Software

Dropbox for the Mobile Lawyer

The case management software I use in my law firm is, without a doubt, great. Although we are capable of logging into our server remotely, there are times when our attempts to log in are not successful. I use Dropbox to read documents on my phone, to work from home, and more generally to keep important and/or sensitive documents safe. …

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Encryption Made Easy: A Primer for Mac Users

By now (if you’ve read even one or two Law Technology Today posts), you know the importance of protecting your electronic data.  Encryption, of course, can be utilized to secure your data, and in some jurisdictions, is required to secure certain types of data.  If you are a Mac user, you can encrypt data with tools built into the Mac …

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Dealing With Tech Frustrations

We wish Dine Law* had a nickel for each time tech support responded to our problems with, “Did you try turning it off and on?”  If you have ever asked an IT person for help with a technology problem, chances are you’ve heard this response in one form or another. Phones down . . . Did you try unplugging it …

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Now Available: “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! Order your copy today to master Adobe Acrobat editions X and XI in just one hour. 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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Overcoming Your Fears of the Cloud

Discussions about the cloud have become increasingly frequent among my peers and colleagues. Young lawyers, with few choices except to start their own firms, can’t afford an IT consultant and they are increasingly looking to cloud-based subscription services to handle their data management. Similarly, established firms are having similar conversations as technology becomes ever more a part of our lives …

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Why Rebooting Works So Well

Have you already rebooted your computer today? A quick thought experiment: if you had a dollar for every time you’ve had to reboot a computer, how wealthy would you be? Rebooting is a fact of life, especially in the world of Windows (although it’s not only a Windows issue). It’s often not a big issue, and it’s definitely something that …

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A Lawyers Toolbox – What Do You Need to Get the Job Done?

Once you have been practicing law for a while, it can become easy to get into a specific routine and rely on that for years to come. However, it is important to consider new tools you could incorporate into your habits to boost productivity. In this 30 minute presentation sponsored by Amicus Attorney, discover valuable tools you can begin using to become …

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Case Management for Mac Attorneys: Learn Daylite

Running a Mac in a law office has not always been easy.  But, with the increase of Mac and iOS use in the law office, attorneys are demanding Mac and iOS compatible and dedicated products.  Fortunately, cloud providers are now building products that can be used with PC or Mac, and other providers are dedicating their products solely for Mac …

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