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Fight the Paper | Paper Reduction Strategies- Live & Webcast

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Friday, December 08, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
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Fight the Paper! Paper Reduction Strategies
Becoming More Mobile in Your Practice 

2017 is the year to eliminate paper from your office! Most lawyers feel they are being over-run with paper, and ironically, the more paper lawyers have, the harder it is to find what they’re looking for. This seminar illustrates how to get organized and reduce paper in your office from document generation/automation to the closing of a matter, and how to minimize the need to keep injecting paper into your workflow (faxes, printing documents in order to review them, etc.). We will explain how the iPad, copiers, desktop scanners and PDFs can all work together to reduce paper, lower operating costs and significantly improve efficiency. We will demonstrate search utilities, scanning a client’s file, discuss document naming conventions and explain how to build a matter-centric electronic filing system in formal document managements systems (like Worldox, etc.), or in a Windows folder structure on a shoestring budget.

Program Agenda

12:30 p.m.                     Registration

1:00 – 1:10 a.m.           Welcome and Introductions

1:10 – 2:00 p.m.           Introduction to the Modern-Day Paperless Office
Document Management & Scanning          

2:00 – 2:10 p.m.           Break

2:10 – 3:00 p.m.           Staying Paperless and Becoming More Mobile on an iPad
                               Practice Management Software

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.           Document Automation and Creating Forms, Templates
                               and a Form Library

4:00 p.m.                       Question & Answers | Adjournment

About the Featured Speaker

  Paul J. Unger, Esq.
  Affinity Consulting Group
  Columbus, OH

  Paul J. Unger is a nationally recognized speaker, author and thought leader in
  the legal technology industry. He is an attorney and founding principal of
  Affinity Consulting Group, a nationwide consulting company providing
  legal technology consulting, continuing legal education, and training.
  He is the author of dozens legal technology manuals and publications,
  including recent published books, Tame the Digital Chaos – A Lawyer’s
Guide to Distraction, Time, Task and Email Management (2016) and PowerPoint in an Hour for Lawyers (2014). He served as Chair of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (2012-13, 2013-14) (www.lawtechnology.org/), Chair of ABA TECHSHOW (2011) (www.techshow.com), and served as Planning Chair for the 2016 ACLEA Mid-Year Conference in Savannah, Georgia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice, and Central Ohio Association for Justice, and specializes in document and case management, paperless office strategies, trial presentation and litigation technology, and legal-specific software training and professional development for law firms and legal departments throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. Unger has provided trial presentation consultation for more than 400 cases. In his spare time, he likes to run and restore historic homes. For additional information, please visit www.affinityconsulting.com.

Friday, December 8, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Executive Conference Center
1601 Broadway at 48th Street | New York, NY 10036

3.0 MCLE Credits in Law Practice Management

NYSBA Members: $150 | Non-Member: $250

NYSBA Members: Register for Paul Unger’s Seminar, Tame the Digital Chaos, with this seminar and save $100!  
Use Promo Code
DEC8OFFER at check out.

Thank You to the Following Program Sponsors
Law Practice Management Committee
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Since 1988, World Software Corporation has set the standard in the evolving field of document management, delivering the most reliable, full-featured, cost-effective, and easy-to-use systems available.

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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Katherine Suchocki, Esq. Director of Continuing Legal Education, or Michella Weiss, CLE Program and Marketing Coordinator.


Additional Information: This program provides TRANSITIONAL credit to all attorneys. For information about New York MCLE requirements, visit www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/CLE IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
Executive Conference Center
1601 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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