Law Practice Management expert named to Fujitsu’s Productivity Panel

Venice, CA – February 23, 2012. Noted law practice management guru Ed Poll has been chosen by Fujitsu Computer Products of America as a charter member of the company’s new ScanSnap Squad. Poll is one of five productivity and organization experts chosen to provide input and support to the three-year-old ScanSnap Community, comprised of users of Fujitsu’s ScanSnap products.

"The ScanSnap Squad is a handpicked group of experts focused on productivity and organization in their various fields of work, and we’re extremely excited to have Ed Poll lead the Squad’s legal group," said Derek Flower, business development manager, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

"Ed has been contributing to the ScanSnap Community since 2010, providing invaluable expertise in the area of law practice management. It has always been our plan to have Ed kick off the brand ambassador program for ScanSnap, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him with us for the launch of the ScanSnap Squad," said Flower.

"I’m excited and honored to be chosen for this panel," said Ed Poll. "A key piece of managing an effective law practice is understanding how to effectively use technology to lower overhead costs."

"Scanning paper documents into electronic files is an essential component in the document retention policy of the successful law firm. ScanSnap Squad allows me to share best practices in this area with members of the legal community," said Poll.

About Ed Poll

Ed Poll, founder of LawBiz Management, is a nationally-recognized expert in law practice management. He helps attorneys and law firms increase their profitability by consulting with them on issues of internal operations, business development, and financial matters. Poll brings his clients a solid background in both law and business. He has 25 years experience as a practicing attorney and has also served as CEO and COO for several manufacturing businesses. In 2010, he received the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Bar Association’s Law Practice Management and Technology Section.

Poll is the author of numerous publications that have become the definitive works in the field, including 18 books, CDs, and DVD collections. His newest offerings are Growing Your Law Practice in Tough Times (West Publishing, 2010) and 8 Steps to Greater Profitability: The Lawyer’s Guide to Prosperity (LawBiz Management, 2011). He has also authored books on business planning for attorneys, improving collections, buying and selling law practices, disaster preparedness and recovery, and exit strategies for legal practitioners. His offerings are available at LawBizStore.com.

Poll hosts the LawBiz Forum, an interactive community for the legal profession, as well as the LegalPadTM video series. He is a columnist for several publications geared to the legal community, including the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Legal Management, and hosts regular webinars for West Legal Edcenter. Poll earned BS and JD degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is an established leader in the Document Imaging industry, delivering innovative scanning solutions and services that enable our customers to solve critical business productivity issues and streamline operations. Fujitsu provides cutting-edge document capture solutions for business and personal environments, backed by a comprehensive portfolio of service and support programs. For more information about Fujitsu Document Imaging solutions and services, visit http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa or call us at 800-626-4686.

About LawBiz Management

LawBiz Management is the nation’s leading firm dedicated to managing the Business of Law®. The company focuses on helping lawyers reach their goals and law firms improve their practices by increasing revenues, improving profits, and reducing the stress of the practice experienced by lawyers. Among the services offered are coaching, consulting, speaking, and managing firm retreats. LawBiz Management also consults on the buying and selling of law practices.

For more information, contact Ed Poll at edpoll@lawbiz.com.

For more information about the ScanSnap Community, go to scansnapcommunity.com

  Edward Poll, J.D., M.B.A.., CMC Principal LawBiz Management Company Venice, CA 800-837-5880