OAJ members are becoming more active in E-mail discussion groups, commonly referred to as “listservs”. OAJ listservs give individual members the ability to draw upon the collective knowledge of hundreds of colleagues. Utilizing the listservs is practically indispensable to your practice.
WHAT IS THE OAJ LISTSERV?
OAJ's listservs are online message boards for members to ask questions, share ideas, and join in on conversations. Although the lists can’t replace your own legal research and due diligence, you can save countless hours of research time by sharing strategies, asking fellow list members for advice on a particular case, or locating information on plaintiff and defense experts. Once subscribed, you will be able to post a message to the lists by using your e-mail and then monitor the responses view the website or your inbox.
THE GENERAL TORTS LISTSERV
The most popular and active list OAJ offers is the General Torts Listserv. This open forum listserv is constantly buzzing with conversations regarding trial tactics, case ideas, deposition information and much more. Join in on any conversation or ask your own question to connect with hundreds of fellow members.
CONNECTING TO OAJ'S LISTSERVS
To join a listserv, you must be a member of OAJ. Once you join or if you are already a member, browse through the listings below to see which listserv you may be interested in joining. Listservs are set up by practice area to help members connect with others in the same area of law. Once you have a few listservs selected, contact OAJ's membership department at 614-341-6800 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Set up is easy and you will start receiving emails within just a few minutes.
AVAILABLE LIST SERVS
Ab Initio (New Lawyers), Business Torts, Consumer Law, Labor & Employment Law, Family Law, Federal Courts, Insurance Law, Medical Negligence, Social Security, Trucking Safety, Women's Caucus, Workers' Compensation and General Torts.
“It’s a great resource first and foremost. The listservs are fantastic. Many of us are small practitioners and it takes all of us from across the state and create one giant law firm."
- Jim Sammon