Jim Calloway

Oklahoma Bar Association

Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program, where he has served for 24 years. He served as chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, where he was named to the Oklahoma Law Review. He publishes the award-winning law blog Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips (http://www.lawpracticetipsblog.com) and co-authored three ABA books on law practice management.

Mr. Calloway produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. This podcast covers a number of legal technology issues and is found on The Legal Talk Network (http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/digital-edge/) or Apple podcasts. His Twitter address is @jimcalloway and his focus is law office technology.

Mr. Calloway is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American Bar Association, where. He is a member of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Law Practice Magazine editorial board and wrote the Practice Management Advice column for that magazine for five years. He was awarded the Law Practice Division’s Robert P. Wilkens Award in recognition of Best Column in Division Publications in 2015. He is also currently co-chair of the LP Division’s Legal Futures Initiative.

In 2018 he was awarded the William G. Paul Oklahoma Justice Award from Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. for his work on access to justice projects. He has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management.

My Sessions

Future Practice of Law, 2022 and Beyond

Grand ML

The ever-evolving landscape of law practice, including reaction to COVID-19, labor shortages, consumer demands, non-lawyer ownership of firms, and technology shifts has changed the way we practice law and do business indefinitely. These multiple paradigm shifts can’t be undone. In this session, we’ll identify key disrupting factors and consider how to stay ahead of the […]


The Digital Client File


A traditional paper-based client file carries a lot of risk. What would you advise a business client who told you they only keep one copy — on paper — of many critical business documents? Transforming physical client files into their digital equivalents means critical client data can be backed up to guard against loss. These […]

Core Concepts

Online Dispute Resolution: Transforming Our Definition of Justice

Grand GI

Meeting individuals where they are and allowing them input in the development of rules and process in the resolution of disputes can increase satisfaction regardless of the ultimate outcome. This bottom-up approach can improve participants’ satisfaction regardless of whether the dispute process occurs in a traditional forum or online, utilizing technological support. This session aims […]