25 Tips - Google Docs

25 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Docs Could Do

Google Docs offers some behind-the-scenes options that can be game-changers for getting more done with less effort.  From easy formatting tools to performing advanced editing options with spoken commands, the Docs desktop version contains some powerhouse functions that can expand your word processing horizons. Whether you’re a new user or an experienced pro, check out this great article and boost your Google Docs skills. LEARN HOW

Transition to Solo

Transitioning from Government to Solo or Private Practice

December 10, 12-1 p.m. Live audio webcast presented by Sean Desmond of Dudley, Sellers, Healy, Heath & Desmond, PLLC and John Maceluch of the Office of the 14th Circuit State Attorney. So I know how to litigate a jury trial or take a case to DOAH, surely I can run a law firm, right?!  Learn from the experiences of two former prosecutors who opened up a practice and learned the hard way about overhead, personnel issues, marketing, etc. Course 3409. 1.0 CLE. Section members register for only $75. REGISTER

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Tips for Better Email

3 Tips for More Effective Email

Emails can build or destroy credibility, clarify or confuse situations for coworkers, and save (or sap) an enormous amount of time each day. From checking email only two to three times a day to not using your inbox as your to-do list, here are tips from a communications expert on how to manage the volume, reduce the stress and love the results. LEARN HOW

Work-Life Balance CLE

Dec. 11 FREE Wednesday Wisdom CLE. Does the Practice of Law Need to Be This Stressful?

Dec. 11, 12-1 p.m. Free Wednesday Wisdom CLE. This live Zoom webinar will be presented by Jamie Billotte Moses, an appellate specialist with Holland & Knight. What makes the practice of law so stressful? What are you doing or not doing that might be contributing to your stress? Are you making things more time consuming and frustrating than they need to be? Are you sabotaging your peace of mind? Jamie Moses will share with you some of her strategies for balancing work, raising children and trying to be a contributing member of the community. 1.0 General CLE. Course number 3779. Limited to 100 registrants. REGISTER

The free Wednesday Wisdom CLE series is a benefit of your membership in the Solo & Small Firm Section. All of the Zoom webinars are recorded and posted in the section’s members-only Facebook group, so you can access them 24/7.

Dell Discounts

Dell Discounts for Florida Bar Members. Start Holiday Shopping Now!

The Dell Member Purchase Program is a free discount program that allows Florida Bar members, their family members and their friends to receive member-only pricing on all personal purchases from Dell. Florida Bar members, their family members and friends can utilize the custom Florida Bar URL to access the discounted pricing and order online. Below are some benefits available as part of the program.

  • Up to 30% off Dell PCs, electronics and accessories.
  • Dell Advantage Rewards: 3% back + free expedited shipping (register at checkout).
  • NEW! Member exclusive store access.
  • Additional 20% off select PCs.
  • Dedicated account team for assistance with questions, quotes, orders, etc.
  • Presale events, member-only offers, early access and doorbusters.
  • Multiple payment options, including Dell Financing

Visit www.dell.com/mpp/floridabar to access discounted pricing. Questions about the program? Email Chris_Pringle@dell.com

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2020 Solo & Small Firm Conference LIVE and WEBCAST

Registration opens soon for the Solo & Small Firm Section’s 2020 CLE conference! “SOS: Secure. Optimize. Systemize.” is an all-new CLE event on survive-and-thrive strategies for solos and small firms. Ths very special CLE event takes place on Friday, Feb. 7 during The Florida Bar Winter Meeting in Orlando. Program chairs Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy and Cristina Alonso have put together an excellent lineup of sessions and an all-star list of speakers. Check out the course schedule below.

Sessions and Speakers
Friday, Feb. 7—8:45 AM to 4:50 PM

Secure the Hatches. Cybersecurity and Privacy for Lawyers

  • Al Saikali, Miami
  • Valerie Barnhart, Davie
  • Bryan Barnhart, GCFA, GPEN, ACE, Davie

Know the Ropes. Bar Resources, Mentoring and Member Benefits

  • Liz McCausland, Orlando
  • Lynn Whitfield, West Palm Beach
  • Renee Thompson, Ocala

Lighten the Load. Automation, Integration and Paperless Strategies

  • Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, Live Oak
  • Liz McCausland, Orlando
  • Felicia Mickens Williams, Tampa

All Hands on Deck. Creating and Managing a Successful Virtual Law Firm

  • Mindi Wells, Columbus, OH
  • Priscilla Horn Warren, CP, FRP, Vero Beach
  • Chelsie M. Lamie, Clearwater

Bridge the Gap. Generating Outside Income and Revenue Streams

  • Mindi Wells, Columbus, OH
  • John Schaefer, Safety Harbor
  • Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy, Tampa
  • Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, Live Oak

Stay the Course. Surviving Solo While Sick

  • Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy, Tampa
  • Mandi Clay, Tampa

Toe the Line. Ethics and Social Media

  • Leisa M. Wintz, Plantation
  • Joanna Garcia Parkin, St. Petersburg
  • Lanse Scriven, Tampa

Interested in sponsorship? View more conference details and download the sponsor brochure. We welcome your participation!

Special thanks to Presenting Sponsor Bank OZK and to Breakfast and Course Materials Sponsor Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company.

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Members-Only Facebook Group

Join our Facebook group and have 24/7 access to our growing library of Wednesday Wisdom webinars for FREE CLE CREDIT! Find co-counsel, refer a case and share your news. It’s free. Join today to network with your colleagues from the section.