New ABA Book Reviews the Best Legal Technology of 2012
CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2012 – Solo and small firm lawyers often face urgent technology needs—and limited budgets to fulfill them. The 2012 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide, a new release from the ABA Law Practice Management Section, is the only book of its kind that helps solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar.
The guide includes the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, iPads and other devices a law office might need. It is written in easily understandable language to make implementation easy for lawyers and their IT departments.
- Impartial best-of-breed recommendations for hardware and software
- A guide to social media usage by lawyers—its riches and risks
- How to access legal data from anywhere—and maintain security
- An analysis of the evolving smartphone market
- The latest in case management, time and billing and document assembly programs
- How lawyers can make their practices paperless and improve their bottom line
- How to protect law firms from security threats, including viruses, spyware, and spam
- A look at what’s coming in legal tech during the next year
The 2012 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide is written by Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek and Michael C. Maschke of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology firm located in Fairfax, Va.
The ABA Law Practice Management Section is a professional membership organization providing resources for lawyers and other legal professionals in the core areas of the business of practicing law – marketing, management, technology, and finance – through its award-winning magazine, webzines, educational CLE programs, website and publishing division. For more than 30 years, LPM has established itself as a leader within the legal profession by producing ABA TECHSHOW, the world’s premier legal technology conference and expo, and through its publishing arm, which has more than 90 titles in print.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.
Title: The 2012 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide
Publisher: ABA Law Practice Management Section
Product Code: 5110730
Size: 7 × 10
Orders: 800.285.2221 or www.shopaba.org
Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an e-mail to Lindsay Dawson at Lindsay.Dawson@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Lindsay Dawson, American Bar Association, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.