There are so many features in Microsoft Office, it’s hard to imagine how additional add-ins could be necessary. But some of these integrated applications can specifically help lawyers. In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews lawyers and legal technology experts Bob Ambrogi and Catherine Sanders Reach about Microsoft Office tips you can use in your law practice today. The conversation opens with Catherine explaining how Microsoft Office has evolved over the years to become an incredibly robust program. The discussion then shifts with both guests providing a detailed list of must have add-ons, and tips on how to optimally use them, to help increase the efficiency and security of your practice.
Bob Ambrogi is the only person to have held top editorial positions at both “National Law Journal and Lawyers Weekly USA. He writes two nationally-recognized blogs, LawSites, covering new networking sites and technology for the legal profession, and MediaLaw,” on freedom of the press. Ambrogi is a Massachusetts attorney representing clients at the intersection of law, media, and technology for his firm, The Law Office of Robert J. Ambrogi.
Catherine Sanders Reach is the director of law practice management technology for the Chicago Bar Association. For over 10 years, she was the director at the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center and served on the ABA TECHSHOW Board from 2007-2009. Ms. Reach has given many presentations on the use of technology in law firms for national bar conferences, state and local bar associations and organizations.