Productivity


Productivity

Working With Multiple Monitors in Your Law Office

By | Aug.10.17 | 1 Comment

When I interview people via Skype, I explain that I have the Skype window on my notebook computer screen, which also holds an embedded camera. I take notes on another, external monitor and update information …Continue reading »


The Analog Attorney

Beyond the Bullet Journal: How to Hack Your BuJo

By | Aug.05.17 | No Comments

Since Ryder Carroll put his original Bullet Journal video on YouTube, his technique for using a running, minimal, bullet-point-based paper notebook has taken over the internet. There are countless dedicated groups on Facebook, Instagram and …Continue reading »


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 »


Tech Tips Friday

Five Word Styles Lawyers Need to Know

By | Jul.14.17 | No Comments

Have you ever spent hours fine-tuning a Microsoft Word document to ensure a consistent “look and feel” throughout? If so, I suspect you don’t want to do that again. You especially don’t want to repeat the …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 »


The Friday Five

Five Questions for Enterprising Lawyers

By | Jun.02.17 | No Comments

Recently Attorney at Work caught up with three innovative lawyers — all speakers at this spring’s Lawyernomics conference, hosted by Avvo — for their thoughts on what it means to run a law practice like a business, …Continue reading »


Tech Tips

Auto-Filing Email: 5 Productivity Tips

By | May.31.17 | 3 Comments

Imagine if your email system could look like this at the end of your day (presuming your inbox is empty): This is more likely to happen if email lands in the right folder without you having …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tips to Improve Back-Office Processes

By | May.19.17 | No Comments

Are you contemplating streamlining, centralizing or outsourcing some or all of your law firm’s back-office functions? It’s an idea worth exploring. Improving basic processes and using the right technology can help you and your staff …Continue reading »


Get It Done!

How Being Happy Is Contagious (and Why You’ll Live Longer)

By | May.18.17 | 3 Comments

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the attitudes people bring to work every day and how a positive or negative attitude affects how others perform their jobs — including how they serve …Continue reading »


Productivity Classic

Pen on Paper Works! The Bullet Journal

By | May.04.17 | 3 Comments

If you’ve never sat bolt upright in bed at 3:17 a.m. convinced that you’ve missed a critical deadline, congratulations. You should bottle your secret and sell it to the rest of us — along with …Continue reading »