Technology Planning for the New Law Practice


This course has been approved for continuing legal education credit in the following area(s): 2.0 General CLE Credits and 2.0 Technology CLE Credits.  Course # 1264D.

This 2-hour program presented by Jerry Sullenberger, senior Practice Management Advisor of The Florida Bar’s Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS), explains how to determine the technology requirements for the new solo or small firm law practice.  It addresses, “How much technology will I need and how much will it cost?”  The program reviews basic terminology you must know to select your computer and software systems.   It examines suggested hardware specifications, rotation planning, operating system choices, case and matter management systems, financial management software, document assembly and document management software.  Also included is discussion about peripheral devices, such as printers, scanners, and telephone solutions, as well as fundamental office infrastructure including networking, maintenance, training, administration and security.