law Technology Now, Bay and Ambrogi discuss trends they’ve seen at LegalTech New York and the American Bar Association’s Techshow, such as the rise of practice management software in the cloud, client data security, Big Data, and more.
On The Paralegal Voice host Vicki Voisin welcomes guest Beverly Michaelis, president of Oregon Law Practice Management, to talk about the changes in lawyer-client communication since the Internet and how lawyers can best communicate with their clients. Michaelis is a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Oregon State Bar, and American Bar Association. She also has more than 25 years of experience in the legal field as a lawyer and a legal assistant.
The Internet of Things explains the virtual representation of objects on the web — like turning your car’s AC on from a smartphone app. Is it possible that soon the internet will be able to control our daily lives, down to resetting our alarm based on the train schedule we take to commute to work? Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell talk about the possibilities and implications of the internet of things in our daily lives and in the legal field. The second portion of the show explains The Human Genome Project, and what Kennedy learned after sending in his DNA.
Special thanks to our sponsor, Clio.
Listen as Clio co-founder Jack Newton talks with special guest, Attorney Bruce Godfrey. Bruce covers everything from the similarities between his dad’s fishing tackle artisan shop and running his law practice, to Clio’s intuitive design, to the perks of going with a unified system for your practice.
Listen as Clio co-founder Jack Newton talks with special guest, Attorney Joe Bahgat of Bahgat Law LLC. Jack and Joe talk about cost savings through Clio, hiring a virtual assistant, tools to help you stay organized and the capabilities of Clio’s document management and Clio Connect features.
Listen as Clio co-founder Jack Newton talks with special guest, Attorney Paul “Woody” Scott, founder of The Scott Law Firm, based in Louisiana. Jack and Woody talk about Dropbox and its integration with Clio, disaster recovery and how digital and the cloud can save on overhead in your firm.
Jack Newton, CEO and Co-Founder of Clio, explains Clio’s newest and most requested feature: Document Automation, allowing attorneys to quickly and easily create forms from the information already imported into their Clio database. Be sure to watch the interview , hosted by Legal Talk Network producer, Kate Kenney.
Listen as Clio co-founder and CEO Jack Newton talks with special guest, Beate Weiss-Krull, a general practitioner based in Portland, Oregon. You’ll hear Jack and Beate talk about how #cloudcomputing helps her manage her US and German cases, her switch from PC to Mac, ScanSnap and other #paperless productivity tips.
Listen as Clio co-founder and CEO Jack Newton talks with special guest, Jason Kohlmeyer, a founding attorney of Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office in Mankato, Minnesota, who transitioned from a Minnesota-large law firm to his own small law practice. You’ll hear Jack and Jason talk about transitioning to his own firm, and how #cloudcomputing helps make his firm efficient.