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Disabilities/Diversity Issue: Law Practice Today, July 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. July’s edition focuses on disabilities and diversity in the legal field, discussing topics such as accessibility, etiquette, and effective communication. This is a special issue with many of the articles authored by fellow members of the Commission on Disability Rights. Here ...

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The BIG IDEAS Issue: Law Practice Magazine July/August 2013

Every other month, the ABA’s Law Practice Management Section publishes an issue of Law Practice Magazine featuring insightful articles and helpful tips regarding marketing and client development, finance, legal technology and practice management. The latest issue focusing on “BIG IDEAS” explores new ways of thinking about law practice and management, considers the movement to virtual law firms, and provides guidance from many forward-thinking minds ...

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Cultivating Social Media Interaction

Your firm has decided to engage in social networking. You’ve set up accounts on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and maybe even Google Plus or Pinterest. But nothing much seems to be happening: you’re not getting followers, and no one seems to be interacting with you or your posts and updates. Are you doing social networking wrong, or is it just not ...

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What’s Next for RSS Feeds and News Readers?

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

After much anticipation, Google Reader has left the webosphere. Users have until July 15th to grab their data from the app and find a replacement. So, what’s next? On this edition of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell will discuss news-reader app options and the future of RSS feeds. In the second half of the episode your hosts ask whether Google Search is ...

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Free Analytics Feature on Twitter

If you’ve been looking for more insight on your Twitter presence, you will be pleased to know that Twitter has now opened its analytics dashboard to some Twitter handles, free of charge. As this article from Mashable describes, Twitter now allows free access to a comprehensive analytics dashboard to a handful of Twitter users. This feature offers a simple yet ...

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Video: Data Protection and Cloud Backup for Any Size Law Firm

Data protection and backup should be a high priority for law firms of all sizes, and using the cloud specifically for these practices is becoming increasingly prevalent. During this webinar from the Legal Technology Resource Center sponsored by Mozy, understand why your law firm needs to be protecting critical data, how to do so with the flexibility of the cloud, how ...

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Should Lawyers Use Encryption?

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

In the 104th edition of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss encryption. The recent news coverage of the NSA surveillance has everyone talking about who can access their data, and this is especially relevant to practicing attorneys,  who have to consider both their own data as well as that of their clients. According to your hosts, 30% of lawyers are using encryption ...

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Bridging The Tech Chasm

Some things never cease to amaze me. Like the fact that lawyers, who want to be the best at everything they do, don’t seem to care if they are incompetent at technology. Sound extreme? I don’t think so. If they cared, they would actually be upset, or at least concerned, about the fact that they and their staffs don’t know ...

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Facebook Hashtags

You may have heard that Facebook has recently added support for hashtags in Facebook posts. As usual, they’re rolling them out slowly, so all users won’t see them right away, but if you don’t have hashtag functionality yet, don’t worry – you’ll be seeing it soon. Facebook expert Mari Smith posted some tips when using hashtags on Facebook: Even if ...

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“Unendorsing” People You’ve Already Endorsed on LinkedIn

The new LinkedIn “endorsement” feature has gotten a lot of attention – both positive and negative. The feature gives you a “one-click” way to indicate publicly that someone has certain skills or expertise. In general, endorsements relate to skills that people have affirmatively listed on their LinkedIn Profiles. For example, if you speak publicly, you can add “public speaking” as ...

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