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For Better or Worse: Customizing Styles in Microsoft Word

By | Sep.25.14 | 2 Comments

In last month’s column, "Stylin’ It in Microsoft Word," I showed how using Word's default Styles to format documents can make your life much easier — and urged you to "leave[...]

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Stylin’ It in Microsoft Word

By | Aug.14.14 | 5 Comments

Do you ever wish you could just open your closet in the morning and pull out an entire coordinated outfit? Imagine deciding to dress "business casual," and reaching in to retriev[...]

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Use New School Legal Technology

By | Jul.01.14 | 1 Comment

I recently read an article, Why old school attitudes to technology are hitting law firm profitability, by Neil Cameron, who beautifully sets out the profitability argument for law[...]

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Where, Oh, Where Has My Email Gone?

By | May.19.14 | 1 Comment

We are so used to instant gratification when it comes to communication — instant messaging, texting, all-access all-the-time smartphones. We can’t even get away from it when we[...]

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Bid Farewell to Windows XP

By | Feb.17.14 | 2 Comments

The firm I work in is Windows-based, just like the vast majority of North American law firms. When our firm upgraded from Windows 98 to Windows XP, I became a much less grumpy tech[...]

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