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Legal Technology

Stupid Mistakes Lawyers Make with Technology

Given everything they have to do to keep their practices going and their clients well served, lawyers typically can't be expected to be full-on tech experts. Nonetheless, some of the basic rules that many fail to follow are amazing. Wow. Here is ...

Sharon Nelson and John Simek - March 17, 2011

LinkedIn and Your Job Search: Step One

While 90 million users may seem paltry relative to Facebook’s 500 million, LinkedIn offers a professional promise Facebook can’t touch: It can actually help you find and land a new position. In this two-part series, Wendy Werner gets you set up ...

Wendy Werner - March 16, 2011

Wireless: Hot Spot Safety Tips

Are you still using the default security setting on your wireless? Still using unsecured wireless settings at Starbucks, airports and hotel lobbies? If you answered, “What security setting?” then you'd better read this before you sit down with ...

Sheila Blackford - March 15, 2011

SEO and Your Firm Website: Getting Found

There are several steps you can take to "optimize" your rankings in Google and other search engine results. But keep in mind that Search Engine Optimization (SEO) shouldn't be an afterthought—it's not something you can just hook on like a ...

Gayatri Bhalla - March 7, 2011

Don’t Just Spray and Pray

Done right, e-mail marketing can be a powerful way to communicate your expertise and care to clients, while strengthening the relationship you already have. But if you’re not careful, your e-mail marketing can also deliver a real sucker punch to ...

Tom Kane - March 1, 2011
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A Better Way to Start Your Outlook E-mail Day

What’s the most important e-mail you need to review this morning? It’s rarely what arrived overnight. By default, Microsoft Outlook opens to Inbox, but it doesn’t have to. Instead, you can tell Outlook to start by opening the folder of your ...

Vivian Manning - February 28, 2011

Skype 201: For Your Law Firm

In Skype 101, Lincoln Mead provided a primer on how to get started using the VoIP communications system to talk long distance easily—and cheaply. While many enjoy it for personal use, did you know it can also support a small or medium-sized law ...

Lincoln Mead - February 22, 2011
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An Antidote to Filter Failure

Clay Shirky, Internet expert and author of Here Comes Everybody, says “It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure.” Enter Alltop, my personal favorite way to keep on top of everything that I need to be “expert” ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - February 17, 2011

Skype 101: The Basics

Depending who you ask, Skype is a socialist upstart, a Voice Over Internet Protocol service (VoIP), software that runs on everything or an opportunity to support client relationships at a distance. Actually, Skype is almost all of these—with a ...

Lincoln Mead - February 15, 2011

The Best Thing to Do with Good Advice Is Pass It On

Take a peek behind the doors of Attorney at Work and you’ll see that an amazing group of “name” experts serve as our Advisors. Most of them are crazy busy all over the world. But, somehow, they make time to blog as part of their daily routine. ...

The Editors - February 11, 2011