CPM Events

Learning Objectives Webinar series

Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at noon, these short webinars will focus on the nuts and bolts technologies for the law office and how to use them more effectively. Free and exclusively for NC Bar Association members.

Did you miss one? Check out the archived programs!

Learning Objectives: Outlook Tips and Add-ons (June 19, 2019 at 12pm) 

MS Outlook is the top email application for business use. It is an incredibly powerful product but like many powerful applications, most users only know how to leverage a small fraction of it’s power. In this session, we’ll look at not only native features and functions that will help manage email more effectively but we’ll also look at some add ons that will super power Outlook for communication and collaboration. Register Now!

Learning Objectives: Encryption at Rest & in Transit (July 17, 2019 at 12pm) 

Whether third-party encryption or setting built into the technology you use every day there are a number of ways to encrypt emails and their attachments. Why do you need to encrypt them? Here are a few scenarios: You are a real estate attorney under constant thread of wire fraud and man in the middle attacks;  you are a family law attorney with an enraged spouse potentially between your emails and your client; you don’t know whether your client is reading the email on a corporate device that by policy brings into question the privilege of the email; you are emailing patent specifications; you are representing a government whistleblower and the list goes on. The question is when do you NOT need to encrypt emails and securely send documents to clients. We will look at a variety of ways to easily and efficiently get this done. Register Now!

Learning Objectives: Intro to Microsoft Teams (August 21, 2019 at 12pm) 

Microsoft Office 365 provides a new tool to the toolbox with Teams. Teams integrates chat, document sharing, whiteboards, on-demand video and audio calls, project management and much more. In this session will we will explore how a law firm might leverage teams for matter management. Register Now!

Learning Objectives: Google My Business  (September 18, 2019 at 12pm)

No matter how your next clients hear about you, they’re increasingly likely to look you up online. And most of those “look ups” will  happen with Google. Fortunately, Google provides a free tool to manage your firm’s information: Google My Business. Let’s explore how to maximize Google My Business (GMB) for your law firm with guest speaker Gyi Tsakalakis, from AttorneySync. From updating basic information, to using posts and question and answers, we’ll cover just about everything GMB has to offer that’s applicable to law firms. Register Now!

Learning Objectives: Intro to Microsoft Excel (October 16, 2019 at 12pm) 

Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for manipulating data and performing complex calculations. If you have a lot of information in a spreadsheet that you need to review, edit or re-purpose here are several tips that will make that job easier and more productive. If you are new to Excel and need some tips and pointers about how to use it effectively this course is for you!  Register Now!

** No CLE credit will be available