GTD for Legal: The Weekly Review and Wrap-Up

We hoped you enjoyed our discussion this week of Getting Things Done for Lawyers!  Each day this week, we explored different aspects of GTD, hosted on prominent Legal Blogs.  Below are the links: Day 1: Commencing GTD Week – Getting Things Done for Lawyers Day 2: How and Why a Lawyer Should Implement a GTD […]

GTD for Legal: Do it, defer it, and delegate it; the two minute rule; and organizing your practice

As part of our weeklong legal efficiency-fest, we’re discussing the Getting Things Done productivity system in the context of a law firm.  Each day this week, we’ll write guest posts at prominent legal blogs exploring the system in more detail. Today we’re very excited for a new guest blog experience at Lawyerist, a very progressive […]

Getting Things Done For Lawyers – Commencing GTD Legal Week

I come from the software industry, where David Allen’s Getting Things Done system of “stress-free productivity” is quite popular.  Software types are continually looking for that extra edge in efficiency. GTD related techie blogs such as LifeHacker and 43Folders evolved into major destinations for the productivity obsessed. As we first started studying law offices when creating Rocket Matter, […]

The Mac Lawyer: Pros and Cons of Web-Based Software for Attorneys

Ben Stevens, The Mac Lawyer, is a Rocket Matter user. As such he uses web-based legal software on a daily basis.  Today on his blog Ben wrote a great piece entitled “Pros & Cons of Web-Based Software for Attorneys“, where he discusses Rocket Matter, GMail, and Evernote. From his post, I’ll list the pros!  But […]

Newegg and the giant paper packing snake

Yesterday I received a package from Newegg, which I’ve always found exceptional due to their low prices and excellent customer service. The package contained my new Scansnap 300M and some blank DVDs. Keeping them all in place were not peanuts, bubble wrap, or air pockets, but an enormously long coiled sheet of recycled paper. I […]

Advantage #63 of using a Legal SaaS Product: Go Green

So you’ve instituted a firm recycling policy, you’re moving to paperless, and instituted some energy saving policies with your lights, computers, and monitors. Want to reduce your toll on the environment even more?  Consider a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for your firm’s business needs. SaaS solutions are designed so that many companies are […]

Advantage #57 of using a Legal SaaS Product: Minimizing Downtime

What happens if your entire life is on your laptop and your machine needs a repair?  Or worse yet, the laptop dies.  Or even beyond your wildest fears, your computer with all of your sensitive client information gets lost or stolen? Recently I heard of a solo attorney requiring several days of repair work on an all-important […]