WordPerfect Office X6 and PDF Fusion – FREE WEBINAR

The Professional Liability Fund is conducting a WordPerfect webinar from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. This free webinar will cover:

  • How to open and save Word documents
  • Bates numbering
  • Other new features of WordPerfect X6

There will also be a demonstration of Corel PDF Fusion, software that allows you to view, assemble, and create PDFs.

System Requirements for access to Webinar

PC-based attendee requirements:
Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendee requirements:
Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer

Mobile attendee requirements:
iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android™ tablet

How to Register

To register and to receive the link for the seminar, please e-mail Dee Crocker at deec@osbplf.org.  Deadline: September 16, 2013.

30 Twitter Tips on Marketing, Social Media, and Technology

And now my final installment of news that may have passed you by in June.  The best of the best on marketing, social media, and technology posted on Twitter last month:

Marketing and Social Media


The Paperless Office

Privacy and Security

Cloud Computing



  • Fastcase Tip 23: Utilize the extended toolbar at top and the ‘jump to most relevant paragraph’ option to save you time! (via @fastcase)
  • Quick Look: New Fastcase Android App by @catherinereach (RT @danpinnington RT @JoanHFeldman RT @attnyatwork)

Tech Tips

Building and Maintaining a Profitable and Efficient Law Practice

On March 16, 2012 the Professional Liability Fund will host Building and Maintaining a Profitable and Efficient Law Practice featuring Ann Guinn, Richard Slottee, and the PLF Practice Management Advisors.

This CLE will give you important tools to manage the financial side of your law practice, including:

  • Analyzing and understanding your firm’s finances in order to make your practice more profitable;
  • Utilizing appropriate fee agreement and billing practices;
  • Effectively organizing your time and your practice;
  • Developing a business plan; and
  • Collecting attorney fees – the right way.

Location:  Oregon State Bar Center – Columbia Rooms A & B (Tigard, Oregon)

Cost: $10 for live seminar or Webcast

Register for the Live Seminar on the Professional Liability Fund Web site > Upcoming Seminars.

Register for the Webcast here.



Setting Up a Practice: Cautions and Pitfalls

In February Dee Crocker and I will present “Setting Up a Practice: Cautions and Pitfalls” at the University of Oregon Law School in Eugene.  Our topics include how to manage trust funds, deadlines, and conflicts of interest.  Fortunately, there are cheap/low-cost solutions for all these needs and we’ll share those insights with students and recent law grads.

Here is a preview:

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