Resources and Useful Links

Practice 2.0 Resources and Useful Links

Blog

Our new blog, ReadySetPracticeAZ features articles on practice management, wellness and technology. 

Library

Through Practice 2.0, State Bar of Arizona member attorneys have access to practice management books, seminar materials, magazines, newsletters, many of which can be reviewed at the State Bar office in Phoenix, borrowed (on a limited time basis) from the Practice 2.0 library or purchased often at a discount through our office. Check out our catalog of titles.

Articles

Opening Your Firm or Starting a Practice

Redefine Your Practice, Practice 2.0, May 2016
Being a Solo Doesn't Mean Going it Alone, Practice 2.0, March 2016

Closing Your Firm or Practice

Closing Your Practice checklist

Law Office Management

Law Office Management Overview

Stress Management

Keeping Your Balance

Technology

Technology and Puppies, Practice 2.0, April 2016
Essential Backup Practices for Your Paperless Office

Trust Accounting

Guidance for Attorneys - IOLTA (do you need a separate interesting bearing account for your client)
IOLTA Information (Where does the interest on the trust account go and why)
Frequently Asked Questions for the Trust Account

Staffing, Office Sharing

Office Sharing Tips
Staff Management Tips

Financial Wellness (Video Links)

Tips for Managing Debt - New to the practice of law? Do you have law school debt? For some tips to get (and keep) you on the right track, please check out this video. (It's not CLE, but this information will help you!)

Bring Balance to Your Budget - Struggling with balancing your day-to-day needs with paying off law school debt? Check out these (non-CLE) videos: Part One & Part Two.

Research and Court Services

Fastcase
Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County Law Library
e-Filing Training Services for Superior Court of Maricopa County

Useful Links

General: American Bar Association Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinions State Bar of Arizona Legal Fees Information State Bar of Arizona Trust Account Certificates of Good Standing

Practice Management: ABA Law Practice Division Association of Legal Administrators, Valley of the Sun Chapter

Legal Careers, Employment: National Association of Legal Assistants, legal support staff National Association of Legal Professionals Arizona Paralegal

Setting Up a Law Office: Arizona Corporation Commission Arizona Department of Commerce IRS Small Business Resource Arizona Department of Revenue - Businesses

Publications:
Lawyers Weekly USA
Arizona Business Gazette
Arizona Business Journal
Economics of Law Practice
State Bar of Arizona, Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Law Practice Management

Other Bar Associations with practice management services:
Alabama Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
State Bar of Florida (Member Services, Law Office Management)
State Bar of Georgia
Maryland State Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
South Carolina Bar
Texas Bar
Washington State Bar Association

Technology - Newsletters, Publications, Websites:

ABA, Legal Tech Resource Center
University of Florida Legal Technology Institute
Technolawyer e-newsletter
Law Technology News
MacLaw.org

Disclaimer: Practice 2.0, the practice management program of the State Bar of Arizona compiles this list of resources and web page links as a convenience to its members.  This list should not be construed to be "recommended" or "preferred" products or services.  It is highly recommended that you do your own due diligence in selecting the appropriate service or product for you.




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