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PC to Mac and Back

Two years ago, I was more than a little frustrated with my Windows 7, 15” laptop that weighed nearly nine pounds. So, when Apple released the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, I decided it was time to go “all in.” Oops.

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How a MacBook Pro Led to the Technological Infrastructure of Burton Law

An impulse buy led me down a technological path that helped shape the infrastructure of our multi-lawyer, multi-jurisdiction virtual law firm.

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Can I Use a Mac at My Law Office?

Lawyers keep raving about how great it is to use Macs in their offices, and for good reason. Here are three “reality checks” before you dump PCs for Macs.

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Coming soon: “The 2014 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide”

Have you resolved to improve your technology in 2014? Look no further than LP’s definitive guide to the best computers, tablets, smartphones, software, and more of the new year. Best of all, you can pre-order The 2014 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide at a 15% discount before the book is released in January! […]

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The End of the Year is Coming – What Equipment Should I Buy?

Now is the time of year when your firm can evaluate their equipment and make purchases that will benefit your firm into the New Year. What will give you the most bang for your buck? Here are some suggestions: Multiple Monitors – What is better than one monitor? Two monitors! Studies have proven that productivity […]

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Dine Law’s Favorite Things (Part 2)

In the first installment of Dine Law’s* favorite technological things, Jet, Heather and Logan explained why the 1) the Mobile Phone; 2) The Cloud; and 3) the Left Handed Mouse keep them motivated and engaged. In this second installment, Erika, Sierra and Diane share three more technologies that you may want to add to your […]

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Dine Law’s Favorite Things

On September 9th, 105 days before Christmas, K-mart ran the first holiday commercial of the 2013 holiday season advertising its layaway program. That got us thinking and our hamsters mounted the wheel to bring you this post touting some of Dine Law’s* favorite technological things! We’ve put together a short list of six technologies that […]

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Apple Security: Invisible and Practical Approaches

For many years, one of the big reasons that lawyers (and others) switched to Apple computers from Windows computers was security. The Windows world was (and is) one of frequent security updates, viruses and malware, firewall settings and software to manage all of the aspects of security. Security issues and concerns seem to be a […]

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Technology in the Courtroom

We’re pleased to share this guest post from Patrick Michael, a partner practicing in the Louisville office of Dinsmore & Stohl LLP.[1] Patrick writes about the Jefferson Courtroom Upgrade Project’s success in bringing modern tech amenities to a traditional courtroom.   A question to all the attorneys reading this, how many of you present your client’s […]

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Are You Not Buying a New PC Too?

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about large decreases in purchases of new PCs and laptops. Dwight Silverman does a great job of telling the story, giving us the numbers and analyzing the trends in “Why aren’t people buying new PCs? Because they don’t have to.” Silverman’s title neatly sums up the answer to […]

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