Legal Technology


The Friday Five

Domo Arigato: How to Prepare for the Coming Robot Apocalypse

By | Sep.08.17 | No Comments

You’ll have heard by now that the robots are coming for you. First, they’ll take your job. Then, your home and family. Next, your car. And, just when you think it’s over, that’s when they …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

The Essential Cloud: Top Tools for Lawyers, New and Improved

By | Sep.01.17 | 1 Comment

It has been six years since I wrote my initial list of essential cloud tools for lawyers. Since that time, the cloud has become near-ubiquitous. Attorneys are comfortable with it. The smartphone era relies on it. We’re at …Continue reading »


Microsoft Word QUICK TIPS

Video: The Fastest Way to PDF a Word Document

By | Aug.30.17 | 7 Comments

Converting a Word document to PDF is an essential Word skill, especially if you’re dealing with courts that require e-filing. Make that frequent task a one-click operation by adding Publish as PDF to your Quick …Continue reading »


2017 Futures Conference

Here Be Robots: How Will AI Change the Future of Law?

By | Aug.28.17 | 1 Comment

Given the nonstop, hyped-up headlines, you may worry about competing with a robot for your next job. Rather than fret, why not start investigating the ways artificial intelligence technology can give you an edge — …Continue reading »


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 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 »


Friday Tech Tips

Must-Have Technology for Better Client Service

By | Jul.28.17 | No Comments

The lack of basic technology where it’s expected can be extremely frustrating. But forcing technology on clients without a human touch can backfire, too. We asked law practice technology pros Heidi Alexander, Tom Lambotte, Sharon Nelson …Continue reading »


Email, Text, Voice and Video

Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication

By | Jul.27.17 | No Comments

Secure client communication is a major concern for lawyers. Encryption is your best option for protecting confidential and sensitive information you exchange by email, text, voice and video calls with your clients. Email Encryption ABA Formal Opinion …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 »


Tech Tips Friday

Legal Technology Spending: Biggest Money-Wasters

By | Jun.30.17 | 1 Comment

The internet is really helpful at listing common ways people waste their money. But legal technology spending is a bit trickier to control than your gym fees or cable bill. Even when it’s just you …Continue reading »