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8 Proven Steps to Double your Referrals - Rainmaker 
8 Things Killing Your Law Firm 
A Guide to Marketing Your Law Firm on Facebook - Rainmaker 
How to Create a Client Intake Form 
How to Make Your Website the Hub of a Successful Marketing Strategy 
How To Manage Leads And Convert Prospects Into Paying Clients 
Improving Communication with Technology and Policy 
Making Documents ADA Accessible 
Sample Client Intake Form 
Why Template Building is Critical for All Law Offices
 
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Checklists & Charts

Document Assembly Tools Comparison Chart 
Document Automation 
Document Management Software Comparison Chart 
Document Management System Feature Considerations







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Articles


Not Ready for Paperless? Try Less Paper 
By Cindy Neagle, Journal of The Missouri Bar, May/June 2017

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8 Things Killing Your Law Firm
Develop and Follow Policies
Everything has a Process Part 1 - How to Identify Yours
Everything has a Process Part 2 - How to Improve Yours
Leadership Conundrum
Process Workflow Worksheet with Sample Workflow.xlsx
Strategic Planning Worksheet

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Email Etiquette






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Basic Accounting Information You Need to Understand
Basics of Law Office Time, Billing, & Accounting
Budgeting and Account Management
Client Costs Advanced
Client Trust Funds
Law Firm Financial Reporting
My Accountant Wants Me to Use Quickbooks
Time vs Value Billing - Shifting the Risk
Timekeeping and Billing Systems

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Checklists & Charts

Cloud Based Time, Billing & Accounting Comparison Chart 
Firm Account Bank Reconciliation Summary 
Server-Based / Traditional Time, Billing & Accounting Comparison Chart 
Time, Billing, & Accounting Feature Considerations 
Trust Account Bank Reconciliation Summary 
Year End Summary Checklist




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Your Money or Your Data  
By Shaun Jamison, Journal of The Missouri Bar, March/April 2019
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Practice Management Software Implementation Considerations





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Moving to a New PM System 
Practice Management Cloud-Based Comparison Chart 
Practice Management Server-Based Comparison Chart 
Practice Management Feature Considerations 
Pre-Conversion Data Cleanup

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3-2-1 Backup Strategy 
A Lawyers Guide For Buying a Desktop 
A Lawyers Guide For Buying a Laptop 
Antivirus and Antimalware Software 
Avoid These 3 Common Security Blind Spots - Accellis 
Backing Up 
Best Practices for Hardware Maintenance 
Causes of Business Disasters 
Email Encryption 
Encryption Options for Online Sync Programs Like Dropbox, OneDrive, Box and Google Drive 
How to Choose an ISP 
Inhouse or Hosted Servers - Are You Making the Right Choice 
Know Your Options - Lost Data Can Often Be Recovered For a Price 
Law Firm Ransomware Defense 
Meeting the Reasonable Care Standard 
Mobile Hardware Strategy 
Notebook vs Desktop 
Operating Systems for a Law Firm 
Password Managers 

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Checklists & Charts

Answering Services Feature Comparison Chart 
Encryption Services Feature Comparison Chart 
Office 365 Feature Comparison Chart 
Password Managers Feature Comparison Chart 
VPN Services Comparison Chart 
Web Meeting and Video Conferencing Services Feature Comparison Chart 














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Articles


Acrobat Tips and Tricks 
By Steve Scott 

Alexa, Siri, Bixby, Google’s Assistant, and Cortana Testifying in Court 
By Robert D. Lang and Lenore E. Benessere, Journal of The Missouri Bar, January/February 2018 

Electronic Wills in Missouri: The Future is Now 

By John M, Challis, Journal of The Missouri Bar, November/December 2019 

The Ethical Implications of Technology in Your Law Practice: Understanding the Rules of Professional Conduct Can Prevent Potential Problems  
By Melinda Bentley, Journal of The Missouri Bar, January/February 2020 

Managing a Data Intensive Case: How to Find a Needle Without Drowning in a Haystack 

By Joel Henry and Michael Pasque, Journal of The Missouri Bar, May/June 2016