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The Happy Lawyers Webinar and a Few More for September

The Happy Lawyers Webinar + 5 More in September

With the kids across America back to school in September, here’s a reminder that LexisNexis hosts a long list of “classes” each and every month.

Some of these are broadly useful while others center on providing specific product tips and tricks for existing customers. Themes for this month include:

  • Practice management for happy lawyers (#1)
  • Feature Fridays for (#2-4)
  • Sneak peak at version 12 for the CaseMap litigation presentation software (#5)

Many of these sessions are recorded, so if you sign up today, you’ll get a notification when the recording is available to watch or listen at our leisure.

Here’s the lineup:

1. The Happy Lawyer’s Guide to Running Your Law Firm Like a Business  

Happy Lawyers run law practices like a business. Check out this complimentary webinar with Ann Guinn who literally wrote the book: Minding Your Own Business: The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer’s Guide to a Profitable PracticeThose who sign up AND attend will receive a free Happy Lawyer t-shirt, like the one you see nearby. Put a sport jacket over it and you just might get away with wearing a t-shirt to your next legal industry conference!

  • When: Tuesday, September 1, 2015;  2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
  • Where: Online, register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Presenter: Ann Guinn

Also see: Build a Full-Service Practice Without Spending a Penny

2. Using the Cost Recovery Utility to Import Time and Expenses

This Feature Friday Webinar will provide timesaving tips and best practices for using the LexisNexis® PCLaw® software.  Specifically, the cost recovery utility is a powerful tool that can reduce the amount of time spent manually entering client expenses. In this webinar we will take an in-depth look at how to configure the cost recovery utility and import expense data from different sources. We’ll also review how to import time if it’s being captured in a program outside of the PCLaw application.

  • When: Friday, September 11, 2015; 12:00 – 1:00 PM. EDT
  • Where: Online, register here
  • Cost: Complimentary for existing customers with a current AMP
  • Presenter: Jonathan Biebesheimer

Also see: 4 Telltale Signs Your Small Law Firm Has Outgrown its Software

3. Using Dashboards to Drive [Law Firm] Business

This Feature Friday Webinar will provide timesaving tips and best practices for using the LexisNexis® Juris® software. Specifically this webinar you’ll learn how to use dashboards to determine how long it takes your firm to get from performing work to getting paid. You’ll also see where your firm is negotiating away or writing off profits, and if you’re improving over past years in key metric areas. You’ll also learn to use alerts to monitor activity and improve efficiency.

  • When: Friday, September 11, 2015; 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT
  • Where: Online, register here
  • Cost: Complimentary for existing customers with a current AMP
  • Presenter: Nicholas J. Uphoff

Also see: Core Concepts in Measuring Law Firm Client Profitability

4. Introduction to Importing and Exporting Data

This Feature Friday Webinar will provide timesaving tips and best practices for using the LexisNexis® Time Matters® software. The application offers a variety of tools and methods to import and export data. In this webinar we will review the types of information that can be imported and exported, as well as provide some insight into the available tools and how they’re used.

  • When: Friday, September 11, 2015; 3:00 – 4:00 PM EDT
  • Where: Online, register here
  • Cost: Complimentary for existing customers with a current AMP
  • Presenter: Jonathan Biebesheimer

Also see: 3 Basics for Choosing Law Firm Practice Management Software

 5. Preview of the LexisNexis CaseMap software version 12

 The LexisNexis® CaseMap® software is a case organization and analysis tool that will help you track and build case strategy. The application helps organize critical information about facts, documents, and issues in cases by providing the tools you need to analyze facts and issues.  This webinar will provide users with an advanced look at what’s coming out in the next version of the software.

  • When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015; 12:00 – 12:30 PM EDT
  • Where: Online, register here
  • Cost: Complimentary with registration
  • Presenter: Jennifer Ryan

Also see: LexisNexis CaseMap Now Integrated with Lexis Advance

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If you have an idea or a speaker for a webinar you’d like to see, please do a comment.  We look forward to hosting you on one or more of these webinars.  Stay tuned – we’ve got a couple more we might add to this list in the near future.

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About Frank Strong

Frank Strong
Frank Strong is the communications director for the LexisNexis software division located on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh. In this capacity, he leads communications efforts in support of software products for law practice and law department management and also litigation tools – across large law, small law and corporate counsel segments. With more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech sector, Strong previously served as director of public relations for Vocus, which developed marketing, PR and media monitoring software. He has held multiple roles both in-house with corporations, ranging from startups to global organizations, and has also endured the rigors of billable hours, having completed gigs at PR firms including the top 10 global firm Hill & Knowlton. A veteran of two year-long deployments, Strong has concurrently served in uniform in reserve components of the military for more than 20 years, initially as an enlisted Marine and later as an infantry officer in the Army National Guard. Strong holds a BA in Film and TV production from Worcester State University, an M.A. in Public Communication from American University, and an M.B.A. from Marymount University. He is a PADI-certified Master Scuba Diver and holds a USPA "B" skydiving license.
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