Barron Henley


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 member of the ABA Law Practice Management Section, a 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 HotDocs document assembly software, Microsoft Word and  Adobe Acrobat; 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.

My Sessions

Formatting an Appellate Brief

Columbus GH

It’s time to end your feud with Microsoft Word and finally start using Word’s powerful formatting tools to help streamline document generation. In this hands-on session, you’ll work with an appellate brief template as our expert shows you how to organize and properly format the document, using styles, paragraph numbering, and creating tables of contents […]

Hands On

Welcome to ABA TECHSHOW / Introductory Session / Meet the Planning Board

Grand Ballroom EF

Word Master Class: Power Tips for Lawyers

Grand Ballroom F

Is Microsoft Word a constant source of frustration in your practice? It’s the tool we use most to create work product, but it so often seems to work against us. In this session, we’ll teach you how to fix common legal drafting problems plaguing you now and avoid them in the future. It’s time to […]

Core Production Tools

Mindful Leadership for Technology and Innovation

Columbus KL

Creativity and innovation is key to the future success of sustainable, competitive law firms and service providers. The challenge for leaders will be to create and foster environments where legal professionals can express creativity and implement innovation. This session will introduce a mindful leadership model that will help legal industry employees enhance and implement creativity […]

Beyond the Tech