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Copy and Paste Made Easy

By | Oct.08.13 | 1 Comment

In law firms, most of us copy and paste within and between our documents a lot. Especially when a well-written document crosses your desk with text you could use in a precedent –[...]

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Searching Social Media

By | Aug.06.13 | No Comments

Social media. A familiar topic for me, and a staple now at ABA TECHSHOW. I'd be remiss, though, if I didn't say I walked into the 2013 session "Social Media as Information Gatherin[...]

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Social Media

Searching Social Media

By | Apr.15.13 | 2 Comments

Social media. A familiar topic for me, and a staple now at ABA TECHSHOW. I'd be remiss if I didn't say I walked into the session, "Social Media as Information Gathering Tool," a sk[...]

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Product Review

WordRake: Clearing the Clutter from Legal Writing

By | Jan.09.13 | 1 Comment

Have you ever heard the term “legalese” used to compliment a lawyer’s writing? I haven’t. It seems excellent lawyers do not always produce excellent legal writing. Whether[...]

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Finding Experts and Verifying Their Credentials on the Web

By | Dec.20.12 | 4 Comments

When you’re in need of an expert to serve as a witness in your case, to consult on a special matter, or perhaps even to serve as a speaker at your bar seminar, where do you look?[...]

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Get to the Point!

Tighten Your Writing: Heed the Six Signs

By | Dec.12.12 | 3 Comments

"Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary li[...]

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