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Legal Technology

Law Bloggers: Are Your Readers Bored Yet?

Your blog is worthless if it doesn’t engage your reader. That’s true whether you’re blogging to market, to educate or as a foray into public journaling. If you leave your reader cold after the first two sentences, you’re off their screen. (Are ...

Donna Seyle - August 11, 2011
Woman and Man with tech in background

The Joys of join.me

Let's say you have a meeting scheduled with your client to review an important time-sensitive document. Moments before, your client calls to cancel because she's caught at home during a snowstorm. At one time, you would have had no choice but to ...

Vivian Manning - August 4, 2011

Lawyers: Don’t Be Late to the Google+ Party

Google+, the search engine’s recent entry in the social networking sphere, is set to make a big impact on the legal-web ecosystem. You would be wise to jump ahead of the curve and begin testing now, rather than wait to see how things pan ...

Steve Matthews - August 1, 2011

They’ve Got Something to Say

Every few weeks we try to catch up with our Attorney at Work Advisors—a sometimes difficult task with these hardworking superstars! But some of them are well-known bloggers, so for this week’s Friday Five we’re recommending that you ...

The Editors - July 29, 2011

Be Your Brand on a Smartphone, Too

A huge percentage of your audience—whether prospective clients, your referral network or prospective employees—now view your firm website via a smartphone screen. In fact, by 2013, mobile web usage will be more common than any other medium. That ...

Jeffrey Morgan - July 28, 2011

Keeping Time on the Go

More and more lawyers are discovering that cloud-based time and billing systems cut them loose from the last vestiges of an in-place practice. Christy Burke checked in with a handful to lawyers to find out what can be learned from their ...

Christy Burke - July 26, 2011

A Lawyer in Uzbekistan? We’ve Got That

For decades, law firm networks have helped lawyers build relationships, share referrals and learn all kinds of things from other lawyers outside their markets. Hundreds of networks exist, often organized around a certain type of law firm or ...

Mark Beese - July 25, 2011

It’s In the Bag

We’re just certain that all our personal technology will converge and be surgically implanted discreetly behind our ear—someday. Until then, we struggle with where and how to carry these vital extensions of our lives. In a pocket? In a purse? It ...

The Editors - July 22, 2011

Give Open Source a Try

Take a second and check what browser you are using. FireFox? Chrome, perhaps? Do you use WordPress for your blog, or use an Android-based smartphone? Like the "cloud,” you’ve probably been using open source applications without realizing it. ...

Gwynne Monahan - July 20, 2011

Shifting Your Phone System to the Cloud

I don’t know about you, but I like to spend as much money as possible on my firm’s phone system while making sure it is as inflexible as Bakelite in winter—and nearly featureless. Wait. I may have reversed that. What I really like is to ...

Jon Yelton - July 19, 2011