The lawyer's guide to collaboration tools and technologies : smart ways to work together

Kennedy, Dennis M., 1958- author
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  • Creator Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Second edition. Chicago, Illinois : ABA Law Practice Division, [2018]
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781641051606, 1641051604, 9781641051603
  • OCLC on1022076473


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Collaboration at the crossroads -- Collaboration inside the office -- Collaboration outside the office -- First steps -- The evolving role of social media groups -- Benefits of improving document collaboration and using document collaboration tools -- Basic collaboration on documents -- Creating a document online : getting started with the major players -- Working simultaneously on a document -- Hidden dangers, security and metadata -- Benefits of collaboration in lawsuits and transactions -- Simple collaboration tools for productivity -- Instant collaboration : from conference calls to instant messaging -- How to hold a meeting on the internet -- Simple project management : basecamp -- Setting up a simple client platform -- Email as a platform -- SharePoint -- Collaborating inside and outside the office : client portals and intranets -- Adobe Acrobat -- Slack -- Other web collaboration tools -- Specialized, high-end, and alternative collaboration platforms -- Must-have features for your collaboration tools -- Free vs. pay -- Involving clients in your decisions -- Determining which factors will drive your strategic planning -- Getting the word out to your collaborators -- Ethics, security and other practical issues -- Ownership, control, and other legal issues -- Potential pitfalls of collaboration : where to be wary -- Implementing collaboration tools -- Recommended choices for common scenarios : from solos to large firms -- Creating a culture of collaboration -- The future of collaboration in the practice of law -- Glossary -- Collaboration resources