How to Standardize Operations so Your Firm is Prepared for Anything

Law firms around the country have had to deal with many unexpected disruptions over the past few months: Fires in California, hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and other states, and various other catastrophic events that have thrown people and their businesses into disarray. When disaster strikes, the logistics of getting work done becomes more complicated. Every system gets stressed and […]

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The Cloud Computing Lawyer (Infographic)

The ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center has been surveying practicing attorneys about their technology choices for more than 20 years. They recently released the 2016 Legal Technology Survey Report, which addresses tech budgeting, software, hardware, and more. It also addresses the use of cloud services among today’s lawyers. While it is safe to say that the legal […]

So I Switched from Mac to PC…

  Maybe pigs can fly: Windows is actually cool again. For the first time in 12 years, I purchased a PC for my own personal use. Adios Mac. I now tote around a burgundy Surface Laptop from Microsoft, and so far, I miss nothing. Well, almost nothing. I had discussed my desire to purchase a burgundy […]

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Five Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Law Firms and Solo Practitioners

  There are so many benefits of cloud computing for small law firms and solo practitioners. Trust me, I know from experience. My family law firm transitioned to the cloud in 2016, and we have never looked back. The term “cloud computing” has a wide and broad breadth. Technically, your Gmail account is a form of cloud […]

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Keeping Your Law Office (and Yourself!) Safe This Hurricane Season

  Today is June 1st, and those of us in Florida and many other coastal areas around the country are well aware what that signifies: It’s the beginning of hurricane season. Of course, there are many steps to keep you and your loved ones safe. American Red Cross provides tons of extremely helpful links that cover everything from setting […]

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Confessions of a Smartphone Addict

I have a confession to make.  I’ve been getting in a lot of trouble for my smartphone usage with my family.  And I know deep in my heart I’m setting a terrible example for my children. The embarrassing thing is I know better.  I’ve spoken about the risks overdependence on connectivity at CLE conferences.  I’m […]

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VPN: Why You Need it on All Your Devices

As a lawyer, one of your most pressing needs is keeping your clients’ information safe and sound. However, in today’s world, we seem to hear about hacking and data theft almost every day. So what can you do? The answer is a VPN, a virtual private network. It provides you with a secure connection via […]

[Webinar Wrap-Up] Your Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and Tricks for Lawyers

In case you missed it (or if you want to see it again!), here are the slides and video from our recent webinar: our Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and Tricks for Lawyers. Learn how lawyers can leverage mobile devices to meet their firms’ needs while enhancing their productivity. Your Mobile Practice Management Toolbox: Tips and […]