Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program, where he has served for 18 years. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, where he was named to the Oklahoma Law Review. He publishes the award-winning law blog Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips and has served as co-author of three American Bar Association books on law practice management, How Good Lawyers Survive Bad Times (with Ross Kodner and Sharon Nelson) and Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour: Strategies That Work, Second and Third Editions (with Mark Robertson).
Mr. Calloway also produces, with Sharon Nelson, the monthly podcast, The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology. This monthly podcast covers a number of legal technology issues and can be downloaded from The Legal Talk Network or from iTunes.
Mr. Calloway is a member of the American Bar Association where he served as chair of the ABA TECHSHOW 2005 Board. He is a member of the Law Practice Division’s Law Practice Magazine editorial board and writes the Practice Management Advice column for that magazine. He was recently awarded the ABA Law Practice Division’s Robert P. Wilkens Award in recognition of Best Column in Division Publications. He also co-chaired the first two ABA GP/Solo National Solo and Small Firm Conferences in 2006 and 2007.
He has made hundreds of presentations on law office management, legal technology, ethics and legal business operations and has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management.