Automating Legal Workflow

How to Take the Work Out of Your Workflow

By | Oct.25.16 | No 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 »

Productivity Tech Tip

Clipboard Managers: A Timesaving Tool for Every Lawyer

By | Sep.20.16 | No Comments

If you spend time typing, you’ve very likely found “copy and paste” to be two of your best friends, on any computer system. But if having one copied item available is good, wouldn’t more be …Continue reading »

Get It Done!

Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?

By | Sep.13.16 | 4 Comments

Launched in 2008, Evernote gained popularity because it solved a major constraint in our productivity — recognizing the changes in the way we actually work, access information and communicate. We no longer work on just a …Continue reading »

Productivity Tech Tip

Text Expansion for Fun and Profit

By | Aug.25.16 | 4 Comments

For a practicing attorney, efficiency and accuracy are key components of effective work habits. If you can get your work done more quickly, and avoid mistakes such as typos (or overlooking something you meant to …Continue reading »

Get It Done!

Your Note-Taking and To-Do Apps: Are They Secure?

By | Aug.15.16 | 1 Comment

As a result of the flood of innovation in note-taking and task-centric apps since Evernote’s inception, there’s a large concern for lawyers in storing attorney-client and privileged information. While I know a lot of lawyers …Continue reading »

Next Generation Messaging

Team Communication Tools: Why All the Buzz?

By | Jul.26.16 | No Comments

A change has crept up on us in the past couple of years. Just when you were starting to roll your eyes back into their sockets at the talk of “the death of email,” up popped …Continue reading »

Team Communications

Capture ‘Short Explosions of Ideas’ With Slack

By | Jul.06.16 | No Comments

When Jeff Sherr was introduced to Slack, it struck him as a better way to capture and share those “short explosions of ideas” that happen after conferences and other events. You know when you’re out to dinner, …Continue reading »

The Friday Five

Classic Law Practice Productivity Tips

By | Jun.10.16 | No Comments

Forget juggling. Most of us feel like we’re endlessly spinning plates, hoping we can keep all the parts and pieces of our lives from crashing to the ground. Then along comes summer, and the promise of …Continue reading »

Read the Classics!

Setting Up An All-Mac Law Office

By | Jun.09.16 | No Comments

Ah, summertime. Some of us toss things in a bag and answer the siren call of the road, while others of us hunker down with a MacSparky guide and spend off hours at the Apple Store. …Continue reading »