Make the Interface and Defaults Work For You, Not Against You
Discover the ultimate Word setup for lawyers and paralegals! Join attorney and nationally-recognized legal technology consultant Barron Henley to learn the best ways to set up Word's interface and default formatting, templates, and settings for legal users. Make the most of your setup so all the key functions you need are just a click or keystroke away. Register today!
Get practical hints and tips for setting up the QAT, status bar, tabs, and ribbons.
Discover keyboard shortcuts you'll wish you'd known sooner.
Learn how to permanently fix Word's default formatting so you don't have to wrestle with it every time.
Find out why modifying Word's default settings will make your life easier.
Customizing Word's Interface for a Legal User
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbons and Keyboard Shortcuts
Default Formatting - How to Permanently Fix Word's Defaults for Legal Documents
Role of the Default Template (Normal.Dotm) and How to Customize it
Fixing Word's Default Settings - the Key to Making Word Usable in a Legal Environment
Barron K Henley, Esq. is one of the founding partners of Affinity Consulting Group, a legal technology consulting firm focused on automating and streamlining law firms and legal departments. Mr. Henley is the primary author of Microsoft Word for Legal Professionals and has taught Word classes for lawyers and legal support staff for over 25 years. He earned his B.S./B.A. degree (marketing and economics) and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University; and is a member of the American, Ohio State and Columbus bar associations; and the Worthington Estate Planning Council. He is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Technology and the Courts, and a member of both the ABA Law Practice Management and the Real Property Trust and Estate Law ("RPTE") sections. He's also a former member of RPTE Futures Task Force, a former board member for the ABA TECHSHOW, and the former chair of the Ohio State Bar Association's Law Office Automation & Technology Committee.
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