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10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh

By | Feb.16.17 | No Comments

From serial entrepreneur to working lawyer and back again, Abdi Shayesteh (sha-YES–tay) has never lost the urge to start and run businesses. After 14 years in corporate, bank regulatory and financial transactions law, Shayesteh chose to …Continue reading »


Cybersecurity

Defending Against Ransomware Attacks

By | Feb.15.17 | No Comments

Cybercriminals tend to target industries that are the most dependent on the timely availability and strict confidentiality of their business-critical information. This means law firms are at high risk, since they are often moving data …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tips for Small Firms from Legalweek 2017

By | Feb.10.17 | No Comments

Last fall, when I learned ALM Media had expanded the Legal Tech conference for 2017 to include a small firm focus, I was intrigued. During the newly branded Legalweek small firm track last week, hosted by …Continue reading »


Product Spotlight: Abacus Next

Managed Legal Services in the Cloud

By | Feb.06.17 | No Comments

With more attorneys and law firms making the leap to cloud computing services to improve the way they operate as a business, companies like Abacus Next are stepping up to provide more comprehensive packages that …Continue reading »


WordRake 3 Review

On Writing Better With WordRake Software

By | Jan.30.17 | 1 Comment

Lawyers are judged by the written words we put on websites and promotional materials and in our primary work products, be they briefs, contracts, leases, warrants or wills. In an analog world, work products were buried …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Tech Tips: Keeping Your Calendar Under Control

By | Jan.27.17 | 3 Comments

Does it seem like you spend more time figuring out your calendar (or calendars) than getting things done? Today practice management technology experts Heidi Alexander, Tom Lambotte, Catherine Sanders Reach, Nora Regis and Lee Rosen tell …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Tech Tools Every Lawyer Should Be Using

By | Jan.13.17 | 3 Comments

Whether you’ve been practicing for one year or 25 years, you’ve likely come across an array of emerging tech tools and services designed to help you improve your law practice. As the industry moves forward, …Continue reading »


Predictions

Legal Tech Trends: What to Expect in 2017

By | Jan.02.17 | 3 Comments

Finally, 2016 has drawn to a close — and what a long, strange trip! Whether politics, entertainment or legal technology, it was an eventful year, to say the least. Fortunately, legal technology was a bit …Continue reading »


HAPPY GIVING

What Tops Your Techie Wish List This Holiday Season?

By | Nov.23.16 | No Comments

Each November, we ask legal tech experts to share their personal holiday technology wish list with our readers. Can’t decide what to gift the techie in your life? Here are things the practice management tech experts …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Automate Workflows in Your Law Firm

By | Nov.18.16 | 1 Comment

There’s ample evidence to suggest that lawyers — members of a profession that almost exclusively bills by the hour — are not doing everything they can to maximize their earnings. Clio’s recently released “Legal Trends Report” reveals that, …Continue reading »