Oklahoma Bar Association

Practicing law during a pandemic is both challenging and exhausting.

The OBA Management Assistance program began posting daily tips on practicing in a crisis in March. Like so many things in 2020, this has gone on much longer than we anticipated. Some readers may have missed some of our most popular tips, so we decided

Teleconference Virtual Handshake2020 has been a time of change.

One change generated by the increase in working from home was an explosion of videoconferencing. Many people whose prior videoconferencing experience had been limited to a few online seminars or product demonstrations were soon having multiple videoconferences each day. Online clothing distributors reported sales of tops, but not

I’m Jim Calloway and, among the many things I have done,  I’ve been a blogger covering legal technology, law office management, legal ethics and similar subjects since January 2005.

Several challenges forced me to take a blogging hiatus last year. But, as the saying goes, every challenge brings with it an opportunity. I am very

Most of my blog posts are not Oklahoma-specfic, but this one does mention some OBA resources. It also contain links to much useful free content for anyone opening a new law practice anywhere.

Each year we have a free program for lawyers who are opening a new law practice. The next programs are scheduled September

Right before our Oklahoma Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Conference kicks off, the OBA announces six new practice management member benefits. OBA logo.gif

(June 6, 2018) Six new member benefits to help Oklahoma lawyers better manage their practices have been announced by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Members who sign up for new subscriptions will receive discounts

So I’m just back from a fabulous ABA TECHSHOW. A lot of tasks have accumulated in my absence. Emergencies were handled remotely with today’s technology. But, ABA TECHSHOW, at least the way many of us do it, is a dawn to late night experience, so things that can wait do wait. Long ago

Our citizens all deserve equal access to justice. Those with financial means can afford the best representation. There are many who can afford to pay something for a lawyer’s help but cannot afford full representation. Next Friday, August 18, OBA Practice Management Advisor Darla Jackson and I teach a three-hour program on Delivering Limited Scope

Trust account management is an important subject for lawyers in private practice and our Digital Edge podcast Trust Accounting for Lawyers has some great information and tips from a Shelia Blackfordknowledgeable authority. Sheila Blackford is an attorney and practice management advisor for the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund. She is also the author of an