How to Get Easy Access to High-Value Features
Tech Training Video
Program and Platform:
Microsoft Word for Windows and Mac
- Ribbon / Menu
- Quick Access Toolbar
How-To Tech Description:
Make it easy to access your high-use and high-value features and tools. Learn to customize your Ribbon and add buttons to the Quick Access toolbar. You can even create new groups to combine elements of your favorite Add-Ins and built-in MS Word features.
The frantic pace of legal practice leaves us too little time to refine our writing, so we need to use technology to survive the crunch while communicating clearly. Once you’ve maximized your technology skills, it’s time to become a better, faster writer with WordRake. WordRake is legal writing and editing software for Microsoft Word and Outlook that will help you edit for clarity and brevity while respecting legally operative phrases and key legal content. Try WordRake today!
To learn about efficient, effective document drafting, check out the best practices guide from the Effectiveness Project, which is a global collaboration of legal professionals and document-creation experts.
About Barron K. Henley
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. He earned his B.S./B.A. (marketing and economics) and J.D. from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American, Ohio 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. Barron heads Affinity’s document assembly/automation and software training departments. Finally, Barron teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the U.S. and Canada covering a wide variety of topics related to law practice management, technology and ethics.
About Ivy B. Grey
Ivy B. Grey is the Chief Strategy & Growth Officer for WordRake. Before joining the WordRake team, she practiced bankruptcy law for ten years. During her decade of legal practice, Ivy was named a Rising Star in the New York Metro Area for five consecutive years, and her significant representations included American Airlines, Columbia House, Kodak, and Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Since joining the legal tech world, Ivy has become known for her work on technology competence, ethics, and innovation. She has a unique blend of skills and an outstanding ability to synthesize technical, business, and legal information into practical advice and actionable plans. In 2020, Ivy was recognized as an Influential Woman in Legal Tech by ILTA. She has also been recognized as a Fastcase 50 Honoree and included in the Women of Legal Tech list by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center.