Jim Calloway

Oklahoma Bar Association

Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program, where he has served for 25 years. 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 has served as co-author of three American Bar Association books on law practice management, including two on alternative billing. Mr. Calloway also produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. This monthly podcast covers legal technology issues with guest interviews from industry experts and thought leaders.

Mr. Calloway is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American Bar Association, where he served as chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. 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 November 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. Jim has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He is an active member of the National Association of Bar Executives, the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, the Practice Management Advisors of North America and the Association of Legal Administrators. He is a former President of the Cleveland County (Oklahoma) Bar Association. Jim has made hundreds of presentations on law office management, legal technology, ethics and law firm business operations.

My Sessions

Outfitting the Solo & Small Firm with Essential Tech

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Legal technology that used to be optional is now in many cases essential. From client portals to automation of routine tasks to practice management software tools, superior client service today means embracing new and improved technology tools. This session will be a great starting overview for those opening a new office. This session will provide […]


Implementing Subscription Based Legal Services

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How does a law firm implement the delivery of legal services under a subscription-based model? And why would you want to offer this model? As more automation tools are implemented in Law Offices, some will believe this method of delivery provides more affordable services to the client while still being a profit Center for the […]