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Disaster Prep: Law Practice Today April 2013

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management section provides a monthly webzine called Law Practice Today. The topic of discussion for April’s edition, “Disaster Prep,” provides helpful insight on how to work toward preventing and preparing for a disaster before it strikes. Here is a peek at what this issue has to offer: Preparing for a Disaster: Data Backup and Beyond “The …

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Boosting Productivity and Efficiency with Intelligent Documents

In a challenging market, lawyers are striving to achieve peak efficiency without reducing the quality of their work. One specific area where efficiency is desperately needed is in document preparation. Think about the time wasted creating nearly identical documents over and over again. Stop wasting this valuable time! In our 30 minute webinar, learn how to best create, organize and manage forms, …

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Kennedy Mighell Podcast

Pardon Our 100th Interruption

The Kennedy Mighell Report has reached a milestone: Episode 100! As part of the celebration your hosts will bring you today’s legal technology issues in the format of one of their favorite shows: ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Hear how technology can make your business more efficient, highlights from the ABA TECHSHOW, the future of technology for lawyers, and more [powerpress]

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Picking a Jury, iPad Style (Free book excerpt)

Excerpted and adapted from iPad in One Hour for Litigators by Tom Mighell, now available from LPM Publishing. If you are in the fortunate position of having the jury list a few hours or even a day before voir dire begins, you can choose from several innovative iPad apps to help select a jury and track juror information. As a …

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Information

Law Firm About Pages: Just Platitudes?

If your law firm has a website, it probably also has an “About” page or a “Firm Overview” page. With the increasing popularity of social media, you may have similar pages sprinkled around the web: a LinkedIn Company Profile, a Facebook Business Page, a Google+ page, etc. Just like individual lawyer bio pages, these “About” pages are popular destinations for …

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Getting Started with Security

If you read my last post here on Law Technology Today, you know that I caution against an antivirus-only security strategy to combat today’s growing information risks.  But for many lawyers, the biggest challenge is not knowing whether they should do more, but rather what they should do to protect themselves and their practice from modern cyber threats.  The myriad of …

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No Sale

Are You Not Buying a New PC Too?

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about large decreases in purchases of new PCs and laptops. Dwight Silverman does a great job of telling the story, giving us the numbers and analyzing the trends in “Why aren’t people buying new PCs? Because they don’t have to.” Silverman’s title neatly sums up the answer to the question, but his blog …

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Big Data for Lawyers

Sharon and Jim interview Jobst Elster, the Head of Content for InsideLegal.com, about the implications of big data for all lawyers in firms small and large.  Big data provides both opportunities and challenges for lawyers! [powerpress] Show Notes       Software TyMetrix RateDriver app (free download) Big Data Articles and Blog Posts Legal IT Insider: Top 10 Big Data Facts …

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Tech Book Roundup: Google apps, social media, the iPad, and more!

Wondering how you can use your iPad in the courtroom? Stymied about using social media as evidence? And how about Gmail and Google Calendar–can they be used by law firms? Brand new technology books from LPM are here to answer these questions–and more! Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers   Millions of corporations, small businesses, solo lawyers, large …

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