Show Your Citations in a Table of Authority

Tech Training Video

Program and Platform:

Microsoft Word for Windows and Mac

Featured Features:

  • Tables of Authority
  • Marking Citations

How-To Tech Description:

Show your authority—automatically—with the built-in Table of Authority feature. Learn to set up your documents so your citations to authority appear in these complex tables with just a few clicks. This session will feature a roundup of best practices, tips, and tricks. Read this article from our Microsoft Word Feature series to to learn how the Table of Authority feature helps writers check the strength of their argument.



In the legal profession, legal research is considered one of the most important parts of document creation. But even the most on-point and organized research can become a nightmare! The document-creation-to-court-filing process breaks down at the Table of Authorities stage. As we struggle with technology, we lost the opportunity to meaningfully edit. Let WordRake help you make up for lost time, so you don’t lose your chance to present the most persuasive argument. WordRake is editing software for Microsoft Word and Outlook that will give your first drafts the polish of three or four revisions. Try WordRake today and get better results in less time.

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Slide6-Mar-01-2022-12-22-09-30-AMAbout 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.


Slide5-Mar-01-2022-12-23-56-35-AMAbout 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.