Legal Technology


Product Beat

What’s New in Legal Technology? ABA TECHSHOW 2017

By | Mar.24.17 | No Comments

ABA TECHSHOW has been the place to learn what’s new in legal technology for more than 30 years — particularly on the small firm side. Last week in Chicago, we scoped out the ABA TECHSHOW …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Using Evernote in Your Law Practice: Five Ways to Start

By | Mar.10.17 | No Comments

When talking with lawyers about Evernote, I often get the same comment: “I heard it was a good productivity tool so I downloaded Evernote, but I haven’t figured out how to get started with it.” …Continue reading »


LAWYER STARTUPS

10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Gary Kinder

By | Mar.09.17 | No Comments

Legal technology entrepreneur Gary Kinder earned a law degree, but he didn’t go straight into the law. Instead, he taught writing at his alma mater, became a published author himself, and began traveling the country …Continue reading »


Friday Tech Tips

Smart Law Offices and Connected Devices

By | Mar.03.17 | No Comments

It starts with a simple request to your iPhone (“Siri, add an appointment to my calendar”) or a command to your new Amazon Echo (“Alexa, add toner to my shopping cart”). Before you know it, the …Continue reading »


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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 | 1 Comment

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 »