Barron K. Henley

Affinity Consulting Group

Barron K. Henley, Esq. is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments. He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio and Columbus Bar Associations, and the Worthington Estate Planning Council. He is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, and a member of both the ABA Law Practice Management and the Real Property Trust and Estate Law (“RPTE”) Sections. He’s a member of RPTE Futures Task Force, a former Board Member for the ABA TECHSHOW, and is the former Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Law Office Automation & Technology Committee. Mr. Henley heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments; he is a renowned expert on Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and HotDocs document assembly software; and has authored legal-specific manuals on HotDocs, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook. Barron is also an expert in launching new law firms, overhauling existing firms, and documenting and re-engineering law firm processes. Finally, Barron teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology and ethics.

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We Don’t Need No Stinking Server (or Do We)?

Columbus CD

Traditional office technology included an on-premise server. However, with advances in cloud infrastructure and solutions does your law office still need a physical server? Even in instances where on-premise hardware is needed today’s micro servers or Network Attached Storage devices may be all you need – alone or in conjunction with cloud or hosted solutions. […]

Advanced IT

Default Settings in Office Every Law Firm Should Know

Grand Ballroom B

Despite years of use, it is still amazing how little people know about customizing the look and feel of programs like Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel – or how many settings foil your work! You do NOT have to put up with it! Take control by understanding the hidden traps such as “Ignore Words in […]

Core Technology