Heidi Alexander

About Heidi Alexander

Heidi S. Alexander, Esq. is the Deputy Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, where she helps manage organization operations and leads the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP). LOMAP provides free and confidential practice management assistance, guidance in implementing new law office technologies, and methods to attain healthy and sustainable practices. She is the author of Evernote as a Law Practice Tool and serves on the ABA's TECHSHOW Planning Board. In 2017, Heidi was appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's Standing Advisory Committee on Professionalism. She can be reached via email at heidi@masslomap.org.
7February, 2018

Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firms

Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment.
This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally published in the November/December edition of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Massachusetts Lawyers Journal.

Before reading these guidelines, please consider participating in the […]

5January, 2018

Technology Lawyers Need to Adopt in 2018

Find out what technology you need to focus on implementing in your law practice to elevate performance without burning out.
Some tech decisions are obvious, like opting to use a second monitor. But there’s an overwhelming range of choices to consider implementing across your law practice. If you’re a lawyer, you don’t have time to waste evaluating endless options. […]

19December, 2017

What Technology Do Lawyers Need for Better Client Service?

Find out what tools you can use to give your clients the right experience with technology in your law practice.
Your clients want expedience, but they don’t want complications – and they also want to work with a human. To help you find the right balance, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced expert input on […]

7December, 2017

Essential Apps to Increase Efficiency in Your Law Practice

From budgeting to finding a parking spot in the city, the right apps can make you a more efficient lawyer and a more focused human.
Reliance on our smartphones is now the norm. 70% of lawyers report using a smartphone to do legal work while still at the office. There are even attorneys that have gone […]

8November, 2017

Tools for Lawyers to Optimize Social Media Marketing

Find out what tools you need at each stage of your social media marketing efforts to make them more efficient for your law practice.
In one of my previous tech columns entitled You’ve Got a Website, Now What?, I wrote about digital marketing beyond merely developing a website; this includes tackling social media.

Whether you like or […]

21September, 2017

How Lawyers Can Be More Productive with Office 365

Find out what features and tools in MS Office 365 will help lawyers the most!
Microsoft Office 365 offers too many features to keep up with, from built-in tools to apps and add-ins. While you were busy practicing law, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced expert input to give you tips on what features will […]

14September, 2017

How Lawyers Can Avoid Wasting Money on Tech

Investing in tech can save your law practice money – but it can also waste it. Avoid these common sources!
No one wants to waste money. And while technology often offers more cost effective solutions in law practice, it often requires substantial investment. To help lawyers make wiser investments in tech, our friends at Attorney at […]

17August, 2017

Tips for Better Calendaring in Your Law Practice

Your calendar is the core of your busy law practice. A more efficient calendaring system leads to a more efficient law practice.
Back at the start of the calendar year, our friends at Attorney at Work sourced expert tips on how lawyers can improve their calendars for a round of Friday 5+ Tech Tips.

Heidi contributed a […]

20July, 2017

10 Microsoft Outlook Features Lawyers Should Use

If you’re one of the many lawyers relying on MS Outlook for email, calendaring, and maybe more – you need to utilize these features.
1. Schedule Emails by Delaying Delivery

While you may work 24/7 for your clients, do you really want them to think you are available at 3am on Saturday morning? I’d advise against it. Instead, […]

10July, 2017

5 Steps to Minimize Data Breach Risks in Your Law Practice

Follow these steps to avoid data breaches in your law practice that would make you WannaCry.
WannaCry. WannaCry. WannaCry. Yes, that’s how many lawyers feel when they think about digital data security, especially the folks over at DLA Piper who were recently hit with a type of ransomware similar to WannaCry, known as Petrwrap/Petya.

Let’s face it, […]