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Legal Toolkit

Legal Toolkit is a comprehensive resource for professionals in law practice management. Each month, hosts Heidi Alexander and Jared Correia invite forward-thinking lawyers to discuss the services, ideas, and programs that have improved their practices.

Aug 29, 2012
Content Marketing for Lawyers

If you want to market your practice by leveraging your expertise, content marketing may be your answer.  Jared Correia, the host of The Legal Toolkit and Senior Law Practice Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, interviews Gyi Tsakalakis, the director of web marketing for AttorneySync, to get the skinny.  Jared and Gyi discuss different types of content...

Jul 31, 2012
The Legal Trade Show Survival Guide

Learn how to make the most of your next legal trade show experience when The Legal ToolKit host and Senior Law Practice Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, Jared Correia, chats with Andrea Cannavina, the Founder and CEO of LegalTypist, Inc. Andrea and Jared explain how to decide which events to attend, how to network, the benefits...

Jun 26, 2012
Legal Translation Services for Law Firms

When should a law firm consider either translation or interpretation services?  Jared Correia, the host of The Legal ToolKit and Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP gets the answer from George Rimalower, founder and president of ISI Translations, Inc. Jared and George also explain the benefits of using a translation service and how these...

May 31, 2012
20 Legal Technology Tips in 20 minutes

If you’re looking for the hottest tech tips for lawyers, we’ll make sure your vision is 20/20.  The Legal ToolKit host and Senior Law Practice Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, Jared Correia,  talks technology with Attorney Ernest Svenson from the Svenson Law Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Ernie has catalogued a number of  useful tools for...

Apr 9, 2012
Old School Marketing in the Legal World

With the popularity of social media on the rise within the legal profession, has old school marketing taken a back seat?  Jared Correia, the host of The Legal ToolKit and Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, joins Attorney Christopher Strang, partner at the Boston law firm, Desmond, Strang & Scott LLP and Robert Simpson,...

Mar 9, 2012
Tips and Tactics for Law Firm Websites

With the prevalence of profile sites, blogs and social media platforms, law firms need  effective websites.  Jared Correia, the host of The Legal ToolKit and Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, joins Larry Bodine, the Editor-in-Chief for Lawyers.com, to explore the importance of law firm websites. Larry discusses everything from the sort of content...

Feb 15, 2012
Online Reputation Management for Lawyers

What are people saying about you online?  What if the comments are negative?  How can you protect your good name?  In an environment where online reviews are common, Legal Toolkit host Jared Correia, Law Practice Advisor with Mass. LOMAP,, and Conrad Saam, Vice President of Marketing at Urbanspoon, discuss online reputation management for lawyers.  Conrad...

Jan 13, 2012
Student Loan Management for Lawyers

Stressed about your student loans from law school? On The Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, joins Heather Jarvis, student loan expert and former capital defense attorney, to discuss student loan management. Heather offers her insight on consolidation, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Income Based Repayment and how lawyers can...

Dec 14, 2011
Top Web Apps for the Holidays

What apps are on your holiday wish list? On this edition of Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP,  joins returning guest Brett Owens, CEO and Co-Founder of Chrometa, LLC, to take a look at some of the top web apps for this holiday season. Brett offers up his favorite...

Nov 15, 2011
Marketing Your Law Practice through CLE

On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, is joined by Tim Baran, Principal of BaranCLE and Community Manager at RocketMatter, as the two take a look at some ways to market a law practice through CLE participation.  Tim and Jared talk about utilizing traditional and non-traditional marketing techniques...

Oct 6, 2011
Practice Management & Cloud Trends

Is your practice management vision cloudy? We can help. On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, is joined by Jack Newton, Co-founder & CEO of Clio, as they take a look at the latest trends in practice management and cloud computing. Jared and Jack talk about the essential...

Sep 13, 2011
Global Economics & Your Law Practice

Does global economics affect your law practice? The, perhaps surprising, answer is a resounding ‘Yes’! On this month’s show, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes to the Legal Toolkit Susan Cartier Liebel, the Founder & CEO of Solo Practice University®, to address the effect that global economics and changing demographics...

Aug 25, 2011
The Power of Legal Referrals

Referrals are the lifeblood of the most successful law firms, but attorneys, like anyone else, have to get their potential referral sources to know, like and trust them. On this month’s Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, talks with Jaimie B. Field, Esq. founder of Marketing Field, LLC about...

Jul 13, 2011
Personal Branding for Lawyers

Need a “brand” aid?  On this month’s episode of the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, talks with Dorie Clark, CEO of Clark Strategic Communications, about personal branding for lawyers. Dorie is a regular blogger for the Harvard Business Review, and is working on, “What’s Next?: The Art of...

Jun 24, 2011
Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning

In light of the recent tornado damage sustained across the country, this month’s episode of the Legal ToolKit will cover “Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning”. Host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Nerino J. Petro, Jr., the Practice Management Advisor for the Law Office Management Assistance program of the State...

May 9, 2011
Data Protection Best Practices

With a network of data protection rules and regulations on the state and federal level, it becomes more and more difficult for businesses to keep up.  On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with  Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney C. Max Perlman from the law firm of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP, to...

Apr 27, 2011
The Three Sisters & the Art of Psychodrama

Want to learn more about psychodrama?  On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes two of “The 3 Sisters,” trial lawyers and psychodramatists, Joane Garcia-Colson and Mary Peckham, to discuss the art of psychodrama and its application to the practice of law. Joane and Mary talk about the...

Mar 22, 2011
The Impact of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

How can you use SEO to market your law practice? On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Conrad Saam, Senior Marketing Manager for Avvo, to discuss Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why it is important to lawyers. Conrad explains how SEO works, and how it retains its...

Feb 28, 2011
Maximizing Popular Applications for Legal & ABA TECHSHOW 2011 Preview

How important is it for lawyers to stay on top of technological developments?  Very.  On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Paul J. Unger, an attorney and partner with Affinity Consulting Group and the Chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2011, to talk about how attorneys can get the...

Jan 19, 2011
Help for The Lawyer’s Job Search

What’s the market for lawyers looking for jobs now? On this edition of Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Gina Walcott, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Tomeeka Farrington, Founder & Principal of Spotlight Communications, to talk about the lawyer’s job search in a down...

Dec 22, 2010
Networking and the Boston Bar Association’s New Lawyers Section

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Christopher Strang from Desmond, Strang & Scott, LLP and Attorney Alexandra Gorman from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, to discuss their roles as co-chairs of the Boston...

Nov 19, 2010
Inside the Massachusetts Bar Association

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Denise Squillante, president of the Massachusetts Bar Association and Valerie Yarashus, immediate past president of the Massachusetts Bar Association, to cover some important MBA initiatives. They take a look at...

Oct 12, 2010
Cool Web Apps for Running your Law Firm

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Brett Owens, CEO and Co-Founder of Chrometa, LLC, to take a look at some cool web apps to consider. Jared and Brett discuss the convenience of web apps, questions of...

Sep 29, 2010
Fee Setting & the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Chiara Urbani LaPlume and Attorney Audrey Heidt, both co-chairs of the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Committee, to take a look at setting fees, through the...

Aug 6, 2010
The Use of SaaS in the Legal Field

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Larry Port, Founding Partner and Chief Software Architect for Rocket Matter, to take a look at the use of software as a service (SaaS) in the legal field. Jared and...

Jun 15, 2010
Protecting your Business through Email Encryption

The protection of client data is fast becoming a matter of national concern.  On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP welcomes Attorney James F. Brashear, General Counsel from Zix Corporation, to discuss how to protect your clients’ private...

May 12, 2010
Exploring the Virtual Law Practice

On this edition of The Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP welcomes Stephanie Kimbro, an attorney who operates the virtual law firm Kimbro Legal Services. Jared and Stephanie will look at virtual law practice, including the technology components, the benefits of such...

Apr 6, 2010
IOLTA Accounting: Part Two

In part one of this two-part series on IOLTA Accounting on the Legal ToolKit, brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP,  explored IOLTA accounting and its purposes.  In part two, Jared welcomes Beverly Michaelis,  Practice Management Advisor with the Professional Liability Fund of the Oregon...

Mar 5, 2010
IOLTA Accounting: Part One

In this edition of the Legal ToolKit,  host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP,  welcomes Terrence D. Pricher, an assistant bar counsel in the Office of Bar Counsel and Attorney James S. Bolan, a partner with the firm of Brecher, Wyner, Simons, Fox & Bolan, LLP,  to take an in-depth look at...

Feb 2, 2010
Security Compliance Issues from an IT and Legal Perspective

In this special edition of the Legal ToolKit , we explore security compliance issues from The Massachusetts Information Security Summit (MassISS) with co-hosts, Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP and Ray Catuogno, Founder & CEO of Catuogno Court Reporting and Sten-Tel Transcription . Special guests are Diane Lawton, General Counsel of the...

Dec 2, 2009
Compliance, Security & the Massachusetts Data Breach Notification Law

In this edition of the Legal ToolKit host Dean Whalen, General Counsel for Catuogno Court Reporting and Sten-Tel Transcription Services will call on the experts to talk more about the Massachusetts Data Breach Notification Law: 201CMR 17.00 and complying by March 1, 2010.  In the first segment, Dean welcomes Charlie Christianson, President of Peritus Security...

Sep 24, 2009
A Close Look at the Data Breach Notification Law: Chapter 93H

With several high profile security breaches in Massachusetts, securing customer information is a necessity to business legally.  In this debut podcast of the Legal ToolKit, host Dean Whalen, General Counsel for Catuogno Court Reporting and Sten-Tel Transcription Services welcomes Attorney Rodney Dowell, Director of MassLOMAP and David M. Felper, senior partner with Bowditch & Dewey,...

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Jared Correia

Jared D. Correia, Esq. is the CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business...

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Heidi S. Alexander, Esq. is a Law Practice Management Advisor at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (MassLOMAP), where she...

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