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Mobile Security: Quick Security Tip

Your mobile devices contain a lot of valuable information, but you may not realize the extent of this value until your phone or tablet is either stolen or lost. Consider these tips and strategies for thinking about how to secure your mobile devices before it is too late. This video is part of a 5 video series from the Legal …

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Young Lawyers Survival Guide (Part II): Law Practice Today, August 2013

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section provides a monthly webzine, Law Practice Today, covering the latest topics in law practice management. August’s edition focuses on young lawyers, discussing topics such as business development, going green, marketing, and non-traditional work experiences. Here are some highlights from this issue: “iCan Help” “In the super-competitive legal job market, how can a young attorney stand …

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Coming soon: “Worldox in One Hour for Lawyers”

Later this year, LPM will publish Worldox in One Hour for Lawyers. Pre-order your copy today for a 15% pre-publication discount! Never lose another document or waste valuable time searching for one. In just one hour, learn how to organize your documents and e-mails electronically with Worldox software. Veteran law-firm technology consult John Heckman reveals what Worldox will do for your firm—and …

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Introducing Yourself Online: 3 Videos Every Lawyer Should Have

As I wade through the different technology available to lawyers, I often find myself writing about the importance of an old school face to face meeting. Most of what we do as attorneys is geared towards making the best impression when we are actually in the room with someone important; the client, opposing counsel, the judge. First impressions count but …

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To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

Most lawyers have struggled with whether or not to join the cloud. For many, it can seem like the pros and cons are equal and that the ethical risks that seem to be present in the cloud make it easier to avoid the decision. The “anytime, anywhere” accessibility of the cloud is intriguing, but the desktop tools lawyers are used …

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Physical Security: Quick Security Tip

When discussing cyber security, passwords, encryption, and many tech terms are mentioned. Just as important, however, is your physical security. Asking a complete stranger to watch your laptop for you at a coffee shop or not paying attention to who may be lurking around waiting for you to drop your mobile device are just as threatening (if not more) as …

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Social Media Management with Hootsuite

If you or your law firm supports multiple social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you may be wondering how to effectively manage all of these pages in one place. There are many options to choose from (see the bottom of this blog post), but my personal holy grail for social media management is Hootsuite. I am sure …

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Juries and Social Media (Free book excerpt from “Social Media as Evidence”)

Excerpted and adapted from Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques, now available from LPM Publishing. The Use of Social Media to Conduct Research on Jurors In addition to researching individual jurors, parties should also consider social media research to discover trends of thought, attitudes, opinions, and the like among the jury pool in the area, particularly in a high profile case. Indeed, …

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Kennedy Mighell Podcast

Demythologizing the Mythical Paperless Office

For many years, lawyers have chased after the holy grail of the paperless office. While the basic techniques and strategies have largely stayed the same and the technology and tools have gotten better, most lawyers and firms have not attained the elusive goal of a “paperless” office. Is the goal simply unachievable or is it just too hard to execute on what it …

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Get to Know Firm Central

Firm Central let’s you accomplish more for your clients with less effort and stress.  It is the only online practice management solution for solo and small firms that connects your legal research, drafting, matters, contacts, calendar, and more. Accomplish more for your clients with less effort and stress with these key benefits: Efficiency – Once you’re in Firm Central through the single …

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