Electronic Filing Systems and PDFs for Lawyers

Product Type: Course

Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2020-10-16 1:00 PM
End Date & Time
2020-10-16 4:00 PM
Online Provider

DescriptionMore DetailAgenda

Key disaster avoidance tools in view of the Coronavirus pandemic

Friday, October 16, 2020
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm via webinar

Who should attend: Lawyers and legal support staff looking for smarter tech solutions to everyday remote law office issues

Learning level: All levels

This seminar has been tailored to provide you with key disaster avoidance tools you may need since the pandemic has occurred. There's no reason to expect that something similar to the Coronavirus pandemic won't occur again in the future. This seminar provides you with tips you can use now and things that should be on your radar for the uncertain future. Nearly every law office has scanners and some means of storing electronic files. In spite of that, lawyers often complain of being buried in paper and unable to find the documents. If your law office is dealing with these issues, this seminar will explain how to resolve them. The future of efficient client file management does not involve banker's boxes and file rooms. However, we are not talking about a paperless office; we're talking about having less paper. 

Join Barron Henley by webcast in the comfort of your office or home for this hands-on seminar as he:

  • explains multiple methods for creating electronic filing systems (one size does not fit all) for your law office
  • describes the technology you will need in your legal practice
  • demonstrates how it all works

The second half of the seminar will deal with PDF files. As you may have noticed, PDFs are everywhere in the practice of law. They are used for trading documents with clients and other attorneys, electronic case filing, forms, and paper reduction systems (among other things). However, there are risks associated with PDFs and mistakes can be costly. Barron will cover the skills you, the practitioner and your support staff, need regardless of the PDF program used. He will discuss PDF redaction, Bates numbering, and locking PDFs to prevent editing. This program assumes no pre-existing knowledge about law office technology or PDFs, so everyone will be able to follow along regardless of where they are on the technology spectrum.    

After attending this course you will:

  • find out how to set up (or improve) an electronic filing system for your law office
  • discover ways your law practice can run more efficiently by using less paper
  • learn how to protect and avoid the risks associated with PDFs

Register for BOTH this course and Barron's Working Remotely Post-Pandemic course HERE.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3 hours (this course will include a minimum of 30 minutes of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Instructor
Barron K. Henley — Affinity Consulting Group, Columbus, OH

Reduced Pricing
To support you during COVID-19, CLEBC is offering reduced pricing for courses.

Register by Sept. 18/20
Regular Price
After Sept. 18/20
Webinar  $299   $203 $329   $225
Webinar Articled Student $164.50   $112.50 $164.50   $112.50

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CLEBC Program Coordinator 
Jessica Hodgins

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