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. Jim 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 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.

Jim Calloway also produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. This podcast covers legal technology issues.
He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American Bar Association, where is a member of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Law Practice Magazine editorial board and wrote its Practice Management Advice column for five years. He was awarded the ABA Law Practice Division’s Robert P. Wilkens Award in recognition of Best Column in Division Publications in 2015. He is 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. He has made hundreds of presentations on law office management, legal technology, ethics and law firm business operations.

My Sessions

Cloudy, With a Chance of Sanctions–or Success!

Columbus IJ

You have taken the plunge and placed client data with a ‘trusted’ third party. The rules of ethics still require their oversight in terms of the initial vetting along with building awareness of their uptime, administration, and security. Learn how due diligence for these services can be managed and potential issues avoided.


How to Partner Like a Pro

Columbus EF

Finding a business partner is like choosing a life partner. It’s nice to have the company but it also takes ongoing commitment to learn one another’s communication styles and create a mutually beneficial working relationship.  Setting expectations up front and being flexible is key. How do you create this union? Are you prepared to navigate […]

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