The Lawyer’s Guide to Practice Management Software Systems

by Andrew Z. Adkins, III

CHICAGO June 9, 2009 – The newest edition of The Lawyer’s Guide to Practice Management Software Systems, from the _ Section of Law Practice Management, is a complete, how-to guide to understanding, evaluating, choosing and implementing a practice management system to be used in the law firm.

Written by legal technology expert Andrew Adkins, this updated guide covers the entire gamut of the latest practice management software systems, helping lawyers gain a solid understanding of the individual capabilities and special features.  It provides guidance on how to obtain the software at the best price; set up the workflow in an office; obtain necessary training for staff; and much more.  Written for both novice and experienced process management software users, this book helps lawyers get their systems up and running quickly – leaving them more time to work on their cases, not track them.

The book comes with a CD-ROM that contains the appendices from the book, including sample checklists, questionnaires, RFPs and a case management system implementation and training plan.

Andrew Z. Adkins III is a nationally recognized expert in legal technology and the director of the Legal Technology Institute at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, as well as the executive director of the International Center for Automated Information Research. He is an adjunct professor teaching law practice management.

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, Web site and publishing division. For more than 30 years, LPM has established itself as a leader within the 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 more than 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  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 Lawyer’s Guide to Practice Management Software Systems, Second edition
Publisher: _’ Law Practice Management Section
Pages: 376
Product Code: 5110686
ISBN: 978-1-60442-466-9
Size: 7 x 10 w/ CD-ROM
Binding:  Soft Cover
Price: $129.95; $89.95 for Law Practice Management Section members
Orders: www.ababooks.org, 800-285-2221, request Product Code 5110686


Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an e-mail to Trish Cleary at clearyt@staff.abanet.org.  If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Trish Cleary, c/o ABA Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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