Book Release: New Book Helps Lawyers Master Microsoft® Word 2010

CHICAGO, Aug. 18. 2011 – Microsoft® Word is among the world’s most popular word processing software. To help lawyers get the most out of the program, the _ Law Practice Management Section has published The Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft® Word 2010.

This handy reference includes clear explanations, legal-specific descriptions and time-saving tips for both novice and experienced users—customized for the needs of today’s legal professional. Focusing on the tools and features that are essential for lawyers in their everyday practice, The Lawyer’s Guide to Microsoft® Word 2010 explains in detail the key components to help make those in the legal profession more effective, more efficient and more successful.

Among topics:

  • Paragraph numbering and styles
  • The new and improved customizable ribbon
  • Creating PDF files without additional software
  • Metadata checking and cleanup, to protect your client and yourself
  • New numbering formats
  • Checkboxes for forms or lists
  • Comparing documents
  • Navigation panes
  • Assembling standard documents quickly and easily
  • Collaborative editing
  • Using images to illustrate your point
  • Backstage view.

The guide is written by Ben M. Schorr, a technologist and chief executive officer for Roland Schorr & Tower, a professional consulting firm headquartered in Honolulu. Working at the intersection of law and technology for 20 years, he is frequently sought as a writer, teacher and speaker for groups as diverse as the Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau and the ABA. Almost 10 years ago, Microsoft named him as an MVP in their Outlook product group and he has been supporting Outlook, Exchange, and most recently OneNote, ever since.

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 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 Microsoft Word 2010
ABA Law Practice Management Section
Product Code:
: 978-1-61632-949-5
7 × 10
800.285.2221 or www.ababooks.org

Media contact: Lindsay Dawson (312-988-6084 or )


Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an e-mail 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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