Jim Calloway

Oklahoma Bar Association

Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program, where he has served for over 20 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 and has served as co-author of three American Bar Association books on law practice management, including two on alternative billing.

Mr. Calloway served as chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005

Mr. Calloway also produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. This monthly podcast covers a number of legal technology issues and can be accessed from The Legal Talk Network or via Apple podcasts. 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 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 and the Association of Legal Administrators. He is a former President of the Cleveland County (Oklahoma) Bar Association.

He has made hundreds of presentations on law office management, legal technology, ethics and law firm business operations.

My Sessions

Marketing U:  How to Integrate Marketing Into Law School Curriculum

Grand Ballroom A

Learning how to appropriately and ethically leverage social media and other technology tools for selling yourself and your practice is becoming increasingly important in a 24/7 Google world. This session will dive into how to teach students and new lawyers to understand the intricacies and best practices of these ever changing marketing tools, and how […]

Academic Track

Free Your Mind: The Flexible Law Firm

Columbus IJ

The consumption of legal services is changing at lightning speed. You can remain competitive by thinking differently. Consider rethinking the 9-5 office practice and learn from legal services models as diverse as virtual offices, locations in Walmart or making house calls. Consider options to meet the needs of your community and that can help close […]

Solo/Small Firm

Reconsidering the Billable Hour

Columbus CD

Commercial and consumer clients have spoken against the billable hour by taking on more work in house or using an automated online legal service. There are many pricing options including flat fees, unbundled services, subscriptions and blended fees but the challenge is to stay profitable. Are you even offering the right services for your firm’s […]

Future Proof