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iOS 7: Overview of New Features

Apple recently announced the features of the new iOS 7 operating system. As is true with most software updates, it aims to make the things you do every day “even easier, faster, and more enjoyable.” Here is an overview of some of the new features: Control Center: allowing for quick access to the controls and apps you need right away ...

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Video: Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

The rise of new cloud-based applications is transforming the delivery of legal services. Many lawyers are abandoning traditional technology in favor of online alternatives, including secure cloud collaboration tools. Learn to use the cloud effectively and securely at law firms of all sizes in this webinar from the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center, sponsored by Box. Thank you to our sponsor: ...

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SlideShark: Simple and Sleek Mobile Presentations

If you are anything like me, you are constantly seeking out the next best program or app to integrate into your workflow to save you time and allow you to show off your technological know-how.  The app that I’d like to discuss today is not exactly “new”; indeed, it has been around since October 2011.  But, this is an app ...

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Free Book Excerpt: How to Sell Your Law Firm

Excerpted and adapted from Passing the Torch without Getting Burned: A Guide to Law Firm Retirement and Succession Planning, now available from LPM. Order your copy today at www.ShopABA.org. For law firms, succession is a fact of life: founding partners retire, rainmakers depart, and in the meantime, client relationships must be preserved. In some cases, the partners might decide that the ...

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Three Ways to Deliver Better Legal Services

In this guest post, Chad Burton, Founder of Burton Law, and Nitin Gupta, former co-founder of LawPivot and Legal Industry Lead at Box, describe how lawyers can embrace “post PC” technologies to more effectively deliver legal services. They look at three key areas: (1) internal law firm collaboration; (2) external collaboration; and (3) mobile lawyering.   The delivery of legal services ...

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iPad Basics: Navigation Tips and Settings

If you’re new to the world of iPad, here are some tips on navigating around your new device. If you’re a seasoned iPad user, it never hurts to have a refresher.  Maybe you’ll even learn something new!  Most of these tips work on your iPhone also. Add Apps and Folders to the iPad’s dock.  Out of the box, the iPad ...

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Twitter for the Young Lawyer

We’re happy to welcome this guest post from Victoria Santoro exploring how young lawyers can use Twitter. Victoria is a litigator with Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. in Boston, MA. You can follow Victoria on Twitter @TheLimberLawyer. Twitter accounts, in large part, break into two camps. Fun and business. Jokes and brand-building. So, as a young lawyer, where exactly do you fit? You ...

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Focus on Mid-Size Firms

As the economy is beginning to recover, midsize firms are enjoying a time of growth. Since the recession, clients’ focus has heightened in terms of value and service levels, and as a result, they have deemed that working with midsize firms often make better economical sense than their Big Law counterparts. However, for the Managing Partners of midsized firms, challenges ...

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Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

The rise of new cloud-based applications is transforming the delivery of legal services. Many lawyers are abandoning traditional technology in favor of online alternatives, including secure cloud collaboration tools. This free webinar, Secure Collaboration in the Cloud, shares best practices and lessons in using the cloud effectively and securely as well as general thoughts about the cloud and BYOD (bring ...

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4 Tips for Social Media Automation

With tools such as Hootsuite and Facebook’s scheduling option, social media management can prove to take less effort than originally anticipated. These applications allow you to schedule many posts way out into the future without thinking twice. Social media posts for the year? Check! Not quite. Although social media automation is extremely helpful and tempting, it is important not to ...

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