Cool Technology for Today's Lawyers - CLE, Continuing Legal Education - ALI
Cool Technology for Today's Lawyers
  • Cosponsored with the ABA Law Practice Management Section
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Available Online: Online CLE | MP3 Audio Files | Coursebook

Why You Should Attend


Technology is advancing at lightning speeds – don’t let it pass you by!


Learn how the latest technology in 2013 can help you enhance your law practice and deliver great client service. This fast-paced CLE program on current and emerging technologies explores the many ways technology can help you improve your efficiency and effectiveness (and have fun all the while)!

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What You Will Learn

Experts will examine technical solutions to keep you ahead of the curve, including:

keeping your documents accessible 24/7/365 regardless of where you are

maximizing communications technology to incorporate low-cost video conferencing into your practice

using tablets in your practice and in the courtroom

inexpensive document assembly software that can reduce document production time from hours to minutes

Have a question for the faculty? This interactive seminar will give you the opportunity to submit questions to the faculty before and/or during the program at In addition, all registrants receive a set of downloadable course materials and free access to the archived online program later.

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Who Should Attend

This accredited continuing legal education program will benefit attorneys who want to use the latest technology to increase efficiency and productivity in their legal practices and in the courtroom.

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James A. Calloway, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Jim is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program. He publishes the blog, Jim Calloway's Law Practice Tips, and was the co-author of the book Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour (2d ed., 2002 ABA). He was chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. He is a former member of the Council of the ABA Law Practice Management Section and former chair of its Practice Management Advisors Committee. He was co-chair of the 2006 and 2007 GP/SOLO National Solo and Small Firm Conferences. He has been named a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He writes Law Practice Tips column for the Oklahoma Bar Journal and co-hosts The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology podcast. 


Nerino Petro, LOMAP Advisor, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Attorney Nerino Petro is the Practice Management Advisor for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Practice411™ Law Office Management Assistance Program. Practice411’s mission is to help attorneys operate their offices more effectively and efficiently. Licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, Nerino uses his 20 years of legal practice experience and experience being CEO/Senior Legal Technologist for CenCom Legal Technologies (which he founded in 1994), to help Wisconsin lawyers and their staff deal with the practice management issues confronting them. Nerino was the ABA LPM Magazine Product Watch columnist (2006 -2012) and is a regular contributor to other local, state and national publications including the Wisconsin Lawyer, InsideTrack and ABA GP|Solo Magazine. . Nerino was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50 list of the top legal techies in 2011. He provides information on legal technology, practice management and items of interest to lawyers on his blog at



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Program Schedule

1:00 p.m.    Cool Technology for Today's Lawyers

2:30 p.m.    Adjournment


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Total 60-minute hours of instruction: 1.5; total 50-minute hours of instruction: 1.8
Please note: Programs focusing on law practice management may not be not approved in all jurisdictions. Credit may not be available in AL, DE, IN, LA, NC, NE, NH, TX, or VA.

Level of Instruction: Basic to Intermediate

Click Here for MCLE Credit Information

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Here's what registrants have said about this course:

"This was the best technology seminar I have heard."

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Eastern 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Central 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mountain 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pacific 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Alaska 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Hawaii 8:00 am – 9:30 am

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