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A Field Guide for Mobile Lawyers

You can (and do) work anywhere—seat 32F, the B train, hotel bars, little league bleachers and wherever your feet (and your luggage) may land. With just a smartphone and a change of underwear, you’re off in a trice to tend to business in parts ...

The Editors - June 29, 2012

Will iPads End Post-It Notes in Voir Dire?

To say that the iPad has created a buzz in the litigation technology world is an understatement. The sweet little panel has provided a number of novel ways to manage documents and display and mark up evidence. But even as developers create new ...

Ken Broda-Bahm - February 8, 2012

The Enterprising Lawyer: Mark Tamminga

Who are these “enterprising lawyers”? Actually, they are easy to spot. Look for the more engaged and happier lawyers in the crowd. Deeply invested in the power of the work they do for their clients, they have ample interests beyond the practice ...

The Editors - January 25, 2012

Tech Tools for Organizing Your Ideas (and Stuff)

Did you promise yourself that this is the year you get a fresh start and organize for optimal efficiency? But already you're feeling a little behind ... and it's only six days into the year? We have that problem, too. So, for this ...

Tom Kane - January 6, 2012
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Moving Party: Portable Scanners for the Modern Circuitrider

Mobility is a bedrock consideration for modern business practice, including the practice of law. But today’s mobile tool kit may be incomplete without a portable scanner, that will allow you to roam free, and paperless, wherever you happen to be.

Jared Correia - October 6, 2011

Using the iPad in Meetings

Great news: You no longer have to spend your time in meetings looking at the top of everyone's notebook computer instead of faces. Now there are iPads, the lid is off and everyone is present once more. But iPads do far more than just improve the ...

Tom Mighell - July 14, 2011

Cloud Computing: Client Portals

Cloud computing isn’t new. Lawyers have used cloud computing applications such as Lexis and Westlaw, and stored documents in the cloud to support automated litigation support, for many years. What is new about cloud computing is how it has now ...

Richard S. Granat - April 28, 2011

Wireless: Be Safe at Home

In her previous post Wireless: Hot Spot Safety Tips, Sheila Blackford explained how to connect safely from a café, airport or other public place. Here's her advice on the plugging the Wi-Fi holes at home as well.

Sheila Blackford - March 31, 2011

The iPad for Lawyers: End of the PC?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or stuck on a deserted island for the past month, you’ll have likely noticed the fanfare that accompanied Apple’s recent unveiling of its latest “must-have” toy, the iPad 2. The new tablet device sold out ...

Tom Mighell - March 28, 2011

Managing Up

No one has more impact on the kind of work you do, and the opportunities you receive, than the person you work for—whether a senior partner, group leader or client. Even when you move on, they can make or break future opportunities as a referer ...

Wendy Werner - February 23, 2011