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2017 Futures Conference

Here Be Robots: How Will AI Change the Future of Law?

By | Aug.28.17 | 1 Comment

Given the nonstop, hyped-up headlines, you may worry about competing with a robot for your next job. Rather than fret, why not start investigating the ways artificial intelligence technology can give you an edge — …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Must-Have Technology for Better Client Service

By | Jul.28.17 | No Comments

The lack of basic technology where it’s expected can be extremely frustrating. But forcing technology on clients without a human touch can backfire, too. We asked law practice technology pros Heidi Alexander, Tom Lambotte, Sharon Nelson …Continue reading »


Tech Tips Friday

Legal Technology Spending: Biggest Money-Wasters

By | Jun.30.17 | 1 Comment

The internet is really helpful at listing common ways people waste their money. But legal technology spending is a bit trickier to control than your gym fees or cable bill. Even when it’s just you …Continue reading »


Tech Tips Friday

Office 365 Productivity Tips for Lawyers

By | Apr.28.17 | No Comments

How can you get the most from Microsoft Office 365’s new features? Curious about all the apps and add-ins popping up in the Office Store? For this edition of Tech Tips Friday, practice management technology …Continue reading »


TECH TIPS

Tips and Takeaways from ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.28.17 | No Comments

Last week, we shared highlights of ABA TECHSHOW’s exposition hall, with a big list of what’s new in legal technology. Today, top practice management technology pros (including faculty and former ABA TECHSHOW chairs) share their …Continue reading »


Product Beat

What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.24.17 | 2 Comments

ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what’s new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW …Continue reading »


BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

New Book Helps Lawyers Get Clients

By | Mar.07.17 | No Comments

March 2017 — Attorney at Work (www.attorneyatwork.com) announces the release of “Getting Clients: For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over,” a new book by legal marketing hall-of-famer Merrilyn Astin Tarlton. REVIEW COPIES AVAILABLE Review copies and interviews with Merrilyn …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Smart Law Offices and Connected Devices

By | Mar.03.17 | No Comments

It starts with a simple request to your iPhone (“Siri, add an appointment to my calendar”) or a command to your new Amazon Echo (“Alexa, add toner to my shopping cart”). Before you know it, the …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Tech Tips: Keeping Your Calendar Under Control

By | Jan.27.17 | 4 Comments

Does it seem like you spend more time figuring out your calendar (or calendars) than getting things done? Today practice management technology experts Heidi Alexander, Tom Lambotte, Catherine Sanders Reach, Nora Regis and Lee Rosen tell …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Easy Ways to Create a Healthy, Less-Stressed Workplace

By | Nov.11.16 | No Comments

Stress is a natural part of any good lawyer’s life. Recently, however, it’s been a bit much, no? Little wonder that soothing GIF that helps sync your breathing has gone viral again. And it actually works, for …Continue reading »