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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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Selected LPM Tech Books are 75% Off!

Just in time for summer reading season, LPM is offering a 75% discount on selected books. You won’t ever see a sale this big, so order before May 31 to take advantage of the low prices! A full list of sale books is below. To receive the 75% discount, enter the code LPMSALE13 at checkout. Making Partner: A Guide for Law …

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Summer Vacation Technology

Summer and vacation seasons are approaching. Some prefer to completely disconnect on vacation, while others like to stay connected. Work aside, those who choose to stay connected can use technology to make their trips more manageable and stress free with travel apps, adapters, and travel-friendly cameras. In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss the intersection of technology and vacation, …

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Law Firm About Page Tips

In my last post, I talked about many of the common blunders lawyers make with their About or Firm Overview pages. In this post, I’ll give some dos and don’ts to help you create a better “About” page. Most lawyers think their website, and particularly their About Page, is about the firm. But in actuality, your site is a resource …

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Professional Development Issue: Law Practice Today, May 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. May’s edition focuses on professional development and provides many helpful articles with tips and guidance on how to improve your work. Here are some highlights from this issue: Ethics Imperative to Business Development Learning “Professional development and marketing programs …

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