Software

Is the Cloud Right for My Firm?

I am asked this question all the time. From solos to firms with 15 or 20 attorneys, the question arises – Is the cloud right for my firm? The answer is sometimes; it really depends on the firm. Cloud computing has leveled the playing field and allowed smaller law firms to compete with larger firms by using technology hosted in ...

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Virtual Law Firm Basics and Benefits

As new technology is introduced, client expectations change and the legal profession evolves. Virtual law firm tools can help lawyers adapt to these changes, and enable small law firms to grow quickly and compete effectively against larger law firms. In this 30 minute presentation sponsored by Clio, gain an understanding of what constitutes a virtual law firm, and the benefits ...

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Technology-Assisted Review: What You Need to Know

With its ability to cut review costs by 50-70%, technology-assisted review, or TAR (known broadly as predictive coding), is a litigation game-changer. TAR assists attorneys by simplifying and better managing the process of searching and reviewing information stored electronically, regardless of case size. In this 30 minute presentation sponsored by Catalyst, compare the effectiveness of TAR and older review methods ...

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iOS 7: What You Should Know

Yes, I was one of the many Apple fanatics that downloaded iOS 7 on all my devices the day it was released.  Chances are that, since you are reading this, you too have downloaded iOS 7.  After my update to iOS 7 was complete, it was as if I had a brand new device in my hands.  At first I ...

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Coming soon: “Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers”

LP Publishing’s long awaited Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers by Ernie Svenson is now available for pre-order at a 15% discount. The book will be published later this fall. Most lawyers now encounter PDFs, and many own Adobe Acrobat—the most widely used software for working with PDFs. But most attorneys are confused about how to work efficiently with ...

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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 keep us motivated and engaged. ...

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Quick PowerPoint Tip: Size Matters!

There is an old rule of thumb in the presentation world called the 8H Rule of Legibility. The rule was developed as a guideline when 35 mm slides were in use. The rule goes like this: If you can read an image from a distance of eight times its height, odds are that everyone will be able to read it when projected.

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I’m a Believer! Speech Recognition with Dragon

Over the years, attorneys have asked me what new technology they could use to improve their practices. The concept of speech recognition would come up frequently and be quickly dismissed. They would complain that they tried it a few years ago and it never really worked for them. It was expensive, they spent too long trying to train it to ...

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