Software

Coming Soon: “2013 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide”

In early January, LPM will publish The 2013 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You’ll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad, ...

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Free Webinar: Build Your Practice in the Cloud

Used carefully, the cloud offers a variety of potential benefits: cost savings, constantly up-to-date software, access-anywhere flexibility, and even improved security.  Yet according to the 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, just 21% of responding lawyers actually reported using “the cloud.”  The number one reason cited by those who don’t use it? A lack of familiarity with the technology. Take a ...

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Working with Electronic Records at Mediation, Arbitration, or Trial (An Excerpt from “Electronic Discovery for Small Cases”)

Adapted and excepted from Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI by Bruce A. Olson and Tom O’Connor, now available from LPM Publishing. At the end of the day, after you have gathered all of your electronic records, analyzed them, and determined which are truly relevant, you must be able to use them to help bring about ...

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Let Your Computer or Phone Type for You: It’s Like Having Superpowers!

Today’s guest post comes from Ernie Svenson, author of the brand new LPM book Blogging in One Hour for Lawyers. Ernie practiced commercial litigation for 26 years, first with a mid-sized New Orleans law firm, and then for six years as a solo practitioner. He’s now a full-time speaker on tech-related topics, and he blogs at www.ernietheattorney.net.  If you hate typing with a computer ...

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Tech Mysteries: How Did My Computer Know …?

We’ve all had the how did it know?! moment when using technology. Perhaps you opened a restaurant review website and it listed restaurants near your office without asking for an address. Or maybe you spent a few minutes shopping online for a new coffee table, and now every site you visit seems to have advertisements for coffee tables. Much of this can ...

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Video: Effortless Searchability

Learn about making documents from multiple disparate sources searchable via keywords and phrases in your legal practice management software.  This webinar, presented on November 7, 2012, focused on: Why document searchability is beneficial A brief overview of Infinite Innovation’s PDF Analyzer and Search Tool How one Portland law firm is using the technology This webinar was hosted by the ABA ...

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Tech Mysteries: How Did My Hard Drive Shrink?

You buy a new 2 TB external hard drive at the store, plug it into your computer and notice that the hard drive properties list the size not as 2 TB but as something a bit less — 1.9 TB. There are two reasons that this can happen: pre-installed software and marketing. Some hard drives today, particularly external drives marketed ...

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Free Webinar: Effortless Searchability

Digital documents are abundant in modern law firms, from correspondence to evidence to forms libraries.  Navigating the maze of electronic files can mean a nightmare of inconsistent file names and indecipherable folder schemes. You can cut through many of those headaches by simply making sure your documents are searchable. In this free webinar, we’ll explore how documents from multiple disparate ...

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Manage the Transition to Paperless

Do you consider your law firm “paperless?” If not, understand the many benefits to working in a paperless office and how easy it is for lawyers to make the switch. Not only from a cost-savings perspective, a paperless office will save you time, encourage more efficient document management, and best of all – it’s a painless transition. Go from paper-full ...

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