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2011-08-15 10:15:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association's Law Practice Management Section (LPM) is pleased to announce the first ever "Law Video Awards," which will recognize the best law firm and legal industry videos in four categories: Large Firm, Small Firm, Legal Consultant/Vendor/Organization (open to any legal-related organization) and Short Video. The Law Video Awards are taking place at the 3rd Bi-annual ABA Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference,...

2011-08-03 10:15:00

iPad in One Hour for Lawyers now available CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section (LPM) and Apple have partnered to make e-books on legal subjects available in the Apple iBookstore. iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, the debut title in the program, is now available for purchase as an e-book that can be read and enjoyed on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. iPad in One Hour for Lawyers offers tips and lessons designed for new...

2011-05-10 10:15:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent natural disasters that have struck domestically in the Southeast and internationally in Japan, combined with continued "man-made threats" at this time of heightened awareness, the American Bar Association's Law Practice Management Section (LPM) and Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness have combined to provide key considerations for handling the accompanying issues. The most recent issue of LPM's Law Practice Today,...

2011-02-09 10:15:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harvard University Professor Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation for Ethics, will speak about the law's place in a digital society during his April 11 keynote address at ABA TECHSHOW, a legal technology conference of the American Bar Association committed to bringing lawyers the latest technology news and emerging technologies. Lessig has devoted much of his career to issues on law and technology, and during his...

2009-09-09 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In an economy where thousands of lawyers have been "pink-slipped" and entire law firms have vanished overnight, some firms continue to grow and prosper. How is this possible? Sharon D. Nelson, James A. Calloway and Ross L. Kodner, three technology and law practice management experts, share what they've learned about the answers to that question in a new book entitled How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times (ABA 2009). The book contains a wealth of...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.