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Mobility

Does Your Law Practice Need an App?

At least 77% of Americans own a smartphone. They spend, on average, two hours and 51 minutes per day on these smartphones. That’s a lot of people and a lot of time. The data also show that of all the time Americans spend online — on mobile or on ...

Nika Kabiri - January 3, 2018
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Five Tech Options to Make Your Law Firm Easier to Contact

It’s no secret that if you make it easier for people to reach you using their preferred method, you’re going to get more contacts — ones that could convert to clients. Today, this is especially true of your website. While phone calls have always ...

Casey Meraz - May 12, 2017
Mac Law Office

Blurred Lines, Part Three: Securing Your Backups

In the first two installments of "Blurred Lines," Tom Lambotte explained why you need a mobile device management policy and a Tom Lambotte - March 16, 2016

Mac Law Office

Blurred Lines, Part One: Using Macs at Work and Home

If you use a Mac, your laptop, iPhone and iPad probably do double duty as your personal devices. Should you worry? At ABA TECHSHOW 2016 this month, Tom Lambotte will be speaking at the session "Home-Mac; Work-Mac." So we asked the Apple IT pro ...

Tom Lambotte - March 2, 2016
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Beware the Dangers of WiFi

Many of us have to travel for our work, and that often means connecting to wireless networks. If you use unsecured public WiFi networks when working on client matters that could mean trouble. Most hotels, airports, cafés don’t encrypt their ...

Greg Lyda - February 9, 2016
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Four Powerful Mobile Apps for Accessing Your Files

Whether or not you consider yourself a mobile lawyer, we’re all part of a professional community and society that embraces mobile technology. That means our clients and opposing counsel expect us to be able to access files and research at any ...

Noble McIntyre - July 2, 2014
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Dropbox 102: Security Steps

A long time ago, in a life far away—November 2012—I wrote a Dropbox 101 post for Attorney at Work. Commenter Jeffrey Brandt suggested a "Dropbox 102" version to address security issues with sharing data in the cloud. It was a good suggestion, so ...

Vivian Manning - March 18, 2013

Note-Taking Apps for Android Lawyers: The 2.0 Update

The first thing to know about note-taking on any mobile device is that it’s not perfect. Another thing to know: If, like me, you’re accustomed to writing in microscopic chicken scratch for post-session translation, you probably won't like ...

Jeffrey Taylor - December 6, 2012

Stepping Into the Cloud: Practice Management Tools

By now we can probably all agree that the cloud is not a mysterious and scary thing. We've bought into the idea that "anytime, anywhere" access to files and other stuff is, indeed, a pretty cool thing—and key to running a smart practice. After ...

Joan Feldman - September 27, 2012

Mistakes Newbie Mobile Users Make

In the grand scheme of things, we are all newbies adjusting to using mobile devices. After all, even if you had one of the first iPhones, it has only been five years. Technology consultants and others who make their living helping us to find ...

Andrea Cannavina - September 21, 2012