Jim Calloway

Oklahoma Bar Association

Jim Calloway is Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program, where he has served for 20 years. He was Chair of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW planning board.

He publishes the award-winning law blog Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips at www.lawpracticetipsblog.com and produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology.

He is a member of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Law Practice Magazine editorial board and writes the Practice Management Advice column for that magazine. In 2015 he was awarded the ABA Law Practice Division’s Robert P. Wilkens Award in recognition of Best Column in Division Publications.

He has co-authored three American Bar Association books on law practice management: How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times and Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work, Second and Third Editions.

He has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, where he was named to the Oklahoma Law Review.

My Sessions

Using Client Portals for Effective Collaboration

Columbus CD

Collaboration is a critical element of successful client relationships, but it requires an ethical way to share confidential communications. The client portal has emerged as a must-have tool for lawyers who want to provide secure, 24/7 access to case files and other information. In this session you’ll learn about the varieties of client portals, how […]

The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

The 411 on Texting for Lawyers

Columbus CD

Like it or not, many clients prefer text messaging when communicating with their lawyers. However, its informality and ubiquity make it easy for clients to overlook the ethical and evidentiary risks inherent in the medium – not something to LOL about. In this session you’ll learn the rules around texting with your clients, the warnings […]

The Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

How Do I Choose? Selecting and Implementing Law Practice Technology

Grand Ballroom E

Evaluating and selecting legal technology can be daunting. Fortunately, there are techniques and tools that make this process easier, which can be adapted for any type practice and the world of constantly-changing technology. Our experts will discuss how to use these tools to train law students, set up a new practice, or upgrade technology in […]

Academic Track