This program is the archived online version of the seminar that took place in Portsmouth on October 19, 2011.
Online seminars qualify for Live NHMCLE Credit.
Special Note to Maine State Bar Association Members who are also NHBA Members: Please contact Trisha Laro at email@example.com if you wish to receive credit in both states!
Why You Should Watch Learn how the Internet is changing the way legal professionals can compete with the big research and office technology budgets of big law firms. Discover how you can use Google to research and run your practice to competently represent your clients. Find out if failing to “Google” as part of the due diligence process could keep you from winning a case. Uncover the best Google research strategies that will assist you in meeting your investigative research obligations. Learn how Google can be used for office productivity, from creating document, forms, spreadsheets, and presentations, to scheduling, calendaring, and more. Discover how Google will also help you manage your workload and collaborate more effectively with your clients, co-counsel, and members of your firm. High tech doesn’t need to come at a high cost and this seminar will show you how the wide range of free Google tools (some of which are in the “cloud”) can deliver Perrier results at tap water prices.
Come join internationally recognized Internet trainers and American Bar Association authors of Google for Lawyers (2010), Find Info Like A Pro (2010 and 2011), and The Lawyer’s Guide to Fact Finding (2003 and 2006), Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, who will show you a range of Google technology options that will fit any budget...because most of them are FREE!
Upon purchase, all online participants will receive a free copy of The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet (11th edition) by mail –a $64.95 VALUE!
You can purchase a copy of the speakers’ 500-page ABA published Google for Lawyers book (an $80.00 value) at the discounted price of $60 by clicking here:
Maximizing Google’s Search Capabilities for Discovery, Trial, and Due Diligence
Do lawyers have a “duty to Google?”
Learn what’s new at Google: “Realtime” search, Timeline, Wonder Wheel…
Basic Google: develop super Google search strategies to gather background information about people and companies
Advanced Google: uncover the hidden tools of Google’s Advanced Search menu (limiting searches to a client, opposition, or expert’s Web site or excluding them from results, finding expert’s presentations online, locating “invisible” files posted to the public Internet, and more).
Google News and Alerts: researching and keeping up to date with parties to a transaction or lawsuit, clients, your firm, a specific case or subject matter, etc.
Mastering Google Office Technology Tools
Mastering free Google Office technology tools to improve office productivity, collaboration, and communication by using:
Google Docs, Spreadsheets, and Presentations: to keep clients informed in a timely manner by sharing communications and other documents from third parties
Calendar: to keep clients and members of your firm informed about deadlines, meetings, depositions, court dates, etc. in a timely manner by sharing calendars.
Forms: to improve client intake and client services
Gmail: to keep clients informed in a timely manner by better managing e-mail communications
Voice: to keep clients informed in a timely manner by increasing your availability by telephone.
Speed up reviewing foreign language documents or web sites with Google Translate.
Master Google Scholar and Casemaker For Legal Research
• Discover Casemaker – free from the state bar
- It’s more than just case law!
- A detailed look at new Casemaker features to increase your research capabilities
• Discover Google Scholar and learn how it complements Casemaker
- Google Scholar for free case law, journal articles, alerts, and more
Here’s what other attendees had to say about the presenters’ programs!
“A wealth of information—really shows how much is available for little or no money.”
“I received an abundance of useful and practical information that would have taken me years to discover on my own.”
“The seminar was interactive and therefore more entertaining than most. The speakers have actually visited the Web sites and give their opinion of them (user friendly, informative, cost, etc.). I also liked the stories related by the speakers.”
“Thank you for throwing in a little humor – I enjoyed your seminar.”
“I had no idea the web was so extensive – thanks for the tour!”