Legal Technology


The Friday Five

Online Shopping? Five Security Tips

By | Dec.19.14 | No Comments

Even if your firm has a policy against it, there’s a chance that online shopping is happening in your office — especially during the height of the holidays. Why be concerned? For one, hackers are actively working …Continue reading »


Power User

Word Styles: Automating a Table of Contents

By | Dec.11.14 | 2 Comments

In her latest “Power User” series, Vivian Manning has been showing how to use Microsoft Word Styles to produce documents much more efficiently. In her last column, she showed how Heading Styles can be used to structure …Continue reading »


The New LexisNexis Firm Manager Emerges 

By | Dec.04.14 | 2 Comments

In February 2014, LexisNexis relaunched the original 2011 Firm Manager, its online law practice management program for solo and small firm lawyers. Why the original product didn’t gain much traction isn’t relevant, because the new Firm Manager shines. Still, its development history provides some …Continue reading »


HIPAA-Compliant File Sharing for Lawyers

By | Nov.25.14 | No Comments

Cloud-based file-sharing services like Dropbox, Box and Google Drive may help streamline the way we store and share sensitive documents, but they require an additional layer of security to ensure that confidential files stay safe. Recently, I …Continue reading »


Web-Based Client Portals: Benefits to Clients

By | Nov.20.14 | No Comments

In the first post in this series, attorney and MyCase Director Nicole Black introduced the concept of law practice management software platforms with built-in client portals. In part two, she outlined the benefits that web-based client portals offer …Continue reading »


Master Styles in Microsoft Word

By | Nov.04.14 | No Comments

In this “Power User” series, Vivian Manning has been teaching us the ins and outs of Microsoft Word Styles — helping us understand why they are so necessary and how to apply and customize Styles to suit individual tastes. But …Continue reading »