Document Management


LegalTech Highlights

Product Beat: Report from Legalweek 2018

By | Feb.06.18 | No Comments

ALM Media’s Legalweek events in New York, which wrapped up Feb. 1, brought together legal professionals and technology providers to address issues facing the legal industry. In addition to technology, programs covered the business of …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

E-Signatures in Adobe PDFs

By | Nov.10.17 | No Comments

A few years ago, I interviewed Mike Dillon, general counsel at Adobe Systems. Dillon chuckled over how, before coming to Adobe, he’d had to sign stacks of documents each week using “wet ink” (his words). During the …Continue reading »


Tech Tips

Mining Document Metadata: Pointers

By | May.03.17 | No Comments

Each time an electronic document comes into being, metadata is created along with it. People often add their own, too. From the obvious (like page numbers) to the obscure (like dates of creation and author names), …Continue reading »


Get it Done!

Five Ways Quip Can Help Your Legal Practice

By | Dec.12.16 | No 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 »


Product Spotlight

LEAP – One System to Manage Your Solo and Small Law Firm

By | May.02.16 | No Comments

LEAP can increase law office billing by as much as 30 percent because the system facilitates capturing every service provided to the client  — and that makes the investment well worth the money. Focused on Serving …Continue reading »


ABA TECHSHOW PERSPECTIVES

Pearls of Legal Technology Wisdom for Solo and Small Firms

By | Apr.06.16 | No Comments

ABA TECHSHOW just marked its 30th anniversary. The traditional gift for a 30th anniversary is pearl — and that’s appropriate since I have received many pearls of wisdom in my years at the conference. I attended my first TECHSHOW …Continue reading »


Blizzard of Options

The Legal Document Automation System Decision

By | Jan.26.16 | 2 Comments

Any nontrivial decision presents a tournament of reasons. Choosing document drafting tools for law practice is a classic case, featuring a complex dance of circumstances, candidates and considerations. This is the third in a series …Continue reading »


A World of Options

Document Automation Choices: Buy or Build?

By | Dec.16.15 | No Comments

In my previous post, “Choosing a Document Automation System,” we kicked off the topic with a checklist of circumstances and goals for those embarking on what can be a challenging journey. This post turns to the many …Continue reading »


Checklist

Choosing a Document Automation System

By | Nov.18.15 | 1 Comment

The secret’s out. Many legal documents, even quite complex ones, can be reliably drafted by intelligent software when it is supplied with appropriate inputs. Consumers and businesses have become accustomed to preparing their own documents with …Continue reading »


Smokeball Spotlight

Getting Serious About Your Solo or Small Firm

By | Jul.22.15 | No Comments

Running a small law firm is no easy feat. Aside from the fact that law school gives you little in the way of business or technology skills, there’s also the small matter of spending the …Continue reading »