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The Friday Five

Top Five Ways Lawyers Use Dictation Technology

By | Aug.04.17 | No Comments

For many young lawyers, dictation evokes images of dusty credenzas covered with tape recorders and microphones. But while today’s lawyers tend to be more tech-savvy than past generations, they still use their voices to accomplish …Continue reading »


Digital Transcription Dictates Caution

Digital Dictation and Transcription Options

By | Jun.20.17 | 1 Comment

Many lawyers dictate their thoughts into a recording device, then send the recording to an assistant for transcription. This is a great time-saver for the lawyer. But the human transcriptionist today is gradually giving way …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 »


The Friday Five

Using Evernote in Your Law Practice: Five Ways to Start

By | Mar.10.17 | 1 Comment

When talking with lawyers about Evernote, I often get the same comment: “I heard it was a good productivity tool so I downloaded Evernote, but I haven’t figured out how to get started with it.” …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 »


Get it Done!

Five Ways Quip Can Help Your Legal Practice

By | Dec.12.16 | 2 Comments

In “Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?” I introduced you to Quip, the collaborative workspace app invented by former Facebook and Google executives. Quip’s creators wanted teams to be able to collaborate and share …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Automate Workflows in Your Law Firm

By | Nov.18.16 | 1 Comment

There’s ample evidence to suggest that lawyers — members of a profession that almost exclusively bills by the hour — are not doing everything they can to maximize their earnings. Clio’s recently released “Legal Trends Report” reveals that, …Continue reading »


Automating Legal Workflow

How to Take the Work Out of Your Workflow

By | Oct.25.16 | 2 Comments

A recent study by Clio found that, on average, a mere quarter of an attorney’s working hours are spent on billable tasks — and the percentage is even lower for solo practitioners. Technology can address this …Continue reading »


Productivity Tools

Five Tech Tools to Add More Hours to a Lawyer’s Day

By | Oct.13.16 | No Comments

Technology continues to raise clients’ expectations. They want improved performance, better communication, accurate billing and quicker results. Lawyers will fail to keep up with those expectations if they refuse to incorporate the necessary technology into …Continue reading »