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New ABA Book Helps Lawyers Use Google Products to Practice Law

CHICAGO, April 19, 2013 – A new book released by the Law Practice Management Section of the _ will help lawyers easily and quickly learn how to leverage powerful Google tools to transform their law practices.

The book Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers is designed as a step-by-step guide for lawyers to learn what features and functions are available in Gmail and Google Calendar, as well as related services such as Google Chat, Google Talk, Google Hangout and Call Phone. Millions of corporations, small businesses, solo lawyers, large and small law firms, and government agencies have moved from hosting their own e-mail servers ‑ and in some cases, calendars and documents ‑ to using Google Apps.

Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers suggests that more lawyers should rely on Google for routine functions. Through this book, readers will learn how to:

  • Create Google Apps for business accounts;
  • Get started with Gmail as the e-mail service provider;
  • Use labels and customized settings to manage e-mail;
  • Stay organized with Contacts and Task Manager;
  • Access Gmail messages and Calendar offline;
  • Communicate with Google Chat, Google Talk and Google Hangout;
  • Use Gmail to make phone calls;
  • Add, edit, search and print Calendar events;
  • Download Google Apps marketplace add-ons and Google Chrome plug-ins to further customize the online experience; and
  • Understand security, confidentiality and ethics concerns related to Google Apps.

Authors Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, principals of Internet for Lawyers, are nationally acclaimed speakers and authors who focus on Internet research and social networking for lawyers. They have co-authored several other books published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section, including Google for Lawyers and Find Info Like a Pro, Volumes 1 and 2. The authors present continuing legal education seminars on these topics throughout the country.

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 _ is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organizations. 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: Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers

Publisher: ABA Law Practice Management Section

Product Code: 5110759

ISBN:                          978-1-61438-727-5

Size: 7 × 8.5

Price: $39.95

Orders: 800.285.2221 or www.ShopABA.org

Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an email to Lindsay Dawson at . If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Lindsay Dawson, _, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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