Linked & Automated Numbering Systems

Tech Training Video


Program and Platform:

Microsoft Word for Windows and Mac

Featured Features:

  • Paragraph Numbering
  • Cross-Reference

How-To Tech Description:

Learn to use the Paragraph Numbering and Cross-Reference features. We’ll show you how to get single and multi-level automatic paragraph numbering to do exactly what you want and expect. Avoid numbering surprises and frustration by learning to use the tools correctly. Discover how linked and automated numbering can help you reference provisions in briefs and contracts—and help you automatically and accurately update them! Never waste time manually renumbering paragraphs and provision references again.

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How often have you frantically worked right up to deadline only to stop abruptly because you must turn to small, but important, numbering details? Use Microsoft Word’s automated numbering features to get your numbers right, then get back to the substantive work that matters. WordRake can help you get to the finish line with sophistication and finesse. It’s software that will help you edit for clarity and brevity in Microsoft Word and Outlook on Windows, or in Microsoft Word on Mac. Try WordRake free for 7 days!

To learn more about how using cross-references and page numbering can improve your process, check out the best practices guide from the Effectiveness Project, which is a global collaboration of legal professionals and document-creation experts.

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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 Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for WordRake. Prior to 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.