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Nuke Word Formatting and Start Over

Nuke Word Formatting and Start Over

A Word formatting nightmare? Here are three shortcut keys you can use to get your text back in shape. Watch the video.

Deborah Savadra - August 14, 2018
2018 Marketing and Business Development Survey

Survey Reveals Disturbing Undercurrents Beneath the “New Normal”

LexisNexis Interaction 2018 Law Firm Marketing & Business Development Survey is a fascinating look at how firms and marketers are settling into a “new normal,” where they plan to direct their marketing and business development dollars, and whom ...

Susan Kostal - July 31, 2018

Using Tech to Expand the Pro Bono Provider Pie

When the phrase “legal tech” comes to mind, it's usually associated with the tools that propel law firm operations, or even automating tasks otherwise performed by lawyers to reduce corporate legal spend. But what if legal tech ultimately shines ...

Susan Kostal - July 19, 2018
TALS A2J Q&A with Ann Pruitt

Ann Pruitt of TALS: Promoting Legal Wellness Via Technology

In Attorney at Work's A2J Q&A series, Mary Juetten introduces the inspiring people behind innovative programs and initiatives. In this interview, she asks Ann Jarvis Pruitt, Executive Director of the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, about ...

Mary Juetten - July 13, 2018
Using Styles to Create an Automated Table of Contents

Using Styles to Create an Automated Table of Contents

Using the Heading Styles in a Word document instead of directly formatting all your headings gives you access to a lot of functionality, including the ability to include a fully automated Table of Contents in your document with just a few clicks.

Deborah Savadra - July 10, 2018
Man at Laptop Scrubbing Word Doc with document Inspector

Scrub Your Document With Microsoft Word Document Inspector

You spent a lot of time getting that pleading or contract together, and now you're ready to send it out. The last thing you want to do is inadvertently expose your prior edits or others' comments to prying eyes. If you don't already have a ...

Deborah Savadra - June 5, 2018
blockchain and lawyers

Blockchain 101: What Attorneys Need to Know Now

Blockchain is one of the hottest business buzzwords of the past year. Many associate it with cryptocurrencies, thanks to the explosion of bitcoin and its counterparts. However, blockchain has far broader implications that affect businesses ...

Arup Das - May 21, 2018

Five Ways to Support Diverse Legal Tech Entrepreneurs

In recent years, a frustrating paradox has emerged: Far more legal technology is being built than ever before, yet somehow the justice gap in America keeps widening. A whopping 86 percent of low-income individuals who need legal help in the U.S. ...

Kristen Sonday - May 18, 2018
AI brain

Will AI Change the Way We Work for Better or for Worse?

Across industries, we have repeatedly seen that innovative technology does not replace the unique value-add of humans. Still, the uncertainty of change can leave any profession anxious. A recent study found half of the lawyers at London’s ...

Laura van Wyngaarden - May 15, 2018
On Balance Legal Ethics

Sweeping Change Is Needed to the Model Rules (and It Is Not Scary)

It is time for a major revamp of how we govern our profession from an ethics perspective. Although that sounds dramatic — and possibly terrifying — there is absolutely nothing scary about this idea.

Megan Zavieh - May 10, 2018